Not Every Student Gets Into Their Dream School. What Should They Do Next?
If someone you know is among the many, many students entering college this fall who aren't satisfied with their educational path to date, there's still hope.
Summer camps entertain, educate and give kids a competitive edge
Back to earth in September IN A classroom at Imperial College London, students sit hunched over laptops, typing lines of code. Just nine years old, they are attending Firetech, a British technology summer camp for children. Courses include "Junior Augmented Reality" and "Creating for YouTube". Such programmes are proliferating in many countries. They pander to two common demands from well-off parents: to entertain children over the long summer holidays and to give them a leg-up over their peers. At most
Top 10 Colleges Whose Graduates Earn the Most Money
The number are crunched, and the results are in! The post Top 10 Colleges Whose Graduates Earn the Most Money appeared first on Reader's Digest.
‘I still think I have a lot to offer:’ Three decades later, a Virginia teacher’s words ring true.
Beloved McLean High teacher Dean Howarth's law of physics: Grab a tennis ball, a racket and a sense of humor. And forget about Standards of Learning.
5 Steps to a Successful K–12 STEM Program Design
5 Steps to a Successful K12 STEM Program Design eli.zimmerman_9856 Thu, 08/09/2018 - 09:03 From inside the K-12 education bubble, it's easy to believe that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and STEAM (adding art to the STEM mix) initiatives are a done deal - everyone's doing them. There are whole conferences dedicated to STEM. But as recently as 2016, a Gallup research poll conducted by Google found that only 40 percent of U.S. schools offer programming or coding classes. With the
Why this algebra teacher has her students knit in class
Science Knitting isn't just for passing time. I decided to offer a class called "The Mathematics of Knitting" at my institution, Carthage College. In it, I chose to eliminate pencil, paper, calculator (gasp) and