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Over the years, technology has shown the potential to improve various sectors in society—and education is one of them. Teaching and learning are becoming a more interactive practice than what was the case a few decades ago. The need for tech literate…
Over the years, technology has shown the potential to improve various sectors in society—and education is one of them. Teaching and learning are becoming a more interactive practice than what was t…
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    Any educator worth his or her salt would tell you that the secret to good education is to use the proper tool for the job – not all the tools, all the time, and not one favorite tool, in excess, to the exclusion of the others. The master teachers know…
Any educator worth his or her salt would tell you that the secret to good education is to use the proper tool for the job – not all the tools, all the time, and not one favorite…
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If there’s any time to get creative during the calendar year, it’s Halloween. Be it the costumes, the carving, or the confections, this spooky holiday is brimming with opportunity. From Coraline to Frankenstein, and with the psychological thriller Girl on…
If there’s any time to get creative during the calendar year, it’s Halloween. Be it the costumes, the carving, or the confections, this spooky holiday is brimming with opportunity. From Coraline to…
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    e love September for a host of reasons – there’s the bountiful apple trees (and their byproduct, pies), the onset of autumn (bring on the sweaters!), and the start of a new school year. There’s no better time to set the tone of your classroom than…
e love September for a host of reasons – there’s the bountiful apple trees (and their byproduct, pies), the onset of autumn (bring on the sweaters!), and the start of a ne…
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This summer, we asked our Voki community to submit their stories on how Voki has changed their classroom experience. We’d like to share with you the story of Sheila Slawiak, our featured teacher winner, who transformed her students’ attitude, engagement…
This summer, we asked our Voki community to submit their stories on how Voki has changed their classroom experience. We’d like to share with you the story of Sheila Slawiak, our featured teac…
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How many of you have found yourself in this situation: it is Saturday night and you are watching TV.  All of a sudden, this intriguing movie trailer comes scrolling across your screen.  It is a teaser about this amazing movie coming out this summer.  You…
How many of you have found yourself in this situation: it is Saturday night and you are watching TV. All of a sudden, this intriguing movie trailer comes scrolling across your screen. It is a tea…
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  The holiday season brings all kinds of extra responsibilities for business owners and other professionals. Most companies are taking stock of the last year while simultaneously preparing for the next, which often means jam-packed working days and even a…
The holiday season brings all kinds of extra responsibilities for business owners and other professionals. Most companies are taking stock of the last year while simultaneously preparing for…
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Being flexible is always a good thing when dealing with the unexpected, but if you can wield the upper hand in your favor, then be sure to save yourself the frustration of unwanted circumstances—and results. Just like there are tricks to every trade,…
Being flexible is always a good thing when dealing with the unexpected, but if you can wield the upper hand in your favor, then be sure to save yourself the frustration of unwanted circumstances—an…
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Today, October 5th , is World Teachers Day (WTD). What exactly is WTD?  In 1994, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaimed WTD a global event.  The day was chosen to commemorate the special intergovernmental…
Today, October 5th , is World Teachers Day (WTD). What exactly is WTD? In 1994, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaimed WTD a global event. The da…
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One of my favorite things to do as an educator is to mix the digital and the analog for students. I see this as a necessary challenge. In a high-tech world, sometimes students miss out on the many benefits and social interactions that can come from…
One of my favorite things to do as an educator is to mix the digital and the analog for students. I see this as a necessary challenge. In a high-tech world, sometimes students miss out on the many …
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It’s Sunday, but instead of being out and about, you’re perched over your screen opening new tab after new tab. You’re hoping that you’ll land on the site you’ve been looking for, and that your endless hours of research will prove fruitful. But as the…
It’s Sunday, but instead of being out and about, you’re perched over your screen opening new tab after new tab. You’re hoping that you’ll land on the site you’ve been looking for, and that your end…
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