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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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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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Why Every Tutor is Ready to Start Publishing Video Tonight

On November 12, 2010, in Content, digital content, digital publishing, ed tech, Education, Teaching, Technology, tips, Tutoring, video, by Shannon Sweetser
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If you’re a tutor, then you’re ready to make your first online video, tonight. Any tutor will tell you that tutoring requires people skills, unending patience, and an assertive, friendly nature. Tutors must be well-spoken and able to capture a student’s attention for long periods of time. They must explain a single subject matter multiple […]

 
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6 Things Tutors Can Learn from Merriam-Webster's Online Video Campaign

On October 12, 2010, in video, by Shannon Sweetser
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If you’re one of the many educational consultants, tutoring companies, and tutors who have yet to embrace online video as a means for sharing your brand with a wider audience, a Pew Research study as well as a Merriam-Webster case study may motivate you to put down the pen and start pressing ‘record.’ State of […]

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President Barack Obama’s Interview on Education and Children’s Futures

On September 28, 2010, in Education, video, by Prashant Kaw
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Yesterday President Barack Obama spoke with the TODAY SHOW’s Matt Lauer on the status of Education in America and the future of our nation’s children. As usual Obama was extremely articulate and had some great sound bytes. The net net takeaway is that money alone cannot solve our education crisis. The US has increased its […]

 
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VocabVideos: How a Tutoring Company Is Using Online Video to Engage Students Online

On August 30, 2010, in digital publishing, Test preparation, Tutoring, video, by Prashant Kaw
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If you haven’t embraced video yet for your tutoring business or in your school here’s an example of a good use of video for engaging students online. VocabVideos is a new service but tutoring and test prep company, A-List Education Services. VocabVideos is a collection of 500 high frequency SAT vocabulary words that can be […]