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The Teacher's Guide to Social Media

Education is a two-way street — oftentimes, those who teach could stand to learn a few things as well.<p>Social media, for one, is largely dominated by …

8 Characteristics Of A Great Teacher

<b>8 Characteristics Of A Great Teacher</b><p>by <b>Ian Lancaster</b><p>What makes a teacher strong?<p>What differentiates the best from the rest? There’s no shortage of …

Teaching

The Secret To Finland's Success With Schools, Moms, Kids — And Everything

My cousin's husband gets 36 vacation days per year, not including holidays. If he wants, he can leave his job for a brief hiatus and come back to a guaranteed position months later.<p>Tuition at his daughter's university is free, though she took out a small loan for living expenses. Its interest rate …

10 Awesome Apps for Learning About Music, Nature, History and Math

<i>Continuing our monthly Educational Apps series, a mixture of iOS, Android, and Web-based apps.</i><p><b>STORYLINES</b>: The educational games-maker Root-1 has …

Why the World Is Smarter Than US

For all our national hand-wringing about standardized testing and teacher tenure, many of us immersed in the American education debate can’t escape …

The ACLS, BLS, and PALS Open Curriculum | ACLS, BLS, and PALS Online Certification Training

Finding the right courses online for ACLS, BLS, and PALS certification can be difficult. One of the most important factors regarding certain …

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New School: Two Apps That Let Teachers Remix Lessons Like DJs

OpenCurriculum and Activate Instruction offer free platforms for teachers to share digital “playlists.”<p>Teaching is changing for the better. Instead of one teacher delivering one lesson for one hour to one room full of students, the ideal is now for teachers to enable each student to discover the …

Carnegie Mellon University

HuffPostEducation on Twitter: "“When you study great teachers ... you will learn much more from their caring and hard work than from their style.” http://t.co/ipewIQThne"