Education

Excessive Regulations Turning Scientists Into Bureaucrats

on Thursday, 01 May 2014. Posted in Education, Sci/Tech

Kelvin Droegemeier: "Escalating compliance requirements and inconsistent audit practices directly impact scientists and the time they have to perform research and train students and staff."

Excessive Regulations Turning Scientists Into Bureaucrats

Excessive regulations are consuming scientists' time and wasting taxpayer dollars, says a report released today by the National Science Board (NSB), the policymaking body of the National Science Foundation and advisor to Congress and the President.

Texas Student Turns Tables on Teacher

Written by Dennis Behreandt on Friday, 10 May 2013. Posted in Education, U.S.

Texas student Jeff Bliss, fed up with the instruction his classmates received at their high school, gives a passionate speech about why education matters. Naturally, the teacher throws him out.

Texas Student Turns Tables on Teacher

It's the latest YouTube video to go viral. In a Texas schoolroom, an exasperated student is seen ambling toward the classroom door, seeming only to mumble at first as the microphone on the distant camera struggles to pick up the audio. As he passes his teacher's desk and heads for the door, the audio clears.

Rock Star and Christian Activist Kicked Off High School Campus

Written by Dennis Behreandt on Thursday, 14 February 2013. Posted in Education, U.S.

Bradlee Dean, host of The Sons of Liberty Radio program and a contributor to American Daily Herald and WorldNetDaily, stopped from delivering his Christian message to students at a Florida High School.

Rock Star and Christian Activist Kicked Off High School Campus

Bradlee Dean — rock star, talk radio host, conservative columnist and Christian activist — was kicked off the campus of a Florida high school where he was to give a speech at an event to which he was invited by a student group.

The Realities of Going Back to School

on Thursday, 29 November 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

Going back to school can be a scary proposition, but also one that offers adult learners a great experience and career rewards. But, consider carefully the ramifications before making the leap.

The Realities of Going Back to School

When you're young, school is one of your main focuses in life, and you most likely have the time  to devote to being a full-time student. But if you never finished college, or if you simply want to take your education to a higher level, the way you approach the realities of being a student will be vastly different. Returning to college can be a big decision. You probably have many valid concerns about how to fit school into your adult life, which is filled with priorities you didn't have before, like work and family. The questions that most people ask themselves — When is the right time? How long will it take? How do I pay for school? What kind of career will it allow me to pursue? — don't have one definitive answer for everyone. But there are many universal issues for potential adult students to consider.

Online Versus On-Campus Degrees: Is One Stronger than the Other?

on Friday, 26 October 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

Students and prospective students today have more learning options than ever before. But choosing wisely between the plethora of online and traditional courses available has become a daunting task.

Online Versus On-Campus Degrees: Is One Stronger than the Other?

When it comes to higher education, there are many factors that go into the decision-making process. You may want to focus on a specific area of study or you may want to take general classes until you decide upon your major. You may want to take classes part-time and work part-time to cut down on college expenses or you may want to go to the school of your dreams even if it is out-of-state. One question many students have is considering online versus on-campus degrees: is one stronger than the other?

Obama: Fewer Male College Graduates a “Great Accomplishment”

Written by Dennis Behreandt on Tuesday, 26 June 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

President Obama has noted that more women are now graduating with college degrees than men. While he celebrates this milestone, he overlooks the unpleasant fact that men are increasingly walled off from academic and career opportunities.

Obama: Fewer Male College Graduates a “Great Accomplishment”

In an editorial published by Newsweek on the ongoing impact of Title IX, President Obama cheered the reduction in the number of men graduating with college educations as compared with women.

Heart to Heart: Inspiring Kids Through Music

on Wednesday, 06 June 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

A well-rounded education requires more than just reading, writing, and arithmetic. The arts are important too, and music teachers can make a difference in a child's education.

Heart to Heart: Inspiring Kids Through Music

As a music lover, you've known for as long as you can remember that the world can't be described solely through hard facts, logic and statistical analysis. Think back to your experiences in music class as a child. How central was that daily dose of creativity and beauty to your development as a well-rounded person? How deeply did the words, rhythms and harmonies of your music teachers affect you? If you thrill at the thought of making a similar impact on students' lives and earn a good living in the process, you'd make a great music teacher.

Picking the Right College Course for You

on Thursday, 31 May 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

Choosing the right college can make the difference between starting a fruitful career path or beginning a miserable experience that leaves you deep in debt. To make the right choice, don't skimp on initial research into colleges. Here's how to start.

