Author Archives: James Chatfield

Creating Educational Opportunities for Students

Samantha Lunsford knows that education is the nation’s greatest equalizer. It has the power to open the doors of opportunity and to enrich the individual and their community. As a Posse scholar and a City Year Miami AmeriCorps member, Samantha works every day with that mindset. “I grew up in a low-income neighborhood. It was […]

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Lifting a voice in gospel and educational ministry in ESL

The Rev. Dr. Leeanna Hill has been many things in life. First and foremost, she’s been part of the Baptist Church as long as she can remember, and is a minister at the Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church. She is also a registered nurse, has worked in the East St. Louis, Illinois school system and […]

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In The Internet Changing The Way You Think? (Book)

January 27, 2017Here is an excellent book to have in your reading bucket list. “Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?: The Net’s Impact on Our Minds and Future” is a compilation of essays written by different scholars, scientists, and thinkers in answer to 2010 Edge Question of the year : “How is the […]

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30 Great Educational Web Tools for Librarians

December 26, 2016For all those of you celebrating Christmas, we wish you a merry Christmas and a life full of joy and happiness. We know several of you are with their families and loved ones enjoying Christmas break and therefore over the next few days we will be featuring our top content of 2016. Yesterday […]

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7 Must Watch TED Talks on Bullying

November 6, 2016Sometimes the very saddening traumas people go through become their main drive to  transform their lives and pursue a successful life path. Stories of successful people who were once the subject of traumatized experiences in their past and came out of it stronger abounds. From Eistein’s dejected childhood to Thomas Edison’s repeated failures, […]

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In our opinion: UVU's mural becomes educational exclamation point

An education is not unlike an artistic masterpiece — each book and class creates a scene on the grand intellectual canvas of the mind, traversing decades and epochs while providing illumination and inspiration. It’s fitting, then, that for its 75th anniversary celebration, Utah Valley University will unveil later this month an impressive stained glass mural […]

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Some Useful Websites for Language Learners

Language learning has never been this easy especially with the proliferation of web technologies and mobile apps that enable learners to learn a new language right from the comforts of their own places. From automated language softwares to online tutors available 24/7, learning a new language is no longer a matter of resources availability but […]

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5 Great Chrome Extensions for Taking Screenshots

July 17, 2016Below is a collection of some of our favourite Chrome extensions that you can use to take screenshots. Whether you need screenshots for a presentation or to illustrate a complex process or for a how-to guide, the add-ons below will definitely help you out. They allow you to take a screenshot of any […]

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Educational issues

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Ramiz Rehan Khan Nowadays, the standard of education in Pakistan is getting from bad to worse, and the way teachers are teaching is worse than that. It is making a bad impact on the literacy of Pakistan. Just take the example of Karachi, the teachers are educating students neither […]

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Kuwaitis eager to compete at Dubai-based educational award

KUWAIT, March 5 (KUNA) — The Ministry of Education stressed on Saturday the importance of taking part in the Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance.Teams representing Kuwait in the Dubai-based Award, taken from among students, teachers, and school administrations, have been involved in an extensive process of vetting in preparation for […]

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Here Is An Interesting New Tool for History Teachers

December 21, 2015Chronas is an interesting new web tool we discovered through Larry Ferlazzo. This is a history application that link Wikipedia and Wikidata with a chronological and cartographical view. Chronas allows you to explore the world history through the use of a colourful map together with a time slider beneath it. You can use […]

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4 Handy Extensions to Enhance Your Browsing Experience on Chrome

November 11, 2015If you are a heavy user of Chrome browser  and always have many opened tabs in the same session then you should definitely check the add-ons listed below. These are extensions to help you better enhance your browsing experience and boost your productivity while you are on the net. You will be able […]

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6 Very Good Calculator Apps for Math Teachers

October 21, 2015When it comes to doing complex mathematical calculations on iPad, yo will definitely need the help of a third party app because iPad comes only with a very basic calculating functionality.  To this end, we have selected for you some of the best calculator apps you can use on your iPad to perform […]

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Top 4 Android Apps for Learning Vocabulary

April 29, 2015 Upon the request of several readers of our blog, we have done some sifting through the Android app store and curated the selection below. These are some of the most popular apps that you can use to teach your students and kids English vocabulary. Our selection is based on a variety of […]

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