Category Archives: Education

Education Enthusiasm: Why It’s Never Too Late To Go Back By Emma Sturgis

Just because you feel like you’re too old to go back to school doesn’t mean that you are. While parents would love for their teens to go straight to college following their graduations, only about 79 percent of graduates actually enroll in school by the time they reach 20. Since some graduates take a break from school, it’s no surprise that 40 percent of student populations are 25 and older.

 

 

 

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5 Ways 21st Century Education Will Change By Rachael Murphey

In the future, education will drastically change and begin to rely heavily on technology. Certain subjects that students were not exposed to in traditional school will be heavily explored in the future. Here are five ways that education will change in the 21st century.

Reliance on Online Classes

In the past decade, online classes have been introduced and offered to students throughout the country. In the future, there will be more of a reliance on these classes, as students are able to explore areas that were previously off limits. If a student wants to learn about a particular level of science or a specific field of history, he or she will be able to rely more on online classes. Online classes will also allow those who live in remote areas to gain a level of education that they did not have access to in the past.

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The Importance of Paper in the Digital Classroom By Emma Miller

With constant technological advances and state-of-the-art devices, it’s only a matter of time until the classroom will become a completely digital environment. In fact, it’s already happening – computers have become an integral part of education, while more and more students and teachers are using tablets instead of books. However, despite such a progressive approach to the classroom environment, there’s still an essential need for paper in the otherwise digital classroom, and it will be a long time before it disappears.

 

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The 4 Types of People Who Would Succeed in an Online College Program By Hannah Whittenly

With all of the emerging technology coming onto the scene today, it should come as no surprise that the field of online education has been a primary benefactor. For many people, the dream of earning a college degree has been put on hold for quite some time due to a variety of factors, most of them related to time. If you are one of those people, the growing popularity of online college programs could very well appeal to you. To find out if you are the type of person who would succeed in such a format, keep reading to learn more about four types of people who are most likely to benefit.

 

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Technology in the Classroom: How to Help without Hindering By Dixie Somers

Modern students are often inundated with electronic distractions. They also have access to more information and more processing power than any previous generation. What can educators do to manage valuable technological resources like iPads and online programs without letting it get in the way of real learning?

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5 Books to Develop Your Writing Skills By Amanda Sparks

Writing is one of the primary means we use to communicate with one another. The better your writing skills are, the more likely you are to be successful.

What do you mean by writing skills?

Writing skills are your ability to use the written word to effectively communicate your thoughts, feelings, and ideas to others. This includes the ability to write without egregious spelling and grammatical errors, but it’s not limited to that. You can increase writing skills in other ways.

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