Tutoring and Online Help

Four Resources that can Enable Suzuki Method Instrument Instruction Online

September 12, 2013

This popular method for instructing students in the playing of musical instruments is ripe for teaching and tutoring online. Here’s some tools that can help. As a musician myself, and one with a couple kids in applied music classes right now, I was intrigued by this post. There are some useful ideas here for extending […]

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Moby Max is a Proven Adaptive Learning Toolset with Differentiated Curriculum for K-8 Students

May 5, 2013

Moby Max adds individualized, adaptive learning for writing, reading, and language skills to its powerful math skills platform. As you might imagine, EmergingEdTech receives an endless stream of requests to write about education and instruction oriented software products and services. One of the first things I look for when considering these submissions is what teachers […]

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A Report on the Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Tutoring

June 27, 2012

A top notch tutoring organization offers insights into the benefits and drawbacks of this emerging approach to the age old practice of tutoring. Guest post by Nathaniel McCullagh. Simply Learning Tuition is a leading source of private tutors for students in London and the UK. Their tutors and qualified teachers are selected from leading universities, including […]

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Exploring the Khan Academy’s use of Learning Data and Learning Analytics

April 22, 2012

More than just a popular producer of excellent tutorials, Khan Academy is also leveraging data to enable teachers to assess progress and focus on individual student needs. I’ve been intending to learn more about how the Khan Academy is incorporating learning data and analytics into their tool set for a while now, and this weekend […]

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Understanding Tutoring Options And Finding A Great Tutor

September 18, 2011

With the school year off and running, I thought this article was well timed, offering knowledge and resources many readers and web searchers would be looking for. Thanks to guest writer Mike Treidl from Tutor Bungalow and Los Angeles SAT Tutoring for sharing his experienced insights into today’s tutoring field. The tutoring industry has grown rapidly […]

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K12.com is America’s Largest Provider of Online Education for Grades K to 12

June 1, 2011

Have you used the services of this growing international partnership-based online provider? I sat down last night to think about what my Wednesday post was going to be about. As soon as I sat down, a commercial came on TV for K12.com, a provider of “online public school” for grades K to 12. It wasn’t immediately clear what facts support the […]

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Adaptive Learning, An Idea With Powerful Potential

May 25, 2011

Are adaptive learning based “teaching machines” a perfect partnering of technology and education? The idea of tutorial computer applications that adapt to a student’s learning curve strikes me as an idea with a lot of potential. It’s no coincidence that the ability to enable students to learn and proceed at their own pace is also a key benefit of the […]

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Education Technology Leadership Spotlight: Celebrating the Work of Salman Khan

May 22, 2011

Salman Khan is an inspiring education technology leader on a mission. If your interested in “ed tech”, you’ve probably already heard of him. I first wrote about Salman Khan work in this post in March of last year, and he has continued to experience growing success since, including a major nod from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Sal Khan is a pioneer […]

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Kids Teaching Kids – Is This The Next Ed Tech Breakthrough?

April 13, 2011

Can we harness the Internet and education technology to let kids teach other? I was excited by this article, “Educational Technology Breakthrough: Let Kids Teach Each Other“, when I read it. “Kids would much rather watch other kids than adults. When kids produce award-winning videos that can be used in the classroom for free, the game will […]

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Credible Sites for Homework And Study Help In 5 Major Subjects

March 16, 2011

A handful of great sites to reference when students need a little extra help with these subjects. Guest Post by Lisa Shoreland. If you’ve ever struggled to find time to visit a teacher during office hours, drawn a blank at the library, or been confused about where to start on your homework, you’ve probably turned to online […]

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