Saturday, 14 Dec 2019

English Grammar Activities App Helps Students Learn Grammar Rules

After considering other online reviews and testing the app in my classroom for several weeks, I can endorse Cambridge English Grammar in Use: Activities as the best grammar app for iOS and Android. Compared to other grammar apps, English Grammar in Use is more authoritative and exhaustive, with 306 activities and 2,800+ questions. Educators can […]

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Military’s Preschool Program: What They’re Doing and Why It Works

Two million children in the United States belong to military families. With one or both parents serving in the military, these children face unique challenges. Though children in military families face higher rates of mental health problems, educational programs designed for this population stand out for their willingness to deal with these issues head-on and […]

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Tech-Focused Conferences for Educators

Professional development opportunities aren’t just a great time to learn and grow; they’re a wonderful way to network with other educators. During conferences, you can gather lots of great ideas to be used in your classroom as soon as you return. You also may hear about initiatives and programs that have been successfully implemented in […]

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November 2015 Question of the Month

If flipped learning is a trend, it’s one with a considerable amount of staying power – and one that has the potential to fundamentally change how we learn and teach. So…not so much a trend so much as it is a revolution, perhaps? We love flipped learning over here , so we couldn’t help but […]

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How to Prevent Testing Burnout

We’ve been taught to cast every moment with our students as a teachable moment. However, standardized testing is tiring for both teachers and students. How do we keep students engaged when everyone’s suffering testing burnout? The solution may be easier than you think. What Is Testing Burnout?   Each state has its own standards for […]

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Robots in Education: What’s Here and What’s Coming

Decades before the computer revolution began to spread in earnest, science fiction’s most creative minds sketched out a future most of us never thought we’d see. And yet between self-driving cars and yes, even hoverboards, that future seems closer than ever. Nowhere is this more of a reality than in the field of robotics. Sure, we […]

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5 Maker Movement Tools That are Not 3D Printers

In my previous article on this subject, I wrote about the Maker Movement and its importance to the educational realm. The Maker Movement is also nicknamed the Do-It-Yourself (D.I.Y.) Movement, because it empowers individuals to design, manufacture, and create their own objects, ultimately improving creativity in many fields. In a way, the tools used in […]

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December 2015 Question of the Month

If there’s one thing we here at Edudemic know is true, it’s that teachers are heroes. Sure, you might not wear a cape, and you’d be banned from campus if you gave your students flying lessons. But you do heroic deeds every day, whether we’re talking about the big stuff or the supposedly little stuff, […]

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Three Effective Techniques for Brainstorming Ideas

One of the most important skills for succeeding in school and in the workplace is coming up with new and creative ideas. The best ideas are the ones that solve problems or make our lives easier. While taking action is extremely important,l, without good ideas, those actions are ultimately good for nothing. While people often […]

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Creating Your Book Using the Most Popular eBook Formats

You’ve worked in the trenches. You’re seasoned in your subject matter. You’ve tested educational theories and discovered new ones, and now you’re ready to share your experiences and knowledge with others. Yes. You’re ready to write your own book. It doesn’t have to be a tome. It could be a collection of your blog posts […]

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