Author Archives: Pamela Weston

Assassin's Creed Educational Discovery Tour Mode Launches Today

Not many blockbuster games get an educational mode as a free add-on. Today Ubisoft released Discovery Tour by Assassin’s Creed: Ancient Egypt. It’s available now as a free download for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC owners of Assassin’s Creed Origins. It can also be purchased as a separate tool from the game on PC. […]

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As Uber battles negative headlines, Lyft plans education discount for Florida drivers

Transportation network company Lyft announced this week it will offer discounted education programs to drivers in the Tampa Bay area, after partnering with Denver-based Guild to give drivers access to online courses through 80 institutions nationwide. The move could help the company attract more …

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Educational institutions in Islamabad, Rawalpindi to remain closed on Monday

The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) announced to keep all educational institutions in Islamabad and Rawalpindi closed on Sunday. Photo: Geo News file ISLAMABAD: The Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) announced to keep all educational institutions in Islamabad and Rawalpindi closed on Sunday. “All 423 educational institutions under the administrative control of FDE shall remain […]

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Here Is An Excellent Tool for Creating Comic Strips to Use in Class

February 19, 2017ReadWriteThink is one of our favourite websites we turn to for free educational tools and materials we recommend for teachers. Today we spent sometime sifting through Student Interactives section and picked out for you this excellent tool called Comic Creator. As its name indicates, this web-based application allows you to easily create and […]

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Why Sports Management Needs Unique Educational Models

While it may not seem obvious, sports management degrees focus less on athletics and more on finance, management, marketing, and law—as they pertain to the sporting industry.  Students graduate with the abilities to manage amateur, collegiate, and professional organizations and sports professionals while capitalizing on sports-related opportunities.  While many students choose sports management as undergraduates, […]

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The Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program

What is the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program? The EITC program provides tax credits for approved businesses that may be applied against the businesses tax liability for the tax year in which the contribution was made. Who qualifies? Companies authorized to do business in Pennsylvania that are subject to one or more of the […]

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Behind Donald Trump's big Ohio win – grossly lagging educational attainment, and Ohio …

CLEVELAND — Education made America great.   Now it’s at the epicenter of a divide that’s ripping us apart.   When we round up the usual suspects to help explain the most divisive presidential election since 1800, the list is likely to focus on income, class, race, geography and gender.   But the mother of all fault lines, […]

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Nevada Supreme Court: Education Savings Accounts Are Constitutional, Funding Mechanism Isn't

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Nevada today upheld the constitutionality of the nation’s most expansive educational choice law. However, the court ruled that the funding mechanism the legislature adopted is unconstitutional. If the legislature creates a new funding mechanism — as it could and should in a special session — then the […]

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Fire Safety Fun Day promises educational fun for everyone

BYRON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Fire Safety Fun Day should be big this year, and firefighter Steve Smith wants you to come out and enjoy it. It’s Saturday, September 24th at North Peach Park in Byron from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Smith joins 41NBC to talk more about it. There will be a car show […]

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A Great Periodic Table to Enhance Students Writing Skills

Figurative speech is the language we use to spice up our writing. Besides their aesthetic value , figurative expressions and axioms cast a flavour of ‘writerly professionalism’ on the written piece. It does take so much practice for students to be adept at the use of figurative language and there are no shortcuts to learn […]

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Educational Assistant Behavior Room

OSBORN SCHOOL DISTRICT Job Title:                    Educational AssistantSalary Grade:            Educational Assistant II                       Grade 7Work Year:                 Student Days (ELL two days prior, Special Education Social Skills three days prior)FLSA:                         Non-exempt SUMMARY:  Provides instructional assistance for students and general clerical assistance for teachers as requested. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive.  Some […]

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3 Important Tips to Boost Students Confidence (TED Ed Lesson)

May 16, 2016In a previous post we published here in EdTech and mLearning, we talked about Chrome Lab’s  9 character strengths that characterize successful students (namely: grit, gratitude, purpose, self-control, social/emotional intelligence, curiosity, zest, mindset, and optimism).Along similar lines, we are sharing with you another important character or, let’s call it a macro-character as it […]

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A Great App to Remotely Control Google Drive Presentations

May 9, 2016De Mobo Slides is a great application to remotely control the presentations you create through Google Slides, Prezi, and Slideshare right from your iPhone or Android-operated device. The process is ver simple: you install De Mobo app on your mobile device and pair it with your computer using a generated code as shown […]

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4 Educational Web Tools to Create Interactive Lessons

April 20 , 2016Web technologies provide teachers with limitless possibilities to create challenging and engaging content to use with students in class. There is now a wide variety of easy to use and free web tools teachers can use to enrich their curricula and diversity their teachable content in such a way that attends to […]

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