Welcome to the March 24, 2010 edition of a homeschooling carnival.
Herbert Anderson presents The Educator’s Guide to Using Google Buzz posted at The .Edu Toolbox, saying, “One of the latest social media applications that has been getting a great deal of buzz is…Google’s Buzz.”
Karen Eisenbraun presents Childhood Obesity: The Epidemic And What We Can Do To Stop It posted at Healthy Theory.
technology & higher learning
Jerry Rogers presents How Twitter in the Classroom is Boosting Student Engagement posted at iLibrarian.
Scott H presents 9 Blogs About College Financial Aid Worth Reading posted at College Grants and Scholarships, saying, “Blogs are some of the best sources online for getting fresh news on scholarships, grants and other forms of financial aid for college. Diligent bloggers keep an eye open and update their blogs as soon as they have a good lead on a new scholarship or an announcement of a grant by an association.”
Mitch Smith presents 5 Free Online Web Apps to Help with Lesson Planning posted at Online Teacher Certification, saying, “Lesson plans are meant to evolve regularly based on the increase in the student’s knowledge on a given topic. Here are five free online web apps to help with lesson planning.”
Fredric Cernick presents How To Calculate / Read An SAT Score | How To E-D-U posted at How To E-D-U, saying, “Many students opt to take the SAT more than once, as you can submit your second, higher scores to colleges if the first attempt left you with less than desirable numbers.”
Cherry Lange presents Everything You Need to Know About Distance Learning posted at Distance Degrees.
Leslie Yoelson presents How To Find And Interpret Online College Rankings | How To E-D-U posted at How To E-D-U, saying, “A number of organizations rank colleges in order to help students and their parents make good education decisions. Do you know how to find the best online college rankings? More importantly, do you know how to interpret the college rankings you do find?”
Frederick Yarmy presents How Many People Go To College Every Year? | How To E-D-U posted at How To E-D-U, saying, “The number of people in the world in this age group is growing, but relatively, the number of young adults choosing to attend school every year is increasing rapidly, due to job demands and other factors.”
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