Author Archives: Leo Bryant

Educational institutions need to adopt open learning to encourage innovation, says Neeraj Atahlye

Education institutions need to adopt open-learning practices to stay relevant amid the fast-changing technology, Neeraj Atahlye, V-P (Innovation and Digital Business) for Indian Subcontinent for SAP said here on Thursday. He also urged academia to adopt open learning methods to encourage students towards innovation. Delivering a lecture on Enabling Positive Use Of Artificial Intelligence For […]

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Silver Spring company offers on-demand educational films

CuriosityStream’s latest original program debuts Monday. Graphic courtesy CuriosityStream. If the Trump administration makes good on its threat to cut funding for public television, there’s a Silver Spring-based company ready to provide viewers with on-demand educational programming. CuriosityStream, a two-year-old firm started and owned by Discovery’s founder and former chairman John Hendricks, offers more than […]

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10 New Educational Android Apps for Young Learners

February 11, 2017Today we spent sometime sifting through the new releases in Google Play App Store and curated for you the list below. These interesting Android apps, all of which are educational games,  to use with your kids and young learners to help them learn a wide variety of skills while having fun. Some of […]

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Educational deprivation

Sir: Balochistan is the richest province due to its natural resources; and has a smaller population compared to the number of citizens in other provinces of the country. But it hurts me the most, when I note that Balochistan is deprived of almost all necessary facilities and social needs. The most important factor is that […]

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10 Great Places to Find and Access Quality Audiobooks to Use with Your Students

January 31, 2017Audiobooks are a great way to help nurture kids love for reading and develop their reading skills.  Audiobooks can also help with other skills including writing, communication, and sequential thinking. In today’s post we are providing you with an updated list of some great places where you find and access tons of free(and […]

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Best Educational iPad Apps of 2016

December 27, 2016If you are using or planning to use iPads in your instruction, chances are you are already spending time searching for apps with educational potential to try out with students. Admittedly, such a search can be time-consuming and sometimes even frustrating given the over-abundance of apps in iTunes app store. Our job here […]

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CT Education Ruling Leaves Poor Kids On Poor Track

The recent Superior Court decision ordering Connecticut to rework its funding for education was disappointing at best, dangerous at worst. After 44 years in the profession — 26 at the state Department of Education — here’s what I know. First, Connecticut’s education funding formula could be tweaked but is basically sound. It directs more state […]

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A Must Have Tool for Creating Educational Video Presentations

May 17, 2016Movenote is an excellent application for creating video presentations. It allows you to ‘record video alongside documents or pictures to create an integrated video presentation with slides.’ Movenote is ideal for flipped or blended learning classrooms. As a teacher, you start by uploading your documents, then  record a video explaining the different points […]

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Ousted Blaine Principal Troy LaRaviere blasts the mayor, city educational policies

An outspoken critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel who was ousted from his post as principal of a Lakeview elementary school blasted the mayor and the city’s educational policies while promoting his candidacy to lead a schools administrators group. Troy LaRaviere, during a lengthy speech at a news conference held at a Lakeview eatery Thursday, said […]

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3 Great Chrome Extensions to Enhance Your Reading Experience

March 15, 2016While the net provides us with endless reading opportunities, online reading does not come with no price and in most cases the price is our attention and focus. Web pages are full of ads and flash animations that can greatly affect the quality of your reading especially when it comes to reading lengthy […]

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7 (Inexpensive) Ways to Prep Your Child for Kindergarten

<!– LimelightPlayerUtil.initEmbed(‘limelight_player_680499’); –> This post was written by Yvette Donado, senior vice president and chief administrative officer of Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey. A major milestone has been reached in public education. Most public school students come from a minority group. According to projections from the National Center for Education Statistics, 49.7% of students […]

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All educational institutions will remain open in KP: Shaukat Yousafzai

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MPA Shaukat Yousafzai has said that all education institutions will remain open throughout Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Thursday and denied reports that schools, colleges and universities had been closed. He said the province will observe a three-day mourn over the loss of precious lives in Bacha Khan University in Charsadda at the […]

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Here Is An Awesome Tool for Creating Postcards in Class

January 9, 2015Postcard Creator is an excellent interactive tool from ReadWriteThink students can use to create awesome postcards to share with others. You can use it in writing activities with your students to engage them in literacy learning. Besides learning about the different parts making a postcard, Postcard Creator provides students with a ready made […]

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very educational

I love history. I love life stories of ordinary, good people doing great things to help make their communities, country and the world a better place. This museum is a great tribute to men and women that sacrificed so much. The museum staff and volunteers are helpful and friendly. I learned there are docents at […]

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