Find out some of the amazing resources tweeted by great educators, educational leaders and edtech enthusiasts this week on topics such as Education Technology, STEM, 21st century education, educational leadership and project based learning.
Do you need some help to get started with your social media marketing plan? If you want to attract and engage social-media fans and followers — and convert them into paying customers — you need to map out a clear, goal-oriented social media plan.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2012 approximately 2.6 million students were enrolled in fully-online degree programs, while 5.5 million were taking at least one online course. For institutions to fully understand how to best serve this growing population, it is critical to understand who is studying online and what they are looking for in from their degree program.
Mind maps are invaluable tools for eLearning professionals who want to incorporate high impact visual elements into their deliverables, as well as for online facilitators who are looking for ways to offer more interactive and effective eLearning experiences. Thanks to the variety of free mind mapping tools available online today, virtually anyone, even those who may not have previous design experience, can benefit from the many advantages that these tools can offer.
September 6, 2014 Below are some valuable resources for ELL and ESL teachers. With these resources, you can find great ways to communicate more effectively, explore lessons, and be a great ELL teacher.
Twitter is a remarkably popular tool with educators the world over for a number of very good reasons. But while it is truly loved by many, its incredibly powerful Advanced Search feature remains somewhat underappreciated.
With access to torrents of current ‘up to the moment’ streaming data, thoughts, links, images and videos, the power and versatility of Twitter’s Advanced Search feature really is incredible.
"Figuring out which apps work best in your particular classroom is not easy. There’s a painstaking process of trial and error that teachers must go through (usually during the summer break or professional development sessions)."
While stress may be good for truly life or death situations, the same stress response makes learning difficult, as the stimulated senses are not those associated with deep learning.
Think about it this way: would you be able to memorize the times tables when you were being chased by a bear? Of course not. But while this may be obvious, the reasons why this is the case is more complex than you might expect.
At the end of 2013, General Assembly, a leader in 21st century education, and Pearson, one of the largest educational publishers in the world, approached each other about ways to collaborate in the education technology space. What emerged was a series of conferences in six cities across the globe,