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Education Technology

How to Succeed in Online Education (On Your Own Terms) - Copyblogger

There’s a huge shift happening in the world of on-demand online education.<p>It’s commercial enterprises and savvy small businesses that are filling the …

How Technology Can Help Language Learning

Howard Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences proposed in 1989, which may be grossly summarized as "students possess different kinds of minds and therefore learn, remember, perform, and understand in different ways", despite eliciting much controversy, has had a profound impact on education, …

Reading: Brain waves study shows how different teaching methods affect reading development

Researchers found that beginning readers who focus on letter-sound relationships, or phonics, increase activity in the area of their brains best …

MSU study: Twitter a 'new literary practice' that can improve student learning

<b>LANSING, MI --</b> An individual tweet may only be 140 characters, but Twitter as a whole is an entirely new literary practice that is redefining the way …

The Cycle Of Reflective Teaching

<b>The Cycle Of Reflective Teaching</b><b>by Pete Hall and Alisa Simeral</b><i>The authors of this post, Pete Hall (</i><i>@educationhall</i><i>) and Alisa Simeral (</i><i>@AlisaSimeral</i><i>),</i> …

Teaching

Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts

ACRL is pleased to announce the publication of <i>Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts: Lesson Plans for Librarians</i>. Edited by Patricia …

My Daughter's Education Didn't Meet My Expectations; It Got Rid Of Them

As I watched everyone happily posting their kid's prom pictures and making their big college announcements, I was going through something completely different with my daughter. This was the last semester of her high school career, and nothing was going according to plan. I'm not sure what I …

5 Teaching Practices I Would Never Do Again

As an educator for almost fifteen years, I think about what I used to do and shake my head at some of my thinking. Many of the practices that I had …

Teaching

Flocabulary- An Online Library of Educational Music Videos to Use in Class

June 1, 2015 <br>Flocabulary is an excellent educational platform we discovered through Graphite. Flocabulary provides teachers with a digital library of …

How to Help Students Overcome Social Anxiety

Sure, we all get nervous, but what happens when that nervousness becomes serious, even debilitating? This is the case for people with social anxiety, …

College Board, Khan Academy team up to offer free SAT prep program

The revised version of the SAT college entrance exam won't be offered until March but students can start preparing for it Tuesday with a new, free online study program affiliated with the test.<p>The College Board, which administers the Scholastic Assessment Test, has joined forces with Khan Academy, …

Crafting conclusions – much more than a summary of research

by Cally Guerin<p>Working with a student who was in the final throes of completing his thesis, I was recently reminded about the importance of writing …

How Do We Write? Dysfunctional Academic Writing

<b>by Suzanne Conklin Akbari and Alexandra Gillespie</b><p>I.<p><b>Suzanne Conklin Akbari</b><p><b>How We Write</b><p>A conversation has unfolded on Facebook over the last week on …

Using Metaphors to Enhance Your Writing

Using metaphors to enhance your writing.<br>photo credit: franzi ♥ PHOTOS on Flickr.<p>A while back, I wrote a piece that had nothing to do with food, but …