Category: Education

6 Tips for Balancing a Full Time Workload with Online Classes

Looking to go back to school but not sure how to fit your classes into your work schedule? Or struggling to find a way to balance your online classes with your busy life? Take
a look at these great tips from Guest Blogger Ryan Bridges for more info on how to handle your academic commitments AND manage your work efficiently.

14 Online Resources & Apps for Dyslexic Students

Dyslexia can have a negative impact on a person’s ability to study effectively, often making reading and writing more difficult. However, with new technology, online resources and mobile and desktop apps are being created that make it easier for students with dyslexia to get ahead in their studies. Click here to check out Guest Blog Author Sharon Conwell’s favorite examples of apps that can help those with Dyslexia really excel in their studies.

The Study Strategy Guidebook: Techniques that Work with Your Brain

Consider this your official Study Strategy Guidebook. We will cover six proven strategies for mastering the content you are studying in a fun and successful way. We will discuss timing your study sessions, varying your topics, asking higher level questions, using visuals, providing examples, and recalling information. When you work with your brain during a study session, you not only create a greater chance of having a successful study session—by remembering what you are reviewing–but you also engage your brain’s natural curiosity.

Technology in the ESL Classroom

Technology has made its way into most classrooms, but how can it be utilized to facilitate learning in an ESL classroom? Check out this great article by guest blogger Michael Gorman and hear how he proposes using technology as a tool to facilitate English learning and improve student performance.

5 Smart Ways to Use the Internet in the Classroom

One of the greatest issues in the contemporary classroom is that many teachers still refuse to embrace technology and make it a part of the education process. Click here for a great article by guest blogger Lori Wade describing 5 ways in which the internet and technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom.

Tips for Using Google to Boost Student Engagement

Google offers powerful tools that make classroom management more effective. In addition, these tools can help teachers promote engagement in the classroom.  Take a look at 7 different tools that can turn the classroom into an attractive learning environment. Read suggestions for implementing these tools and see how easily you can make learning and your classroom more engaging!