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Schools Need To Teach More Than Academic Subjects

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It is not enough for our children to become academically adept anymore – they need to know how to get through school and move on to a life where they can be successful and happy adults. Read More »

Budgeting for College? Here Are Five Things You Should Not Buy

Going back to college doesn't have to be as expensive as you might think

With college debt now averaging more than $30,000 per graduate, it makes sense to scrimp where you can. Read More »

Common Core Wars: Parents Opting Out of Testing Can Change Education for the Better

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Parents and teachers are forging an alliance to take back education, which in essence means eliminating most or all of these standardized tests in favor of something really radical – a day devoted to actual teaching! Read More »

NAB 2015: Drone-ing On and On – The Pizza has Landed

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Drones were everywhere at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas this year. No, not male honeybees or parasitic loafers, but unmanned aircraft remotely or programmatically controlled. More specifically, drones with cameras attached. Read More »

Obama Was Right: Learning a Trade May Be a Better Path for Many

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Whether you agree with the President on other matters, on this one issue, he was speaking an inarguable truth: skilled trades are careers worth considering. Read More »

What Are Your Child’s Favorite Math-Related Learning Tools?

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Struggling at School: How do You Help Your Elementary Schooler Overcome Setbacks?

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Ninja Teaching Techniques: How to Teach Your Kids Without Them Realizing It’s Educational

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Interview: Susie Krabacher, Co-Founder and President of Mercy and Sharing, a Haitian Children’s Relief Organization

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Mercy & Sharing is a foundation that feeds and gives hope to Haiti's abandoned children. Read More »

Classroom Environment Is a Key Element for Student Success

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It is up to educators to brighten up their spaces and make them relevant to the subject matter they teach with the goal being to highlight student achievement and maximize their learning potential. Read More »