Author Archives: Pamela Hale

Summit helps enhance educational excellence

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV)– Educators from all over West Virginia will come together this week for the first statewide summit for educational excellence of the summer. Nearly 1,000 teachers have gathered to participate in various professional learning sessions to help enhance their teaching for the upcoming school year. Officials wanted to give them the opportunity to […]

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Disoriented education~I

There was a time when the Indian students pursued education to learn skills and acquire knowledge. The pursuit of learning then was not about cramming by rote, but was directed towards the acquisition of wisdom and thus to enrich society at large. It was a time when none needed Government permission to open an educational […]

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Civil Rights, Education Groups to Congress: Correct DeVos' Approval of Unlawful ESSA Plans

WASHINGTON—The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 16 civil rights and education groups urged key members of Congress to fulfill their oversight responsibility of the Department of Education’s implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The groups ask the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the U.S. […]

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School vouchers are not a cure-all, says study with UK ties

New research from University of Kentucky Assistant Professor Joseph Waddington shows that school voucher programs — and more broadly, school choice — aren’t a cure-all in the race to improve education outcomes, UK officials said in a news release. Waddington’s research, with co-author Mark Berends of the University of Notre Dame, sheds light on how […]

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Community Education Program Coordinator

Community Education Program Coordinator – Home and Garden Portland Community College Requisition Number: 08912 Location: Rock Creek Campus Address: 18624 NW Walker Rd. Hours of Work: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday Position Status: Academic Professional; Level 5; Full-time; Exempt Starting Salary Range: 2016/2017 Salary Range: $48,122/yr to $83,441/yr. (see “Additional Posting Information” […]

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With Watson Element, Apple and IBM aim to transform education

Apple and IBM this week merged strengths in a new way to target the education market. IBM Watson Element for Educators, a new iPad app from the companies, is designed to provide teachers with a more holistic view of students’ academic progress, accomplishments, interests and learning activities in grades K-12.  IBM began working on the […]

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The Cleveland Foundation's Fenn Educational Fund awards $25000 grant to Lake Erie College

Lake Erie College is proud to announce the receipt of a grant from the Fenn Educational Fund of the Cleveland Foundation, a charitable organization seeking to enhance the lives of all residents of Greater Cleveland. Totaling $25,000, the Fenn grant will support Be Empowered: College to Career (C2C), a college to career curriculum program benefitting […]

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Associate Director (Educational Excellence and Innovation)

Office for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching About us The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a dynamic regional University committed to developing research solutions that deliver a global impact.  With a vision to be a leading discovery partner in priority research areas, USQ aligns its research with regional and global agendas in agriculture […]

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Chick-fil-A Doubles Investment in Employee's Education

Chick-fil-A announced a new initiative that will more than double the company's investment in team members' college educations—providing $4.9 …

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Digital Storytelling Wheel for Teachers

July 19, 2016The digital storytelling wheel is a visual we created through Google Drawing based on a chart we have previously published here in EdTech and mLearning. The visual contains a number of educational apps and web tools that you can use with you students in class for digital storytelling projects. We have included apps […]

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Japanese educational system to be generalised in Egypt in five years: deputy to Japanese …

For its vital and effective role in supporting Egypt's development and progress, the current leadership represented in President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is …

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Teachers Guide to The Use of Technology in Teaching Writing

January 31, 2016 When it comes to enhancing students writing skills, technology can play a decisive role. In his celebrated work “The Digital Writing Workshop’, author Troy Hicks explains in details how you can integrate technology in your writing instruction to help students become good writers. One key concept in this discussion is viewing writing […]

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A Wonderful Tool to Help Students Easily Design Their Own Games

October 12, 2015Gamestar Mechanic is a gaming platform where students grades 4 to 9 get to learn how to design their own games using the learning principles of game design. Gamester Mechanic features three main components to engage students in game-based learning: the Quest, Workshop and Game Alley. In the Quest, students get to interact […]

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Teachers' Top Educational Chrome Apps in 2015

July, 2015Over the last weekend, we spent sometime sifting through our Chrome extensions archive and curated for you the list below. We singled out the the apps that have been most popular among teachers and educators during the first six months of this year. The apps cover a range of themes from tools to enhance […]

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