How edtech boosts parent engagement in schools

Being a parent* is hard work. Being a teacher is also hard work. Parents are primarily responsible for their children’s well being and education. Teachers […]

This article discusses the serious amount of age discrimination going on out there!

3 million older Americans can’t find high-paying jobs, and it has nothing to do with skills. Here’s the one barrier they face that no one’s […]

American students have changed their majors [Fox]

American students have changed their majors — from by Justin Fox Health professions are in, education and the humanities are out. Here are some […]

Student loan debt: 43M borrowers, 1.5 trillion, aver. debt = $47,671 | Cengage and McGraw-Hill to merge to try to address this

From DSC: Here’s a ~4 minute piece from CBS News re: student loan debt. Here are two excerpts from that video:   From DSC to […]

Interesting idea: Instead of going to college to get a job, Ss will increasingly be going to a job to get a college degree.

This will be the biggest disruption in higher education — from by Brandon Busteed; with thanks to Mr. Reid Gough for his posting this […]

Report: Over 60% of college students face hunger or housing insecurity

Report: Over 60% of college students face hunger or housing insecurity — from by James Paterson Excerpt: Seven out of 10 students at two-year […]

The Super Teens Of The 21st Century

The Super Teens Of The 21st Century Infographic Super active. Super busy. Super stressed. Modern teens are over-stimulated and over-burdened, and it's leading to an […]

Virtual Summer School Advantages

Summer is full of endless opportunity. Kids have the opportunity to spend their days outside, hang out with friends and relax after the school year. […]

Self-Discipline Needed for Online Schooling

Full time online learners will tell you that their online education has allowed them to succeed in ways that traditional schooling might not allow. Online […]

SHIFT HAPPENS 2, 2019: Finding Strong Footing: The Future of Assessment in the Learning-to-Employment Landscape

Excerpt: CONCLUSION This paper has outlined the plethora of new credential types, uses, and modes of delivery. It also has highlighted advancements in assessment. In […]

How to Communicate with Parents, Students, and Colleagues (The Easy Way!)

Keeping Everyone on the Same Page Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult When You Use this Simple Hack… Whether your students are in pre-kindergarten, high-school, or […]

Especially meant for students: Some oldies but goodies on the best ways to study/learn!

The Lesson You Never Got Taught in School: How to Learn! — from by Simon Oxenham (from 2/15/13) Psychological Science in the Public Interest […]

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