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Do we need humans in education?

Students now have many ways to access information – digitized textbooks, YouTube videos, free online asynchronous content such as Khan Academy and MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), and adaptive learning software.  Educational companies are constantly developing online content to serve to students – it is less costly than paying for a teacher or tutor.  These […]

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Motivation

Any teacher at the elementary, secondary or even post-secondary level, as well as many parents, would undoubtedly agree that motivation is one of the thorniest issues in both education and child-rearing. Like so many aspects of learning and teaching, it’s complicated. Motivation arises out of the totality of our individual experiences including our emotions, belief […]

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Pedagogical Prowess

Our recent blogs about online tutoring have focused on the student learning experience, but I would like to flip the focus and take an inside look at the power of online tutoring to build an educator’s pedagogical skills. Many educators who read this blog study teaching and learning, so I invite you to step back […]

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