Author Archives: Jeff Roper

Erie Women's Fund Hosts Educational Forum

The Erie Women's Fund hosted an educational forum Thursday night, at Erie Insurance. The topic of discussion was entitled "Our Erie Neighborhoods …

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Educational psychologist speaks on potential negatives of school active shooter drills

… an educational psychologist who teaches at Texas A&M University and counsels students in public schools as well. But Simmons says the research …

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Educational Events

An Art-Filled Day of Fun with Storytelling, music, dance, games, and activities for kids of all ages! The Heard Museum will celebrate Children’s Day with a community celebración and free admission to the museum for children 12 and under with up to two accompanying parents or guardians! Bring the … Details →

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Nkayi villagers appeal for educational facilities

VILLAGERS in the Gwampa resettlement area in Nkayi have bemoaned the lack of educational facilities in their area, which they blamed for their children’s poor pass rates. BY NIZBERT MOYO Local councillor Edward Ncube told Southern Eye yesterday that the area only had two classroom blocks for both primary and secondary classes. “The situation is […]

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Apple is selling Final Cut, Logic, and other editing apps for $199 in new educational bundle

Professional creative apps cost hella money, but a new bundle from Apple could help alleviate the costs for students and educators. For $199, you can snag Logic Pro X, Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4, and Main Stage 3 — a $430 savings versus buying each separately. Considering that Logic already costs $199, […]

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7 Good Educational iPad Apps Free Today

July 17, 2016Below is a collection of some good iPad apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with these apps include: a fully featured scientific calculator with hundreds of mathematical functions; save your kids artwork in different digital formats; view, read and […]

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Mohawk Institute Residential to become educational centre

The sheer cruelty of Canada’s residential schools; the strapping, the rape, the refusal to call children by name — only numbers — went on just 90 minutes from Toronto, right up to the 1970s. The truth wasn’t far — just west on the QEW — but was astonishingly out of a busy city’s sight. Not […]

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3 Awesome Google Drive Templates for Creating Lesson Plans

May 5, 2016The new Google Drive Template Galleries for Docs, Sheets, and Slides embeds some really interesting templates to use for a variety of educational purposes.There are templates for creating resumes;  templates for writing letters, essays, book reports, and class notes. There are also work-related templates for creating things such as brochures, project proposals, newsletters […]

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Two Wonderful Google Drive Tools to Use with Gmail

December 13, 2015In a previous post, we reviewed Contact Group which is a Gmail feature that allows you to organize your contacts into different groups so you can easily send emails to specific set of people.Today, we are sharing with you two interesting Drive tools that work perfectly with your Gmail. The first one is […]

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Two Helpful Resources to Access Engaging Science Videos to Use in Class

November 26, 2015iPad can immensely enhance the learning of science through the use of a wide range of educational apps designed specifically for this purpose. Over the past few years, we have reviewed a number of these apps each of which is related to a given scientific topic from human anatomy and periodic tables to […]

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A New Tool from Twitter to Create and Share Polls

October 23, 2015In a blog post published two days ago Twitter announced that it is releasing a new functionality that will enable Twitter users to create polls. As of right now, this functionality is not yet added but according to Twitter’s post, it is expected in the few coming days. If you are using Twitter […]

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Child Find Attempts to Provide Improved Educational Opportunities for Handicapped Children

CAPE MAY — Parents who suspect their child may be handicapped can now get free help from their local school districts. Lower Cape May Regional …

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8 Educational Websites to Help Students Gain Important Learning Skills

June 8, 2015 The platforms we curated for you today provide a myriad of useful resources to help students gain important skills. These resources include, among other things, educational video tutorials, instructional lectures, do-it yourself guides, self-help tutorials, interactive presentations, animated explanations and many more.The purpose is to help students expand their learning horizon and […]

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Some Notable Teacher-tested Tools for Elementary Students

May, 2015 At the elementary school level, many students are just beginning to discover the ways technology can help reinforce, support, or even accelerate their education. Here are some notable teacher-tested tools that you can use with or for your elementary school students. Super Teacher Worksheets Over 10,000 printable worksheets, games, learning centers, and activities […]

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