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35 Ways to Earn up to 11% on Your Money

Since the Great Recession, many investors' portfolios have been a tale of feast and famine. Stocks have racked up hefty gains, while the lowest …

Investing

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t …

Apps

You're never too old to become fluent in a foreign language

A new study on second language learning has recently taken the media by storm. A range of headlines – from the BBC to the Daily Mail and The Guardian …

Language Learning

Google Certified Educator Level 2 Challenge Tasks

Pinterest<p>Get a FREE set of Challenge Tasks to help prepare for the Google Certified Educator Level 2 Exam!<p>Preparing for the Google Certified Educator …

Education Technology

‘Talent’ Has Become the New Theme Uniting Education and Employment

The postsecondary education sector is on a collision course with the world of work.Entrepreneurs and investors, government leaders, foundations and …

Higher Education

Get 40% off a Stay at a Private Villa in Bali

An exclusive Operation Vacation offer for T+L readers.<p><i>T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering</i> …

Swimming Pools

High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

Like most other American high school students, Garret Morgan had it drummed into him constantly: Go to college. Get a bachelor's degree.<p>"All through my life it was, 'if you don't go to college you're going to end up on the streets,' " Morgan said. "Everybody's so gung-ho about going to college."<p>So …

College & University

The Top 5 Growth Stocks to Buy Today

All of them share these crucial traits that make them great growth-oriented opportunities.<p>If you're able to buy shares of a small growth stock -- …

Investing

Katie & I Share ELL Instructional Strategies

Katie and I just finished doing a 30 minute Facebook Live event for Education Week Teacher, and here it is:<p>Speaking of Facebook Live, a while back I …

Study in India website launched

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday launched the Study in India website, marking the setting in motion of an ambitious scheme to …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

The Future of College Looks Like the Future of Retail

Similar to e-commerce firms, online-degree programs are beginning to incorporate elements of an older-school, brick-and-mortar model.<p><i>Updated on April 23, 2018</i><p>Online learning has come a long way since the turn of the millennium. It certainly hasn’t displaced traditional colleges, as its biggest …

Education

Can a For-Profit, Venture-Backed Company Keep OER Free—and Be Financially Sustainable?

From 2006 to 2016, the cost of textbooks increased by 88 percent, more than than nearly any other college student expense—including tuition and fees …

Education Technology

#DLNchat: How Have MOOCs Impacted Approaches to Student Learning?

Has the MOOC revolution come and gone? Or will the principles of the MOOC movement continue to influence higher ed? On Tuesday, April 10 the #DLNchat …

Why Effective Digital Learning Shouldn’t Disrupt Traditional Teaching Techniques

In my work as a digital learning specialist, I’m charged with helping teachers try new classroom strategies and learn to use the technology tools …

Teaching

Veteran online instructors share tips on improving their practices

For some instructors, teaching online remains a foreign concept. For others, it's one of many skills in their tool belt.<p>As online courses mature, …

Education

StoryBots Classroom Looks Like A Great Place For Teachers To Create Free Virtual Classrooms

Perhaps I’ve been living under a rock, but I had never heard of StoryBots, which, apparently, is a very popular kids television program.<p>But I did …

How to Edit PDF Files for Free

Not everyone can afford the steep subscription fee that Adobe charges for its Adobe Acrobat DC PDF editor (Rs. 12,168 per year). The app is the best …

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online

15 Apps & Websites For Teaching Math Online contributed by Jennifer Smith With the increasing popularity of STEM-focused learning more and more …

Education Technology

What parents should know right now about online learning

How much do we really know about the effectiveness of online education? What happens to the personal data that students are required to provide to online learning providers? And, for that matter, what exactly is online education?<p>These and other questions are addressed in a new report that is a …

Education

Bridgepoint Education to spin off Ashford University into a nonprofit institution

The parent company of Ashford University aims to spin off its academic institutions and morph into a third-party online education service provider …

Authentic Learning Begins With Student-Designed Curriculum

Teaching suited my natural need to organize and orchestrate. The inherent excitement about planning a new year's course of study with a blank planner …

Free Platform Lets Teachers Find and Share Their Favorite Resources

It was a bittersweet moment for Ashley Lamb-Sinclair as she walked away from her middle-school classroom for the final time last year, flicked the …

Education Technology

These apps will help you make the most out of your Apple TV

The Apple TV may not have topped our list of the best streaming boxes you can buy, but it’s still a great product, especially if you’re all-in on the …

A Student Is Suing Her University Over Her ‘Mickey Mouse Degree’

News<p>by Ines Mendonca | 36 mins ago<p>She's suing the University for fraudulent misrepresentation, after finding herself £60,000 in debt and unable to …

Degrees could soon be ranked on how likely you are to get a job from them

Details about post-degree employment prospects, potential earnings and dropout rates will be revealed<p>While graduating from university is an impressive feat, students are increasingly faced with an overwhelming struggle to find their first job.<p>Which is why the government's Department for Education …

15 Incredible Amazon Finds Under $15 To Upgrade Your Lifestyle

Some cheap solutions to looking – and feeling – more adult.<p>Amazon is the nectar of the gods, providing many varieties of just about any product you …

Free, online curriculum prepares learners for life and work

<i>This guest post is by Danielle Arnold, School Media Specialist at Belmar (NJ) Elementary School and a Ready to Code library, and Shahla Naimi, Google</i> …

Coursera teams with 5 universities to expand its full masters and bachelors degree programs

With traditional university programs getting more expensive and competitive, we’re seeing a boom in the number of alternative programs that are taking advantage of the internet and more flexible teaching and learning formats to fill the gap in the market.<p>The latest development comes from Coursera. …