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Tips on Using Google: How to Make the Most of Google When Teaching

Tips on Using Google: How to Make the Most of Google When Teaching

Have you ever thought of Google as an ultimate solution for teaching? Most of us have Gmail or Google+ accounts and store documents in Google Drive, but there are far more handy options and tools that you and your students can access completely for free.

With the ability to catch up with students using Google Hangouts video chat or connect with other experts in the field via Google for Educators, you can successfully juggle multiple chores and arrange your classroom work.

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Keys to Forming Effective Study Groups

Keys to Forming Effective Study Groups

School is changing. As with most elements of our society, it is evolving with the times.

Business managers today are expressing that they need to work more with people, particularly those new to the workforce in group settings. This can be more like a study group, a team meeting around a shared goal. It may be different from the classroom where an instructor is overseeing the process; it may be more like a task-focused meeting of people centered on an accomplishment.

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Flipping the Classroom: Why it Works and How to Get Started

Flipping the Classroom: Why it Works and How to Get Started

Many years ago I had a conversation with my niece about her homework. I made some recommendations on how to motivate yourself to do homework. However, she expressed how she was never so eager to get to her assignments as she was with her history and geography classes. That seemed odd for a Grade Ten student. She went on to tell me that both classes were part of the experimental “flipped classroom” model that was launched at her school. Eager to learn more, I was enthralled.

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Teacher Stress: 8 Strategies to Manage Work Pressure

Teacher Stress: 8 Strategies to Manage Work Pressure

Teachers are experts at delivering material, explanations and instructions. They are familiar with ways of communicating information and are trained in techniques to develop success in their students. But are they successful at learning themselves about how to deal with one of the biggest challenges teachers face? Are they listening to what they can easily teach to others about well-being? Are educators getting the message that they need to deal with the high degrees of stress associated with their careers? Some may say it is not the case because teacher stress is still a much talked about topic in educators’ circles.

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Plagiarism Case: Papers Have the Same Core Idea

Plagiarism Case: Papers Have the Same Core Idea

As you read the case, see if you can tell whether or not it is plagiarism before reading the verdict.

Julie’s idea was to explore the novel The Scarlet Letter with the assumption that Hester’s daughter, Pearl, knew exactly why her mother had to wear the scarlet letter. As Julie wrote her paper, she stumbled upon the same core idea in an authoritative source, used it for her paper but has not mentioned it in the references. Is it plagiarism or not?

 

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