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February 17, 2014 – 812 views
Association of Educators
Blended learning programs are shaping into the Holy Grail of academic learning principles. With a growing number of institutions already regarding it as the next big thing in moving forward towards academic growth, has your institution looked into using blended learning programs yet? If not, you better get started... Full Story 
February 14, 2014 – 794 views
Association of Educators
A study involving news reports, government data and other reliable sources has suggested that most college graduates are presently under employed in the United States. The study also says the majority of college grads are currently hired for jobs that are much below their qualifications. Amidst this study, another report has come out that states that the value of a degree earned in college is much higher today than it was around a century ago. The findings by the Pew Research Center reveal that the earnings gap between millennials with a high school diploma and millennials with a bachelor’s degree is wider today than compared to prior generations. Full Story 
February 6, 2014 – 826 views
Association of Educators
President Obama recently announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will help give 20 million more students across public libraries and schools in the nation access to high-speed Internet connectivity. The FCC has doubled its investment in faster internet in schools and has announced that an extra $2 billion will be ploughed in to the program that seeks to enhance broadband connections... Full Story 
February 3, 2014 – 826 views
Association of Educators
Third grade level is a game changer in a student's academic life, says a recent study. What makes it so important? What makes third grade so special is the fact that it is the year when students move from their learn-to-read stage to their read-to-learn stage. Third grade reading involves understanding some deep content for students, be it reading comprehensions on Native Americans, or the planets. It is said that this is when children who haven't picked up fluent reading start falling back. The frustration that starts at third... Full Story 
January 29, 2014 – 874 views
Association of Educators
2014 began on a good note for Kathy Hollowell-Makle, who was awarded the Teacher of the Year 2013 for the District of Columbia Public Schools. This accomplishment even got her invited to be seated next to first lady Michelle Obama, during the State of the Union address of President Obama... Full Story 
January 22, 2014 – 762 views
Association of Educators
Six states namely New York, Connecticut, Idaho, Mississippi, Colorado and Delaware are struggling to implement plans to change the system of testing and learning schedules so as to get out of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, says the Education Department. The NCLB law, which was signed by George Bush back in 2002, needs all states to test students in reading and math between the grades of three and eight, as well as high school... Full Story 
January 17, 2014 – 826 views
Association of Educators
The findings of a new report suggest that only half of American government teachers and high school civics dedicate one or more units for teaching their students the skills of analyzing the news critically. This study by the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement included 720 teachers of the concerned subjects as participants. They were asked questions based on the courses they taught to their students in autumn of 2012... Full Story 
January 16, 2014 – 929 views
Association of Educators
Brain breaks are nothing but physical activity that helps teachers to increase the concentration of their pupils in the classroom. These exercises include several different skill sets such as psychomotor skills, psychosocial activities, cognitive responses and fitness exercises. The program was initially developed by students from the Albion College at Concordia University along with the University of Michigan to help include more physical activities in an elementary classroom... Full Story