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Life Coach Certification: Here's How to Find the Best Programs

Victoria Yore | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Victoria Yore

Once considered obscure and esoteric, life coaching has finally made it to the mainstream. More and more people are seeking out life coaches to help guide them through their life's toughest decisions. Whether you are going through a career change, having trouble balancing your work and personal life, or just want to feel more confident, any major improvement you want to make could be made easier and more authentically if tackled alongside a trusted life coach.

Learning to learn: six language tips for traveling abroad

THINK Global School | Posted 08.10.2016 | Travel
THINK Global School

Last semester I had the opportunity to live in Florence, Italy, a city famed for its food, fine arts, and fashion. But during my time here what I was ...

The Classroom: A Place Of Failure For Children In Foster Care

Dr. John DeGarmo | Posted 08.10.2016 | Education
Dr. John DeGarmo

School. It is a place of frustration, loss, failure, and reminder of loss to a child in foster care. It is a place of humiliation, bullying, shame, and sorrow for those who are placed in a foster home. Yet, so few recognize the many challenges and disruptions that kids in foster care face each and every day they are in a classroom setting.

Listening to the Voices of Young People

Martin J. Blank | Posted 08.10.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

"I just hope people see I'm not the only child that's like this," Khalil Bridges said. "There are more children that could use the help I received and...

When it Comes to Professional Development, School Districts Need to Practice what they Preach

Teach Plus | Posted 08.11.2016 | Education
Teach Plus

By Coert Ambrosino Last week I found myself standing shin deep in the frigid shallows of Lake Michigan, holding the hand of my young nephew, August, ...

The Impact of Smart Tablets on Early Childhood Education

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.09.2016 | Education
Stephanie R. Caudle

"Let's go invent tomorrow rather than worrying about what happened yesterday," is a quote by one of America's greatest inventors to date, Steve Jobs. ...

10 Misconceptions Teachers Should Know About Children Who Are Hard Of Hearing

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 08.09.2016 | Education
Janice S. Lintz

Hearing loss is a spectrum. The child may hear some but not all sounds. A child should have their hearing tested who has delayed speech, responds to sounds inconsistently, is inattentive, displays behavioral changes or responds incorrectly to simple basic questions.

Serving Our Community In More Than One Way

Brandon Suyeoka | Posted 08.09.2016 | Hawaii
Brandon Suyeoka

I have lived long enough to know that serving our community is not only beneficial to one's self, but to our neighbors and society as a whole. Community service transforms people into good citizens and by working together, provides the resources to fix what is broken.

When School Is An Emotional Prison

Judy Silk | Posted 08.08.2016 | Education
Judy Silk

My 16-year-old daughter is trapped in a world where she feels that all that matters is school, and all that matters after school is homework. If you don't do homework, or don't do it on time or well, down goes the grade.

Why I Won't Buy One Extra Box Of Kleenex For My Kid's School Supplies

Monica Brown | Posted 08.10.2016 | Parents
Monica Brown

So we started doing the school supply shopping this week. A daunting task even as the kids get older and the lists get shorter. Gone in my house are t...

Save CA Residents from a Language Drought: Vote 'Yes' This Fall

American Anthropological Association | Posted 08.08.2016 | Los Angeles
American Anthropological Association

This post was authored by: Netta Avineri, Assistant Professor, Applied Linguistics, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey; Susan ...

Finding the Hidden Gems: A Perspective on Making Micro Grants in East Africa

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.07.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

As a funding organization working in over ninety countries, we have seen firsthand that the most powerful change comes from the knowledge and experien...

Disrupting Higher Education

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.05.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

Throughout my career as chief customer officer, and chief marketing officer, I've had the privilege to collaborate and serve numerous executives in t...

Choosing a College for a Common Good

Brian E. Konkol | Posted 08.04.2016 | Religion
Brian E. Konkol

Before asking "where" or even "how much will it cost", perhaps it is most worthwhile to first consider "why" when choosing a college. Why college? For starters, one should challenge the common assumption that campuses are mere four-year corridors to higher wages, elevated social status, and comfortable lifestyles.

So You've Decided to Homeschool

Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley | Posted 08.12.2016 | Parents
Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley

Uh-oh. I know that face. You’ve decided to homeschool... and now you are completely overwhelmed. Breathe, mama. Come here and have a seat. We’ll h...

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Exploding, Too Hot to Work, LED Job Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Soon This May Be The Only Kind Of Tropical Frog In Existence - one made of painte...

Three Lessons from Finland's Education System

Zandre Campos | Posted 08.04.2016 | Education
Zandre Campos

Finland began the reform of its education system some 40 years ago. Today, Finland's school system is top-ranked among developed nations, as measured by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), an international standardized test for 15-year-olds in language, math and science.

The Future Of Education: We Live In A Social World

Sir Ken Robinson | Posted 08.04.2016 | Education
Sir Ken Robinson

Education is a dynamic system, not a static one. It's not an impersonal, inert engineering system; it's constantly in flux. It exists in the actions and activities of people every day and is subject to all kinds of conflicting forces and fluctuations.

A Teacher's Case For Hillary Clinton

Daniel Katz | Posted 08.04.2016 | Education
Daniel Katz

I suppose I ought to front load this: In the Democratic Party Primary in New York State, I voted for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. My reasons for ...

Early Childhood Educators: The Many Hats We Wear

Carrie Lowrance | Posted 08.08.2016 | Education
Carrie Lowrance

What do you see when you drop your child off at day care with their teacher? Do you see a competent professional or is he/she just a glorified babysit...

A Debate On Public Versus Private Schools

Dan Butin | Posted 08.04.2016 | Education
Dan Butin

Schooling can thus be viewed as both a mirror and a prism by which we understand and interpret our most basic and critical values.

The Only Federal Law Enforced By Angry Parents: How One Man Continues To Support Youth With Special Needs

Robyn Shulman | Posted 08.04.2016 | Education
Robyn Shulman

John, thank you so much for taking your time to chat with me today. You are a social advocate who has been fighting for the rights of disabled kids si...

Higher Education Institutions And Civil Rights Groups Should Explore Areas Of Convergence

Marcus Bright | Posted 08.04.2016 | College
Marcus Bright

Diversity and inclusion matters and helps to bolster the fabric and potency communities. Universities can work with civil rights groups and community organizations to solve seemingly insurmountable problems.

How To Build A Career In Data Science

Svetlana Dotsenko | Posted 08.04.2016 | Education
Svetlana Dotsenko

Let us talk about careers in data science! Mathematics, statistics, data analysis skills are quite big on the job market these days, I hear questions from people all over the world (literally - from Cambridge to Kazakhstan) about the best way to apply their technical skills.

Why Every Personal Brand Deserves an Early Start: One Florida high school's forward-thinking course is jumpstarting students' professional lives

Stacey Cohen | Posted 08.03.2016 | Education
Stacey Cohen

Most of us couldn't have predicted that one day, so much of our lives would be public. Young adults growing up in the early days of social media hadn't yet learned that posting online is like carving in stone -- that photo of you and friends celebrating spring break is mighty hard to erase.