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Why your child's preschool teacher should have a college degree

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Anne Douglass, University of Massachusetts Boston (THE CONVERSATION) How much education does a preschool teacher need? When the District of Columbia announced in March that it would require an associate’s degree for all lead teachers at child care centers […]

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6 Basic Google Scholar Tips Every Teacher Should Know about

January 16, 2017Here is an updated version of one of our popular Google Scholar posters we published in 2016.  The visual features some of the basic tips and features that every teacher and student using this academic search engine should know about. The content of the visual is based on guidelines provided by Scholar Help […]

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10 Handy Google Drive Tips Every Teacher Should Know about

December 14, 2016In today’s Top of 2016 Posts series we are sharing with you this handy visual we published earlier this year. The visual features 10 basic Google Drive tips to help teachers make the best of this platform in their instruction. The tips included are: Access your files offline Conduct Drive searches to locate […]

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LU basketball suspensions should serve as 'educational tool' for public

Five players who were suspended from Laurentian University men’s basketball team said in a statement last Friday that they will continue to learn from their actions, but it is unclear if that lesson will ever be made public. Few details have been released about what led to the school’s decision to discipline the athletes.  The […]

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6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

In an earlier post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning I talked about the 8 elements of the critical thinking process and I argued that critical thinking is  a cognitive process that requires disruptive patterns of thinking, ones that question the status quo of propositions and leads to the creation of alternative lines of reasoning. Today I am […]

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Four Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know about

October 5, 2016Google has recently changed the name of its popular service Google Apps for Education to  G Suite for Education. With this change comes a bunch of new features that have been added to some of apps included in the G Suite for Education. These features use machine intelligence to facilitate and add more […]

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5 Excellent TED Talks Every Teacher Should Watch

TED talks are invaluable resources for teachers professional development. They cover a wide variety of education related topics and provide a very good source of inspiration for teachers and students. Throughout the year we have been sharing with you some interesting talks from renowned speakers and educators and today we have had a look back […]

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The Four Stages of Reading Students Should Know about

How to Read a Book  by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren is one of the most celebrated classic works in the reading literature. It was first published in 1940 and then revisited and updated in an edition that was released in 1972. Since its publication millions of copies have been sold and is still […]

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'Educational institutions should appoint psychologists'

Youngsters in the age group of 15 to 25 are the leading the suicide dossier, according to R. K. Ayodhya, a senior psychiatrist, here on Saturday. Speaking to media persons at an awareness rally –taken out from the IGMVC stadium – commemorating the International Suicide-Prevention Day observed on September 10 world over, he said temporary […]

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Editorial: Ohio should pay for results

In a conventional brick-and-mortar school, you can walk inside and see how many students are sitting at their desks and receiving instruction. In an online charter school, you can’t. And that is the crux of the battle being waged between the state’s largest online charter school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, and the Ohio Department […]

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10 Important Chromebook Tips Every Teacher Should Know about

July 29, 2016If you are using or planning to use Chromebook in your instruction, the tips below are definitely worth your attention. These are instructions to help you make the best of your Chromebook in terms of how to search for and find educational apps to use on it, how to customize its settings to […]

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What should change in the educational policy?

Listen into what students have to say on what are the changes that should be made in the educational policy? The current education schemes that are being followed by the educational institutions are just based on what has to be taught, not on what the students need to learn about. Filling a container with what […]

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A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Things Every Teacher Should be Able to Do on Google Classroom

June 16, 2016Here is a handy infographic we have been working on over the last few days.  The visual features 10 of what we believe are basic things every teacher should be able to do on Google Classroom. Instructions included are only for Classroom on the web, check out Google Classroom Help to learn more […]

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4 Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know about

June 3, 2016Over the last few weeks, Google added a number of interesting features geared towards improving the overall functionality of Google Drive tools. For those of you who have not seen them yet, here is a quick overview of the new releases that are important to us in education. These include: availability of Docs […]

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