Author Archives: Kathleen Hernandez

Vermont Federal Credit Union awards $8000 in educational scholarships

Vermont Federal Credit Union awards $8,000 in educational scholarships BURLINGTON, VT (July 18, 2018) — Vermont Federal Credit Union is excited to have awarded four, $2,000 scholarships in 2018. Scholarships were awarded to graduating high school seniors, Andrea Boe and Keagan Dunbar, as well as Kimberly Howrigan and John O’Sullivan-Griffith who are currently enrolled in […]

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Here Is An Excellent App to Convert Scanned Documents and Images to Editable Text

January 2, 2017TextGrabber is free today an only for a limited period of time. TextGrabber is an excellent OCR (Optical Character Recognition) app that allows you to easily scan printed text from almost any printed material and save it in different formats. You can also edit your saved text and share it with others through […]

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Special education case at Supreme Court could prove costly for schools

By Rebecca BeitschStateline.org WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court review of a battle between the parents of an autistic child and his Colorado school district could help raise the standards of education for some of the more than 6 million disabled schoolchildren across the United States. But it could also prove expensive for already cash-strapped school […]

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Here Is A Great Interactive Guide for Teachers New to Mac

December 3, 2016 Mac is an excellent piece of gadgetry to use in your instruction in class. It provides both teachers and students with a plethora of innovative ways to learn, collaborate and be more productive.  For those of you lucky enough to have Macs in their classes, our section Mac Resources for Teachers is […]

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Chairperson, Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Department of Educational Technology and Literacy (EDTL)Chairperson COE-N-3028 Position: The College of Education invites applications for Chairperson of the Department of Educational Technology and Literacy (EDTL) beginning August 2017. The Chairperson position is accompanied with a faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. We seek an enthusiastic, visionary and innovative […]

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Education | Training to improve Chinese-Portuguese fluency in human resource teams

Home | Macau | Education | Training to improve Chinese-Portuguese fluency in human resource teams Aspect of Friday’s meeting, presided by Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam Over the next five years, the government will implement new measures to train more members within human resource teams to be able to speak both Chinese […]

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Abilene Zoo's education efforts all about fun and learning at the same time

By Timothy Chipp of the Abilene Reporter News Posted: Yesterday 8:00 p.m. 0 On a typical summer weekday morning, the Abilene Zoo is filled with children learning about habitats, playing with animals and observing the larger ones in their displays. It’s a strategy that’s part of the zoo’s master plan to become a resource for […]

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5 Good iPad Apps Free Today

June 18, 2016Below is a collection of some good iPad apps that are free today. This deal is valid at least in the Canadian and American iTunes store. Some of the things you can do with these apps include: virtually explore the National Gallery of Art Washington, translate and save QR codes from any printed […]

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New- Teachers Can Now Create Polls in Google Classroom

April 9, 2016Google Classroom has recently introduced a new polling feature which enables teachers to create polls for a wide variety of educational purposes  including comprehension check in class and feedback gathering. You can easily create single or multiple-choice question polls right in your class stream and see who have and haven’t answered your polls. […]

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MP praises the educational opportunities at Havant U3A

HAVANT MP Alan Mak praised the educational benefit of the town’s branch of the University of the Third Age. The Havant U3A has more than 250 members who are in full or partial retirement, and who meet to endorse educational and social opportunities for people no longer in full-time work. The Havant branch itself encompasses […]

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A Collection of Some of The Best Educational Mac Apps for Teachers

January 3, 2015Mac Apps for Teachers is a resource page we created in EdTech and mLearning last year. We have been receiving several emails from teachers using Macs in their instruction asking about recommendations for educational  apps to use on Mac. We went ahead and created this section to share with our readers some of […]

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10 New Educational Tools for Teachers

December 11, 2015This month’s series of New EdTech Tools and Apps for Teachers features some interesting tools to use in your teaching. Some of the things you can do with these applications include:create whiteboard style animated videos, memorize vocabulary items using flashcards,  learn programming through hands-on activities, create soundtracks fro stories,  take beautiful handwritten notes […]

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3 Great Educational iPad Apps Free Today

December  5, 2015This week’s apps gone free  series features three  interesting educational apps to try out. These apps are free for a limited period of time. The first app in the list is an excellent presentation app that allows you to play interactive presentations on your iPad. The second app is especially designed to help […]

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The Popular Note Taking App Outline Is Free Today

November 27, 2015Outline is a powerful note taking app for students and teachers. The app is free today for a limited time, its regular price is $5,99. Outline enables you to quickly capture and record your ideas, organize your notes, sketch your thoughts, and annotate documents. You can either write, type or draw your notes […]

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