Georgia State University: Georgia Association of Educators records open; periodicals online

Georgia State University: Georgia Association of Educators records open; periodicals online. “The records document the merger of the Georgia Education Association and the Georgia Teachers and Education Association, which represented white and black teachers, respectively, and integration of K-12 schools around the state circa 1970. Periodicals from the collection (1930-2017) have been digitized and are available online as part of GSU Library’s Digital Collections. Scholars, students, and the general public are invited to visit Special Collections and Archives to use the collection.”

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Great Kids Digital Libraries

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 5 Great Kids Digital Libraries . “Here are five web platforms where you can access a wide variety of books and other reading materials designed specifically for kids. Features provided differ from one platform to the other. Some of these platforms provide kids with personalized recommendations based on kids reading levels, others feature rewarding systems to encourage kids to read and provide teachers and parents with tools to track kids reading. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback.”

XiahuaNet: Brunei to educate younger generation on using social media

XiahuaNet: Brunei to educate younger generation on using social media . “Brunei is set to inculcate awareness on the use of safe social media in school curriculum, which is intended to enhance understanding of the moral and ethical elements involved in the use of social media, said Haji Suyoi, Brunei’s minister of education.”

FreePrintables Adds Site for Converting Decimal Numbers

Kevin Savetz recently released a site for learning about converting fractions. Now he’s added one for decimals (PRESS RELEASE). “AsDecimal.com lets users type in any percentage or fraction—this includes percentages with decimal places and fractions with any numerator or denominator. The site will instantly convert it to a number with up to five decimal places. A pie chart is also calculated at the bottom of the page as a helpful visual aid. There are also hundreds of example problems provided by the site, including percentages with decimal places and a wide range of numerators and denominators.”

Kevin Savetz’ Network Launches New Site To Help Kids Learn Fractions

Kevin Savetz and his FreePrintable network has a new site for helping kids learn fractions. “Users can enter any combination of numbers into the calculator, including improper fractions. SimplifyFractions.com will calculate the simplest fraction, which includes mixed numbers and whole numbers when possible. Along with the answer, the website provides three different processes: stages of simplification, removing common divisors, and multiplying the greatest common divisors. A pie chart is available at the bottom as a helpful visual in thinking of fractions as percentages.”