Author Archives: Robert Weston

Hogan, GOP look the other way on education funding

Instead of searching for avenues to support schools and its educational staffs and officials all over the state, they are sitting and looking the other way.

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Getting schooled — Property perusers with children often consider educational zones in deciding …

The news was what the Praetes and daughter Lilly, 14, were waiting to hear: She was accepted to Academic Magnet High School in North Charleston. There was one catch, however, and it had nothing to do with grades. The couple and their two children lived on Daniel Island in the Berkeley County School District and […]

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Walking for health, educational advancement of young Nigerians

Only a mother would know the joy I felt to see Aliyu walk again.” This statement was made last year in Abuja by Mrs. Sharetu Usman, mother to then three-year-old Aliyu Usman, a beneficiary of prosthetic limbs from Stanbic IBTC as well as an Educational Trust Fund from the financial institution. Aliyu had lost a […]

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Tapping Finnish education miracle

As Finland has topped rankings for the best educational system in the world for years, tapping its know-how is an attractive offer for any young EdTech startup. However, especially when coming from outside of Finland, it could look like a daunting task to understand the sector which could be horribly bureaucratic and with everyone speaking […]

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GC Announces “Experience First” Educational Initiative

by Rachel Heston-Davis This fall, Greenville College introduced the Experience First educational initiative to bring real-world problem solving into the classroom. Experience First pairs GC students with business and community leaders for work on real-world, high-stakes projects. Students brainstorm and implement solutions to actual needs faced by their assigned business leaders. They gain skills and […]

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9 Excellent Dropbox Features for Teachers

July 3, 2016Dropbox is an excellent file hosting service that allows you to ‘keep your files safe, synced and easy to share.’ You can use it to upload your files, videos, pictures and documents and generate unique URLs to share with others. Given the importance of Dropbox in education, we have created an entire section […]

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Another Handy Chart Featuring Some of The Best Note Taking Apps for Teachers

January 23, 2016Looking for some very good note taking apps to use or recommend to your students? The chart below has you covered. It features some of the best note taking apps we have reviewed last year. We tried to diversify the list so it can cater to the needs of users across different devices […]

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Garcia: Sr Paul was an 'educational icon'

Share: Facebook Twitter trailblazer: Sr Paul D’Ornellas Education Minister Anthony Garcia said the late Sr Paul D’Ornellas “was an educational icon who shaped St Joseph’s Convent, San Fernando and Port of Spain, into two excellent learning and teaching institutions”.D’Ornellas, a member of Sisters of St Joseph of Cluny, died on Monday after battling cancer. She […]

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Norristown Area School District embarks on long-range plan

By Brendan Willsbwills@21st-centurymedia.com@BWillsTH on Twitter NORRISTOWN>> The first steps to coming up with a five- to 10-year educational plan for the Norristown Area School District as it grapples with increasing enrollments were laid out at Sept. 28’s board meeting by representatives from Montgomery Educational Consultants. The past two months Montgomery Educational Consultants (MEC) have worked […]

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Stow board rejects plan for military museum

STOW – The Planning Board has voted down a controversial plan for a military history museum proposed for Barton Road by the nonprofit Collings Foundation. The foundation, run by Robert F. Collings, a wealthy collector of vintage airplanes, tanks and other vehicles, plans to appeal the 3-2 decision immediately, according to Collings spokesman Hunter Chaney. […]

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Stewart: Lean but not mean leadership needed on Dubuque Community School Board

R.R.S. Stewart wants to be the voice of the average person on the Dubuque Community School Board. “Sometimes people think you have to be connected to be listened to,” she said. Stewart, an adjunct faculty member at Northeast Iowa Community College and substitute teacher in Dubuque Community Schools, is running for one of four open […]

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TNPSC District Educational Officer Admit Card 2015 Released: Check details at tnpsc.gov.in

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has released the admit cards/hall ticket for District educational officer admit card for the 2015. The online examination for TNPSC District Educational Officer Recruitment 2015 will be conducted on August 6, 7 and August 8 at various examination centers all over India. Candidates will be able to download the […]

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NCJW/Essex 'Education to Empowerment' Program Continues to Assist Women

<a Elegance De La Forterie of Caldwell was amongst the very first candidates to the NCJW/Essex 'Education to Empowerment' program, understood as E2E in the autumn of 2013. The E2E program has the objective of giving females with an academic certification leading to work. The E2E program is carried out by the Linda and also […]

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