Panels to revamp JK education ‘shelved’

In February this year the then government constituted two panels and entrusted them to give recommendations on improving literacy rate in J&K state and addressing issues of non-availability of infrastructure in the schools. The announcement for constitution of the two Task Forces was made by then education minister Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari in Legislative Assembly. While principal secretary higher education department and secretary school education department were designated as member secretary of one of the panel, directors of school education of Kashmir and Jammu region were members. The committee was…

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Education Software Market 2018-2025 Articulate Global, Microsoft, Tyler Tech, MAXIMUS, Merit Software

Education Software Market The report organizes the Education Software Market across the globe into distinct portion based on industry standards. It also distinguishes the market based on geographical regions. The Education Software report mainly throws light on dominant players in the regions of (North America, Europe, China, Japan, Latin America and India). Other regions can be added accordingly. Request For Sample Copy of Report – https://www.marketsresearch.biz/report/education-software-market-182372#request-sample Education Software Market report analyzes the market at global and regional level. The market has been focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with capacity, production, price, revenue…

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Learning lab mobile tour comes to Rockwell Museum

Intel’s Tech Learning Lab mobile tour will stop at the Rockwell Museum in Corning on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to offer hands-on demonstrations of immersive educational experiences through virtual reality. The Tech Learning Lab is a custom-built mobile container truck outfitted with advanced Intel technologies that is visiting schools and other education institutions across the country through December. At the Rockwell, participants can take a virtual field trip to the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. The tour is designed to address challenges that educators and the future workforce face by…

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Education Is A Top Issue In Midterms, And Professors Promise To Encourage Voting

Education is a top issue in the midterms From the 36 gubernatorial races to some key state congressional races, education will be a major issue on Election Day. We’ve reported previously on how a record number of educators who are themselves running. There were teacher walkouts in six states this year. That issue alone has gotten people mobilized. EDUCATION She has been mentioned in $3 million worth of political TV ads and dozens of Facebook ads, according to a new analysis by Politico. One analyst called her “shorthand” for “a lot…

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Lewd educational apps

More Chinese children own their own mobile phones now as China becomes increasingly dependent on digital devices. The idea of using one’s beloved phone for educational purposes is in fact scientifically sound, hence the boom of many educational apps for kids made by businesses driven to profit from this emerging market. However, lewd content has been found in many so-called educational apps targeting Chinese children and students. These apps, designed by unscrupulous businesspeople, are disguised as either homework tutoring or providing mentoring help or Q&A wikis, but are in fact…

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K–12 Experts Weigh In on Training Teachers to Use Education Technology

For K–12 schools implementing new classroom tools, professional development is crucial to guaranteeing that both teachers and students make the most of such investments. A recent PwC report notes that of 2,000 K–12 teachers surveyed, only 10 percent reported feeling secure in their ability to incorporate “higher-level” technology into their classrooms, highlighting a need for quality training programs to develop teachers’ skills with emerging tech. Getting teachers up to speed on how to effectively teach with technology isn’t just about teaching them how to use tech tools, however. Any professional development plan needs to focus on encouraging…

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NBA scores, highlights: Blake Griffin drops 50, hits game-winner in OT; Anthony Davis, Pelicans still undefeated

What an opener to a three-game night of NBA action. The Detroit Pistons defeated the Philadelphia 76ers in an overtime thriller, 133-132, with Blake Griffin emerging as the hero with his game-tying shot and game-winning free throw while scoring 50 points. Griffin is just the sixth player in Pistons franchise history to score 50 points in a single game, and the first to do so since Richard Hamilton in 2006. The New Orleans Pelicans also remained undefeated as they moved to 3-0 following their 116-109 victory over the Los Angeles…

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Why New Oriental Education & Tech Group Stock Plunged Today

What happened Shares of New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU) were down 15.5% as of 3:15 p.m. EDT Tuesday after the Chinese private educational services company announced weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings and underwhelming forward guidance. More specifically, for its fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 31, New Oriental Education’s revenue grew 30.1% year over year to $859.8 million, which translated to 14% growth in adjusted net income to $184.1 million, or $1.16 per share. By comparison, three months ago, the company told investors to expect lower revenue in the range of $830 million to $850 million.…

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CBI Tussle LIVE Updates: No Action Against Rakesh Asthana Until Next Hearing, Rules High Court

NEW DELHI:  CBI Number 2 Rakesh Asthana, who has challenged the first information report filed against him by his own agency, cannot be arrested till Monday, when the case will be heard next, the Delhi High Court said today. However, the court also clarified that there was no stay on the ongoing probe over bribery allegations against Mr Asthana and his team member, Deputy Superintendent of Police Devender Kumar. Mr Kumar, the investigating officer in the money laundering case involving meat exporter Moin Qureishi, was sent to seven-day CBI custody…

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Tech Education As A Game Changer

From the apps changing the approaches we shop, eat and communicate, to cloud computing that can make anywhere a workplace, technology is moving at a very fast pace. Technology has become a part of our daily lives, that even small children can operate electronics easily.  Use of advanced technology in schools for teaching is also a reason for such a fast advancement in children.  We have come a long way from chalkboards to e-black boards which are constantly providing students the skills of the modern workforce. India is a developing…

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