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TalentLMS eLearning Software – Powerful Meets Easy

TalentLMS, subject of today's review, strikes a rarely seen in eLearning software, and quite welcome, balance: it's both powerful and easy to use. Of course, some basic familiarity with computers is still needed, but if you can find your way around Gmail or Facebook, you'll find your way around TalentLMS just fine.In case you haven't chanced upon it yet, TalentLMS is a...

The Benefits of Online Teaching

The statistics are impressive: online learning is on a dramatically upward trend (165 billion dollars in 2015 and is likely to grow by 5% between 2016 – 2023, exceeding 240 billion dollars). Bearing this in mind, teachers have a need to embrace this relatively new method of teaching and take on both the challenges and rewards it brings.To help...

Classroom Posters for Motivation

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We have a lot of creative talent on board, so we put together a nice set of motivational posters to use in your classrooms.All images are royalty free, which means that you may download and share at will.The files below are all in low resolution, perfect for using and sharing online. If you would like to print them out,...

A Classroom Response System Revolution

Today, thanks to technology and its multiple advancements you can improve the learning and teaching process. Technology has shown many benefits to the educational field, such as giving the chance to students to learn at their own pace via e-learning platforms and MOOCs without even having to enter a classroom.It has also demonstrated its capacity to leverage the mobile...

How to Create a Highly Profitable Online Teaching Business

Do you want to become an online teacher working with dedicated students on a one-to-one basis? Do you want to be able to teach from anywhere in the world, setting your own schedule? Do you want to decide who to teach, what to teach, and how much to charge?Having been a private tutor myself, I have struggled with questions...

Teacher to Teacherpreneur: How to Combine Creativity, Skills and Expertise to Earn Additional Income

Are you a teacher looking for a challenge, an opportunity to learn new skills, use your professional skills in a different way and earn additional income? Then becoming a teacherpreneur could be for you. ESL/EFL teachers transition to teacherpreneurs as writers, website designers, video makers, and school owners.In December 2015, I left my job as an ESL teacher after...

20 Presentation Tips that Teachers Can Use

What do teachers and presenters have in common? They both try to keep their audience interested, engaged, and motivated from beginning to end.What can teachers learn from great presenters? The method of delivery. While teachers focus mainly on ‘what’, that is the content of the presentation, presenters pay special attention to ‘how’, that is the way they will deliver...

The Top 50 Edublogs of 2017

The Top 50 Edublogs of 2017
Following up on the list we compiled a year ago with the The Top 20 Edublogs of 2015, we have expanded the list to include the top 50 education websites. Out of the numerous websites worldwide focusing on education policies, teaching practices, methodology, or educational technology, some manage to stand out from the rest, garnering a hefty social following in...

JoomlaLMS: a Hussle-Free LMS That Does Wonders

Not long ago I wrote about the 8 Essential Features any modern LMS should have.  I recently came across JoomlaLMS, a Learning Management System that has been around for ten years and is used in more than 30 countries around the world. I decided to give it a check against the 8 features that I had outlined in my...

Developing Reading Habits in the New Literary Landscape

Developing Reading Habits
Everyone knows literacy is important to learning and teachers are always wondering how to make students read more. The truth is, they are reading more. Teachers just don´t know how.The idea that students these days have more competition for their time from social media, smartphones and on-demand TV is true but only tells part of the story. A vast...