Melissa Burns
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Kate Deliso commented on Melissa Burns's blog post Learning English Through Online Tutoring
"Proper language education is crucial, I couldn't agree more. Currently I am teaching basic English to foreign students in the Netherlands, and I am glad my students pointed my attention to an online instruction program that offers totally free…"
May 1, 2016
Kate Deliso liked Melissa Burns's blog post Learning English Through Online Tutoring
May 1, 2016
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Learning English Through Online Tutoring

The fact that you know some English is not something that you would actually benefit from because of the fact that there are various limitations that can appear as the language is not properly spoken. In many cases we see people that cannot advance in their career because of this. You want to improve your skills but since not much time is available, you may think that there is nothing that can be done. This is incorrect. Online tutoring steps in to help.You can now take advantage of…See More
Dec 3, 2015
Melissa Burns posted a blog post

3 Tips on Teaching Children Web Design

3 Tips on Teaching Children Web DesignThe absolute majority of web designers even now, some twenty years after digital technologies became really widespread and ubiquitous, is self-taught. Some have previous design education, some don’t.Yet ask any artist or another representative or creative profession, and he will tell you that one of the most important things for them is to start as young as possible. So…See More
Feb 23, 2015
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Working adults looking to online universities for new knowledge opportunities

The saying is that people grow wiser as they age, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they have more knowledge. Real life experiences – those which can’t be learned in a classroom setting – are a contributing factor to the wisdom of older adults. This wisdom can play a huge role in the careers of working professionals. However, sometimes more is needed – and that’s where knowledge comes into play, especially at an older age.It used to be that once people started their careers, they used the…See More
Feb 19, 2015
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4 Tips for Starting a Fascinating Education Blog

It would probably be an exaggeration to say that modern teacher must have his or her own blog, but one thing is for sure: no one is surprised any longer if a teacher talks about blogging, and it can do a world of good for the efficiency of your work. But how does one start out? Let’s think about it.1.      Stick to the TopicIf you expect your blog to have an audience of more than one person, you should make sure you know what you are going to talk about. Each of us has many interests, passions,…See More
Jan 23, 2015
Tsisana Palmer liked Melissa Burns's blog post Why a Teacher Should Have a Website
Jan 10, 2015
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Why a Teacher Should Have a Website

Ten or fifteen years ago it was hard to imagine your regular school teacher creating and running his or her own website: it was hard work, requiring a lot of time, effort and specialized knowledge to pull off successfully. And its dividends were questionable at best – there wasn’t all that much a teacher could do with a website. It was a pastime for rare technology enthusiasts.Not anymore – today creating a website is a simple and quick procedure. But why a teacher should want one? Let’s…See More
Dec 18, 2014
Melissa Burns posted a blog post

Tips on How to use the Social Media for finding a job

Are you currently combing through the jungles of unemployment? Then you might want to take a look at the below infographic. It is a surprisingly useful little graphic that might make you think twice before you post onto social media sites. Big Brother is always watching, you understand, and Big Brother is your new employee, so watch it. …See More
Sep 14, 2014
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Jun 23, 2014
Melissa Burns commented on Melissa Burns's blog post Best Free Online Tutoring Tools
"Thank you Jessica! I will review Khan Academy and other similar platforms in my next article."
Feb 9, 2014
Melissa Burns posted a blog post

Best Free Online Tutoring Tools

Students, tutors, and teachers are no longer limited to classroom learning. The Internet offers many great options for tutors and teachers to prepare for their lectures and work with students in a non-conventional virtual environment. If you are determined to make progress in your career as a professional tutor or you just want to find a way to help your cousin who lives across the country, you are recommended to experiment with the tools listed below and find the best platform that will help…See More
Feb 1, 2014

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Iowa State University
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I am a recent graduate student and I’m doing the first steps in my career as a teacher now. I am extremely interested in educational subjects and information technology.
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Learning English Through Online Tutoring

Posted on December 1, 2015 at 2:52pm 1 Comment

The fact that you know some English is not something that you would actually benefit from because of the fact that there are various limitations that can appear as the language is not properly spoken. In many cases we see people that cannot advance in their career because of this. You want to improve your skills but since not much time is available, you may think that there is nothing that can be done. This is incorrect. Online tutoring steps in to help.

You can now take…

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3 Tips on Teaching Children Web Design

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 8:30am 0 Comments

3 Tips on Teaching Children Web Design

The absolute majority of web designers even now, some twenty years after digital technologies became really widespread and ubiquitous, is self-taught. Some have previous design education, some don’t.

Yet ask any artist or another representative or creative profession, and he will tell you that one of the most important things for them is to start as young as…

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Working adults looking to online universities for new knowledge opportunities

Posted on February 19, 2015 at 8:30am 0 Comments

The saying is that people grow wiser as they age, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they have more knowledge. Real life experiences – those which can’t be learned in a classroom setting – are a contributing factor to the wisdom of older adults. This wisdom can play a huge role in the careers of working professionals. However, sometimes more is needed – and that’s where knowledge comes into play, especially at an older age.

It used to be that once people started their careers, they…

Continue

4 Tips for Starting a Fascinating Education Blog

Posted on January 23, 2015 at 8:10am 0 Comments

It would probably be an exaggeration to say that modern teacher must have his or her own blog, but one thing is for sure: no one is surprised any longer if a teacher talks about blogging, and it can do a world of good for the efficiency of your work. But how does one start out? Let’s think about it.

1.      Stick to the Topic

If you expect your blog to have an audience of more than one person, you should make sure you know what you are going to talk about. Each of us has many…

Continue

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