High school students have a new choice when it comes to mastering SAT vocabulary. Veritas Prep today announced the availability of a new free app, called SAT Vocabulary by Veritas Prep to make learning common SAT level words easier. The app allows students to play games, take quizzes and master important vocabulary…
As high school juniors begin the college search and application process, one of the first steps for many is taking the SAT this spring. To assist these students, Veritas Prep today announced new dates and times for its free online SAT prep seminars. The seminars cover proven strategies and common misconceptions about the test. The seminars are complemented by additional free resources on Veritas Prep’s website that provide…
Kickboard, a holistic student data tracking platform that goes beyond the gradebook and enables teachers to collect, analyze and share mission-critical data, announced today that it is launching an exclusive, free webinar series, “Igniting a Gradebook Revolution,” beginning August 8th. Registrations are currently being accepted for the first two sessions in the series: Setting the Right Expectations and Analyzing the Right Data to Create…
Here is a list of web 2.0 tools and other educational technology tools that I have previewed and many of them used in the classroom. Eventually I will do a tutorial and highlight most of these but in the meantime for those who are up to just exploring and figuring them out yourselves, then have at it and enjoy.
Added by Brian Weir on December 28, 2011 at 8:58am —
Throughout the ages of educational ideas and philosophies teachers have been big fans of having their students keep a journal. Journals are kept in language arts, foreign language classes, and I have seen them in science classes. Students don't particularly like doing them unless they enjoy writing. If given a choice between keeping a journal in their spiral notebook and keeping it online, I would wager that a majority of students in this digital age will prefer to keep it online.…
People dread the idea of studying for exams like CAT because the topics are extremely difficult or painfully boring. In such cases, studying with a partner is the best approach. It makes CAT preparation easier and more enjoyable. The study partner can be a classmate, friend, coworker, or family member. If your study partner is studying the same CAT topic you are, then you can work as a team in solving CAT…Continue
Added by nirularadhika on October 30, 2009 at 10:30pm —
E-mail marketing is probably one of the most oldest techniques in the marketing industry. What makes it an essential choice today is that every big name is using this technique, but why? What makes e-mail marketing so effective today, even though it is considered to be one of the most oldest techniques in the hat?
Remix America has launched our newest initiative: "Coping with the Economy" With this initiative, we hope to provide a forum for young Americans to share their story of the economic crisis and enter a productive dialogue with their parents and grandparents.
Everybody has a story. Check out this incredible video made by high-school students in Pomona, CA:
Palm Breeze Café was originally founded as an informal resource sharing tool for teachers in Florida. Since 2005, they’ve expanded their reach to include podcasts and a TV broadcast. Their catchphrase, “convenient and flexible education,” underscores their dedication to finding the most user-friendly and innovative tools on the web.
Last week, after coming across our software on the web, the teachers of Palm… Continue
In light of Eric Holder’s recent speech on race, Americans find ourselves wondering: what is the best way to talk about race? Check out Remix America’s latest blog post to learn how Civil Rights leaders in the past have approached the issue.
Check out the Remix America blog [ http://blog.remixamerica.org ] for the full text of the… Continue
Morgan Freeman is pretty adamant about his feelings on Black History Month... how do your students feel about it? Have a class discussion about the importance (or unimportance!) of Black History Month. Assign your students to Talk Back to the video -- or… Continue
Some experts now say that anyone can become a virtual expert in nearly any subject in about 2-weeks of full-time, high-paced study on the Internet. Is this true? Well, I believe it is, but let's think about this rationally before we go jumping to conclusions.
First, let's consider the philosophical perspective. What is an expert? Some say that an expert is anyone who knows their industry or field… Continue
Added by Lance Winslow on January 2, 2009 at 9:00pm —
Como este trimestre mis alumnos han leído para Filosofía El señor Ibrahim y las flores del Corán, les propuse que hiciéramos un monográfico dedicado a la novela: la sugerencia cayó casi por completo en saco roto.
En cualquier caso, tocan temas que me parecen interesantes: la (des)igualdad de género, la televisión, el alcohol, los…