Education Technology Tips For Students And Teachers
Over the past several years, there has been a great effort in the popular media to redeem the term “introversion” from something that almost feels pathological to a valid manner of processing world — one that teachers, colleagues, family members and friends should encourage and embrace. We’ve done so ourselves here at Edudemic, and for […]
If you’ve had an iPad (or several) in your classroom for any extended period of time, you’re probably familiar with the many practical ways this technology can be used as a central hub for learning. You know all about storing materials in iCloud, and collaborating via Google Drive. You know about the main apps you’ll […]
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Explain Everything is a whiteboard and screencasting app that makes creating interactive lessons a simple proposition. Its full-featured editing options and its import/export functions allow it to stand apart from the other competitors I tested. Read on to find out why the Explain Everything app’s educational focus, adaptability, and user engagement make it the best […]
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Conveying information in a striking, concise way has never been more important, and infographics are the perfect pedagogical tool with which to do so. Below, you’ll find my experience with designing an infographic-friendly classroom research project, explained in a step-by-step process you can implement in your own classroom. Familiarize Students With the Infographic Concept Photo credit: […]
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Some call today’s students “digital natives.” Others call them the “distracted generation.” Whichever term you prefer, it’s clear they’re both far more than labels: they capture the core conflict many of us involved in education — educators, parents, and even students — feel about the use of technology in the classroom. To educators who embrace […]
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TED Talks are a major source of inspiration for educators who need a morale boost, a discussion starter, or a new perspective. The year 2014 brought some of the best TED Talks for educators, but there are some not-to-be-missed talks from 2013 that still are highly relevant for educators today. Their messages are invaluable for […]
Here’s a little scenario that will be familiar to most teachers. There you are leading a brainstorm for a creative project, when you notice several students haven’t contributed a single word. Despite your best attempts to moderate and encourage all voices, you just can’t seem to catch the eyes of the quiet ones. But you […]
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Top New Jersey Online Schools for 2015 *This is part of Edudemic’s series of online college rankings. Learn more about our rankings in the Online College Report section. New Jersey has a long and storied history of higher education, from the Ivy League reputation of Princeton University to the ubiquitous Rutgers state system. But there […]
Top North Dakota Online Schools for 2015 *This is part of Edudemic’s series of online college rankings. Learn more about our rankings in the Online College Report section. North Dakota is big in land, small in population, and powerful in education. Four out of the top five North Dakota universities are public institutions, and many […]
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Top South Dakota Online Schools for 2015 *This is part of Edudemic’s series of online college rankings. Learn more about our rankings in the Online College Report section. South Dakota is known for Mount Rushmore, the badlands, and great mining technology. And while it’s not necessarily known for higher education, all four schools that made […]
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Top South Carolina Online Schools for 2015 *This is part of Edudemic’s series of online college rankings. Learn more about our rankings in the Online College Report section. South Carolina has 13 different schools offering some type of fully online Bachelor’s degree program. The clear #1 school in South Carolina is the University of South […]
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Edudemic has covered game-based learning and gamification in the classroom on numerous occasions in the past. When learning becomes a game, it’s an enjoyable, effective experience for students and teachers alike. We’ve curated 23 of the best game-based education resources for 2014. If your class hasn’t gotten its game on yet, then now is the time. Understanding Game-Based […]
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According to an article on Time.com about the best and worst learning techniques, active learning methods (e.g. writing) are far more useful for long-term retention than passive learning methods (e.g. highlighting or underline words). One of the best ways? Surprisingly enough: flashcards, according to research from the Association of Psychological Science. In this article, we […]
Time is perhaps the most precious resource for educators who must juggle tasks like communicating with students and parents, preparing lessons, assessing student performance, and keeping up on the latest buzz in the education industry. To help teachers save time, many school districts are using learning management systems (LMS). Among the hottest products in the […]
Top New York Online Schools for 2015 *This is part of Edudemic’s series of online college rankings. Learn more about our rankings in the Online College Report section. New York has a wide range of degree programs for online students in the state. With 13 different school choices, and an average of 19 Bachelor’s degrees […]