Author Archives: Mellisa Rodriguez

Amadeus stresses agent education amid NDC revolution

NDC is fast becoming a reality as industry adoption of the new standard becomes more widespread, although there remains work to be done to …

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Alzheimer's and dementia educational event to be held June 4

The event, Alzheimer's and Dementia University, will be held June 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Raleigh General Hospital's education building, …

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Education Leadership and School Counseling Ranked Among Best For 2018

BestColleges.com has ranked Seton Hall’s online Masters’s in School Counseling and online Master’s in Education Leadership, Management and Policy among the best in the nation for the third consecutive year. With over 170 programs available online, a place on this ranking demonstrates that the university provides a flexible, quality online program that is affordable among […]

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8 Good Educational Web Tools Free Today

December 4, 2016Below are some good iPad apps that are on sale today and only for a limited period of time.  You may want to check them out and see which ones works for you. Some of the things you can do with these apps include: teach kids about colors, create 3D character animations, learn basics […]

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A Great New App from Google to Scan, Save and Share Photos

December 3, 2016PhotoScan is a new app released by Google Photo a few days ago. As its name indicate, PhotoScan lets you easily capture, scan and save photos using the camera of your own phone.  More importantly, PhotoScan enhances the digital scans of your photos by applying automatic filters to remove glare, edit the edges, […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Effectively Integrate Formative Assessment in Your Instruction

November 13, 2016Formative assessment is an evaluative approach that allows teachers to take quick snapshots of students learning in class. It’s an ongoing process that can happen anytime during a lesson regardless of content area. Unlike summative assessment whose goal is to assess students overall learning outcomes at the end of an instructional unit, formative […]

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Educational Resources Offered to Retirement Plan Sponsors by IRS

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) Knowledge Management team periodically issues research summaries called “Issue Snapshots” about tax-related issues for retirement plan practitioners. Topics covered in the snapshots include church plan automatic contribution arrangements, nondeductible contributions to defined benefit plans and hardship distributions from 401(k) plans, among others. In addition, […]

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Securities Analyst Recommendations: ITT Educational Services Inc. (NYSE:ESI), Great Basin …

At the recent close, ITT Educational Services Inc. (NYSE:ESI) tinted loss of -11.43% (-0.04 points) to US$0.31. The trading activity of 4.96 Million shares climbed down over an average volume of 929.57K shares. EPS ratio considered by looking at last twelve month figures is 0.86. Over the same time span, the stock notched a high […]

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Educational benefits for veterans addressed at veterans advisory meeting

According to U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (AL-03), the biggest hurdle for men and women after serving in the military is finding the education benefits that are available for veterans. But there are programs to help. In Spring 2016, Jacksonville State University had about 430 students using some type of VA educational benefit. Justin Parker, the […]

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10 Must Read Books for Every Teacher

As life-long learners, teachers are continuously learning to improve their teaching practice and expand their knowledge base. Thankfully, the Internet has levelled the ground and provided unrestricted access to a plethora of resources and materials to help you grow professionally . This page features some examples of web tools to use for your professional development. […]

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A New Excellent Flashcard Creation Tool from Duolingo

July 20, 2016Tinycards is a new app from the popular language learning platform Duolingo. The app uses the concept of flashcards to help users learn new things covering different topics from mathematical equations to historical facts. Learning new languages is also supported by Tinycards. Learners can even import words they have learned through Duolingo right […]

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A Great Summer Reading List for Teachers

June 28, 2016Looking for some good titles to read this summer? The infographic below features a number of excellent books to consider. The overarching theme is personal development. All of these books have been features in previous posts here in EdTech and mLearning. For a comprehensive collection of books curated by teachers for teachers check […]

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7 Outstanding Chrome Apps to Enhance Students Learning

May 31, 2016The selection below features seven great educational Chrome apps that you and your students can use for a variety of educational purposes. Some of the things you can do with these apps include: send web content directly to your Kindle app for a better reading experience; record what you learn online in nuggets […]

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Director of Educational Programs & Services

Cranston Public Schools845 Park AvenueCranston, RI 02910 POSITION TITLE: Director of Educational Programs and Services MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold a RIDE Building Level Administrator (PK-12) certificate, or be eligible for this certificate.Must have five (5) years successful teaching and (5) years administrative experience preferred.A Master’s Degree in Administration is preferred.Must have experience and/or academic preparation […]

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