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5 Education Articles to End Your Week: New Developments in Science & Technology Education

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The 10 States Leading Science and Technology by Derek Thompson, The Atlantic Which states are leaders in science education and technology? Which cities are attracting the most college grads? The Atlantic reveals which states have the edge on attracting the best and brightest. iPad Apps for Teachers by Vicky Davis, Cool Cat Teacher Blog Perhaps […]

 
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10 Free Educational Lecture Sites for Tutors

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If you’re not yet using free video lectures to engage your students, you’re missing out on one of the best, free educational resources out there on the web today. Thousands of universities have increased their own transparency by posting their video lectures online. Whether you’re a tutor looking to brush up on a topic or […]

 
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5 Simple WordPress Blog Tools Every Tutor Should Add Today

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So, you’re a tutor with a blog! Fantastic. Creating blog content is a fantastic way to get in touch with your feelings about your career, attract new traffic to your blog and also attract new followers on social media sites. A study by a marketing software company HubSpot, found that small businesses that blog get […]

 
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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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Why Tutors Should Heed Google Expert's Social Media Advice

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Can a tweet or Facebook status affect a website’s overall ranking? What about the quality of your followers? According to Matt Cutts, head of Google’s WebSpam team, they sure can! In a recent Google Webmaster Help Video, Matt Cutts answers a question (derived from this Danny Sullivan post “What Social Signals Do Google & Bing […]

 
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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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Free ACT Test Score Calculator

On November 5, 2009, in ACT, Announcements, Homepage, Resources, Tutoring, by Raju Gupta
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UPDATE: There is an online version of this tool available for free at bubblesheetgrader.com Because we frequently receive inquires for ACT Diagnostic Analysis and Reporting, we’ve decided to make the ACT the next test we support as part of our “Companion Series” diagnostic reporting suite.  We know that tutors and students have to deal with […]

 
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Analysis of previous year MCAS Tests – how many Questions per standard area?

On March 26, 2009, in Assessment, Homepage, Intelligence, Resources, by Socrato!
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With the MCAS season underway and teachers trying to help students, we received a few requests to get insight into how the questions are distributed across the learning standards. Or, how many questions are allocated to each standard area in a given year or grade level? Or, Do you have the frequency analysis of questions […]