Sep 24 2015

Test Prep

Test prep: SAT and ACT             Do you have questions of what your student(s) should be taking and how he or she (they) should prepare?  Several articles from verified authors are available online with detailed information that clarifies the difference between the two tests.  Which test should your students take? …

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Jun 04 2014

Demystifying STEM at home – 1/1

Summer break is here and children have 24 hours to use (apply) the concepts learned or loose (forget) it.  Adults at home, daycare, summer camps have a great opportunity of prompting students to think and apply concepts in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).  As students apply the concepts allow them to use their Language …

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Mar 12 2014

Demystifying STEM: Using what you already have

What is S.T.E.M.? According to the Oxford dictionaries: Science is the study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. Technology is the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes Engineering is the branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, …

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Aug 18 2013

21st century class essentials part 1: Cyber-boards

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A Cyber-board is an online page with capability of hosting a variety of media.  Cyber-boards are gaining fame as the traditional classroom/hallway notice board fades away.  Why? Location, location, location, is not only paramount in the real estate business but essential in the education world.  As an instructor I want to find all resources that I need …

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Jun 01 2013

Digital Storytelling is for all

  We all like storytelling!  Don’t we? Regardless of the theme of our story, adding media enhances it and make it more memorable.  Digital storytelling or photo story is the art of building a short movie by compiling digital media and narrative using a computer.  The story can be shared online or saved and viewed …

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