7 Highly Recommended YouTube Channels for Tutors and Teachers

On November 27, 2012, in Technology in Education, digital content, ed tech, video, by Scott Cronenweth
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The challenge with finding good YouTube videos to support learners is: how to sort through all those channels and videos to identify the quality content you need, without spending countless hours watching video yourself?

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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.”

5 Ways to Maximize Your Students’ Performance on Test Day

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Right now many college-bound students are in the midst of taking the SAT, ACT and other standardized “college prep” tests. As their tutor, over the past weeks and months you’ve done all you can to help them prepare. Now it’s up to them. With “the big test” just days away there’s not much more you [...]

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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 [...]

 

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, [...]

 

Real Tutors Speak: 5 Tutoring Tips to End Your Week

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So, I’ve decided to change the pace on the Socrato blog a bit. On Fridays I normally run a column called “” where I hand pick articles on education throughout the blogosphere. However, I’m beginning to wonder if they are as helpful as I’d like them to be for our readers. So, I’ve decided to [...]

 

5 Common Mistakes Tutoring Companies Make on Facebook and How to Fix Them

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Is your company’s Facebook page getting the traffic you desire or the attention you believe it deserves? Before you ask yourself “What went wrong?” read the following blog post. It’s a Facebook guide for tutors and it may just help you turn your Facebook page from a lifeless desert into a hub that your fans love [...]

 

The College Admissions Gauntlet — 5 Education Articles to End Your Week

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Standardized testing is a gauntlet that is the capstone of one learning experience and the gateway to a whole other world of possibilities; it’s no wonder that there is a whole industry devoted to building test scores and grooming students into improved test-takers. This week in 5 Education Articles to End Your Week, we take [...]