10 x 10

10 x 10

While others are doing it the old fashioned way with gracious monetary donations, 10 x10 is creating a new way to support education: through a film. What is 10 x 10? 10 x 10 is a feature film called “Girl Rising” and a social action campaign for the education of...
Ways to Use Blogs in the Classroom

Ways to Use Blogs in the Classroom

Many teachers today are using technology in the classroom and it’s opening doors for new ways of learning. Teachers looking to incorporate education technology should not overlook the power of the blog. Whether it is used for a class website or for individual student...

The International Rescue Committee

In the past year alone 76,000 refugees fled persecution or threat of persecution in their home countries and were admitted to the U.S. It is estimated that about 45% of the world’s refugees are under the age of 18. This means that every year a significant number of...
Well traveled and Experienced Professors Earn an ‘A’

Well traveled and Experienced Professors Earn an ‘A’

As I was reading the New York Times over coffee, the article Professor Is Named to Public Housing Board caught my attention; it isn’t every day when you hear about a professor, such as Emily Youssouf of NYU, taking on such a big leadership role. Taking a look at Emily...
Teacher Evaluations: Should Students Have a Say?

Teacher Evaluations: Should Students Have a Say?

Recent in debate is the hot topic of teacher evaluations. According to the article, Education Nation: Teachers wary of new evaluations in aftermath of Chicago strike, results of a poll during a teacher town hall hosted by Education Nation found that 72 percent of...
Helping Students Get to College—There’s an App for That

Helping Students Get to College—There’s an App for That

The power of technology in supporting education proves itself once again in a challenge put on by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The competition is called the College Knowledge Challenge and the award is a whopping $2.5 million worth of prizes. So what is this...
“The College Experience”…. Decisions, Decisions

“The College Experience”…. Decisions, Decisions

The college experience is a phrase with which a significant percentage of Americans can identify. However, to almost every individual with a university background, it takes on a different meaning. For some, the college experience may have taken place at a small,...
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