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By Pearletta Wilson | Collection to inspire good practice and personal development in further and life long learning.

Digital Citizenship 101

Digital Citizenship 101.<p>What you put on the internet stays there forever<p>Don’t post anything you don’t want your grandmother to see<p>How many times have …

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

Wikimedia

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

Find out how you can make your brain smarter with these great hobbies. There is a list of 7 activities you can do to get better mind.

50 apps to improve your smartphone

From lifestyle aids to productivity tools, travel planners to social media, here are the apps that should have a place on your homescreen<p>A recent study by market research firm Nielsen claimed that the average person uses 27 apps a month, which sounds like very few considering that Apple and …

Windows Phone

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

en_US<p>article<p>Keeping track of your responsibilities using lists is a step towards more productive …

4 Ways that Music Can Help You Be More Productive

Looking for ways to improve your productivity? Try putting some rhythm in your workday.<p>Music: it can make you feel good, it can get stuck in your head, it can make you want to dance. But is it good or is it bad for productivity?<p>Apparently it can be good, if you choose wisely.<p>Researchers claim that …

Time Management

Cheap and easy recipes for students on a budget

Big bowls of pasta, stuffed peppers, jacket potatoes and mug cakes: these are the perfect recipes to get you through your first term at university<p>Going off to university can be daunting: meeting new people, living away from home and cooking for yourself for the first time.<p>As a student you will …

How to Keep Motivated When Studying

Kim Morrison, <i>Content & Marketing Coordinator</i><p>May 14, 2015<p>In the past we’ve talked about how important it is for a teacher to make sure their students …

How to Start Managing Your Money, For Those Who Never Learned Growing Up

How you manage, spend, and invest your money can have a profound impact on your life, yet very few schools teach these important skills. Learning …

Money

Google Forms to create auto correcting quizzes

wGoogle Forms to create auto correcting quizzes<p>In my last post, Google forms for E-learning Educators, I mentioned the use of Google Forms to create …

Take the Terror out of Teaching with Tablets

A year and a half ago, I became the iPad Man at the international language school where I teach. I imagine myself as some Mega Man character with the …

Tablets

Encouraging students to reach higher

<i>Editor's note: During Education on Air, Google’s free online conference May 8-9, we'll be discussing how we can help prepare students for their</i> …

Are You a Grammar Ninja? Take this Quiz

You’ve heard active verbs pack a wallop to your writing.Passive verbs, not so much.But do you know the difference?Take this grammar quiz to test your …

Grammar

Teacher Advice to Students On Social Media Use

Educators who incorporate social media into the work of students must ensure responsible use. I asked members of The Innovative Educator group …

Social Media

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Here’s the roundup of what's been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top …

Keeping Up Morale

by Linda Newbery<p><i>What’s the point of trying? Aren’t there too many books in the world already? What I’m writing is rubbish / difficult / not turning</i> …

Now Google lets you save your search history

Google will allow users to download their search history — a handy tool if you've ever wanted a closer look at what really makes you tick online.<p>The …

Google

The power of deadlines

Everyone is currently urging people not to miss the voter registration deadline which is today. But why so much enthusiasm at the last minute when it’s always been as important? Deadlines, as much as we hate them, often prove to be very motivating, for various psychological reasons.<p>People like …

Voter Registration

10 Ways to Cope With Anxiety During the Exam Period

While providing us with a wealth of knowledge and important qualifications that’ll hopefully catapult us into the careers of our choice, the …

Why Meerkat and Periscope Are the Biggest Things Since, Well, Twitter

The Meerkat vs. Periscope debate is heating up. But underlying the current buzz around these particular apps is a bigger question: are we at the …

Top 20 in Educational Technology to Connect with through Social Media

Interested in growing your personal learning network? We informally queried the AACE community and beyond resulting in these top 20 suggestions for …

Learning

Should every educator be an “innovator”?

Having a conversation with an administrator, and talking about the notion of the “innovator’s mindset“, they asked me if I thought every educator …

Innovation

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Sine and Cosine explained visually

Of course, computers and calculators don't actually draw circles to find sine and cosine. Instead, they use approximations like the Taylor series: …

4 Things You’ll Miss by Banning Cellphones In Your Classroom

Occasionally my colleagues bemoan their student’s addiction to their cellphones. I’ve seen it, too. The sly under-the-desk move, the obvious Snapchat …

Teaching