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    Kimberly Crossland is a writer, educator and business woman with a passion for bringing cultures together via the power of the internet. She works closely with companies of all sizes across the globe to help teach them how to harness technology to achieve more in their ventures. You can find her on Google+.

    Here are my most recent posts:

  • Why Aren't We Using e-Textbooks Yet?

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    September 11th, 2012 1 Comment Other

    We write frequently about the combination of technology and learning styles and one of the ways that has struck us as being strange is the lack of e-Textbooks in the classroom. While there is certainly a trend toward e-Textbooks the shift has remained slow. A recent blog post by Wired Campus, made the reasons clear. The benefit… Read More

  • Awesome TED Talks For Educators

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    September 10th, 2012 1 Comment Other

    TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a non-profit organization. Their mission is to share ideas that are worth sharing. The field of education has certainly benefited from many of these ideas and this article discusses the top 8. The continuous merge of education and technology has led to some very interesting debates… Read More

  • Where You Study Matters

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    August 30th, 2012 No Comments Other

    You are more than likely already aware that a healthy breakfast, sharpened pencils and plenty of paper to write on are all important items for a student’s academic success. But according to a new study, there is more that goes into achieving greatness in the classroom. Now, researchers are realizing that the setup, décor and… Read More

  • Teaching Outdoors Boost Grades

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    August 30th, 2012 3 Comments Other

    We talk a lot about classroom environments and where students learn best, but teaching outdoors is a new one even to us. Still, the argument made here makes some sense. Instead of telling students about the world as it is, why not allow them to experience it first-hand? According to the post, learning in an… Read More

  • What Makes a Teacher Great?

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    August 29th, 2012 No Comments Other

    Teach for America is one of those admirable programs that throws brave new teachers into a mix of troubled classrooms and helps take students living in less than desirable conditions get a solid education. These teachers are the influencers and have shown their capability time and time again of giving students a better life. The… Read More