Author Archives: Ruby Barnhart

Local woman awarded for efforts to support military education

By Bianca M. StrzalkowskiSpecial to The Daily News An area woman is being recognized for advocacy efforts to help veterans in the region pursue a college degree. Ashley Adamovage, military liaison and program manager of University of North Carolina Wilmington, launched the Southeastern Council on Military Education (SECOME) – a cohort of post-secondary institutions, corporations, […]

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Early Childhood Teacher/Educational Leader – Part-time position

The Centre When you step into this centre you will notice something very special! With huge parent and community involvement this wonderful preschool and long day centre offers children the best love, education and care available. Families travel far for the opportunity to join this 23 place home away from home. The Role: We are […]

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Committee of Postsecondary Educational Institutions

Committee of Postsecondary Educational Institutions. January 12, 2017, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Event. January 12, 2017. 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

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Director of Counseling & Educational Partnerships

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Centre urged to prepare new education policy

The Federation for Educational Rights Protection has appealed to the Union Government to prepare afresh the new national education policy by involving educationists from various fields. Speakers at a conference held here on Saturday said the Vedic and gurukul systems of education, which were being projected as the “model” for the national educational policy, would […]

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Netflix Spoofs Old-School Educational Films in This Epic Spot on How a Proper 'Lady' Acts

If you watched the Emmy’s Sunday night you probably saw Netflix’s “She Rules” spot, which featured some of the most powerful female characters on Netflix shows. You may, however, have missed an epic extension of the #SheRules campaign posted on Netflix’s Twitter account that same evening addressing how a proper woman should act in today’s society, especially […]

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Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

Problem based learning ( PBL) is a teaching strategy that involves the minimum amount of direct and formal instruction characteristic of lecture based teaching.  In a PBL model, students are provided with complex problems to work on and during the process they get to learn the lesson content and theoretical knowledge underlying the problem. In […]

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An Interesting Infographic on The Relationship Between Games and Learning

June 4, 2016Learning has a lot to do with dopamine, a neurotransmitter that helps the brain manage rewarding and pleasant feelings. Activities that induce higher dopamine levels in the brain are usually associated with feelings of pleasure and reward (e.g playing games). With higher levels of dopamine the brain tends to function better especially in […]

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English Instructor

Vatterott College has an immediate opening for an English Instructor. This position is a part time on-ground position responsible for the delivery of course content to enrolled students in the classroom. This individual will be responsible for: 1. Teaching college-level English classes. 2. Preparing class syllabus, outline and daily lesson plans as required.  Providing course syllabus and outline to […]

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10 of The Best Google Docs Add-ons for Teachers

January 25, 2016 We have curated for you below a collection of some of the most popular Google Docs tools we reviewed last year. Popularity is gauged through your interaction with these add-ons both here (in terms of pageviews)  and in our PLNs in social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus. This […]

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4 Good Digital Storytelling Apps for Android

November 21, 2015Digital storytelling is a great way to engage students in a wide range of multimodal learning activities where they get to practice key literacy skills. It is also an effective method in helping students express their own narratives in both written and verbal media. In today’s post we are introducing you to some […]

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Holiday declared for educational institutions in four districts

With intermittent rainfall expected on Monday, the district administration in Namakkal has declared holiday for schools and colleges, while the administrations in Salem, Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri have declared holiday for schools on Monday. Due to low pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal, rain continued in the three districts on Sunday. Since the depression is […]

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The Best 5 News Apps for Teachers

October 19, 2015Below are five of the best iPad news apps for teachers. Besides having quick access to world news, these apps have the added functionalities of enabling you to create your own personalized news  magazine featuring news from your favourites online sources. They also allow you to follow topics and create collections to share […]

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4 Great Wikipedia Tools to Use with Your Students

September 26, 2015The use of Wikipedia in education is a controversial topic with a polarizing effect in the education community. Without getting into the nuts and bolts of this heated discussion, we   do harbour a positive stance towards this collaborative platform and view it as an interesting starting place and a springboard for researching […]

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