Author Archives: Michael Gilliland

Kern Medical hosting educational class for new, expecting parents

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Kern Medical is hosting the Safe Home, Safe Baby program, a class designed to help parents avoid common mistakes that can lead to sudden infant death.  In collaboration with the Bakersfield Firefighter’s Burn Foundation, First 5 Kern and the Kern County Department of Public, the class is geared toward local families about fire […]

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Head of Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND)

Here at the London Borough of Bexley we are looking to appoint a strategic Head of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to support us in the delivery of an ambitious improvement plan with improved outcomes for children and young people at the heart of it. Reporting to the Interim Deputy Director for Educational Achievement & […]

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Our Top 10 Google Docs Add-ons of 2016

December 28, 2016Google Docs’ add-ons are tools that add a wide variety of functionalities to Google Docs. In the course of this year we have reviewed a number of these tools and we have particularly focused on the ones that are related, in a way or another, to us in education. From this collection we […]

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A Handy Chart Featuring Google and Apple's Best Content in 2016

December 18, 2016Each year Google and Apple release lists of the best and most popular content in their stores. The lists cover things such as apps, games, songs, TV shows, podcasts, books, and movies. We have already highlighted some of this content in separate posts in the last few days. Today, however, we created this […]

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Sharon Regional's Educational Health Sessions November

Sharon Regional’s Educational Health Sessions November (Sharon, PA) – Sharon Regional Health System to host a variety of educational health sessions and community services. Sharon Regional Prepared Child Birth ClassesSaturdays, beginning November 5 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., at the Diagnostic & Imaging Center 2435 Garden Way Hermitage. This series of five classes (with […]

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10 Must Have iPad Apps for Elementary Teachers

iPad provides great learning opportunities for students and when it comes to young learners possibilities are endless. iTunes app store is teeming with all kinds of apps with great educational potential for kids and young learners. However, sifting through the piles there can be time consuming. This is where collections such as the one below […]

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Top Twitter EdTech Hashtags for Teachers

he introduction of hashtags to Twitter and later on to other social networking websites such as Facebook and Google Plus has revolutionized the way people interact and share resources on these platforms. For us in education it means an easier way to find, access and share educational materials with a global community of teachers and […]

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Excellent Video Tutorials to Help You Sketchnote on iPad

After posting about top iPad apps for creating sketchnotes, I received a couple of requests for sharing video tutorials on sketchnoting on iPad. The videos below are probably the best tutorials you would find out there.  These are the videos I used myself when I first started learning about sketchnoting. There are also some other great resources […]

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Four Interesting Educational Google Apps for Teachers

July 3, 2016In today’s post we are featuring four excellent Google Apps from Collabrify. The apps have received some good ratings in Google Apps Marketplace and are really worth the shout-out here. Besides being integrated with Google Drive, the apps offer a wide variety of useful features. Some of the things you and your students […]

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Some Helpful Activities and Resources to Teach Web Literacy to Students

July 3, 2016Few weeks ago we shared  Mozilla Learning’s Web Literacy Wheel featuring a number of key skills and competencies for 21st century students. Today we are adding another great resource from Mozilla Learning to help teachers prepare digitally savvy students who can ‘read, write and participate on the web’. Teaching Activities is a section […]

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Over 100 Handy Google Tips for Teachers

April 28, 2016In today’s post, we want to re-highlight an interesting resource we have shared in the past called Google Tips. Since the last time we reviewed it, several new tips have been added to the collection.  Google Tips, for those of you who haven’t heard about it, is an online hub created by Google […]

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'Awesome' National Catholic Educational Association conference returns to St. Louis

Dave Luecking | daveluecking@archstl.org Members of the steering committee for the 2017 NCEA Convention that will be held in St. Louis posed outside the archdiocesan booth at the 2016 convention in San Diego. Courtesy of Catholic Education Office Related Articles:  The 20th century dawned with the United States on the cusp of a technological revolution […]

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4 Excellent Resources for Math Teachers

February 20, 2016Below is a collection of some very good apps and tools for math teachers. The first two apps are educational games that engage students in math learning through playful interaction. As for Math Access and Elevated Math, these are websites that feature helpful resources and materials curated specifically for math teachers. Enjoy 1- […]

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MP John Hayes signs Holocaust Educational Trust's Book of Commitment

South Holland and the Deepings MP John Hayes yesterday signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment. In doing so he pledged his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary survivors who work tirelessly to educate young people. January 27 […]

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