free home learning resources
Classroom, eLearningEducation, News

Having kids at home due to school closures can be a challenge for parents who would like to fill the time with daily activities that are both educational and engaging. It’s easy to turn on the TV or play games, but what can parents do to help their children continue

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staying focused studying from home
Classroom, eLearningEducation, News

With the recent rapid onset of the coronavirus, many colleges and universities across the country have responded to the threat of contamination and made the decision to cancel classes and exams held on campus and shift to online distance learning. This disruption in routine has posed logistical issues for instructors

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Study Abroad

The chance that you’ll need to save money when studying abroad is extremely high. It’s because while the exact cost of international education varies greatly depending on where you go to study, it’s never truly cheap. Just to get some idea about how thin a budget you might need to

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maximize college investment - college students in lecture
Classroom, eLearningStudents

When it comes to maximizing your investment in your college experience, the first thing that likely comes to mind are ways to save money on tuition. While making wise financial decisions is important when it comes to planning for college, it’s even more important to carefully consider how you are

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transferrable skills fro resume
Education, NewsWork, Jobs

Every summer, I get calls from stressed out graduates (and their parents) asking me to help with their resume and potential transferrable skills – because they don’t even know where to start. This is what I hear: “I don’t have any work experience. Well, except the part time barista job

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college drug addiction epidemic
Education, News

When you think of college life, you probably think about flip cup and frat parties. We often think of drinking and partying in college as a right of passage. But have you ever stopped to think about what the college experience is like for someone in recovery? American colleges aren’t

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student privacy protection
Education, NewsStudents

Considering the recent controversy over Facebook improperly sharing user data without user consent, privacy of personal information seems to be at the current forefront of the public eye. With technology becoming inherently integrated in most aspects of our modern lives—including public schools—there are more and more areas to consider when

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study abroad USA
StudentsStudy Abroad

Every year students around the world decide to study abroad in the United States, and that number has increased dramatically over the years. According to Project Atlas, the number of international students in the United States was 1,043,839 in 2016, up from 690,923 in 2010. If you are considering studying

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Cell Phones Classroom Teacher Strategies
Classroom, eLearningEducation, News

Student access to cell phone technology has forced teachers and administrators to take a stance on classroom and school cell phone policy debate, and the degree to which cell phones in the classroom are allowed varies wildly between schools and teachers. For instance, Lakeview High School in Battle Creek, Michigan

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travel ban education
Education, NewsStudy Abroad

On January 27, 2017, President Trump enacted a travel ban executive order to suspend for 90 days the entry of “certain aliens from seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.” While this original order was suspended by the Supreme Court, it was reinstated in March to exclude

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advantages cell phones classroom
Classroom, eLearning

Cell phones have undoubtedly become an integral part of modern society, and increasingly common among K-12 children and adolescents. According to a recent study conducted by Pearson Education, 82% of high school students use mobile devices regularly. Of course, with the increasing popularity of cell phone among students comes the

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study abroad stress
StudentsStudy Abroad

The days leading up to departure before studying abroad are often filled with exciting and idealized notions of what life will be like living and studying in a foreign country. While many students do, in fact, have positive experiences studying abroad, it is quite common at some point during their

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Students

Life after college is full of new exposure into the real world, and a significant portion of this transition has to do with attempting to build your career and job prospects—you’ve put in the hard work, and now you’re ready for this hard work to pay off. If you’ve read

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Financial Aid, TuitionStudents

If you’ve decided grad school is something you are interested in, and you’re ready to plunge into more years of higher education, one of the first questions you’re likely asking yourself is “How on Earth am I going to pay for all this?” As if your undergraduate education wasn’t expensive

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