Author Archives: Doris Stephens

Local AARP chapter to host 'informative and educational' event on marijuana

4, the nonpartisan nonprofit will host an “informative and educational” event on marijuana at the Wayne County Community College District's …

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President Liebowitz joins educational leaders in asking Congress for immediate legislative action …

President Liebowitz joins educational leaders in asking Congress for immediate legislative action on DACA Sept. 8, 2017 Fifty-seven presidents and chancellors from institutions that are part of the Association of American Universities sent a letter to Congress requesting immediate legislative action to establish a permanent legal solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) […]

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US Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 27: Educational Attainment

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT Profile America — Monday, February 27th. On this date in 1872, America’s third female law student was graduated. But this third was a first. Charlotte Ray was a freeborn African-American, and the first black woman to […]

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A Must Have Dropbox Tool for Teachers

February , 2017Dopbox for Gmail is an excellent tool to use to ‘send and preview Dropbox files and links without leaving your Gmail window’. We have tried it in multiple occasions and it worked perfectly well. If you are a big fan of dropbox this extension is a must have. Once imstalled, a Dropbox button […]

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7 Great Google Forms Templates to Use in Your Teaching

February , 2017As you probably all know by now, the old version of Google Drive template gallery is going away very soon and only the new version will be available. New template galleries embed a wide range of interesting and professionally designed templates users can utilize to create different kinds of content in Docs, Slides, […]

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Everything Teachers Need to Know about Explore for Google Docs and Sheets

November 3, 2016Explore is a new interesting feature that Google introduced few weeks ago to empower Drive users with a wide variety of new functionalities. In today’s post we are sharing with you (especially those who haven’t seen them yet) a review of the main things you can do with Explore on both Google Docs […]

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This is How to Use Google Drive Offline

If you are a heavy Google Drive user like me you would probably love the offline service it provides. This is a feature that, when enabled, allow you to access , create and edit your Google docs and presentations offline. This is particularly useful when you want to access or edit a document in a […]

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Early behavior problems impact long-term educational attainment more for boys than girls

A new study finds that behavioral problems in early childhood have a larger negative effect on high school and college completion rates for boys than girls, which partially explains the substantial gender gap in educational attainment that currently exists in the United States. “When I compared 4- and 5-year-old boys and girls who had the […]

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4 Web Tools To Create Newspapers and Flyers for Your Class

February 26, 2016Below is a collection of some very good web tools you can use with your students to create educational posters,flyers, brochures, and newspapers.The tools are simple and easy to use and do not require any advanced technology knowledge. They provide a variety of pre-made templates that you can appropriate according to your teaching […]

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6 Great iPad Apps for Turning Pictures into Comics

January 16, 2016Below is a collection of some useful iPad apps to use to turn your photons into comics and create carbonized pictures. Students can use to create beautiful cartoons to use in their multimedia projects or in activities that involve comic strips, digital storytelling, presentations and many more. All of these apps are easy […]

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Teacher-tested Tools to Help Students Express Themselves Creatively

January 9, 2015Happy 2016! Start the new year off with a burst of creativity. Here are some delectable, teacher-tested choices to help you and your students express yourselves creatively.  Learn how to apply design processes and methods in a K-12 context. Find free photos and illustrations that you can use in your presentations and blog […]

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Two Handy Tables Featuring Tips to Help You Conduct Effective Google Searches

January 8, 2015Google is definitely one of the major entry ports for searching the net. Knowing how to conduct effective and smart search queries on Google has become an important skill for 21st century students. There is an over-abundance of information online and unfortunately a decent amount of the online knowledge is amateurish, unfiltered and […]

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Add Awesome Fonts to Your iPad Using AnyFont App

December 17, 2015AnyFont is a good application that lets you install more fonts to your iPad or other iOS devices. Once installed, AnyFont provides you access to a variety of fonts that you can use on apps such as: Keynote, Numbers, Pages, Word, Excel, PowerPoint for iPad and many more. As you will see in […]

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A Handy New Gmail Feature for Teachers

September 24, 2015Google has recently released a new feature in Gmail for the web and Android which allows you to easily block disruptive emails addresses. The traditional way of avoiding unwanted mail in your Gmail inbox was through reporting it to Gmail which then blocks similar messages in the future and sends them to Spam. […]

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