Author Archives: Shannon Pinero

The Costa Rican Educational System

Education in Costa Rica is divided into 4 main levels -pre-school, primary, secondary, and higher-. Article 78 of the Political Constitution of the country determines that: Educational system of Costa Rica Preschool and general basic education levels are compulsory. These and the diversified education in the public system are free and paid for by the […]

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Education Manager

About Character Lab Character Lab is a Philadelphia-based, non-profit organization that aims to advance the science and practice of character development so that all kids can reach their fullest potential. Position Summary At Character Lab, we are seeking an Education Manager to support the development, testing and dissemination of educational content, as well as provide […]

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An Interesting Book on How to Help Kids Become Critical Readers

December 15, 2016  Nancie Atwell is one of the scholars that have prolifically contributed to the literature on teaching literacy. Nancie is best known for her classic book “In the Middle: New Understandings About Writing, Reading, and Learning ” in which she provides a thorough analysis to the workshop approach to teaching reading and writing. […]

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3 Handy Screen Recording Apps for Mac Users

November 18, 2016There are plenty of tools and mobile applications that allow you to create and share screencasts.  This collection we posted awhile ago features some of our favourites titles to use for creating educational screencasts and video tutorials.  However, for those of you using Macs and looking for screen recording apps designed specifically for […]

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3 Handy Google Calendar Tips for Teachers

Google Calendar can be of tremendous help in enhancing your teaching productivity and facilitating your overall instructional workflow. As a teacher, you can use Calendar for different purposes. For example, you can use it to create events and share them with your students and parents; or  use it to share important dates and information with […]

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Eligibility criteria and other educational qualifications required for GATE 2017

Official dates for conducting the online GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) in 2017 have been declared by the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. It will be conducted between February 4 to 5, 2017 as well as on February 11 to 12, 2017 (Saturdays and Sundays only). Admit card will be made available, online, for […]

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12 Essential Chrome Extensions for Student Researchers

May 28, 2016After writing about some of the best textbooks on research methodology, today we are sharing with you this collection of useful Chrome extensions ideal for research students. We have tried to come up with add-ons that cover the different stages in a research process: apps to help you search for and curate content […]

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A Step by Step Guide on How to Create Interactive Presentations Using The New Google Slides Features

May 6, 2016After posting about the new Slides’ Q&A feature, we received a couple of questions regarding its usage. So we created this visual guide to walk you through the process of integrating questions in your presentation. But let us firs start with a refresher about what Slides Q&A is all about.This is a new […]

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4 Powerful iPad Graphic Calculator Apps for Math Teachers and Students

April 12, 2016Below are some very good graphing calculators for math teachers and students. Learners can use these apps on their iPads to perform complex mathematical equations, plot graphs, and visualize math notations. For those of you looking for graphing calculators to use on Chrome, check out this page. Enjoy 1- Desmos Graphing Calculator This […]

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NORTHEAST EDUCATIONAL SERVICES COOPERATIVE

Northeast Educational Services Cooperative Board of Directors Meeting Monday, March 21, 2016 The Board of Directors for the Northeast Educational Services Cooperative (NESC) met in regular session on Monday March 21 at Lake Area Tech in Watertown, SD.  The meeting was called to order by President Koenecke at 7:01 P.M. and adjourned at 8:05 P.M. […]

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Senior officials siphon off billions from Punjab education budget

ISLAMABAD: According to a report, senior officials of Punjab Education Ministry, Higher Education Commission (HEC) and heads of various educational institutions have siphoned off more than Rs 5 billion during the current financial year. The audit report presented to the auditor general of Pakistan revealed that senior officials took advantage of lack of financial discipline […]

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Union Budget 2016-17: Govt may fund private institutions

Last Modified: Mon, Feb 29 2016. 01 36 PM IST Arun Jaitley said the government will strive to make 10 private and 10 public institutions become world class New Delhi: Finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday that the government will provide financial help to select private educational institutions and introduce a long-pending education depository […]

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Singapore bids to boost skills with new education initiative

SINGAPORE is in the process of implementing its latest educational initiative, SkillsFuture, to support the country's next phase of development.

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Saudi Arabia allocates SR80b for educational development: Khaled

Prince Khaled Al-Faisal CAIRO – Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Emir of Makkah region, adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and chairman of the Arab Thought Foundation, stressed the importance of many Arab countries moving toward reconsidering educational curricula, training teachers and developing education methods, Saudi Press Agency said Sunday. Prince Khaled drew attention to […]

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