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People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That's been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics?
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Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.
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There's an important message hidden in nearly all Dr. Seuss quotes. From the Cat in the Hat to Horton and his Who, these quotes are just for you.
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The U.S. Census has shed some light on the current state of teacher salaries and what the rest of the education industry is making every month.
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The amount of technology flooding into classrooms may vary widely, but there's no denying that it's a red-hot trend in education. A new study further bolsters this idea as it's found that digital devices are saving students time, are widely accepted, and are actually making students more likely to do their homework.
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Do you like having your identity stolen? Would you like your reputation to be tarnished? Both of those things can happen in the blink of an eye online.
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Got a minute? Literally just a minute or so? Take a look at this infographic with some surprising stats courtesy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation via Socrato. In the below image (you'll wanna click it to enlarge it) you can see that the vast majority of teachers agree that technology helps in the learning process. Heck, the teachers they polled even agree that ANY multimedia can help in the process of learning. That includes magazines and newspapers.
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You're going to want to print out this infographic and, at the very least, share it with your fellow teachers and even students. It's all about the history of education technology and could be used to educate just about anyone on how far we've come in a short period of time.
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Back in my day... we didn't have fancy things like iPhones and electricity. Okay, maybe just iPhones. I grew up without the kind of cutting-edge technology in the hands of every college student.
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A consequence of the “Great Recession,” states across the country have been mired in debt and forced to make dramatic cuts to higher education. As funding for higher education constricts, fewer tenure track academic positions for recent graduates are opening as universities increasingly turn to economically cheaper adjunct and part-time professors to instruct their ballooning classes.
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Blended Learning is not so much an innovation as it is a natural by-product of the digital domain creeping into physical boundaries. As digital and social media become more and more prevalent in the life of learners, it was only a matter of time before learning became "blended" by necessity.