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The subject of the scientific study is to identify if there is a correlation between playing video games and learning ability. The observation that spurred research in this area was that video games required a learning process in order to be played effectively. Video games often involve teaching players its...

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How the Tradition of Distance learning has Informed Online Teaching and Learning The incorporation of distance learning and the merging Information Technology has brought forth tremendous contributions and promises in the field of education (Simpson, 2013). A substantive number of literal studies have been mandated to this regard. Practically, however,...

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Although there are many different approaches to teaching, the highly effective educator will understand that not all students learn the same way. Therefore, it is important to set up the classroom environment that supports all types of learners. When creating lesson plans that adhere to the prescribed curriculum goals, the...

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John Stuart Mill argues that standardized testing is the best way for states to ensure that children are receiving a basic education without requiring the state to decide what opinions to teach children, for, parents should decide such matters. However, standardized testing has been shown to discriminate against individuals who...

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Despite the overall high Internet penetration rate in the United States, over 20% of American households have no access to the Internet in their homes. In urban areas this figure drops significantly, but for those students without access to the Internet, it borders on a disability (Gowen 2009). The Internet...

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There are many similarities and differences in what other cultures perceive as learning. As an adult learner, I believe that learning should occur regardless of setting. According to Merriam, Caffarella, & Baumgartner (2007) there are four themes of non-western learning; “interdependent, communal, holistic and informal learning” (p. 237). What each...

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Two pieces of technology that may be used to assist teachers in connecting with foreign language students are Google Translate and Rosetta Stone. Google Translate allows for the input of data into a text field, in any language, and will translate to any other language, providing a link to listen...

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Educators can include game-based learning into their curriculum, despite budgetary issues. Integrating game-based learning can be done with both nondigital games and digital games to reap the benefits associated with student engagement. Educators and students can use resources, apps and websites when constrained by a limited budget. A large budget...

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As many of my friends were off at school learning how to read, write, and manage bullies, I spent my time doing something a little bit different. I was homeschooled, spending my days doing things that many of my friends could never understand. What they did not know was that...

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For many children, English is an additional language. These children are referred to as “EAL” children, which is short for English as an Additional Language. These children speak a different language at home than English. But in schools, they must use English. There is a debate in the educational system...

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The United States is rapidly growing more populous and diverse. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the country’s population will be 422-458 million by 2050 and that the U.S. minority population, currently 30 percent, will exceed 50 percent by that date (Kotkin). One of the primary aspects that I’m looking for...

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Introduction Interdisciplinarity is a word encompassing a vast meaning in many areas of the intellectual world or disciplines. In the context of learning and teaching; it simply implies combining two or more disciplines so as to provide a multi-disciplinary form of education with limited biasness leading to an integrated knowledge...

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As an educator of adult students, working with a diverse group of adult learners is a challenge only in the eyes of the perspective of the educator. In reality, the adult learners generally do not view their classmates as a diverse set of students being taught by one educator. The...

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Before reading this article, I assumed because it was entitled “Teaching Strategies” that it would be about various means and methods that would better enable me as a teacher to reach each and every one of my students. The prior knowledge that I brought into this topic was that every...

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There are three different types of learners, visual learners, auditory learners, and kinesthetic learners; a person may fit into one or more of these categories, depending on how their brains function. Visual learners essentially “think in pictures or movies” (The Center for New Discoveries in Learning, 2012); they are able...

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Technically, I learned to write in kindergarten, practicing writing out simple sentences, and filling out handwriting worksheets, but I did not learn to truly write, to convey information in a meaningful, insightful, and oft times entertaining fashion until I was in third grade. I went to a smaller school, one...

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In order for nurses to remain current on best practices and research, it is important to seek out continuing educational opportunities. Education does not end with certification, and instead is a career-long endeavor. There are numerous ways nurses can stay current on literature, practice and policies, including subscriptions to current...

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The Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology, or CARET, has determined six different methods by which they believe technology may improve educational performance; after reviewing the basics of the six different strategies, it may be seen that these strategies are not out of date, but are still relevant today....

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If this question was asked in the early 1980s and 1990s when computers and internet were initially coming into being the answer would probably be much different than it is today. The technological tools have advanced so much in these years and now offer advantages for teaching and learning with...

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Introduction There is much discussion concerning the value of compulsory continuing education as a necessity for recertification of nurses. Apparently, many nurses have decided to advance their education through the various channels available to them. Nonetheless, that does not come without challenges as well as opportunities, which they are supposed...

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Introduction  I. Attention. Today video games gain more and more importance in our society. Being an excellent source of entertainment, these are regularly played in 67 percent of American households. The average gamer spends playing approximately 8 hours per week (ESRB, 2014). The potential negative and positive effects of video...

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Technology makes it easier for those who want to learn to do so, while also making it easier for those who do not want to learn to distract themselves from learning. There are certainly generational gaps when it comes to technology, as the millennials of today’s time grew up in...

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In the second grade, children should already have a basic understanding of how to add and subtract. At this age, I think it is also necessary that they begin developing a sense of monetary value. To teach this, I believe that students should be assigned bags of assorted change. In...

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Among the range of guidelines, which can be used by teachers for struggling readers, emphasis on reading for meaning and teaching students the strategies that good readers use seem to be the most effective. In fact, both guidelines insist on the necessity to improve one’s reading skills in order to...

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Teachers have a multitude of personalities in a classroom but are required to teach the same material to all of their students during the course of a school year. Some students get distracted easily while others have no trouble focusing. Is there a certain way to teach that can be...

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