Author Archives: Gwendolyn Cobb

Rady Seeking Volunteer Interpreters To Expand Health Education Program

Credit: Health Stars / Rady Children’s Hospital Above: A Health Stars participant in this undated photo shows her hands covered with cinnamon and oil as she learns about hand-washing during a session at Balboa Elementary School. Organizers behind a free interactive program aimed at developing healthy habits in lower-income families want to expand their reach […]

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Display Details Of Free Education To Weaker Sections Of The Society: Haryana Information …

State Information Commission, Haryana has directed the Department of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) and Educational Institutions to display information on the grant of free education by Educational Institutions. A compliance report has been directed to be filed by 1 November. This was in furtherance of an undertaking given to the DTCP by Schools/ Educational […]

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Jimmy Carter National Historic site promotes educational opportunities

The Jimmy Carter National Historic site partnered with the GA Dept. of Education. (Source: WALB) Students in Nebraska were on a live feed of the presentation. (Source: WALB) Barbara Judy is the park’s superintendent. (Source: WALB) PLAINS, GA (WALB) – Folks at the Jimmy Carter National Historic site are working on a new way to […]

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A Must Read Interactive Guide for Teachers New to iPad

November 26, 2016For those of you new to the world of iPad, here is a great free interactive guide from Apple Education to help you make the best of iPad in your teaching and in your professional growth. This guide is part of a series of free interactive iBooks  Apple has recently published covering a […]

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3 Powerful Screen Recording Tools for Chrome Users

November 9, 2016Looking for some good screen recording tools to use on your Chrome, the collection below has you covered.  We have particularly highlighted 3 main extensions two of which (HYFY Screen Recorder and ViewEdit) are mentioned in this blog for the first time. Using these applications will enable you to create educational screencasts, video […]

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7 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

Below is a collection of some good new web tools and mobile apps we have meticulously curated from the popular platform Product Hunt.  The purpose is to keep you abreast of the latest releases in the world of educational technology. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback. Enjoy 1- […]

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Some Helpful Chrome Tips for Teachers

Below is a collection of some handy tips to use on your Chrome browser. These are basically simple hacks to help you make the best of your Chrome experience. While we have included only instructions on how to use these tips on Chrome for the web,  we have also provided links to pages with more […]

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Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt seeks Northern Kentucky's input on K-12 …

How do you define student and school success? That’s the guiding question Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will pose to local stakeholders here on Monday at an Education Town Hall Meeting where he’ll be gathering feedback on the development of a new K-12 assessment and accountability system.  Northern Kentucky University is the ninth stop on Pruitt’s tour […]

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OH WOW! gets grant for educational programming

Published: Tue, March 15, 2016 @ 12:00 a.m. Staff report YOUNGSTOWN OH WOW! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology has received a $10,000 grant from the Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation, in support of educational programming to students in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Suzanne Barbati, president […]

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Analysis: Pakistan's educational institutions under constant terror threat

Armed attack (January 20, 2015) on Pakistan’s Bacha Khan University in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda town, killing 22 people and 30 injured by militants of Umar Mansoor, Commander of outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan had shaken the military and civil establishments of Pakistan. Immediately after the attack, Pakistan army chief, General Raheel Sharif ,who spearheaded military operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ […]

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5 Excellent Apps for Creating Educational Stop Motion Videos

December 20, 2015Stop motion or stop frames is an animation technique that allows video creators to animate static objects through the incremental combination of a series of pictures made of the object in different positions. As a cinematographic technique, stop motion has been around for over a century now and early film makers used it […]

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15774 – Director, First Nations Educational and Cultural Center, Multicultural Affairs

The director of the First Nations Educational and Cultural Center (FNECC) reports to the Assistant Vice President for Strategy, Planning, and Assessment (AVPSPA), within the office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA) for Indiana University. Job Summary: The director’s responsibility is to advance the university’s strategic plan and commitment to […]

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7 of The Best iPad Apps for learning Human Anatomy in 3D

November 17, 2015Following the publication of ‘TED Talks on The Workings of Human Body’ we received a request to features apps for human anatomy. We went ahead and curated this collection comprising some of the most popular apps in this category. The apps will particularly help students explore the human body through 3D  graphics and […]

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Aram Ghoogasian: UC shouldn't sacrifice educational quality for administration quantity

The logic of free-market economics has become so pervasive in the last few decades that not even public education can escape it. As much as we decry the state of the modern university, the neoliberal model isn’t going anywhere for the time being. It’s despicable, but understandable, that major colleges, even public institutions, must compete […]

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