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Non-Credit Educational Programming for Older Adults Part Time Pool

Non-Credit Educational Programming for Older Adults Part Time Pool Salary: Depends on Qualifications Job Type: Part-Time Job Number: FY1718 -25 Location: Cuesta College – San Luis Obispo Campus & Paso Robles North County Campus, CA Department: Workforce, Economic Development and Community Programs Closing: 10/1/2017 11:59 PM Pacific Job Description Summary: Cuesta College is establishing an […]

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A Handy Visual on How to Cite Online Sources in MLA Style

February 5, 2017We are revisiting this visual we shared a couple of years ago on how to cite online sources in MLA style. As is indicated in the poster, the guidelines provided are based on Marilyn Heath’s book ” MLA Made Easy: Citation Basics for Beginners” ( Chapter five: Citing Information from Online Sources, pp: 29-32) […]

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6 Great Search Engines Designed Specifically for Kids

December 23, 2016After posting about the 10 most popular academic search engines that teachers and student researchers can use to locate and access scholarly content online, today’s post features another set of important search engines but, this time, for kids. These platforms are designed specifically for younger adults and help them search the net in […]

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Free Interactive Guides to Foster Creativity and Enhance Productivity in Class Using Mac

December 21, 2016We are huge fans of Apple products and we strongly believe in their educational potential. We particularly focus on iPad and Macs as these are by far the most popular gadgets among teachers and students (please note that we have never been paid by Apple to review any of their products or apps) […]

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Food Hub offers nutritious products, educational twists

se associate with the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, was one of several staffers providing tours of the new Williamsport Food Hub facility on Wahoo Drive Monday. The group here is in the storage area where food awaits distribution to the needy through partnering agencies such as the American Rescue Workers and Salvation Army. Avocadoes and […]

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Sindh government to develop education city's infrastructure

KARACHI: In a bid to promote quality education, the Sindh Government has decided to start infrastructure development of Sindh Education City by allowing educational institution flourish. Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah took this decision while presiding over a meeting on the development of Sindh Education City Friday here at the CM House. […]

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Teachers' Guide to Using Blogs in Class

In an earlier post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning, we argued that setting up a class virtual space in the cloud is an indispensable task for today’s teachers. This space can preferably be a website, a blog, or a wiki or, if possible, all of them. The educational benefits of having such a […]

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3 Easy Ways to Record Educational Screencasts Using Your iPad

In today’s post, I am sharing with you some interesting tips I learned from Jonathan Wylie  to help you record your iPad screen and create instructional screencasts and tutorials. The first thing that comes to mind when thinking of creating a screencast on iPad are those popular apps such as Explain Everything and Educreations but the thing […]

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The Four Stages of Reading Students Should Know about

How to Read a Book  by Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren is one of the most celebrated classic works in the reading literature. It was first published in 1940 and then revisited and updated in an edition that was released in 1972. Since its publication millions of copies have been sold and is still […]

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Useful Tools Students Can Use to Create 3D Models (Work on Chromebooks too)

Below are two useful tools you  can use with your students to create 3D models on the cloud. You do not need to download any software, the tools are web-based and, best of all, work on Chromebooks so those of you teaching with Chromebooks will find them handy. 1- Design SomethingThis is an application for 3D […]

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4 Useful Chromebooks Apps for Digital Storytelling

Digital storytelling is a powerful way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to experiment with a set of important skills and literacies in a multimodal environment. They can use text, audio , video, images to communicate their ideas and enhance their visual literacy and writing […]

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Digital Citizenship Explained for Teachers

July 17, 2016Today’s students spend a tremendous amount of time navigating the web. Internet has become a central part of their everyday life; from socializing to doing research, digital natives are in a constant state of connectedness. Whether this has good or nefarious impact on students learning is out of the scope of this short […]

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Letter: Academy offers educational alternative in St. Johns County

Editor: The Academy, also known as ABLE (Academy of Business and Leadership Education), is the best-kept secret in St. Johns County — and it shouldn’t be. The Academy is a free public school serving grades 5 through 8, sponsored by the St. Johns County School District — not a management company — and draws its […]

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Some Great Tools for Transcribing Audio and Videon Content

May 27, 2015 Transcription softwares can be costly and hard to operate. This is particularly the case with those pro tools employed to transcribe lengthy audio and video recordings. Researchers use them to transcribe their data into textual input for analytical purposes. Examples of such tools are provided in at the end of this post. […]

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