The 3 Best Things About Being a Teacher (World Teachers’ Day Special)

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World Teachers' Day 2014

The best thing about being a teacher is that it matters. The hardest thing about being a teacher is that it matters every day. Jodd Whitaker What do you think is the best thing about being a teacher? Did you just say “Summer holidays”? Ya well, that’s a great perk of being a teacher for sure. But that can’t be the driving force behind why some of the brightest minds choose to become a teacher, right? To honor our teachers…

Why Teacher’s Job is the Hardest Job in the World!

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Being a Teacher - Happy Teacher's Day 2014

“Whoever said teaching is an 8.00-3.00 job was not married to a teacher.” Teachers are often envied for long summer break, Christmas holidays, and for clocking off at 3 pm. A survey by TES Connect in 2012 however put to rest all beliefs that teachers had an ‘easy job’. The survey found that teachers clock an average of 48.3 hours a week, outdoing all other professions except production managers and directors of mining and energy firms who clocked 49.6 hours.…

Meme-ify your Presentations!

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Presentation Meme

It’s flooding your Facebook and Twitter timeline. And you are not minding it all. In fact, you are LOLing at the jokes and sharing them with your friends. Yes, it’s memes we are talking about. The Success Kid, Bad Luck Brian, The Most Interesting Man In The World, Confession Bear, 10 Guy, Conspiracy Keanu, Grumpy Cat, and many more remain the standard choice of all meme lovers. Many on the other hand are taking their favorite scene from a movie…

Digital Storytelling: The What, Why and How of it All!

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There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories. – Ursula K. LeGuin It’s been there since the dawn of mankind. The need to tell stories. And to listen to those of others. Cavemen too could not stop themselves from carving on the walls to share their stories of hunting and survival. People in middle ages relied on bards to sing them lively songs and thrilling tales…

authorSTREAM partners with IOL Conference for 2nd consecutive year!

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We are glad to announce that for the second consecutive year, authorSTREAM has been chosen as the official online Presentation Partner for the 10th annual Innovations in Online Learning (IOL) Conference to be held from May 21 – 23, 2014, in the beautiful San Antonio City, Texas. That means, you can find all the action happening at IOL and the presentations delivered by educators on authorSTREAM! Like last year, we have dedicated a complete Channel to IOL presentations that can be…