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Online Teaching

The Quest For The Perfect Whiteboard

Allegedly, the blackboard or chalkboard was invented by the Scotsman James Pillans (1778–1864) who according to his book Physical and Classical Geography (1854) taught Geography with it in Edinburgh. Since 1801 George Baron is supposed to have used a blackboard in his maths…

September 26, 2011, by


3 Reasons Why Technology Won’t Transform Public Education

It was in the early 60ies that a University first experimented with using computers to teach kids maths, according to Wikipedia. That was 50 years ago. That’s half a century! If technology could really revolutionize education it has had plenty…

September 21, 2011, by

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Online Teaching & Learning Tools: What You Need to Succeed

The world of online learning opens doors in the academic world to make higher education more convenient and accessible. I know what you’re thinking: Tell me something I don’t know. Succeeding as an online student requires focus, dedication and strategy….

September 1, 2011, by


The Myth Of The Super-Teacher & Why Money Alone Won’t Transform Education

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s … the super-teacher who isn’t thrown off track by the most snot-nosed interruptions from the last row. It’s the intrepid educator who never loses his temper and will not rest…

August 23, 2011, by

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Why You Don’t Need Anyone’s Permission To Become An Excellent Teacher

When I first thought about teaching online I had no clue. There was the idea, alright. But not an inkling of doability. So, for lack of better alternatives I started sending out applications. In the meantime I continued my daily…

August 15, 2011, by

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Online (Cooking) Classes for The Masses? Here Comes The Google+ Cooking School

One of the most basic TV-formats that has been with us since the beginning and shows no signs of extinction is the televised cooking show. The first one in history aired in 1946, was hosted by James Beard but even…

August 11, 2011, by