Grading can be a daunting task, but these apps can save teachers a lot of time.
Last Friday I wrote about the benefits of college students’ participating in professional conferences as a “Surefire Way to Make the Degree-Career Connection,” (19 October, 2012). If you’re looking for more ideas to improve your chances of finding gainful employment after graduation, there are some additional creative ways to build and demonstrate the very skills [...]
One of the common catch phrases in debates about education is ‘career readiness.’ What this means exactly has become nearly an equally large discussion. As Catherine Gewertz recently reported in Education Week, the answers run the gamut “from acquiring skills specific to a given sector or entry-level job to mastering broader workplace skills,” and there [...]
These 10 coastal schools have some of the best aquatic offerings in the country.
Using Your Time Wisely: How to Manage Your Personal and Educational Priorities During the School WeekPosted on Friday October 26, 2012
Winner of Best Colleges Online’s 2012 Online College Professor of the Year contest LeAnne Prenovost will be blogging for Edventure Calling throughout the school year on issues that new online students face. As a new online student, I realized that time management was important. Armed with my calendar, I planned and penciled in my devoted [...]
With questions about college debt and gainful employment weighing heavily on the minds of most college students, one surefire way to help connect a college degree with employment is often missed: attending professional conferences. Here are six tips to speed you on your way to connecting your degree to a career. Find Conferences If you [...]
Remember the cinematic angst of little Ralphie’s returned theme in A Christmas Story? The poor kid believed his writing could change his world. If he wrote eloquently enough about why he wanted a Red Rider BB gun, he would get one for Christmas and be able to defend the neighborhood from criminals. A noble purpose, [...]
Many institutions of higher learning have developed “great books” curricula that prioritize a solid grounding in the crown jewels of global human expression.
Have you ever sat on the edge of your seat watching a horror movie and wanting to scream at the main character: “Don’t go in there!” Maybe you even tried to shield your eyes from viewing what’s behind that door, in the closet, or under the bed because you don’t want to see the terrifying [...]
There are things that educators need to know before diving in to ensure that Hangouts are both fun and successful for students.