Author Archives: Theresa Metz

The Saudi educational sector: Where are the opportunities?

I believe that, like health care, the educational sector provides promising high-growth opportunities to local and international investors, both directly …

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Wema Bank Shows Support for Education in Nigeria with Educational Awards

Friday, September 22, 2017 2:20PM / Wema BankWema Bank Plc. the pioneer of Nigeria’s first fully digital bank ALAT has continued its support for education through its annual Wema Educational Awards. The Bank is giving out N50,000 grant to 20 holders of its Royal Kiddies Account. “The importance of education to children cannot be overemphasized,” […]

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A peek into the digital future of education

The evolution of digital education is nothing short of a revolution. We have seen educational efficacy changing digitally with each passing day. The evolution of digital education is nothing short of a revolution. We have seen educational efficacy changing digitally with each passing day. It has not only provided teachers and students unlimited teaching and […]

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Wizer- An Excellent Tool to Create Engaging Worksheets to Use in Your Instruction

January 19, 2017Wizer is an excellent web tool that enables you to create engaging worksheets to share with your students. Wizer’s digital worksheet builder allows you to create as many worksheets as you want. You can include a wide variety of multimedia materials to your sheets such as videos, audio clips, images and different question […]

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What Teachers Need to Know about The Digital Writing Workshop (Book)

January 14, 2017In  ” The Digital Writer’s Workshop””, Hicks Troy dissects the act of writing in the light of today’s digital technologies and provides an illuminating and practical analysis of how teachers can take advantage of technology in creating better writers. From the start, Troy makes it evident that he subscribes to the sociocultural movement […]

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The best 'sneaky' educational toys

BERKLEY, Mich. – At the Doll Hospital and Toy Soldier Shop in Berkley, the options are seemingly endless.  So we brought in an expert.    Local 4 asked Dr. Stefani Hines, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at Beaumont Children’s Hospital, to shop the shelves with education in mind.   But we had one request.  We were looking […]

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Educational investment that works and is affordable

For the past four years, the Marine Science Magnet High School (MSMHS) of Southeastern Connecticut received an average of 400 applications for its incoming freshman class. Like every magnet school in Connecticut, it used a lottery process to randomly select the 73 students who get in. With demand so high that less than 20 percent […]

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Some New Interesting Educational Resources from GoConqr

The popular platform  GoConqr has recently added a bunch of new interesting updates to enhance  its user experience and provide learners with more educational resources and tools . Below is a quick run-down of the main features added to GoConqr: 1- Public study groups“GoConqr Groups gives millions of users a place to connect with other […]

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New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust Lowers stake in Pfizer (PFE)

Pfizer (PFE) : New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust reduced its stake in Pfizer by 13.79% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 50,000 shares of Pfizer which is valued at $1,764,500 after selling 8,000 shares in Pfizer , the firm said in a disclosure report filed […]

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Daily Ratings & News for ITT Educational Services Inc.

ITT Educational Services Inc. (NYSE:ESI) major shareholder Yude Zhang bought 206,092 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 1st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $1.94 per share, for a total transaction of $399,818.48. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange […]

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Five years after Act 10, a changed educational landscape

Act 10 changed how Wisconsin school districts operate and five years after its enactment, the law’s long-term impact remains a topic of sometimes bitter contention. Mention the legislation to a teacher in a state where the percent of experienced teachers has declined, and they will talk about the uncertainty the changes to collective bargaining and […]

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UW-Stevens Point to screen educational film

Logo for film “Tested”(Photo: Logo courtesy of UW-Stevens Point) STEVENS POINT – A documentary exploring the fairness of educational opportunities for students with racially and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds will be shown at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Tuesday. “Tested” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in the Dreyfus University Center Theater. It is free and […]

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Private educational institutions reps want cases withdrawn

PESHAWAR: Members of United Education Front (UEF) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have demanded withdrawal of cases against private educational institutions registered by police for poor security arrangements. Speaking at a news conference at the Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday, Nazar Hussain, a member of UEF KP and chairman National Education Council (NEC), said that the government’s […]

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Some Great Apps to Turn your iPad Into An Interactive Whiteboard

January 22, 2016Visual whiteboarding is a great way to enhance the intelligibility of your teachable content in class. You can use it to add explicative strength to your lessons and boost students understanding. Visual whiteboarding consists of creating interactive visual representations of data with the help of things such as drawings, sketches, charts, shapes, diagrams…etc. […]

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