Author Archives: Ruby Chatfield

Reports from educational institutes, universities on facilities for disabled students: Bombay HC

— By Agencies | Jul 30, 2018 08:42 am FOLLOW US: Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked   the Maharashtra government and the Directorate of Education to call for compliance reports from all educational institutes and universities in the state on facilities provided to disabled students. In an order passed earlier this week, a bench of Justices […]

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From farmland to educational trusts, AAP nominee Sushil Gupta's family assets worth Rs 170 crore

Gupta contested in the 2013 elections on a Congress ticket from Moti Nagar which he lost following which he was “approached by AAP”. Former Congress politician, Sushil Gupta, is among the three nominees from the Aam Aadmi Party’s camp for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. However, for the year 2016-17, Gupta and his wife showed […]

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Education pro takes on new role

Eliza Sorte-Thomas cherishes the relationships and friendships she has made as her career in education continues unfolding in new ways, from Bigfork to Bangladesh. “I would say my student teacher supervisor, my very first elementary team supported me in such a way that made me feel like from day one I had something worthy to […]

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UNI-CUE program helps man turn life around

WATERLOO — An effort to sort out a student loan default at the University of Northern Iowa Center for Urban Education took a surprising turn for Jon Ramon. In March 2016, he went downtown to UNI-CUE’s Educational Opportunity Center and worked with counselor Constance McGovern on filling out online forms. “Basically, I came down here […]

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SAMR Model Visually Explained for Teachers

February 9, 2017With the pervasive use of technology inside our classrooms, pedagogical concerns related to the effectiveness of technology in transforming education and creating optimal learning experiences come to the surface. Every teacher drawing on technology in their instruction has probably, at a certain point in time, mulled over questions such as: does technology always […]

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5 Interesting iPad Apps Free Today

October 22, 2016This week’s apps gone free collection features 5 interesting iPad apps that are on sale now and only for a limited period of time. For those of you new to our blog, this deal is valid at least here in Canada as well as the USA, not sure about other parts of the […]

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Freedom Area Educational Foundation 2016 Hall of Fame Class announced

The Freedom Area Educational Foundation has announced the honorees inducted into its ninth Hall of Fame class. A banquet will be held Saturday at the Columbian Room in the Wexford area. The honorees: Chris Haskell, class of 1989, is a global entrepreneur. After graduating from Geneva College with a bachelor’s degree in physics and applied […]

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8 Excellent Google Sheets Add-ons to Create Smarter Spreadsheets

In today’s post, we are introducing you to a collection of important add-ons to use on your Google Sheets to create smarter spreadsheets with beautiful designs and more sophisticated functionalities. Using these extensions will enable you to add different styles and fonts to your spreadsheets; remove duplicate values between two tables or in one sheet; […]

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GPS Educational Services works to tackle illiteracy in Birmingham

Source: WBRC video BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – A local organization is going door to door in an effort to tackle illiteracy. Navigating students for success is the mission for members of GPS Educational Services. Members of the group wrapped up a 100-day reading initiative in Collegeville. “In a state where they invest over $800 million […]

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All The Resources and Tips You Need to Effectively Integrate Google Tools in Your Teaching

July 14, 2016Google for Education Training Centre is an excellent platform for teachers’ professional development. It provides a wide variety of educational resources, lesson plans, training guides, and tutorials to help educators make the best of Google tools in their instruction as well as in their professional growth. If you have some free time this […]

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Multi-Site Director for Award-Winning Educational Program FT

Passion for working with and having an impact on kids? Think innovation is important? Love managing and leading a staff? Excited by project management and operational details? Have an entrepreneurial spirit? Read on… At Galileo we talk a lot about greatness, because it’s something we seek–in ourselves and in our programs. In other places, greatness […]

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Over 50 Wonderful Books for Teachers and Educators

February 1 , 2016Reading is key to personal and professional development. It provides us with a window into the outer world and expands our insights and shapes our beliefs. It takes us from a simple state of being informed to a deeper and nuanced state of being illuminated. At a digital era where digital text […]

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Awesome Poster Featuring 10 iPad Apps to Boost Kids Critical Thinking Skills

January 14, 2016Critical thinking  is a much needed skill especially in this era which is fraught with digital distractions and infomania. As a cognitive competence, critical thinking embraces several conceptual skills that include synthesizing, assessing, analyzing, applying and evaluating information. Critical thinking allows students to make informed  and rational decisions as it forces them to […]

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Our Favourite iPad Apps for Creating Educational Posters and Infographics

December 31, 2015Below is our  selection of the best iPad apps for creating educational posters and visuals in this year. You can use these apps with your students to design beautiful educational infographics using a wide variety of multimedia materials that include text, images, shapes, audio and video clips and many more. Some of these […]

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