Thursday, September 26, 2013

Top 100 Influential Education Blogs: Sep 2013

Top 100 Influential Education Blogs: Sep 2013

It's time for an update of our ranking of the most influential education blogs.

Below is the updated list of top 100 influential education blogs, ordered by their Onalytica Influence Index.

You can see our previous rankings here: top 100 Jan 2013top 100 and top 101-200 Jun 2013.

Stay tuned for numbers 101-200, coming soon!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

STEMxCon Conference Basics

STEMxCon Conference Basics
The Global 2013 STEMx Education Conference, the world’s first massively open online conference for students and educators focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and more will take place around the clock September 19-21, 2013, and is free to attend. 

Tips for Student Success

Education Resources: Tips for Student Success

Entering college can be a big step for teenagers or even adults who are going back to school. There are several differences between attending high school and going to college. One of the biggest differences is that in high school teachers will constantly push students to complete homework assignments, encourage classroom participation and attempt to get students to have the highest grades possible. However, in college, students are paying to attend school and therefore, while still be encouraged to do their best, they are not held to the same standards as high school students. This means that college students need to be more focused and self-directed in their studies in order to be successful.

Monday, September 09, 2013

Up close and personal in a Khan Academy classroom

If you’re about to see or have already seen TEACH, then you’re probably aware of Shelby, a teacher in Idaho who uses Khan Academy in her classroom. Watch the video below for a more in-depth look at her classroom, and check out Shelby’s personal reflection after 3 months of using Khan Academy with her students.

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Seven Web 2.0 Tools to Use in 2013 | Digital Learning Environments

Seven Web 2.0 Tools to Use in 2013 | Digital Learning Environments: You probably know there are jillions of cool web 2.0 sites to use for classroom projects, but you may not know where to start. To put your mind at ease and get your students exploring the possibilities of web 2.0, try these seven sites sometime this year.