Author Archives: Marisol Gordon

'Misleading' ballot question would tweak Philly school board process

A charter change before Philadelphians Tuesday would give City Council more power over the composition of the city’s new school board, although the wording of the actual ballot question could leave some voters confused. Ballot question No. 2 asks Philadelphians: Shall the Educational Supplement to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter be amended to restore local […]

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UAE's investment in education sector tops $2.7bn

The UAE has invested Dh10 billion ($2.72 billion) into the education sector– equivalent to a 22 per cent increase in governmental spending on education, both general and higher, experts heard at a recent summit in Oxford, UK. Emirates College for Management & Information (ECMIT), a leading private higher educational institution based in Dubai, participated at […]

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A New Great Feature for Google Drive Users

November 16, 2016Google introduced today a new feature for G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work). The new custom template feature allows users to submit and share custom template files for Docs, Sheets, forms and Slides. When submitted to shared template galleries, other users (e,g co-workers) can use these custom templates and adapt them the […]

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12 Essential Mac Apps for Teachers and Educators

July 17, 2016Looking for some good Mac apps to try out with your students in class? The collection below is a good place to start with. We have handpicked for you a list of what we think are 12 helpful applications you can use to do a variety of digital tasks. These include: taking notes, creating […]

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Tons of Great Educational Worksheets for Teachers

July 5, 2016Looking for some good educational worksheets to use in your teaching? Education.com has a section dedicated entirely to printable worksheets ready to use in your class. Each category of worksheets comes with detailed information on how to use them, skills targeted, and learning expectations. While some of the worksheets are provided for free […]

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Arizona Tries To Race Its Educational System To The Top

Arizona got $25 million federal dollars in the third year of the Race to the Top education program, and a new report looks at what the state did with that cash. It’s a lagging report, dealing with the 2013-14 school year. Peter Laing, a senior director at the Arizona Department of Education, talked about the […]

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Some of The Best iPad and Android Math Apps for Middle School Students

January 22, 2016In today’s post, we have curated for you some of the best Math apps for middle school students. We included apps for both Android and iPad. The apps cover different mathematical skills and will definitely help students enhance their math learning and consequently perform better. Check them out and as always share with us […]

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PEO garden tour, craft show Saturday at Redbud Creek Farm

Sandwich Chapter FO of the Philanthropic Educational Organization Sisterhood and Redbud Creek Farm will sponsor a fall garden tour and craft show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19. Guests can explore four extraordinary gardens and look for ideas on plants, water features, art and kid friendly design elements. Unique plants, speciality and gift […]

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Priya inspects GCW, other educational institutions of Anantnag

Anantnag,August 22 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Minister of State for Education, Information & Culture, Priya Sethi today paid visit to Anantnag district and inspected several educational institutions including Government College for Women, Anantnag, Government Girls High School and Boys Middle School, Mattan. MLC Sofi Yusuf, Director Colleges, Prof. Tariq Ahmed Qawoos, Principal Government College […]

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Coggle- A Handy Google Drive Tool for Collaboratively Creating Diagrams and Mind Maps

June 29, 2015Coggle is a good Chrome app for creating mind maps. It integrates seamlessly with Google Drive and allows you to organize and share your files with your Google contacts the way you like. Coggle provides a wide variety of features that make it easy for users to create beautiful mind maps and share […]

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Desmos- An Excellent Tool for Math Teachers

June, 2015 Desmos is a good platform for math teachers and students. Desmos is a graphing calculator that allows you to easily plot functions, create tables, add sliders, animate graphs and many more. Some of the features it provides to users include: “Graphing: Plot polar, cartesian, or parametric graphs. There’s no limit to how many […]

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Nonprofit Harlem Children's Zone Celebrates 15 Years of Providing Educational Parenting …

A nonprofit group that uses innovative ways to curb poverty has earned praises from the U.S president and several philanthropists for its efforts. The group is celebrating its 15th year of offering an educational parenting program, known as The Baby College. (Photo : Fiona Goodall| Getty Images News) school teacher on maternity leave Harlem Children’s […]

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The All-Work, No-Play Culture Of South Korean Education

Pupils encounter massive stress to do well on the examination and also obtain right into a leading college.”The bypassing perception was merely a degree of strength I had actually never ever experienced at all,” claim Tom Owenby. If youthful pupils (are) not satisfied, we could not assure their joy when they expand up, so our […]

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A Wonderful Math Website for Students

MathGames gives 1200 various means to exercise mathematics, varying from Pre-K all the method to the 8th quality. Father and mothers as well as Teachers obtain immediate comments on their pupils development and also could determine which approach is very well utilized to reach their pupils – interactive inquiries or enjoyable video games powered by […]

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