Friday, 1 May 2020

Top 10 Education Systems in the World

Every three years, the Programme of International Student Assesment (PISA) conducts an international assesment of the educational programs provided in countries across the world. The test measures the skills and knowledge of 15-yearolds over 70 countries, regions and economies , covering reading , math and science . In addition, education system can also choose to […]

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The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have

There’s been a lot of talk recently about what it means to be a learner in the 21st Century. Earlier this year, we put together a guide with skills important for students today. So, why not a list for educators, too? The list goes beyond technology and social media. Check out what skill we think […]

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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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