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10 Tips for Making Beautiful Slideshow Presentations

1. Know your goal | make each slide count 2. Plan it out | in some detail 3. Avoid templates | they have the uglies 4. Choose a color scheme | 4 colors, 1 acce…

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Carol Hancox's curator insight, August 3, 2015 8:39 PM

Great resource about the rules you need to know to create an outstanding presentation. This could be perfect for watching and discussing with students.

Flaviu Fesnic's curator insight, August 6, 2015 3:01 AM

Great resource about the rules you need to know to create an outstanding presentation. This could be perfect for watching and discussing with students.

Thorsten Strauss's curator insight, September 24, 2015 7:56 AM

best practice: presentation , slideshow design

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Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League | Education | Scoop.it
The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies.
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Stop Blaming Colleges for Society's Problems

Stop Blaming Colleges for Society's Problems | Education | Scoop.it
For better or worse, the university tends to evolve alongside society, not ahead of it.
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Book Review: Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning

Book Review: Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning | Education | Scoop.it
"Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning: An Approach to Distinctively Christian Education" by Douglas Wilson This book, published in 1991, has become an incredibly influential book. In fact, an enti...
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Increasing Number Of Parents Opting To Have Children School-Homed

Increasing Number Of Parents Opting To Have Children School-Homed | Education | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON—Thousands of mothers and fathers polled as part of the report believe that those running American homes, such as themselves, cannot be trusted to keep their kids safe.
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Study: Tenured Professors Make Worse Teachers

Study: Tenured Professors Make Worse Teachers | Education | Scoop.it
A study of Northwestern freshmen finds undergrads fare better when taught by non-tenture-track faculty. 
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Sending your kids to private school doesn't make you a bad person

Sending your kids to private school doesn't make you a bad person | Education | Scoop.it
Allison Benedikt at Slate argues that sending your kids to private school makes you a bad person. Here's why she's totally wrong about that.
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If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person

If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person | Education | Scoop.it
You are a bad person if you send your children to private school. Not bad like murderer bad—but bad like ruining-one-of-our-nation’s-most-essential-institutions-in-order-to-get-what’s-best-for-your-kid bad.
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School is a prison — and damaging our kids

School is a prison — and damaging our kids | Education | Scoop.it
Longer school years aren't the answer. The problem is school itself. Compulsory teach-and-test simply doesn't work
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Becoming a Real Person

Becoming a Real Person | Education | Scoop.it
Elite American universities give students extensive résumé guidance but seem to have forgotten the moral component of their mission.
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5 Assessment Strategies Every Teacher Should Know

5 Assessment Strategies Every Teacher Should Know | Education | Scoop.it
5 Assessment Strategies Every Teacher Should Know
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Illiteracy Statistics | Statistic Brain

Illiteracy Statistics | Statistic Brain | Education | Scoop.it
Statistics and facts on business, consumer, sports, financials, world news
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How To Remember Literally Everything

How To Remember Literally Everything | Education | Scoop.it
"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote.
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Is It Evil to Send Your Kids to Private School? 

Is It Evil to Send Your Kids to Private School?  | Education | Scoop.it
Allison Benedikt, writer for Slate and resident of Brooklyn, says that you are a bad person if you send your kids to private school.  
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Liberal Cites Virtues Of Crappy Education

Liberal Cites Virtues Of Crappy Education | Education | Scoop.it
Allison Benedikt says that no matter how bad your local public school is, if you don't send your kids there, you are a bad person. No, she really does say this
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The Week Magazine - News reviews and opinion, arts, entertainment & political cartoons

The Week Magazine - News reviews and opinion, arts, entertainment & political cartoons | Education | Scoop.it
The official site of The Week Magazine US edition. The best of the US and international media. Daily coverage of commentary and analysis of the day's events, as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons.
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http://theweek.com/article/index/249094/education-is-it-immoral-to-go-private -- is it immoral to send children to a private school

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