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You Have To See How Big Sean And His Mom Are Opening Doors For Students Across The Nation

Grammy-nominated artist Big Sean and his mother, a former educator, are impacting hundreds of lives nationwide in a major way.<p>Rapper/Songwriter Big …

Big Sean

5 Startups Revolutionizing Offline Private Tutoring Industry in India

Not everyone is comfortable sitting in the class of many andThe post 5 Startups Revolutionizing Offline Private Tutoring Industry in India appeared …

Startups

Best apps for educators

If you’re an educator, you’re familiar with all that you have to keep up with in that field of work. While from afar it may seem that some teachers …

Teaching

ATHLETIC, MUSIC, LANGUAGE PROGRAMS COULD SUFFER UNDER GOVERNOR'S PROPOSAL

<b>By Kim Becker</b><p>Governor Malloy, in an effort to revive the sinking teachers’ pension fund, has proposed that school districts statewide contribute $400 …

Is teacher preparation failing students with disabilities?

Students in Montclair State University’s dual certification program work on an assignment during class. Photo: Jackie MaderBLOOMFIELD, N.J. — When …

Education

'Schools don't use teaching assistants effectively – here are four ways to get the most out of your TAs'

Primary and secondary schools in England employ 342,000 teaching assistants (TAs). That’s comfortably more than the entire population of Iceland.<p>TAs …

Teaching

A mathematician has created a teaching method that’s proving there’s no such thing as a bad math student

Math is a notoriously hard subject for many kids and adults. There is a gender gap, a race gap, and just generally bad performance in many countries.<p>John Mighton, a Canadian playwright, author, and math tutor who struggled with math himself, has designed a teaching program that has some of the …

Education

What Leaders Never Do In Networking Intros (And You Shouldn't Either)

Networking can be challenging. You may not know what to say to strangers, including how to introduce yourself. To others, this can come across as being timid or that you are unsure of yourself. Do you want to demonstrate your confidence and leadership and introduce yourself like a boss? Do not do …

Employment

Say Farewell to No Child Left Behind and Hello to Every Student Succeeds

It took eight years for Congress to replace No Child Left Behind. The usually divided House and Senate agreed the program needed to get left behind, …

Education

Special Education (Infograph)

<b>Do You Need help with a Learning Difficulty?</b><p>Our simple online analysis will help you get to the core of the problem and find the right solution for …

Tutoring Apps: Get the Benefits

Tutoring apps are hitting the market en masse. From free to affordable, these apps are widely available on devices like mobile phones, tablets, PCs …

Apps

5 Reasons to Find a Tutor!

Students often encounter challenges, and sometimes these challenges are hard to overcome without external help. Teachers at schools have to deal with …

When Should You Consider Tutoring For Your Child?

<i>This is a guest post from Eduard Bogel.</i><p>Do you have a feeling that your child is having a hard time understanding what he or she is being taught at …

15 Things Serious Bloggers Do

So you’re ready to get serious about blogging for business? I don’t blame you not one bit because blogging is serious business.<p>You’ve probably heard …

Using Fear To Become Successful

Top Tips for Teaching Self-Confidence

Some children naturally have a lot of confidence in themselves and in what they are capable of. They take on leadership roles, fight to be the stars of their class, and they excel in all areas that are expected of them.<p>For other children, it can feel like an endless battle to fit in. They may feel …

Self-confidence

Getting Things Done Guru David Allen's Productive Workspace

Getting Things Done (GTD) guru David Allen knows a thing or two about working efficiently and productively. That’s why we can’t help peeking at his …

Home

Learn how to use technology, common core and reading to create better learning opportunities for your students.

Common Core

6 Online Tutoring Sites You Should Know About

(Image: File)<p>Whether your child needs help with typical subjects, such as math and science, or more advanced topics like physics and HTML …

Education

Tutoring Makes Kids Less Scared of Math, But Not Better at It

A new study says tutoring can reduce math anxiety by altering the fear circuits in kids' brains.<p>On the last day of school this spring, my daughter brought home a 40-page math booklet that she had to complete by the first day of fourth grade. This juggernaut of a summer homework assignment was …

Mathematics

10 Things That Stress Out Entrepreneurs More Than Anything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is a stressful role for anybody. You’ll be in charge of leading people, making decisions, and determining the fate of your business with your actions -- and to top it all off, you'll probably have a significant chunk of …

Entrepreneurship

20 Creative Ways to Use Evernote for Productivity and Marketing

So much to do, so little time.<p>I imagine many marketers might feel this way, what with all the wonderful hats we all get to wear. One of my favorite …

Productivity

3 Effective Ways to Beat Procrastination

What your life would be like if you kept promises to yourself, did whatever you needed or wanted to do, set the goals and actually achieved them? …

Procrastination

How To Really Get Things Done?

The 10 Lessons I Learned in More Than 10 Years as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are plenty of articles online these days focused on helping entrepreneurs make it big quickly. This has caused founders to stop focusing on building a sustainable business brick by brick and instead have their sights on becoming a …

Entrepreneurship

Student Motivation Matters: 25 Tips and Strategies

A new report from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching reviews what we know about student motivation. Motivation Matters: How New Research Can Help Teachers Boost Student Engagement , by Susan Headden and Sarah McKay, is a competent review of current research. Following are 25 …

Pedagogy