April 2016 Blog Posts (10)

5 Apps that Help you Study Effortlessly

Studying is by far the toughest thing to do when you have so many distractions around you. It’s pretty common for students to come to me and say they’re addicted to social media or video games. Some say they can’t concentrate on the task at hand. And many say they’re unable to pen down the eloquent thoughts they have on a topic, especially for projects and assignments.

 

Being a teacher, I’ve come to realise that…

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Added by Alyssa Sellors on April 29, 2016 at 2:46am — 1 Comment

10 Exciting Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Kids

Mother’s Day is the one time of year dedicated to what our mom’s do for us. There are many things children can make for their moms that don’t require long hours. Other than taking her for a dinner and a memorable family trip, there are many small and inexpensive things you can do to show your love and respect towards her. A little time and creativity are all you need.

Mothers day photo

Here are 10 exciting Mother’s Day gift ideas for preschoolers. Choose any one of them and let…

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Added by Dorothy Hastings on April 28, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

Born To Lead? 4 Degrees That Can Help You Unlock Your Potential

Leadership skills are valued by employers. It is vital to acquire these skills in the professional world in order to guide, take control and gain respect within your work environment. Today, there are many college degrees that can help you unlock your…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on April 27, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Different Minds, Different Majors: How to Pick the Best Major for You

When it comes time to choose a major, the task may seem daunting. With so many different options available, deciding which one to best invest your time, energy, money, and mind to is difficult. There are some ways to help ensure that you best match your mind…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on April 27, 2016 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Mi Diario 5

En mi familia, todos nos queremos muchos y nos cuidamos mucho, tenemos nuestros tiempos difíciles, y peleamos mucho, pero de todas maneras igual siempre estamos unidos. Mi mama siempre le gustaba comer juntos, y eso nomas pasaba los domingos, porque la mayoría del tiempo nunca estamos todos en la casa juntos durante almuerzo o la cena. mi mama trabaja asta tarde, mi padrastro y mi hermano menor son los primeros a llegar a casa, y yo normalmente regreso tarde de la universidad. Los domingos…

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Added by Francis Guzman on April 17, 2016 at 9:21pm — No Comments

First Post- New to Classroom 2.0

Hello!

My name is Shaina Weir and I am currently a 5th year Graduate student at Pace University. I am working toward finishing my bachelors in childhood education (concentration in biology) and my masters in educational technology. I found this site while doing a graduate project in creating a Personal Learning Network. I am currently exploring the site to find some interesting blogs and points of interest. Currently, I like what this site has to offer and hope to continue to use it…

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Added by Shaina Weir on April 8, 2016 at 3:21pm — 1 Comment

Two Useful Project Ideas you can use now in your Classroom for Student Engagement

Student Engagement in the classroom is a hot topic among teachers as the internet abounds with tips and strategies for student engagement. Today we are going to take a look at project-based learning ideas and share resources to use in the classroom with your students.

  1. Language learning activities – for ESL students. These activities can help English language learners in your classroom to use the language in more meaningful ways and alleviate some of the pressure they might feel…
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Added by Ed Vectus on April 8, 2016 at 12:41pm — 2 Comments

Crushed It! How to Host a Twitter Chat

I was asked by Tali Horowitz of Common Sense Media to co-moderate a Twitter chat, but I had never done that before. I’ve been on Twitter for about a year and a half and have participated in other chats, so I thought “Why not?” It turned out to be a lot of fun; if you ever have the opportunity, please do so. Since I want everyone to experience this nerd-thrill, I’ve documented how I approached this project. After it was all…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on April 8, 2016 at 7:20am — 1 Comment

Todos somos diferentes

Todos somos diferentes. Aunque estamos en este mundo y queremos ser iguales, en realidad nosotros tenemos cosas y características diferentes. Si piensas bien, nuestros nombres son diferentes. Algunas tiene nombres hispanas, algunas no. Pero todos diferentes. Por ejemplo, Mi nombre de pila es Leylanie (lay-lah-nee). Mis padres son de Puerto Rico, con herencia desde Francia y España. Pero mi nombre de pila viene de Hawaii. Cuando gente pregunta si yo soy de Hawaii por mi nombre, yo siempre…

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Added by Leylanie Rodriguez on April 2, 2016 at 9:17pm — 1 Comment

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