Author Archives: Walter Real

Why Affirmative Action Is Complicated for Asian-Americans

“The question of how Asian-Americans are positioned relative to black people is a very serious and important question that Asian-Americans have not grappled with,” Professor Kim said. “Asians in general are getting certain types of advantages by not being black.” That is not to discount the ugly history of violence, racism and exclusion that Asian-Americans […]

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Erie School District's anxiety eases though wait continues

Wolf’s budget proposal bolsters confidence in receipt of $14 million in aid. Ed Palattella @ETNPalattella The Erie School District’s financial situation improved significantly with Tuesday’s release of Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 2018-19 budget, which increases state funding for the district by more than $15 million. But the more concrete relief is expected to arrive in […]

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Dual Diagnosis Screening & Educational Tools

Human Resources · Medical Assistance · Medical Assistance. Back; NC Medicaid Reform · Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance …

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10 Excellent Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes

February 5, 2017For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, here is a handy visual that features some our favourite web tools for creating and sharing digital quizzes. You can use them to design a wide variety of quizzes including  gameshow-style, PlayBuzz and Buzzfeed style, jeopardy games style, and game-based quizzes. The features provided […]

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Four Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know about

October 5, 2016Google has recently changed the name of its popular service Google Apps for Education to  G Suite for Education. With this change comes a bunch of new features that have been added to some of apps included in the G Suite for Education. These features use machine intelligence to facilitate and add more […]

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Educators Guide to Pinterest

July 17, 2016Before we know it, the school year will be starting again, and teachers will begin planning for the academic year. One topic that may be on their mind is how to integrate social media into the classroom, especially since the trend is that educators are using online tools to enhance learning. With social […]

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10 Very Good New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

June 27, 2016Below is a collection of some new educational web tools and mobile apps to try out in your instruction.  The purpose is to keep you updated about the new releases in the EdTech world and empower you with the necessary technology to take your teaching and learning to the next level.  Some of […]

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3 Very Good Chromebook Tools for Creating Educational Timelines in Class

June 24, 2016For those of you asking about Chromebook tools to use for creating timelines, the collection below is a good place to start with. It features three of our favourite tools we have repeatedly covered in previous posts here in EdTech and mLearning. These tools are web based, simple and easy to use. Students […]

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Epson Donates Large-Format Printer To SGIA Laboratory Educational Workshops And Materials …

FAIRFAX, Virginia — March 22, 2016 — Epson (SGIA member since 2006), a leading manufacturer in the printer, professional imaging, projector, scanner, systems devices and factory automation categories, has generously donated an Epson SureColor® P7000 24-inch large-format printer to be used in the state-of-the-art laboratory at SGIA Headquarters (Fairfax, Virginia). The Epson SureColor P7000 is […]

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12 Must Watch TED Talks for Teachers

January 11, 2015TED is another wonderful source of educational and inspirational videos to use in your class and for your professional development. A few days ago TED released its annual list of the most popular talks of the year featuring a number of interesting presentations covering different topics (e.g ). However, the list we have […]

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New Educational Cartoons Will Encourage Children to Reduce Energy Bills

Engineering Adventures have released 5 educational science cartoons in support of Bristol Green Capital’s campaign to reduce energy usage in everyday life. The cartoons, games and other resources at www.oh-eddy.co.uk are designed to help teachers engage children’s interest in the engineering principles involved and encourage them to save energy. Los Angeles, CA, September 19, 2015 […]

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STRIAR HEBREW ACADEMY: Dedication of renovated campus on Sept. 20

Striar Hebrew Academy will dedicate its newly renovated elementary campus with a community celebration from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 100 Ames St. in Sharon. Called in Hebrew a Chanukat HaBayit, which means “dedication of the house,” this event marks the completion of Phase One of a $2-million project that will […]

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Khalifa Educational Award ninth edition announced

10 : 37 AM – 02/09/2015 Manama, Sept. 2 (BNA): The General Coordinator of Khalifa Educational Award (KEA) Shura Council Member in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Dr. Saeed Al Yamani, affirmed the launching of the award’s ninth edition 2015-2016.This international award was established in the United Arab Emirates under the patronage of UAE President HH […]

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Another Great Tool for Creating Buzzfeed-style Quizzes

August, 2015Riddle has recently rolled out some new features that should be especially useful for the upcoming school year. For those of you not yet familiar with Riddle this is a great web platform that allows teachers to create their own PlayBuzz and Buzzfeed-style quizzes, lists, polls, and more. ‘Riddle’s goal is to provide best-in-class […]

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