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Fund for Educational Excellence Approves 15 Grants

Kathy Welsh NEW ROCHELLE – From a historical tour of New Rochelle on land and sea, to a five-foot tall robot, the New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence is spreading almost $20,000 in grants to 15 projects across New Rochelle public schools. The awards come from a NR Fund grantmaking pilot program that aims to […]

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Nestlé Health Science Launches Educational Website to Prepare Patients for Major Surgery with …

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Nestlé Health Science announced today the launch of a new educational website designed for major surgery patients, www.PreparedForSurgery.com. The website helps healthcare professionals empower patients to optimize their recovery by learning about the benefits of the specially formulated nutrients in IMPACT Advanced Recovery® Drink. “We developed the website […]

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Introducing Smart Money: Recommendations for an Educational Technology and Digital …

By Kari Alterman and Josh Miller In just a few days, Jewish philanthropists, foundation professionals and communal leaders will join together in Atlanta at the Jewish Funders Network (JFN) 2017 conference. We will learn, question, and explore a range of topics of import to our collective work. For our foundations – the Jim Joseph Foundation […]

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Amazon woos parents with educational toy scheme

Stimulating interest: Amazon’s examples of STEM Club toys, January 2017. — AFP Relaxnews Twenty US dollars a month is the price of Amazon’s new STEM Club subscription scheme, which delivers a monthly toy package designed to stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering and math. Launched as a three-tier program suitable for children aged 3 to […]

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Jan. 31 deadline to apply for Soroptimist Educational Awards

Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor is now accepting applications for two of its major awards. The “Educational Opportunity Award” ” is given to a woman who is a resident of San Juan County, enrolled in an undergraduate or vocational degree program of study. This $2,000 award was created to help women overcome financial difficulties and […]

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8 Wonderful Self-development Books for Teachers

Isaac Asimov once stated that ‘self-education is…the only kind of education there is’. For Albert Einstein ‘ intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death’. The moral behind the quotes is that personal learning, self-directed education, informal learning, self-development…you name it, is a life-long process. It’s an endeavour that is internally motivated […]

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Winneba (C/R) Aug. 18, GNA – Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, has called on African educational practitioners to integrate of education practice and research. This was contained in an address delivered by Professor Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, Nigeria on the behalf of Dr Adebule a guest speaker […]

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3 Good Text to Speech Tools for Struggling Readers

We have received a few requests over the last couple of weeks to share our recommendations for text to speech tools designed specifically for struggling readers.While all text to voice converters can be used by both struggling and non struggling readers, the tools listed below are reputed for being effective with kids with reading disorders. […]

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HRD Ministry to consider Public Opinion in Educational Institutes Rankings

On April 4, 2016, the Ministry of Human Resource and Development led by Smriti Irani released India’s first ever domestic educational ranking list. The ranking evaluates higher educational institutions in Engineering, Management, Universities and Pharmacy categories. However, from this year onwards the general public will have a say in the government rankings awarded to educational […]

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Some very Good Resources to Help You Effectively Integrate Chromebooks in Your Teaching

July 17, 2016In yesterday’s post we talked about Google Training Centre and the different professional development opportunities it provides for teachers and educators. Today we are highlighting a particular section from Google Training Centre dedicated to Chromebooks. This is a unit that contains a number of lessons and resources to help teachers make the best […]

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6 Must Watch TED Talks on Autism

April 2, 2016Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is effectively a set of ‘complex disorders of brain development’. Most of us in education have dealt with students struggling with ASD and we know exactly what these students go through in their learning. But while ASD poses some learning challenges it should never be viewed as a crippling […]

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3 Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know About

July 17, 2015Over the last 10 days, Google released some important updates to Google Drive which we are re-sharing with you below in case you missed them. The most important of these updates is the recent functionality added to Drive which allows you to disable downloading, printing, and copying of any of your Google Drive […]

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Here Is How to Use iPad As A Document Camera in Class

July 15, 2015An interesting way to use iPad with students in class is through turning it into a document camera. The concept is very simple, you use your iPad as a mirroring device to project documents to a bigger screen. The whole class will be able to follow with you as you go through the […]

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Support from Clark Awards Assists Youth in Pursuing their Educational Goals

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