Steve Mariotti recently asked in Time Magazine: “Why Aren’t We Teaching Entrepreneurship in Our Schools?” (1 June, 2012). As a long-time educator and founder of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Mariotti explained that he has witnessed thousands of at-risk youth finish school and start their own businesses with the entrepreneurial support offered by approaches [...]
Here are 10 athletes who are headed to London this summer to make college students everywhere proud.
In the relentless rhetoric about whether or not a college degree is worth it, one of the voices that is frequently absent is that of the students themselves. In a 2011 College Board survey, 86% of 2010 high school graduates expressed that one year after graduation, they believed college was worth it. Similarly, a recent [...]
These 10 colleges represent your best bets for learning while playing video and other games.
Years ago at a conference, I remember one of the presenters stating something to the effect that: “Good teachers are good gleaners.” What she meant, basically, is that true educators are able to analyze material and synthesize multiple pieces of information together into new formats for delivery to their students in ways that support learning. [...]
Some professors move beyond the classroom to enjoy extremely powerful roles that completely shape the world around them.
There’s an old saying: “You can lead a horse to water, but you can not make him drink.” The concept has some truth to it when it comes to human nature, as most of us have a tendency to know something is good for us; yet, we may choose not to partake of it even [...]
These career services departments really stand out for what they have to offer students who are entering a tough job market.
Graduating from college is an achievement worthy of celebration. It’s also an exciting time for graduates. Perhaps that’s why commencement speeches tend to be full of reflection and inspiration. Maybe as a graduate or an educator, you recently sat through one of the coolest commencement speeches ever. As a graduate and educator, I’ve had the [...]
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