Author Archives: Stephanie Weston

Olive Pierce Middle School Awarded $5000 Barona Education Grant For School Library Technology

Since the Barona Education Grant program was launched in 2006, Barona has awarded over $3.4 million to California schools statewide.

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Here Is A Great Digital Publishing Platform for Students

October 25, 2016TikaTok is an interesting digital publishing tool for project based learning. It is designed specifically for k-6 students and provides them with a number of powerful Common Core aligned materials to help them create, illustrate, write and engage in learning activities and publish their work in different professionally looking formats including hardcover, softcover […]

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Some Interesting Resources for Teachers Professional Development

Below are two great resources for teachers professional development. Both of these platforms have been featured in separate posts in the past. Teachers can use them to access a wide variety of professional development resources including: tips on how to better integrate technology in your instruction, lesson plans ideas, webinars, training events and many more. […]

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Disadvantaged pupils' careers aspirations do not match their educational goals, study finds

And those teenagers who underestimate the education needed for their chosen job are particularly likely to end up not in education, employment or training (NEET), the Education Endowment Foundation reveals. The EEF has reviewed 96 studies, examining the effect of careers education on teenagers’ lives. It found that good-quality careers advice can make a significant […]

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4 Handy Google Drive Tools to Create Educational Visual Content

May 9, 2016Adding some variety to your teaching content can positively impact students learning and comprehension. Web 2.0 technologies empower teachers with various educational tools and apps to create engaging content. In today’s post, we are sharing with you some examples of applications to utilize with your Google Drive to design beautiful visual content to […]

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The Ultimate App Guide for Students – Infographic

February 14, 2016Studying is a necessary activity that few enjoy. The key to good study is organisation. An ad-hoc approach to studying may seem like you are getting things covered but in the long run you are likely to miss important topics. By taking a formatted and structured route to your study plan, you will […]

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9 Fundamental Digital Skills Every Teacher Should Have

January 21, 2016In a digitally focused world, education is getting more and more digitized pushing us, teachers and educators, to re-conceptualize what it really means to be a teacher in the 21st century. Whether you are a technological determinist or instrumentalist, technology has become an essential force shaping much of our teaching and pedagogical practices. […]

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Fine educational institutions

Random thoughts Lately a large number of educational institutions have been established in the private sector, a blessing to the many students who are thus being provided with a good quality education. I was recently invited as chief guest to two such institutions – Aligarh Public School, Manga Mandi, Lahore and Greenwich University, Karachi. Aligarh […]

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Apple Announced The Top 10 iPad Free Apps of 2015

December 10, 2015This is about the time of year when Apple releases its choices for the top iOS apps of the year. The lists of 2015 best iOS apps were just released today featuring a number of key apps most of which have already been reviewed here in EdTech and mLearning. Below is a list […]

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Bannister Lake Makes Super Ticker Flow Available to Educational Institutions

Bannister Lake Makes Super Ticker Flow Available to Educational Institutions Bannister Lake Software has agreed to make its Super Ticker Flow (STF) software available to educational institutions that have active communications and media departments. The software will be issued at no cost; only a nominal annual software maintenance agreement is required. STF, in use by […]

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Educator-recommended Tools to Help Enhance Your Visuals

June 17, 2015Sometimes a good visual has a way of capturing one’s attention. This can be important in a room full of varied attention spans. Here are some educator-recommended tools to help enhance your visuals. Create digital stories with text, artwork, and voice recordings. 2- Visme Tell Better Stories and Visualize your Ideas into Awesome […]

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