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YouTube Launches New Site for Teachers

YouTube Launches New Site for Teachers

Last week, YouTube introduced a new site specifically designed for teachers. The site’s purpose is to help educators incorporate educational YouTube videos into their lessons, maximizing student engagement. The site can be accessed at http://www.youtube.com/teachers. If you are an educator, the site is definitely worth a look. Whether you’d like to publish your own videosRead more about YouTube Launches New Site for Teachers[…]

Tips for Effectively Teaching with Your Multimedia Presentation

Tips for Effectively Teaching with Your Multimedia Presentation

In a recent post on the SlideShare blog, Olivia Mitchell gave some helpful tips on giving an effective, informative presentation with slideshow tools. These days, there are may different tools available to create and present a slideshow– SlideShare, PowerPoint, and Prezi, to name a few big ones. However, some still struggle with creating an engaging,Read more about Tips for Effectively Teaching with Your Multimedia Presentation[…]

Bryn Mawr College Explores Online Learning

Bryn Mawr College Explores Online Learning

Bryn Mawr College recently won a $250,000 grant to experiment with online courseware developed by Carnegie Mellon University’s Open Learning Initiative. The software will be used first in math and science classes and is what Wired Campus calls “a sophisticated form of ‘computer tutor’”. Seeing a liberal arts college begin to explore online learning isRead more about Bryn Mawr College Explores Online Learning[…]