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How to Create PowerPoint Infographic Elements - E-Learning Heroes

If you think infographics are only for marketing and data visualization, think again. They’re actually really helpful for anyone building online …

Graphics

How To Engage Your College Students

As we mentioned in the June 28 and July 5 posts, during the opening keynote at <i>The Teaching Professor</i> Conference, Elizabeth F. Barkley, a professor at …

Teaching

Visual Patterns

Study Ties College Success to Students’ Exposure to a High School Librarian

Attention, educators: training high school students early in digital research, partnering them with a school librarian, and providing time to …

The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators

Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way …

IFTTT + Evernote = Automated Research

by Bart Caylor · April 26, 2018<p>Copywriting is an art that offends the sensibilities of academic writing. That can present unique challenges for …

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

So what can you do to more explicitly teach adolescents how to evaluate the quality of online information?<p>Dimensions of Critical Evaluation<p>First, …

Teaching

10 research tips for finding answers online

Before Danielle Thomson was our TED Prize researcher, she wrote trivia for <i>Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?</i> and spent years finding difficult-to-source …

Why We Use "X" as the Unknown in Math

For hundreds of years, x has been the go-to symbol for the unknown quantity in mathematical equations. So who started this practice?<p>Algebra was born …

This App Rewards Students For Not Looking At Their Phone During Class

Teachers hate it when students look at their phones during class. So, it’s no surprise to hear of their support for Pocket Points, a new app that rewards students for keeping their phones locked. It could make teachers’ lives easier, too.<p>To use the app, students sign up and open it as they enter …

High School

The periodic table of iPad Apps

I was recently inspired by Sean Junkins’ (@sjunkins) periodic table of iPad Apps. I thought it was a really useful too – being able to map Apps to …

44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s mobile landscape, where unfocused pedestrians regularly walk into walls and a majority of Americans prize their beloved gadgets above sex, smartphones have come to serve for many as dangerous agents of distraction. But when …

Khan Academy iPad App Updated: Download Entire Categories & More

The excellent <b>Khan Academy</b> app for iPad and iPhone has been updated this week, to Version 1.3.2. Khan Academy is a fantastic and free educational app featuring a library of over 2,500 video tutorials across a broad range of subjects.<p>One of the big additions in this update is the ability to download …

Do Your Students Know How To Search?

<b>The Connected Student Series:</b><p>There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the …

TED Talks

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May 11, 2018<p>Procrastination is something that every student experiences at some point in his or her […]<p>Apr 25, 2018<p>The night before a big test can be …

Teaching

Study tips - SpunOut.ie - Ireland's Youth Information Website

Get into those good study habits!<p>Written by Andrew Smith and posted in opinion<p>This is an <b>opinion</b> of a young person and does not necessarily reflect …

Teaching

7 dictionary and reference apps that are not just for students

It’s official: School is back in session. Time to get the books and laptop, or tablet, and head back to the drudgery of another school year. But …

Apps

How to Use the Infinite Number of Email Addresses Gmail Gives You

One trick you may or may not have picked up about Gmail is that you can add in periods anywhere in the front part of your address and it makes no …

25 Of The Best Research Apps For iPad & Android

Jan 06, 2014 - itunes.apple.com - 6817<p>EasyBib is the world's best and most accurate citation generator. With over 10+ years of citation generation …

How to Prioritize When Everything Is a Priority: 5 Tips | Inc.com

I’m sure you know the feeling of getting up for work in the morning with the feeling of having so much to do that you don’t know where to start. Oftentimes, everything that you have to do seems like a priority, which makes it tough to figure out where to begin.<p>First things first! In order to move …

Time Management

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