Picking the Right College Course for You

Going to college can be a daunting experience and making sure that you are on the right course is vital. With so many different colleges offering so many different options, how can you make sure you are on the best course for you? In the UK, “UCAS”, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, suggests that you should first ask yourself vital questions.

Braaaaaaains!

Written by Arthur Thomas IV on Friday, 04 May 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

If the government was good at providing great education to people it should have proven that in their monopoly of government primary schools long ago. Isn't 40 years of failing at that proof enough?

Braaaaaaains!

recent article on the CNN website had this:

This week President Obama did a swing through some college campuses talking about student loan debt. The immediate issue is the 3.4% interest rate on federal student loans. It's set to double July 1 unless Congress acts. Keeping the rate low in this still weak economy is, as the president said, a no-brainer. Even his opponent Mitt Romney has endorsed it.

Deciding How Much You Can Afford to Spend on College Tuition

on Sunday, 18 March 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

College tuition costs are high and getting higher, yet college remains attractive. Students should do their homework to make sure they choose the best college for their budget.

Deciding How Much You Can Afford to Spend on College Tuition

College tuition is one of the largest investments a person makes in their lifetime. With research, planning, and careful consideration you can decide how much tuition you can comfortably afford.

School Interrogates Child Over Facebook, Faces Lawsuit

Written by Dennis Behreandt on Sunday, 11 March 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

The Bill of Rights does not have an age limit, yet, according to a lawsuit, one school in Minnesota treats students as if the Constitution was never written.

School Interrogates Child Over Facebook, Faces Lawsuit

A Minnesota school district faces a lawsuit after it allegedly held a 12-year-old student against her will and without her parent’s knowledge and forced her to relinquish her Facebook password. The school also punished the student for postings made to Facebook, even though those postings were not made while on school grounds.

Stable Career Fields for Graduating Students

on Friday, 24 February 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

Students who are graduating from college and are about to take a leap into the working world will want to choose a reliable career path.

Stable Career Fields for Graduating Students

It is important to get into a career field that not only pays well, but a career that will also not be affected by the turmoil of an unstable economy. Here are five of the best career choices graduating students should consider.

Now is the Time to Go Back to School

on Thursday, 09 February 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

Is now the time to go back to school? With the economy in flux and new jobs demanding new skills, now might be the time, but consider your options carefully.

Now is the Time to Go Back to School

Individuals who are thinking about going back to school should base their decision on their personal goals for career advancement, rather than by job market conditions. Nonetheless, in these difficult economic times it is natural for anyone to consider whether further education will improve their chances of employment.

4 Reasons Why You Should Get Your MBA

on Tuesday, 07 February 2012. Posted in Education, U.S.

MBAIt’s becoming more and more obvious that simply having a bachelor’s degree is not enough in today’s competitive world. If you have a bachelor’s degree in the business sector, obtaining a Master’s of Business Administration is of paramount importance. When getting your MBA, consider obtaining one with a focus in a particular area of study like Human Resources, Finance, or even Information Technology. Obtaining an MBA can help you in many areas of your life, including these five:

Advance Your Career

Today’s workforce is increasing in competitiveness. No longer can one rely on experience alone to get ahead, now one must have education to support their experience. With that being the standard, many of those competing in the workforce have already obtained their bachelor’s degree. In order to rise above your employment competition, you must now have a master’s degree. In order to enhance your master’s degree, do what you can to focus on your area of specialization so that it further sets you apart from everyone else.

Choosing the Right Online School for Your Future

on Tuesday, 20 December 2011. Posted in Education, U.S.

Online ClassesArchitectural Drafting
To find the right online school for an architectural drafting career, you must first do a little research on the background of the schools that are available. A quick search online can bring up a number of schools that offer the architectural drafting degree. One of the main advantages of an online school is that most of them offer a study curriculum that adapts to your schedule. Programs that you can look for when deciding on what online school is best for you are "Drafting and Design" and "Drafting Technology" programs.

The biggest tool that should be supplied to you is an architectural drafting computer program. Aside from this, you will also need drafting materials such as scales, protractors and a compass just to mention a few. The school should offer the appropriate study guide that will teach you the basics of drafting to the advanced ins and outs of the trade. You can be certain that once you find the perfect online school for you, the degree you have been waiting for will be yours in no time.

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