All Blog Posts Tagged 'education' (330)

Cape Town Open Education Declaration

Cape Town, January 22nd, 2008 — A coalition of educators, foundations, and internet pioneers today urged governments and publishers to make publicly-funded educational materials available freely over the internet.



The Cape Town Open Education Declaration, launched today, is part of a dynamic effort to make learning and teaching materials available to everyone online, regardless of income or geographic location. It encourages teachers and students around the world to join a growing… Continue

Added by Kevin Chilton on April 11, 2008 at 10:10am — No Comments

So much information...

I have always been pretty on top of the most recent technology. I remember Mr. Hodges telling us all about this new thing, "The World Wide Web." We got to go online and get information about our favorite animals before we wrote our reports in seventh grade. I actually turned mine into a hypercard presentation. This was in 1993. This was huge.



I met my husband in high school and he was the senior that worked with the underclassman to e-mail eachother. We sat at my aunt's house and he… Continue

Added by Kathleen on March 29, 2008 at 12:02pm — No Comments

The ever going demand of Tutoring

Looking at the current educational trend there is a strong demand for tutors in the United States and UK, propelled in part by highly ambitious students aiming for admission into high profile courses and competitive colleges and by others who qualify for publicly funded tutoring because of No Child Left Behind. Some online, offshore companies already provide NCLB tutoring; others say they will apply to states soon.

The big question that arises here is can students learn this way? To me… Continue

Added by Jasonrichmond on March 18, 2008 at 10:42am — 1 Comment

Personal philosophy of education

Educators have a challenge we have never faced before… prepare students to be able to find solutions for problems that don’t even exist yet. Prepare them to be able to use technologies that are changing and evolving exponentially every day.



The concept that technical information is being replaced every two years is staggering. For students that enter a four year technical field of study; what they learn and have interacted with by the end of their sophomore year will be outdated by… Continue

Added by Joe Sherwood on March 7, 2008 at 9:26am — No Comments

New Science PageFlake

When I locate new science rss feeds, reputable resources, I add them to my public N2Teaching Science PageFlake. This morning I found websites that relate to Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography, Physics and other sciences. I hope you will take a moment to look over the other rss feeds in my public PageFlake.



Images created are referenced to… Continue

Added by samccoy on March 4, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Technology and Education

Looking at the rapid advancement of technology the world is changing very fast and with it changing the people’s living style and habits. Everything is driven with the help of technology and it has become really difficult for someone to remember even a single item that doesn’t use technology. Learning has also lent itself in to the hands of technology and has taken a new name as E-Learning.

E-Learning or online education as said by many is the flavour among the students now worldwide. The… Continue

Added by Jasonrichmond on March 3, 2008 at 12:28am — 1 Comment

E- Learning

There is a sudden surge in the demand of online tutoring in countries like USA and UK.

Online tutoring has gained unexpected popularity and the primary reason is the ever increasing usage of computers and Internet worldwide. Online tutoring works much the same way as the traditional one-on-one physical tutoring does.

With increased connection and data transfer speed students and tutors can now engage online at the same time as in a physical classroom. Using some advanced technology,… Continue

Added by Jasonrichmond on February 14, 2008 at 5:00am — No Comments

Online Tutoring Using Advance Technologies

“Learning is a continuous process” it’s an universal truth that we all know, what we don’t know is that Learning has come a long way since the first schools began to the introduction of text- books and classrooms. Now, learning has taken a new dimension, it is gradually shifting its base from physical classrooms to virtual classrooms. Learning is now taking place in virtual environment i.e. on Internet with the help of various tools like web 2.0, collaborative technologies etc. All this has… Continue

Added by Jasonrichmond on February 8, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Online Tutoring

Online tutoring is more beneficial than physical classroom teaching as it is more focused on an individual's requirements with less or no interruption at all. Personalized lesson plans have made online tutoring even more helpful for the students because every individual has his own learning style and pace. Plus, it saves from the hassle of traveling or arranging for a private tutor thereby saving a lot of time and money. All you need is a high speed internet and a headset and you are all set… Continue

Added by Jasonrichmond on February 8, 2008 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Technology in education-How far are we?

Cross posted on educatorslog.in

Its a tech world now. We are all trapped in this heavily wired world (now getting wireless). At homes, at workplaces, be it anywhere, its technology all the way. In education, its essentially the computer when we talk of technology in education. Information is just a click away, so why not make the most of it? In the classrooms, instruction for all subjects integrating the computer still needs to be put together by the… Continue

Added by Varnika Kapoor on January 12, 2008 at 2:30am — No Comments

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