Guest Blogger: The Death of Monolingualism

Chris Jefferies works as an online language tutor for a new online company called Squarko. Based out of the UK, Squarko offers in-depth courses for a number of different foreign languages. Essentially you’re in a one man virtual classroom interacting with friendly and knowledgeable tutors who are easily accessible and work around your schedule. In … Continue reading

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Taking All the Difficulty Out of Cooking

Hello, remember me? It’s been a while since I’ve been able to write a post here because things have been so hectic in both life and work, I’m sure you understand. Well with all this stuff going on what could make me want to stop, sit down and write a new blog post? A great … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Changing Times in Video Production

Brian Wardyga is a trusted name in digital media education. With a background in audio/visual production he took his expertise to the classroom where he has taught at numerous schools and has been able to build up a program and turn it into a truly interesting and hands on experience for students. Brian acknowledges the … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Homeschooling In the Digital Age

Angie Knutson is the creator of an insanely popular blog “My Four Monkeys” a product review site for moms and dads. Angie has (you guessed it) four kids which she home-schools. Her blog chronicles the life of a home school while offering up tips and suggestions for other like minded parents. She also offers tons … Continue reading

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The Rise of PTOs and PTAs

Since beginning at US Markerboard I’ve learned a great deal about the education system in our country. It’s amazing how much research goes into marketing to schools and educational outlets. Schools and teachers are the toughest to market to because of the stringent guidelines they are forced into due to their incomprehensibly tight budgets. So … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Technology – Leveling the Playing Field for Children with Learning Disabilities

As we discussed in yesterday’s post, technology is becoming more and more prevalent in today’s classroom. As the internet, video games, and television take over the lives of kids, its no surprise that their attention spans while at school are minuscule to non-existent. One way to combat this is to include all of those aspects … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: CSMC Relieves a Principal’s Headache

As you may recall we talked about the growing trend in Charter Schools on Wednesday. In that article we discussed one of the obstacles plaguing charter schools and even considered it a potential reason to shy away from some of them. The issue of course is management; in a typical school system the principal covers … Continue reading

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To Charter or Not to Charter?

After working in the school furnishing industry for a little while, you start to notice a few trends in sales and where they are coming from. When dealing with public schools, often times you speak with teachers who say they would love to purchase that Copernicus learning cart but unfortunately due to the economy and … Continue reading

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