Author Archives: Charla Turner

Google's Top 5 Books in 2016

December 17, 2016 In this week’s Books for Teachers’ series we are sharing with you the best 5 books in 2016 as selected by Google. All of these books belong to the realm of fiction. They are actually novels written by popular authors from all around the globe. These novels, which are available for purchase in […]

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Google's Top Lists of 2016 Arranged in This Handy Chart

December 12, 2016Google has recently released its annual top-of-the-year lists featuring what it considers as the most popular content in Google Play in 2016. The list covers 6 main areas: books, apps, TV shows, movies, songs, and games. We have gone through these collections an arranged them in the table below so you can find […]

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PledgeCents is a route to raising money for educational causes

Photo: Steve Gonzales Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Kenneth Parreno, left, and Chase Weidner are teachers who used PledgeCents to raise $13,000 to take students to Washington, D.C.  Kenneth Parreno, left, and Chase Weidner are teachers who used PledgeCents to raise $13,000 to take students to Washington, D.C.  Photo: Steve […]

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ITT Educational Services Shares Down 5.4% (ESI)

ITT Educational Services (NYSE:ESI)’s share price dropped 5.4% during trading on Wednesday , Market Beat.com reports. The company traded as low as $3.15 and last traded at $3.18, with a volume of 117,017 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $3.36. Separately, Zacks downgraded ITT Educational Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” […]

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An Easy to Use Tool to Create Interactive Videos for Your Class

September 25, 2015Zaption is a web tool and mobile app that enables you to create interactive video lessons. You can use videos from YouTube or Vimeo  and add to them a wide variety of interactive features to bring life to them. Add text, images, quizzes, polls and create an ongoing discussion around video content. Similar […]

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A Great Tool to Remotely Present and Share Lessons with Students

July 22, 2015Splashtop Classroom is a great tool that allows teachers control and share lessons and presentations on their desktop with all students in class. Students will be able to see and follow everything you do on your desktop. With the recent updates, both teachers and students now can use whiteboard tools to add annotations […]

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3 New Resources for Science Teachers

June 27, 2015Here are three more resources for science teachers and students. These resources are featured here for the first time. The first one in the list, Mystery Science, is particularly helpful for elementary teachers seeking science lesson plans and activities to use with students in class. The rest are iPad apps students can use […]

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Moroccan Schools: A Cash Cow or a Commitment to Education?

Kenitra – I would like to introduce this article with a discussion I had with one of my friends when he asked me the following, “Do you want to be the headmaster of a private school located in ‘La Ville Haute’ area? There is a guy who just came back from France and wants to […]

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Bill an extreme assault on colleges, education

<a [not able to obtain full-text material] A costs selling via the Legislature offers to penalize areas with universities and also technological principle that risked to broaden instructional

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