Unicheck recently had a thrilling opportunity to interview Todd VanDuzer, an $85,000 scholarship winner, CEO and co-founder of Student-Tutor. He also has a 7-year unrivalled experience working as a tutor and SAT & ACT course developer.
Education has long gone digital. Educators successfully use online platforms to exchange feedback with their students, share assignments, plan their lessons or check for plagiarism. Nevertheless, there are countless free software options available online, using them still entails some hidden costs. Actually, average expenses can reach up to 3,000 dollars per teacher. The hidden fees are usually associated with some additional features or expanding the number of users.
There is a new milestone in the development of education now. Plagiarism is a pivotal problem many higher educational institutions face today. To use plagiarism checkers has become vital for the academic cheating detection. However, it is not the only challenge they should be ready to take on.
How does a good teacher look like? What qualities does he/she have? There is a big list of qualities, skills, and knowledge every teacher should have. Besides, every student may have their own image of a great teacher. So many men, so many minds.
Modern educators should be more skillful than before. The world changes faster year by year. Such quick alterations force people to think in a different way. The most important is that people who work in other fields should keep up with times. Teachers are those who cherish a new generation and give them all skills and knowledge required for modern life. Therefore, teachers should obtain those skills and knowledge, otherwise their teaching methods are not effective.
Educator’s work is quite hard and nervous. On top of this, all educators should keep up with the times by being tech-savvy and monitor new efficient tools that can make classes more engaging and useful. This also allows them to stay progressive and effective in their work.
Today, every teacher or professor can create a group project or seminar in a few minutes without even leaving home. With a great number of online tools available, learning becomes better, faster and more student-centered. If needed, it’s possible to show students how to check their papers with an academic plagiarism checker or create a class website to share acquired knowledge and practical experience.
Probably, not so many people know what emotional and social learning (SEL) is. SEL helps students improve their skills and gain a better understanding, enhance their capacity to control emotions and keep an optimistic vision of life. SEL is based on the theory that the most effective learning emerges with a support of special relationships that make learning more efficient, challenging and engaging.
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.