Author Archives: Kevin Brown

Educational Road Bumps in 2017

Looking back on last year, higher education appears to have been on a bumpy, roller coaster back seat ride. This assessment comes from a wide range of higher education executives, who collectively express hopes for a better 2018. “Dizzying,” “disappointing,” “swirling,” “disrupted,” “tumultuous,”  “steady” and “evolving” were words chosen to describe America’s higher education experience […]

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BRAHM's Educational Outreach Program to Present Young at Art Student Spectacular May 4

Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) will host their Young at Art Student Spectacular during the Summer Exhibition Celebration on May 4 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. It will showcase various art pieces created by kindergarten to second grade students at Blowing Rock Elementary School through BRAHM’s Educational Outreach Program. The event is free […]

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Check Out These Apps- They Are Free Today

February 12, 2017Below is a collection of some of interesting iPad apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. You may want to check them out and see what works for you.  Some of the things you can do with these apps include: turn your words into beautiful art wrok, […]

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Education, literacy determine your longterm health

New Year’s resolutions are often attempts at self-improvement. Determined, well-intentioned people try to exercise and eat better, choose a book over tv, sign up for a class. Everyone has habits they want to break or hobbies they want to pick up. Resolutions are usually about changing yourself, but this year the Williamsburg Health Foundation dares […]

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Stocks: Zacks Investment Research Upgraded Lincoln Educational Services Corp. (LINC) to “Hold”

Lincoln Educational Services Corp. (NASDAQ:LINC) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Thursday. According to Zacks, “Lincoln Educational is a leading and diversified for-profit provider of a career-oriented post-secondary education headquartered in West Orange, New Jersey. It offers recent high school graduates and […]

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Look & Find: Fun Activities! – Educational Mobile Game

AppWatch Mobile games aren’t always just about having fun, sometimes they can be educational too. Booty Bay Games has published 3 successful games and now they’re ready to tackle kids’ games with Look & Find: Fun Activities! Look & Find is an educational game for children ages 2 to 6. With impressive graphics and comprehensive […]

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6 Great Digital Storytelling Apps to Use with Your Students

Here are some excellent iPad apps to enhance students creativity through digital storytelling. These are among the best apps teachers have been using with their students to create, narrate, and share stories. Using these apps students will be able to tell their own stories using a variety of multimedia materials that include: images, characters, avatars, […]

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Orbex in Educational Partnership with Italian LUM University

Orbex will expand the educational program of the master's degree course in Financial Analysis and Trading, and contribute its practical knowledge of …

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Three Powerful Tools Students Can Use to Add Notes to Videos

April 4, 2016Most video editors out there support different forms of annotations but if you are looking for some easy and simple ones to use with students the list below has you covered. These are great applications that allow you to add notes and comments to your videos. Students can use them to enrich and […]

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4 New Excellent Google Drive Templates for Teachers

March 3, 2016A few months ago we wrote a review of the new Templates gallery for Docs, Sheets and Slides and we featured some of the best templates teachers can use in their instruction. Yesterday Google added another set of awesome templates designed by ‘five experts in their field’. Apart from the first two templates […]

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Girl charged in school stabbing was bullied, says educational assistant

The 14-year-old girl charged in the stabbing spree at Dunbarton High School was verbally bullied, says an educational assistant at the school. Tricia Goodchild worked closely with the girl, along with other students, sometimes spending hours each day by her side at the Pickering school. “Bullying is a huge thing that she had to deal […]

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Some Great Web Tools to Help Students Reflect on Their Learning

November 30, 2015The upcoming holidays can be a good chance for young learners to reflect upon the past year. A great way to aid that reflection is with literacy tools such as these. Read a book that mirrors their experiences. Or recap with real-life news articles. Write a short story about a notable. Or find […]

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CHPA Educational Foundation Survey Provides Insight into What Consumers Need to Know About …

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) Educational Foundation today released a national survey, which was conducted to identify consumers’ knowledge gaps around the appropriate use, storage, and disposal of oral over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and to inform future foundation programs and initiatives. The survey was conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of the CHPA […]

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The New Explain Everything 3.0 Offers Some Great Features for Math Teachers

August 15, 2015The popular interactive whiteboard app Explain Everything has recently released its newest version called Explain Everything 3.0. Besides attending to the aesthetic look of the app (changing the logo icon), EE 3.0 has come with some interesting functionalities that speak to the overall performance of the app. The main update in this new […]

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