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The Benefits of Video in the Digital Classroom

Education
There are a number of ways to implement video-assisted teaching. Read the full article for both facts and tactics to add video to your digital classroom.

Why Are Adults Bad At New Languages?

Education
Learning a new language as an adult is harder than doing so as a child because adults usually aren’t as invested and often use the wrong strategies.

550 Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing

Education
Questions that invite students to tell stories, describe memories, make observations, imagine possibilities, and reflect on who they are and what they believe.

How to triple your memory by using this trick

Education
Do you recall studying for your exams? You probably do. But do you remember how you studied, how you memorized French words or the year of the American civil war?

Einstein's twin paradox explained

Education
Follow two astronauts into outer space to explore time dilation and Einstein’s theory of relativity through the Twin Paradox thought experiment.

Dear Smokers

Education
Let's talk about cigarette butts and why they are a major problem.

Teaching The Research Process Through Podcasting

Education
Sharing their podcasts with peers gives students motivation to conduct research and develop skills they’ll need later to write essays.

The Egg - A Short Story

Education
A Big Thanks to Andy Weir for allowing us to use his story.

Making Liquid Nitrogen From Scratch!

Education
I used a nitrogen membrane and Stirling cryocooler to liquefy nitrogen out of the air. For this video I partnered with Starbucks to celebrate their Nitro Cold Brew.

Wagner talks about his experience studying International Trade at the Canadian College

Education
Wagner is a Brazilian student who studied the International Trade Diploma at the Canadian College. He received a FITT Diploma which will help him get a better job in Brasil.

Hope for Youth Project - Smrt Scholarship Program

Education
In 2012 Smrt and the Canadian College of English Language initiated a scholarship program for 50 students who have lost parents, homes, and livelihoods as a result of the tsunami in Japan. The scholarship was for free tuition (courtesy of CCEL) and free accommodation for up to 3 months.

Smrt taught in Bali, Indonesia to local children for free

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Smrt English is being taught in Bali, Indonesia to local children for free. With 15 laptops we can give 100 Indonesian children an education. If you have any old laptops that you would like to donate to Green School in Bali please let us know. If they are broken we will repair them. Thank you for your support. Contact the Canadian College of English Language for details

Primitive Technology: Hut burned down, built new one

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Primitive Technology: My hut burned down, so I built new one - Building a hut from scratch.

160TB Server with Linus! (From Linus Tech Tips)

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Linus Tech Tips helps Smarter Every Day with organizing his footage.

Can you solve the dark matter fuel riddle?

Education
An ancient, abandoned alien space station has been discovered. Can you beat everyone in the galaxy and reach it first?

How To Use Google Books

Education
When students are shown how to use Google Books it can become a valuable search and research tool for them.

Is Nuclear Power Actually Dangerous?

Education
Kyle dives into more details of the Chernobyl disaster, responds to your comments, and more!

Google Earth For The Classroom

Education
Google Earth is a web based 3D virtual globe that presents the world’s geographic information ranging from natural sciences to social sciences, history, art, and engineering in a geospatial context.

Google For Education

Education
Anthony Speranza, St. Mark's Primary School Melbourne, Australia speaks about the shifting role of the teacher within the new complex and digital world.

Can You Swim in Shade Balls?

Education
I bought 10,000 shade balls and tried to swim in them. They appear to act like a non-Newtonian fluid: rigid under high shear stress, but they flow like a liquid under low shear.

Emerging Trends in Education

Education
Today’s classrooms must prepare students for careers and challenges that don’t yet exist. Here’s a look at research-based trends to watch and resources to help your school prepare students for what’s next.