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Author Archives: Luciana Richards

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MOOCs and Open Educational Resources: A handbook for educators

MOOCs and Open Educational Resources: A Handbook for Educators is being made available for university faculty, educators, and educational producers involved in producing online courses. The guide is a step-by-step manual to how to produce and distribute educational video content under the freest of licenses, with an emphasis on Creative Commons. The Handbook situates educational […]

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Community Education Specialist

Xero is the emerging leader in cloud based accounting software. Forbes has recognized us as the most innovative growth company for two years in a row! We’re expanding our team of the best and brightest people so we can go even further – are you interested in joining us? Keep an eye on our careers […]

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Teachers Guide to Creating Engaging Assignments on Google Classroom

Below is an infographic we created based on insights from Google Classroom Help page. The visual walks you through the eight steps to create, edit and share assignments with students in Google Classroom. Instructions included work on Google Classroom for the web, for those of you using iPad or Android, check out this page . Some […]

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Nana Addo does not understand modern day education – Group

Politics of Thursday, 23 June 2016 Source: Richard Kwasi Adjei Agyapong Nana Akufo-Addo A group calling itself Students for Mahama has called on Ghanaian students to reject Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo Addo, the flagbearer of the NPP for what they describe as his lack of appreciation of educational challenges in the country. At a press […]

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Two Great Chromebook Tools to Hold Video Chats with Students

May 5, 2016A few days ago we received a request from one of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning asking about suggestions for apps to use on Chromebook to hold video chats with students. There are actually several options out there to try out but the ones we trust the most are Hangouts and […]

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Chinese delegates observe US education

Members of the Chinese educational system visited the Waverly School District Wednesday in order observe a rural school in the United States. The delegation spent most of the recent semester at the University of Illinois Springfield to learn about education and observe differences in how the Chinese and U.S. systems operate.Samantha McDaniel-Ogletree | Journal-Courier Story […]

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Siegle Named 2016 Palmarium Award Recipient

EPSY Department Head Dr. Del Siegle will receive the Institute for the Development of Gifted Education’s Palmarium Award during a University of Denver ceremony on February 4.  This $5,000 recognition is awarded to the individual most exemplifying the Institute’s vision through understanding of giftedness in the areas of: Practice by impacting graduate education, pre-service, and […]

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Blauert on Outdoors: GEECe makes for an educational field trip

I’ve often written about our local Merced, San Luis and San Joaquin National Wildlife Refuges. We also have a large number of nearby refuges that are managed by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Out of the state refuges in our area, the Los Banos Wildlife Area offers the greatest range of recreational and […]

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Break over: Educational institutions to reopen Jan 1

Howeve­r, since it is the first day of the New Year, all banks across the provin­ce will remain closed­ PESHAWAR: All government and private educational institutions will reopen after winter vacation on January 1 (today). However, since it is the first day of the New Year, all banks across the province will remain closed. Moreover, due […]

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Educational and fun toys? Big City Moms have you covered

MONTH. EMILY: NEW THIS MORNING. TIS’ NEARLY THE SEASON TO SHOP WITH BLACK FRIDAY JUST DAYS AWAY. PARENTS LOOKING FOR GIFTS THAT OFFER FUN AND LEARNING NEED TO LOOK NO FURTHER. ERIKA’S BACK WITH SOME TOP PICKS FROM EXPERTS– MOMS. ERIKA: WE GOT THE INSIDE SCOOP FROM THE GROUP “BIG CITY MOMS.” ONE OF THEIR […]

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Here Is A Great Tool to Help Students with Their Reading and Writing Process

October 17, 2015Notetaker is an excellent tool from ReadWriteThink that students can use in their writing and reading activities. This is basically a hierarchical outlining tool that enables learners to create detailed outlines made up of five levels. Using the integrated editing features, students can easily add main and sub sections to their outlines, move […]

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Mid-Day Changers: Southwest Georgia Financial Corp. (SGB), Educational Development …

WallStreet Scope – September 23rd, 2015: Mid Day Changers Southwest Georgia Financial Corp. (SGB) of the Financial sector has changed by 1.67% and at noon is trading with a volume of 815 shares with a volatility this week of 1.05%. Southwest Georgia Financial Corp. (SGB) currently stands at $15.25, with a weekly performance of 1.350% […]

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Two Excellent Resources to Learn about Sketchnoting on iPad

August 22, 2015As a form of advanced doodling, digital sketch noting allows you to capture, record and communicate your ideas in a visually mediated system. Sketchnoting is inherently multimodal in that it involves the use of different modes of expression including writing, drawing, shapes, diagrams and many more. Now with the advance of mobile technology, […]

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Two Awesome Apps for Creating Educational Shows with Students

May 24, 2015 We received an email a few days ago from a teacher asking about a good iPad app for creating simulated TV shows with students. The apps we suggest below are both from Launchpad Toys which have been acquired by Google a couple of months ago. These are probably among the most popular […]

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