• Education

    Using Twitter for Educational Purposes

    Twitter may be the most popular microblogging site on the Web, but it is also an effective teaching tool. Educators, who once relied on books and blackboards, are now turning to digital applications which serve to enhance their student’s academic progress. With greater speed and functionality, Twitter creates an online platform for communication that rivals conventional blogging. The Educational Benefits of Microblogging and Chunking are Great Microblogging via Twitter is a form of communication in which users report their current status in short posts of 140 characters or less. Similar to instant messaging, Microblogging allows users to keep track of their daily observations of life. Launched in October 2006, Twitter has grown…

  • Business Education

    Top 5 Apps to help Students Learn

    How effective are your study habits? Did you know most students are active prior to lunch, then again after dinner, diving in for another round of studying? Business students are most likely to cram before tests. Students (and respective approaches to study) are not created equally. Therefore, strategies that help students focus and get the most out of study time are warranted, allowing for optimized minds and learning. Students of older generations remember lugging book bags (along with books!), but a number of today’s high school and college classrooms leverage digital devices. This generation, more than any before, use digital means to locate information, bridging learning gaps in the process.…

  • Career

    Great Talkers don’t always make great Salespeople

    There are a lot of misconceptions about what traits somebody needs to thrive as a salesperson. Many managers look for salespeople who have a proven track record as leaders. They look for people who thrived as quarterbacks, their high school presidents or led the Kiwanis club. These people may seem like they are perfect for the world of sales, but they tend to fail much more often than you would expect. Ideal Traits of a Salesperson Proven leaders have great interpersonal communication skills. However, recent research has shown that communication is not the most important skill for someone to be a good salesperson. What traits should you be looking for…

  • Business Education

    How to give Your Child the Best chance of Succeeding in Business

    A respected qualification in business can be vital for the start of a new career. But which is it to be? An MBA from Harvard, or a business qualification from Oxford University? And how is your child going to get there? Its important to understand that real business success starts in the early part of school life, with SATs and 11+ exams the tests that put children in the sets they’ll be studying in for the next few years of their school lives. I’ve taken a look at some of the most common requirements for getting a good business education, starting with the most respected institutions for the MBA and…

  • Career

    Advantages of a Paralegal Education

    Qualified applicants are always in demand in the legal field. One of the most sought after professionals by law firms and corporations is the paralegal, the person who does quite a bit of the legwork under the direction of the attorney. Two Ways to Become a Paralegal Those wishing to work as a paralegal essentially have two methods available for doing so. They can obtain work at a law firm, eventually working their way up to a paralegal position or they can get a paralegal education in order to immediately become an entry level paralegal. A Foot in the Door Occasionally, law firms have openings for entry level employees. These…

  • Career

    5 Careers for English Majors

    “So, what are you going to do with that English degree?” How many times are English majors asked this question? The assumption is often that there are no jobs for English majors or that English majors have no choice but to become teachers. However, English majors learn a number of valuable skills including writing, communication and analysis. This opens up many career fields to the ambitious graduate. Management Training Programs The research and writing English majors do teaches them to synthesize and explain complex ideas in an understandable way. This makes English majors good candidates for positions as trainers including working in management training programs. Management trainers develop training materials…

  • Career

    6 Different professional courses that will make Your Career

    Your education surely decides your career. If you’re interested to know about some professional courses which will definitely pave way to a successful career, then read this particular post. Below are 6 professional courses for a good career 1. Engineering courses:- If you’re interested in getting into a technical career, then the best thing to do is to study engineering. There are so many branches to choose from depending upon your interest levels and your aptitude. The future is surely bright for engineers because technology completely depends upon these people. Career growth is also promising for those who wish to settle down as an engineer. Once you finish your course,…

  • Career

    Overview of Master of Teaching

    A Master of Teaching serves two purposes: to further the degree of someone who is already certified in teaching or to help a non-education major get a degree in teaching. Teachers that are already certified, however, usually enroll in a Master of Education program, particularly if there are ambitions of working in the administrative side of education. The Master of Teaching is geared more toward students who want to go into teaching from other professional fields. Students may be awarded a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Master in Teaching (MIT) or a Master of Science in Teaching (MST). Here is a brief overview of the typical Master of Teaching…

  • Education

    What to consider before You get Your Online MBA Degree

    The online MBA degree is becoming an increasingly popular qualification amongst businesses and employers. The ability to study from home and at your own pace is almost too good to resist for students. But there’s lots of online MBA degree program information you have to take into account. Read on to discover what you should consider before committing to any of these degree programs. Why Are You Doing This? Ask yourself why you want to take a specific online degree program. If you don’t have the right reasoning, you’ll run out of motivation quickly. Nothing feels worse than having to struggle through a course you don’t really want to do.…

  • Education

    Anthony Tricoli: An Educator at Heart

    Education is the key to success. This is how education is viewed and this has been found true in most circumstances. The quality of education and its utilization however are the prime determinants of success. In terms of ensuring quality, educators play an important role. Teaching can only be effective and can only facilitate learning if handled by a good educator. When you ask children about what they want to be when they grow up, sure enough at least one of them will say that he/she wants to be a teacher. But then again, not everyone is qualified to be an educator. It doesn’t only take knowledge, but character to…