Edmodo in Action

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Dubbed “Facebook for education,” Edmodo can be used in an almost endless variety of ways by teachers and students.

New YouTube Channel for Teachers and Tutors

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The YouTube Teachers channel invites you to “spend more time teaching, less time searching. This well-organized channel “was created to help teachers use educational YouTube videos to educate, engage and inspire their students.”

Four Ways Tutors and Teachers Can Use Pinterest

On February 28, 2012, in Social Media, Teaching, Technology, Technology in Education, Tutoring, ed tech, tips, by Scott Cronenweth
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Millions of people are now using Pinterest to plan their weddings or home remodels, market products or just share ideas and inspirations. And Pinterest is also a great technology for education!

The Edublog Awards 2011… and Some Personal Favorite Edublogs

On February 15, 2012, in Social Media, Technology in Education, blogging for tutors, digital content, ed tech, by Scott Cronenweth
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The 2011 Edublog Awards winners were announced several weeks ago by the Edublog Awards Blog. The purpose of this blog, which is sponsored by the edublogs.org educational blogging service, is to promote and demonstrate the educational value of learner and teacher blogs and websites.

Badges for Lifelong Learning Competition Heats Up

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Enter the badge, “… a validated indicator of accomplishment, skill, quality or interest…” that can be earned in almost any learning environment. Badges can motivate and support ongoing learning, validate skills and education, help build reputation and confirm knowledge acquisition.

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The Ultimate Social Media and Marketing Guide for Tutors

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This last decade was a challenging one for marketers, but it doesn’t have to be for tutors who need online marketing know-how. The arrival of social media, smart phones and growing connectivity to the internet changed all the rules for many marketers who were used to traditional methods of attracting business. Suddenly you didn’t need [...]

 

How to Add Color to Your Tutoring Brand Using Facebook [3 Examples]

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Though it may be a cake walk to create a Facebook business page, it’s not an easy venture to make it engaging to your tutoring prospects. Fortunately you don’t need to learn how to do Facebook right all alone. There are many businesses who have paved the way before you to creating engaging and creative [...]

 

5 Clever SAT Preparation Videos to Share with Your Tutoring Students

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Though you may have a defined strategy for helping your students achieve their best scores on the SAT, you may from time to time want to mix up your tutoring experience and connect with your students on their level. Online video is a great way for tutors to connect and engage with students online and [...]

 

How to Develop a Winning Marketing Strategy for Your Tutoring Website

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Your website is a powerful tool in your marketing arsenal. However, it’s a powerful tool that too many tutoring companies don’t know how to weld properly. Many tutoring companies may have a marketing strategy for their business, but they fail to interweave the fabric of their communications into a seamless marketing plan they can follow. [...]

 

10 Jaw-Droppingly Awesome Infographics on Education

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Infographics can change the way we learn, the way we see information put in front of us.  They help us digest that information and leads us to draw important conclusions more swiftly. After doing a little research online I was able to discover 10 gorgeous infographics on education that do more than simply show information, [...]