Author Archives: Harold Turner

Environmental Education Assistant: Utah

Agency FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake Location Salt Lake City Job Category Part Time Vacancies Website http://www.fogsl.org/about/employment-opportunities Salary $3,317 living stipend Start Date 03/27/2017 Last Date to Apply 03/18/2017 Description FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake (www.fogsl.org) is seeking a part-time Environmental Education Coordinator to complete 450 hours of work (an average of 20 hours/week) during […]

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Analysts Expect Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC) to Post $0.08 Earnings Per Share

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one analysts that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating. Brokers have set a 12 month consensus price target of $3.00 for the company […]

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North Carolina Families Find Schools in Their Area Through Innovative New Web App

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — An innovative, and first of its kind web application launches, solely focused on helping North Carolina families search for schools in their area. The NC Schools Around Me web app – www.ncschoolsaroundme.com – is a project of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina (PEFNC), an organization of parents who […]

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Don seeks improved funding of educational system

PHOTO: google.com/search? A Don, Prof. Ayo Omotayo, has urged all tiers of government to improve on funding of the Nigerian educational system to discourage parents from taking their children abroad for studies.‎Omotayo, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lagos State University (LASU), made the plea on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

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Google Released The Top 5 Android Apps of 2016

December 12, 2016Google has recently released  top five lists of the most popular content in 2016. The lists cover top trending apps, games, songs, movies, TV shows and books. In today’s post we are featuring Google’s list of top five tending apps of 2016 in Google Play. One of these apps (MSQRD) has also made […]

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6 Great Websites That Offer Free Online Courses

November  4, 2016One of the best advantages of the Internet and web technologies is that they have levelled the educational playground making education and learning accessible to anyone anywhere in the world with a computer and Internet connection. Whether you want to pick up a foreign language or learn the basics of a craft from […]

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Everything Teachers Need to Flip Their Classrooms

Flipped learning or Flipped classroom or is a methodology, an approach to learning in which technology is employed to reverse the traditional role of classroom time. If in the past, classroom time is spent at lecturing to students , now in a flipped model, this time is utilized to encourage individualized learning and provide one-on-one […]

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5 Superb iPad Apps to Boost Your Productivity

June 1, 2016Web technologies, if used unwisely, can severely undermine your productivity. A common practice among many netizens today is  online meandering, an activity that consists of compulsive link chasing. You click on one link and before you know it you end up spending a considerable amount of time consulting links that might be of […]

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8 Chrome Tips Every Teacher Should Know about

April 21, 2016Below 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 […]

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Google to Discontinue “Play for Education” Licenses from March

Google will discontinue licenses for Play for Education from March 14. Earlier this week, the CRN website first reported this news, which was confirmed today by TechCrunch. The tech giant will continue to support existing Play for Education users beyond that date, and users will be able to use the services until the tablets reach […]

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New Guidelines Clarify Unique Educational Needs of Stud…

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services has released a series of guidelines for the consideration of state and local education agencies on working with students with learning disabilities. “Too often, children with learning and attention issues are defined by their limitations rather than their strengths,” said Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative […]

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5 Great Books On Using Minecraft In Education

September 7, 2015Since its release in 2009, Minecraft has sold millions of copies worldwide revolutionizing thus the gaming industry and providing game players with an endless world of possibilities. As a sandbox construction game, Minecraft has successfully and distinctively set itself from the crowd by incorporating the ethos of 21st century learning that include: creativity, […]

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Here Is A Handy Tool for Creating Rubrics to Use in Class

July 19, 2015ForAllRubrics is another cool web tool for easily creating rubrics, checklists, and badges. The site provides a wide variety of interesting features for teachers including: the ability to score across different mobile devices, issue digital badges with evidence, view the status of your whole class at a glance, access assessment results on ForAllRubrics […]

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Taglit-Birthright Israel: An Educational Journey Of Jewish Identity

Lauren Meltzer, CBS Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — I never imagined that a trip across the world to a foreign country with dozens of strangers could be as life-changing as it was. In March, I was selected to participate in a free 10-day trip to Israel referred to as Taglit-Birthright Israel, or Birthright. The […]

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