July 2014 Blog Posts (37)

Deteriorating state schools

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Added by Satyabrata Barik on July 31, 2014 at 8:22am — No Comments

Vocational Career Training Programs to Boost Your Job Prospects

Finding a job in today’s economy is next to impossible. Even with a good college education you are never guaranteed a job. You have to go out and suffer through numerous interviews until you finally land a job. Every company and their interviewers are looking for that special something that makes you stand out from…


Added by Tom Clark on July 31, 2014 at 6:05am — No Comments

Should You Choose Career Schools over Traditional Education?

Jonathan and Anna are seniors in high school. It is that time of the year when college applications are the only thing on everyone’s mind. Jonathan has already applied to four colleges but Anna just can’t seem to find a college that offers the combination of classes that she is looking for. Let’s face it, there aren’t…


Added by Tom Clark on July 31, 2014 at 6:01am — No Comments

Scale your cosmetology career to greater heights

Be it styling a chic chignon and spritzing it with finishing spray, shaping the contours of the face with makeup or massaging in a relaxing facial, cosmetologists are geniuses in the areas of hair styling, texturing, skin care, makeup and more. But beyond that, cosmetologists are in the business of transforming lives…


Added by Tom Clark on July 31, 2014 at 5:59am — No Comments

Learning a new language

There are so many reasons that people should learn another language that it has become something that is commonly spoken about in conversation.  The most common issue that people have is figuring out what language they want to learn, finding a program that will teach them what they need to know, and truly sticking with it!…


Added by sabjan on July 30, 2014 at 10:26pm — No Comments

Language and Communication Studies Mandatory for Engineering Students

Lack of language and communication skills have long been an obstacle for Indian engineers. However, according to www.solidessay.com, which is a professional college paper writing service, now the introduction of compulsory communication studies through…


Added by Tom Clark on July 30, 2014 at 5:51am — No Comments

What all parents should understand about “Common Core Standards”

I am only a teacher. I’ve only been a teacher for the past three decades. I, as you should be, are concerned with the implementation of “Common Core Standards” What gives me credibility is I was also concerned about the 2001 implementation of “No Child Left Behind”. We all know how that came out. I fear the new program will make a lot of money for the businesses of education and once again leave our students weakened and confused. 

It is estimated that the program, “No Child…


Added by James G. Fabiano on July 24, 2014 at 10:54am — No Comments

5 Reasons to Find a Qualified Private Tutor for Your Child

If lately your child has been having a hard time in their classes, one thing that their teacher may have suggested is that you strongly consider getting them a tutor. And while you could look into the after school tutoring programs in your area or you could even go online to find one who tutors over the internet, another option that you should consider is hiring a qualified private tutor for them. Sure, they are a bit more expensive than some of the other routes…


Added by Tom Clark on July 22, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

How to Choose Your Perfect Camera

With the advance in imaging technology, it has become much more affordable to get into digital photography. Anyone willing to take the time can learn the functions of cameras and basic principles of photography. To get the most out of your investment, you will first want choose photography gears that will best serve you and your intended use. Whether you want to be an adventurous traveling photographer to be featured on national geographic issue or an…


Added by William J. Moran on July 21, 2014 at 3:01am — 1 Comment

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Added by Jane Davies on July 20, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Jack the Ripper

"Jack the Ripper"is the popular name given to a serial killer who killed a number of prostitutes in the East End of London in 1888. The killings took place within a mile area and involved the districts of Whitechapel, Spitalfields and Aldgate. He was called the Whitechapel Murderer before a letter was received by the Scotland Yard which claimed to have been written by the murderer himself. The signature on…


Added by Smith Baker on July 17, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments


With more parents than ever getting involved with their kids getting the best possible education, the days of doing homework sat at the kitchen table or sprawled across the bed seem to be almost extinct. The savvy parent is now setting aside a special place, or study area, to try and give their children the best possible environment in which to study. While the essential parts of this may seem like common sense, the following are 7 things to remember when you are setting up a study…


Added by William J. Moran on July 16, 2014 at 9:24pm — No Comments

Learn Physics Better with Acadsoc Physics Tutoring

Any branch of science, and more so, Physics for that matter can be a nightmare for many students. There are some students who quite literally fall in love with the subject but there are others who do not like it at all and they might only have to study because of the compulsion of getting through school. However,…


Added by Tom Clark on July 14, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Have Erasmus, will travel

A session that provided useful information regarding the new Erasmus Plus programme, the new EU funding for professional development. I think I would have wanted a little ore insight on how to apply, where to find courses, etc. But it was a good start!

Added by Alina Orasan on July 13, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Student Challenge – Video Introductions

Inspired by 30 Goals Challenge for Educators and the first goal of Cycle 5, I asked students from various parts of Athens, to create their own presentations to introduce themselves to each other . I thought, be proactive , create tutorials and FAQs for them , anticipate their worries - as it turned out , the only one in need of tutorials and soothing words was … me .

A proud and somewhat painful moment in teaching is the realisation my…


Added by Christina Chorianopoulou on July 12, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Brain-friendly Ways To Help Students Memorise Language Creatively

Wow! So many great activities and ideas Sylvia has shared in this session and so little time, unfortunately. One thing she said stuck to my mind "Be the teacher they will never forget" ... I guess we all want this. 

Added by Alina Orasan on July 12, 2014 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Sensing our teaching space: changing our practice

Great session with a great speaker! "There are no limits to a teaching space" - great line ... it was an inspiring session about the teaching space.

Added by Alina Orasan on July 12, 2014 at 11:09am — No Comments

The Future of Test Prep

Every year students across the nation prepare for various standardized tests. Many of these students feel that they have no other option than topay exorbitant amounts of money for in-class test prep courses to ready themselves for their exam. Traditional in-class courses are located in central, highly-trafficked areas and are taught by different instructors with varying credentials who set the pace of the course to the median of the class. This leads to students feeling left behind and…


Added by Alisha Christofer on July 12, 2014 at 3:15am — 1 Comment

"Unflattening: Thinking through Comics"

Amazing session … Before listening to Nick Sousanis talking about how comics can be used in the classroom, I hadn’t really given any thought about using them … now I’m really excited … I look forward to engaging students into designing comics … As Nick said “comics engage both body and mind”. 

Added by Alina Orasan on July 11, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

RSCON - Branding Your School/Program with Social Media

Great session! Now I have lots of ideas to share with my principal ... I found out about so many amazing sites that allow us to stay connected with our students and their parents!

Added by Alina Orasan on July 11, 2014 at 2:10pm — No Comments

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