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Brave new learning

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The technology is transforming the traditional classroom, blackboards, chalks and brick-thick textbooks are being replaced by tablet computers and classrooms with virtual learning rooms. Worldwide governments are advancing electronic learning in local schools by rolling out pilot schemes and granting funds, maximizing the benefits of e-learning.

Ambient Insight, has researched the e-learning, and has established that inquiry-based learning paves the way to a successful future for students in a digital economy. Student – centered scheme is becoming a global trend.

Apart from the new and interesting modes of learning, another important aspect in this industry is the level of earning. According to the report from Ambient Insight it is estimated that that the world’s e-learning market will be worth US$49.6 billion by 2014 and that Asia will be the fastest-growing region.
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How to find the right tutor for your child?

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The thought of how to find the right tutor for your child can be frustrating.

A lot of parents who have not had to hire a tutor before, have a hard time knowing what to look for when the time comes to do so. Many children struggle in certain subjects in school, and need a tutor to help them become knowledgeable in those areas. Tutors can be found for free or for a fee, so it is important to find the right tutor for your child. Being able to trust your child’s tutor is a very important part of the hiring process. Someone who cannot be trusted should not be a tutor for a child who needs to learn to be successful. Finding out tutors background both education and criminal is crucial during the hiring process.
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Google Chrome: More than a browser!

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Google-Chrome

Most probably many of you are using Google to browse the web pages you want to find, on the things you want to explore, learn, have fun, find data, develop business, exchange information, do all different things you want to do in “the big white open

If you are one of the more curious that explores the actual Google pages for more than just browsing, than you would be able to see that there are extremely useful resources on educational side.
Let’s begin in chronological order.

Google web store on education has four sub-segments:

– Academic resources

– Family

– Foreign languages

– Teacher and admin tools

Each of them is reach with numerous valuable free resources

1. Academic resources: If you need a graphic calculator, or to explore the human body, if you need to explore the planets or increase the knowledge on foreign languages, you can access all these and hundreds of more applications, with just a simple click. Variety of choices is impressive and you can try the option that suits you best. Academic resources

2. Family: The resources of the education for the whole family are rich with inventive, funny, easy to manage and proactive tools, all accessible at Family Apps. If you need to practice math with your child, teach her/him how to draw, practice music lessons, learn how to make origami, prepare for the big birthday party or many more ideas that you might have on your child’s  further educational development and practice of the learned at the traditional schools, this is the perfect spot to visit.

3. Foreign languages:The world is becoming a global village and most of the people do speak English, but still one needs to learn it. There are  many countries that still prefer doing business in their native tongues and stick to their traditional language utilization. Whichever category of learner of foreign language you belong, you can find very useful tools on learning a foreign language, improving the skills that you have, practice the learned or just check how you stand with a foreign language knowledge once gained. Check at: Foreign Languages App

4. Teacher and admin tools: The name is self-explanatory. This place is reserved for the all groups of educators and the ones that are administration the educational tools. From natural to social sciences, from practical drills and exercises, to dance and conversation practice, all in one place. Teacher and admin tools available for free download.

All you need is a good will and a determination to begin to learn, initiative to sustain in what you have chosen and the tools that are offered for free. The quality is of top rating and the user friendly interfaces are more than cozy to use.

Still having second thoughts? You now better than that… start your most exciting journey into educational sphere and see for yourself how much fun and joy you can have with every single day and new skill established and learned.

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18 ways to enhance your language skills

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– Tips for teachers –

You are probably aware that learning a language can be achieved easily id you are determined to learn it. With the available resources in the libraries, schools, and online courses it is only an excuse to postpone the learning of a foreign language that can improve your skills, help you find a better job or boost your self-confidence.

Here are 18 strategies that are offered for enhancing language skills and managing language challenges.
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How to choose educational software for children?

5 Amazing Apps College Students Must Know

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With the increased usage of IT gadgets and computers, we must admit that they have become an integral part of everyday life. More people own computers than ever before with the numbers continue to rise, better access to computers is being enabled and more people are becoming aware of the benefits of their usage in education purposes. As a result of all these facts, children are learning how to use computers in school at a much earlier age than ever before. There is no doubt that there is a wide array of educational software available for children of all ages. This provides the parents, with many options when choosing educational software for the children.

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7 steps in selecting continuing education

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sunglasses-hand-smartphone-desk-largeAdults strive their education to be relevant to their needs. What they are learning must be further used at their work, increase their values or increase other responsibilities.

When they see the relevancy in the learning, adults want to create goals for their education. The desire to see the path that leads from the beginning to the end of a course, or even a whole curriculum is essential.

Each step of this path has to make its value evident: why is it important, how it will help them personally, or work, and further on – how it will help improve their life.
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Exercise your mind with e-learning

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mind-exercises
Every New Year, we are given a clean slate upon which to draw a brand new future.

With the New Year’s resolution to exercise your body, it is the right time to consider exercising your mind. Now is the perfect time to continue your education!

Of course the big question is, how do you fit it into your already insanely busy schedule?

If you have ever hesitated to pursue further education because you couldn’t handle the rigors of a traditional campus, e-learning is perfect for you.

Whether you are a handy man ready to take on a new career, a mid-level boomer ready for another challenge, or just somebody who loves to learn, online education can give you the boost you need. Online education, also known as distance learning and e-learning, is rapidly gaining popularity as a convenient, efficient and often lower-cost way to improve your mind, your life and your career opportunities.

There are opportunities available for almost everyone: no matter if you are seeking a college degree, a career change, or a new trade, there are a multitude of choices being offered by numerous schools. Some are well-known brick and mortar institutions offering off-site, distance learning or “limited residence requirements” programs to meet every student’s need, plus there are numerous accredited online education programs that meet the criteria for financial ad.

Searching the right online education program for you, your child, or your company might be a lengthy, time-consuming process as there are many things to consider – study, finances, and of course, which school to attend.  What is important is to make sure that your chosen distance education program is accredited by the appropriate agencies, so that insures a better chance at financial aid, as well as better opportunities after graduation. Make this a 2013 a year to remember with new attitudes and new goals! Online education can help you improve your self-worth, net-worth and your overall well being.

 

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The future of e-learning

We can hardly predict the future events with accuracy, but in e-learning we have several guiding principles that can show the realistic development scenarios of online education trends. Have a look at the overview below and leave your comments:

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The Future of E-Learning

 

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Give your classroom a summer revamp

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As summer is knocking on the door, teachers and students alike get excited about the holidays.  Thoughts tend to wander off to sunny beaches, picnics in the park, and general serenity.  However, there is one important thing you as a teacher can do before the holiday season begins; prepare your classroom for the coming term.

It might be the last thing on your mind, but you will thank yourself for it later.  Whether you are a primary school teacher, a college tutor or a nursery teacher, the classroom atmosphere facilitate your success in a very big way.  There are many tidbits and larger-scale ideas you can pursue to improve your classroom and education supplies and school furniture in ways that enhance the learning process.
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What do distance learning institutions need to improve further?

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What do distance learning institutions need to improve further?

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It goes without saying that online education is the future of gaining all the needed knowledge, for every nationality, every social group of people and for everyone’s budget.

The benefits from distance learning are well known: ease of access, time stretch studies upon one’s needs, low or no fees, convenience of learning everywhere and at any time.
However, online students have to be aware of the following challenges:
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