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5 Education Articles to Start the Week: Should Test Prep Start at Age 4?

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We’re on the cusp of a transformational time in education. As we start the new year, education experts are delving into how many organizations, parents, tutors, teachers and businesses are coping with challenges within the educational world. In some cases, parents are starting test prep as early as age 4 in order to get them […]

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5 Education Articles to Start Your Week: The Cost of Education Wars

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We can only hope that this new decade holds some solutions to the many educational challenges we have faced. The financial burdens facing the nation have left many classrooms striped of all extraneous resources. Many teachers are having to do so much more with so much less. In this week’s top education articles to start your week, […]

 
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11 Must-Read Education Blogs for 2011

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First off, congratulations to all the nominees and winners of the 2010 Edublog awards! I think it’s truly amazing that so many educators are using blogging as a way to supplement their teaching careers. It’s a valuable form of expression and one that requires patience on behalf of the writer. I know how tough it […]

 
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5 Education Articles to Start Your Week: Americans Failing Army Entrance Exam

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We at Socrato hope that you”re throughly enjoying the last week of 2010. A snowstorm has crippled much of the Northeast, so I hope that wherever you are, it”s nice and warm. Though last week was a notoriously slow news week, I was able to find a few interesting blogs and articles on a variety […]

 
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5 Education Articles to Start Your Week: Is College for Everyone?

On December 20, 2010, in ed tech, Education, Education Industry, General, In The News, Technology, Technology in Education, by Shannon Sweetser
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College Maybe Isn’t For Everyone by Jennifer Rubin, Right Turn Blog When we’re younger, we’re told that getting a college education would be our ticket into the job world. However, some people believe that higher education implies a future that many don’t actually obtain; according to statistics provided in the article by Jennifer Rubin, many […]

 
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5 WebTools to Make You a More Organized Tutor

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If you feel that you’re disorganized with the way you manage your tutoring business, let technology lend a helping hand. Being a tutor means having constant interruptions, unexpected cancellations, and other road bumps that keep order at bay. These things could be a challenge for the disorganized tutor, but the organized tutor will always come […]

 
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Education Overhaul Begins Today: 5 Education Articles to Start Your Week

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As we begin to wind down to the end of the 2010 fall semester and high-schools prepare for the long winter’s break, bloggers and newswriters begin to acknowledge the past and begin to look for a better, brighter future for educators and students all over the world. 25 Years of Computers in Education: What Has […]

 
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22 Mind-Blowing Infographics on Education

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Data is extremely valuable for all of us in the education industry; we”ve got to consume a lot of it to make valuable decisions for our students and schools. However, when you spend too much time with your  nose in your computer, e-reader or a book, it”s easy to forget what information looks like. That”s […]

 
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8 Eerily Educational Halloween Costumes

On October 29, 2010, in Education, Education Industry, General, Teaching, Tutoring, Uncategorized, by Shannon Sweetser
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Cloroplasts, Accelerators and Planetary Systems, oh my! It’s that time of year again. Time to get out our camera’s and get ready to snap photos of our most favorite costumes. At Socrato, though, we do things a little differently. We’ve put together a collect of educational themed costumes that would make any science or math educator proud! […]

 
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What Are People Talking About in Education (alpha)?

On July 23, 2010, in Education, General, Uncategorized, by Prashant Kaw
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As usual I”ve been reading up on education news, trolling some blogs and participating in a bunch of twitter chats. Apart from a few stories, however the news was local and the twitter chats were with intimate, smaller groups. I really wanted to get a better idea about what are some of the major themes […]