Manage attention problems in 15 steps

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brain-attention It is needless to say that the attention is needed in every segment of our lives, but when you have startegies in enhancing attention and managing attention problems your learning is more productive and you achieve better results. The listing below is by no means exhaustive, but it is rather meant as a place to begin. There is no doubt that the best resources for strategies are the creative, inventive minds of enlightened assessment professionals, teachers and parents, in partnership with the students they serve. Only, together they can create multiple alternative strategies. Continue reading “Manage attention problems in 15 steps”

10 ways to make child’s learning fun

10 ways to make child's learning fun  We all know that traditional ways of learning requires a teacher, a chalkboard, a desk, a ruler, a pencil, and a textbook. A teacher with a stern, professional posture stands before the room with barely a smile on her face as she goes through the lesson in front of her class. This was the image seen in many movies and some adults actually had her in their classes for many, many years. She or he may have conducted a rather boring class, spending a lot of time talking over your head or talking to the chalkboard. Continue reading “10 ways to make child’s learning fun”

Can e-learning make the academic cheating a history?

cheating-at-exams The first thought  that comes to one’s mind when someone mentions academic dishonesty is cheating and plagiarism, the theft of ideas and other forms of intellectual property, which occur within an educational setting. In high or secondary school, a standard penalty for academic dishonesty is a failing grade, where as in college it can result in expulsion. However, still the most widely spread forms of academic dishonesty are cheating and plagiarism. These notions are usually easily identified, because a clear distinction between the terms is quite obscure. Cheating comprises of giving and receiving information during an exam, using and dissemination of material during an exam, taking an exam or writing an exam for another student, or asking someone to do so, submitting the same paper for more than one course, misrepresenting and fabricating written work. Continue reading “Can e-learning make the academic cheating a history?”

Teaching as a profession: Present and future

Teaching as a profession: Present and future Teaching helps to uplift the standard of people and shows the students the right path to follow. The teacher helps to create a future which will bring happiness and prosperity for the country, society and a particular family. Here we discuss the present connotations associated with this job and the future trends that will have their bearing on this profession. Continue reading “Teaching as a profession: Present and future”

Problem solver of plagiarism in science

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  Plagiarism it’s a vice of a modern world. It has spread among students, journalists, doctors, writers. Generally plagiarism is a theft. In the 1974 Larry Tesler made one of the most controversial breakthrough in the history of the journalism, he invents 2 new computer manipulations which were created to facilitate writing. Their names were “copy-paste” and “cut-paste” or “ctrl c – ctrl v” like they are well known today. A lot of people nowadays are arguing about this invention, on the one hand it’s fast and simple way to copy and paste necessary text from one place to another, on the other this invention marked the beginning of the plagiarism era. Continue reading “Problem solver of plagiarism in science”

Get all your tools together

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Get all your tools together Although there are a plethora of subjects that can be extremely challenging for students during their college years, science can be particularly difficult. Despite this fact, however, there are a number of strategies you can implement to increase the likelihood that you earn the type of grades that you want. If you’re interested in getting better grades this semester in science-related courses, consider using some or all of the following four tips: Continue reading “Get all your tools together”

Quote: High education bubble

The infographic below shows the on-board cost of higher education for students across the globe.
Different costs have been presented in order to show the students facts about things that are usually kept hidden from them, when they initiate admission to some college or university.
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Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a non-profit organization with the goal of changing education for the better, by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone: student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 30 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in micro-biology from Earth. Khan Academy’s materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge, and you can also visit their Khan Academy You Tube channel for latest video updates.  
 
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Students’ experience online

Online education being in its rise, has established new ways of behaviours of the students themselves. You can have a look at how prospective and current student use and interact with their higher education institution’s website in the infographics below:
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The fundamentals of blended learning

It is good to know that the technology has finally made it possible for a small group of teachers to be able to teach and engage in large groups. Teachers can use the resources more effectively and efficiently, where technology allows cheap and easy tools to lecture a large amount of people at their own pace when the student wants to learn for those who will race ahead, both the teacher and the students could help the other students who are struggling understand and catch up. Welcome to school 2.0! Edutopia – blended learning BL in simple words
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How to personalize your classroom?

How to personalize your classroom? Teachers know better than most the importance of budgeting. Educators, as a rule, don’t make a particularly large amount of money, and the decision to personalize, or not personalize, their classroom is typically a personal decision. Of course, a well-organized, interesting, and unique classroom is conducive to learning, so a lot of work goes into making a great classroom. With limitations on funds, space, and what you can actually find the time to accomplish, some teachers are very nearly at their wit’s end come September. Nevertheless, from organizing books and signs to finding creative ways to use classroom chairs, teachers rise to the challenge every year. This list will hopefully provide a few resources educators can use to bring a personal touch to the room in which they will impart knowledge to the next generation. Continue reading “How to personalize your classroom?”

Good grades are ok – but, Mastery is better!

Good grades are ok - but, Mastery is better! When I was growing up, there was nothing better than bringing home a report card with good grades on it. I wasn’t a straight A student, but I got my share of A’s and B’s very few C’s. I guess I was what you call an excellent average student. My parents were always checking my report card and questioned any low grades and encouraged me to do better when they felt that I was not working up to my abilities. Since my education time up to today, good grades are still the benchmark we use to determine if a student is going to be promoted or retained. The higher achieving students, who are in high school usually strive for good grades in rigorous courses, because they know that their class ranking among other things will determine the type of college that they will be admitted to. Good grades are something what everyone wants, and for some reason, they are just about what everyone gets. Continue reading “Good grades are ok – but, Mastery is better!”