Author Archives: Walter Carpenter

Cayuga County educational series to feature balloon buggies

The next night of Science Alive 101 will task participants with making a balloon-powered buggy from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at Millard Fillmore Elementary School, 68 N. Main St., Moravia. Parents should accompany children at this night of hands-on science and art experiences. Admission is $5 per participant, with a $25 family […]

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Free education is meant to control us

Dear Editor, Who are the people known as the establishment deep state, shadow government and controllers of the seven levers of power— money, media, mind, markets, military, morals and medicine? They are the top one percent wealthiest people of our country who function in a mattoidal, congenital elite mindset. (Mattoid is defined as a person […]

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LETTERS: Educational system

I am writing this letter to tailor the message about how most of the students have been become the victim of our educational system. We have a very ruthless system that needs to be uprooted — when the students are very ill or meet with an accident during their exams the examination board do not […]

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A Collection of Some of The BestTools and Apps for Creating Mind Maps

As an organizational tool, a mind map helps students structure their information and data in a visual format that enhances retention and comprehensibility. Mind mapping is proved to boost a number of key thinking skills that include creating, synthesizing and analyzing information. Students can use them to visually brainstorm ideas on a given topic, methodically […]

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70+ Educational Chrome Extensions to Try out This New School Year

Chrome is a powerful web browser with huge educational potential. It’s app store embeds tons of educational extensions to use in your instruction. We have already reviewed several of these add-ons in previous posts  and today we are synthesizing all of the Chrome resources we have shared so far into this handy chart. We want […]

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Three Excellent Places to Find Free Online Courses

Today we are sharing with you three excellent websites that will help you find the best free online classes or MOOCs from top trending universities. You can lay back in your coach, search for the courses that interest you and sign up  to embark on a new exciting  learning journey.1- Coursera “Coursera provides universal access to […]

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Civil Rights Data Collection: Inside the Information

The U.S. Education Department this morning releases its new Civil Rights Data Collection, the most comprehensive information to date on educational opportunity and equity in every public school and district in the country.  Here’s what you need to know: What Is the Civil Rights Data Collection? Every two years since 1968, the Education Department has […]

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Marin Voice: Listening to students to get school reform right

I cringe every time I hear an educational policy maker say that the changes being made are “for the good of the children.” Between this cliché and what is most helpful to students lies an abyss of failed educational reform. One of the reasons is our failure to ask students what they see as the […]

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Here Is A Powerful App for Creating Educational Sketchnotes

May 2, 2016Zen Sketch is a great iPad app we have previously featured in several posts here in EdTech and mLearning. Today we thought to revisit it because it is free and only for a limited period of time. Zen Sketch combines two powerful functionalities into a single intuitive platform: drawing and sketching. If you […]

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Edmond School Board fills pair of principal positions

The Edmond Board of Education filled principal positions at Memorial High School and Cheyenne Middle School at its April meeting. Tony Rose was named principal of Memorial High School and Michelle Grinsteiner was named principal of Cheyenne Middle School. The opening at Memorial was created when current principal Justin Coffelt was promoted to Director of […]

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A Round-up of The Latest Google Docs Features for Teachers

March 12, 2016Over the last few weeks, Google Docs released a number of important features that enhanced its overall performance. We have reviewed each of these features in separate posts in the past. For those of you who have missed these updates, check them out below: 1-  Document Outline  Document Outline  allows you to easily […]

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Senior Accountant for Elite Educational Institution

Salary: Pay up to $105,000.00 per yearLocation: Oakland, CAPost Date: March 9, 2016Employment Type: Full-timeIndustry:Job Order Number: 00340-158388 Apply Now Description: An elite, highly regarded educational institution in the East Bay seeks a Senior Accountant for an immediate opening. The Senior Accountant is responsible for working with external auditors, month-end closing, reviewing journal entries, income […]

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Here Are 5 of The Best iPad Apps for Creating Digital Portfolios

December 31, 2015In today’s post, we have picked out for you some of the most popular iPad apps for creating digital portfolios in this year. Our selection is based on your feedback on what we have been posting this year in terms of both page views and social media interaction. These apps are ideal for […]

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6 Great Android Drawing Apps for Students

November 27, 2015A few months ago we reviewed five of the best iPad drawings apps for both kids and adulats and  today we are curating another list of similar apps to use on Android. Whether doodling, painting, drawing or sketching, these apps will definitely unleash kids creativity and inspire the imaginative muse inside them. We […]

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