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5 Digital Trends Teachers Should Use in Their Lessons

5 Digital Trends Teachers Should Use in Their Lessons Let’s face it: being a teacher in 2017 is pretty hard because it’s difficult to excite the curiosity of students who have access to basically everything in the world. They travel, read the latest news on the Internet, have the newest gadgets, and, frankly speaking, are familiar…
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Teachers, here’s why you should start using infographics

[caption id="attachment_48809" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Made with WordPhoto by TWA[/caption] This blog came about after doing some research on visual literacy. I have always considered myself very visually oriented, maybe it's because I'm a lefty and originally was an art major. Educators, we need more than ever to be cognizant that our world is getting more…
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Scholarships: Money for Nothing

Source: Affordable-Online-Colleges.net Every year there are billions of scholarship dollars awarded. Here’s how to get YOUR piece of the pie. A brief history of scholarships 1643: first scholarship, established by Lady Anne Radcliffe Mowlson, Harvard U. 1840: first student loan program. Harvard 1944: G.I. Bill, Serviceman’s Readjustment Act 1995: First free large online scholarship search…
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The Milestones of Your Little Rocket Scientist’s Development

Source: Early-Childhood-Education-Degrees.com Your Little Rocket Scientist Welcome to the rapidly expanding world of your child: 90% of your child’s brain capacity develops before age 5… By age three a child’s brain has formed 3 quadrillion connections. Brain development between 0-3 years old is the most significant period of development the brain ever undergoes. Three years…
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From Cruelty to Understanding: Trends in Special Education

Source: Special-Education-Degree.net For thousands of years the disabled were abandoned, left to die. Today: 96 % of children with disabilities are educated in regular public schools in the U.S. That’s 6.7 million Timeline: Ancient Times: 1552 BC: earliest reference to intellectual disability dates to the Egyptian Papyrus of Thebes. 800 BC: The ancient Greeks and…
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Assistive Technology (AT) and Learning Disabled Children

There’s an App for That: Assistive technology (AT) and Learning Disabled Children What are the signs of intellectual disability in children? Signs may appear during infancy, or they may not be noticeable until a child reaches school age. It often depends on the severity of the disability. Some of the most common signs of intellectual…
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TeachersWithApps Addresses – Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is defined as the “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices.  Inside Cyber Bullying Cyberbullying is defined as the “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices.” With 80% of teens on cell phones and the same…
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Closing The Gender Gap In Computer Science

Source: Best Computer Science Schools The days of male dominance in Computer Science are over Some background on Computer Science education: 1944: IBM worked with Howard Aiken, a professor at Harvard University, to design and build the first running programmable computer, the Harvard Mark I, which was installed at the university in 1944. Aiken set…
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