Author Archives: Norma Jenkins

Study considers long-term educational outcomes

Leaders of for-profit colleges and universities are expecting the Trump administration to loosen, or do away with, regulations that, in part, led to the downfall of two major chains during the Obama administration. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has said she will review the rules but will not “unnecessarily close down important programs.”

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Where's Amy attends ATI Barn Bash

Actors Theatre of Indiana hosted a Barn Bash fundraiser Oct. 28 and Where’s Amy was there to capture the entire shindig. The party was at the beautiful Demaree Barn in Zionsville. Guests enjoyed live music, line dancing, games, specialty drinks and a delicious hog roast with all the fixings. The money raised will help keep […]

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Our say: New school year brings challenges, opportunities

In a few days, we’ll officially bury 2017’s summer season and get back to the races, or, rather, the race — the one British author H.G. Wells defined 97 years ago, when he wrote that “human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.” Class will start in the county’s public schools […]

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9 Fundamental Digital Skills for 21st Century Teachers

December , 2016As we have pointed elsewhere, ‘ in a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century. Whether you are a technological determinist or a digital instrumentalist, technology has become an essential force […]

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10 Awesome Storybook Apps to Develop Your Kids Love for Reading

November 16, 2016Following our post on some of the best eBook libraries for kids, we curated for you this collection of iPad apps featuring 10 popular storybooks for young readers. Teachers and parents can use these interactive stories to not only help kids learn to read but also build good reading habits and develop children’s […]

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6 Educational iPad Apps Free Today

May 29, 2016Below is a collection of some good iPad apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with these apps include: stream and build playlists across different music-hosting platforms (e.g YouTube, SoundCloud, Spotify), create beautiful sketches and drawings, make visually attractive photos […]

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5 Good iPad Apps That Are Free Today

April  16, 2016Below is a collection of some very good iPad apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with these apps include:  add a variety of stylish fonts and emojis to your iPad keyboard, fill in, sign and annotate PDFs, learn about […]

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Ovis Hill Farm Festival raises funds for its educational activities at the farm

One of the demonstrations at the Ovis Hill Farm Festival is Border Collie herding. The festival will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24. Timmonsville, SC –  Come celebrate fall at Ovis Hill Farm during its 15th annual festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, where there’ll be fun […]

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The New American University: Massive, Online, And Corporate-Backed

The objective, Regier claimed, is to make ASU right into an on the internet titan, however one that does not drop right into the acquainted catches of the University of Phoenix as well as various other for-profit colleges. Michael Crow, ASU’s vibrant head of state of 12 years, has actually heralded the development of ASU […]

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