Author Archives: Jessica McCoy

Improving Educational Opportunities for English Language Learners

Sponsored Content In the nearly forty years since they were founded, UFT Teacher Centers have helped tens of thousands of teachers deepen their content knowledge and hone their teaching methods.  That’s why we are pleased that a $250,000 state grant will establish UFT Teacher Centers specifically designed to help educators meet the needs of English […]

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8 Of The Best iPad Sketchnoting Apps for Teachers

November , 2016We are revisiting the topic of sketchnoting with an updated list of some of the best iPad apps you can use to create visually attractive sketchnotes. As we have argued elsewhere, Sketchnoting is the art of visual recording in which the sketchnoter draws on a multimodal set of tools to communicate their ideas. […]

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GALA hosts educational forum about transgender students

GALA North Texas, a non-profit organization dedicated to education and equality for the LGBT community in North Texas, hosted an educational forum about how to better the lives of transgender students. The forum was led by a panel of pioneering leaders for transgender people, who discussed some of the common misconceptions and hardships transgender students […]

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Make The Best of Google Drive with These 5 Add-ons

June 23, 2016Below is a collection of five good Add-ons to help you make the best of your Google Drive. Some of the things you can do with these add-ons include: Easily save web content (images, videos, audio, documents, HTML5) to your Google Drive; quickly create a Google doc, form, spreadsheet, or presentation with a single […]

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Educational opportunities abound

A new educational facility has opened its doors in Hopkins County and is now offering personalized tutoring, exam preparation and continuing education for area students of all ages. The Learning Center of Madisonville celebrated its grand opening and ribbon-cutting among fellow educators and well-wishers Thursday at its Center Street location. Owner and operator Nan Nance […]

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A Great Google Apps Tool for Creating ePortfolios

June 10, 2016Digication is a very good web tool that allows students to create beautiful portfolios to showcase and share their learning. Digication is very simple and easy to use. It provides a wide range of customizable templates to choose from. Students can select the template they like, add different kinds of content to it […]

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Two Excellent Apps to Turn Your iPad into A Presentation Remote

March 22, 2016There are different ways  to remotely control your presentations through iPad. For instance you can use one of the wireless mirroring apps to display your iPad screen on a projector while playing your presentation on the connected iPad. There are also two other reliable apps that allow you to use your iPad or […]

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Here Is A great Interactive Tool to Teach Students How to Read A Map

March 17, 2016Here is a great educational tool we came across today as we were working on the list of social studies websites for elementary students. Reading a Map is an interactive web tool provided by the National Park Service that helps students develop their reading map skills. Students get to learn how to read […]

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Champions for Children event raises funds for the Homeless Children's Educational Fund

Champions for Children event raises funds for the Homeless Children’s Educational Fund March 14, 2016 12:00 AM Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette Andy and Cindy Russell. Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette Honorees Erik Garrett and Liz Miller. Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette From left, Bill Wolfe, U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, Joseph Lagana and Susan Doyle. Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette Judi Vitale and David Goldman. Nate Guidry/Post-Gazette […]

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5 Great Apps for The Visually Impaired

November 14, 2015Below is a list of some good iPad apps for people who are blind or have low vision. Besides apps to help visually impaired recognize colours and objects around them, we have also include ViA by Braille Institute which is an excellent app search engine for blond people. ViA allows you to search […]

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Copy of Experience Bosnian culture with cooking and educational series

With support of a Boise City Arts and History grant, Mladi Behar, the Bosnian and Herzegovinian Cultural Center of Idaho, is offering a Bosnian cooking and educational series. In each cooking class participants learn how to make an appetizer, a main dish and dessert. Once the food is ready, participants can enjoy the meal while […]

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New- Google Announced The Offline Availability of Google Maps

November , 2015Google announced  Maps offline availability allowing users to search for locations and directions without the need for Internet connection. Before this update, accessing Maps offline only provides a simple and general view of an area without the ability to navigate directions and get information such as driving directions..etc. Now, you can use Google […]

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Here Is Another Great Drive Tool for Math Teachers

August 3, 2015Here is another great Drive tool for math teachers we want to bring to your attention. Wizkids CAS is an add-on that allows you to plot graphs and solve complex equations right in your Google document and without the need for any third party application. Some of the things you can do with […]

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Educational pathways summit now accepting registrations

<a"The top is prepared for instructors, those which function with an area team as well as any individual with a passion in education and learning," stated Patricia Rehak, supervisor of VC's Institutional Effectiveness, Research as well as Assessment. "It has something for every person. It's made to reveal that a path for a pupil going […]

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