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3 Reasons Tutors Need a Facebook Page Today

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With 596 million users and counting, Facebook is becoming much more than a social network – it’s become part of the very fabric of modern communication as we know it. Facebook facilitates the sharing of ideas between people, businesses, brands and the rest of the world. Twenty years ago, when there was no Facebook, many […]

 
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Minority Rules — 5 Education Articles to End Your Week

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This week’s “5 Education Articles to End Your Week” we touch on minority performance in AP testing, Asian American college admission challenges, and we also take a look at what we’ve learned from the Teach for America organization now that the 20th Anniversary of Teach for America is here. 1.     College Board AP […]

 
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12 Most Influential Colleges and Universities on Twitter

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For many generations, colleges and universities have led the charge in bringing about change within our society. Young and passionate minds would lean on the advice of old sages and professors, who didn’t need to “Tweet” to get heard. However, in the past decade, much has changed. Many students don’t even need to have direct […]

 
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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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Education Review Board Moves ISEE Testing Online

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In an effort to make the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) a bit more accessible, the Educational Review Board (ERB) is moving their series of exams to a web based platform. While the ISEE will still be available in a paper format for those who prefer the traditional paper-pencil test, the online version offers benefits […]

 
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Transform Your Tutoring Blog from a Wall Flower into a Socialite

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When bloggers first start out, they agonize about their lack of comments, lack of blog traffic, and sometimes even the lack of support from family & friends. You might wonder at first, “If my family is not reading my blog, who will?” You need to amass a unique and personal following for your blog, but […]

 
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5 Education Articles to Start Your Week: Higher Education Studies, Tech Boot Camp and Chinese Education Systems

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Hope you”re ready for some interesting reading after your long weekend! This week in 5 Education Articles to Start Your Week, I focus in on some new studies that came out this past week including one which determined, most unfortunately, that 36% of U.S. College Graduates don”t acquire any additional critical thinking or writing skills after 4 […]

 
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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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