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Nautilus, a Valuable Site for Science Teachers

By Lillian Williams Mrs. Lillian Williams is an award-winning, retired public school teacher of southern Illinois. She won a coveted Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching. She is my mother. For many years Mrs. Williams taught science at Dunbar … Continue reading

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Yet Another Advantage of Social Media Networking

By Lillian Williams What are best practices for utilizing social networking sites in your teaching? Among suggestions found in this  Facebook Guide for Teachers are the following: First, determine whether your school has a social networking policy for teaching/learning purposes. … Continue reading

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2013 SNAPSHOT OF ONLINE EDUCATION AT U.S. COLLEGES Courtesy of: The Learning House, Inc.

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Wikis As Digital Education Tools

Editor’s Note:  As a New York Times piece explains, wikis have many applications, including as digital education tools.  In the following post, writer Pamela Rossow tells us more about the utilization of wikis in education. By Pamela Rossow If you’re earning … Continue reading

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My Reflections on MOOC at Halfway Point Of Course

By Lillian Williams The captivating video above features global health expert Hans Rosling. We’ll get to his relevance for this posting in a moment. If you follow this blog, you know that I’m taking a 10-week public speaking MOOC taught … Continue reading

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AP-Level Computer Science MOOC for High Schoolers

By Lillian Williams Are you a high school student interested in computer programming? Does your school offer computer science courses? A new computer science MOOC (massive open online course) is available, free of charge, during the 2013-2014 school year. Anyone … Continue reading

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College 2.0: The New Face of Higher Education

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What will education look like 15 years from now? What will education look like 15 years from now? This was the first question posed to a group of four leading educators during a recorded…

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Computer Programming E-learning for High School Students

By Lillian Williams Chicago high school students (and others) can get an introduction to computer programming this summer, free of charge, through a MOOC developed by MIT and edX. Importantly, this online course is also open to anyone across the … Continue reading

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Guide to Fair Use Principles in the Digital Publishing Age

By Lillian Williams OK, so we know that advanced digital technology makes it easy for everyone to publish these days, whether on a networking site, blog, YouTube, or some other venue. But here are some key questions, if you’re in … Continue reading

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“Online Education Changing the World”–World Economic Forum Discussion

By Lillian Williams Still on the fence about MOOCS—those massive open online courses? Why should MOOCs  matter, you ask?  How effective are mega online classes anyway? “I am traditionalist about classroom issues,” you insist. “I prefer face-to-face classroom discussions in … Continue reading

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