Bringing Prestige Back to American Teachers If statistical trends continue, our poorly trained students will become mediocre workers in a world run by more educated international competitors. How can we reverse this trend? By making education a priority and honoring the men and women on the front lines of the battle.
5 Ways to Help Pregnant High School Students As a teacher, you are faced with many challenges, but you may feel unprepared and even unqualified to offer assistance to a pregnant student. Learn about providing education and resources to help prevent pregnancies and aid teens who are already expecting.
Youth On Their Own: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Youth On Their Own (YOTO) is a Tucson, Arizona based nonprofit organization working to help students who lack the basic tools to succeed. Since 1986, YOTO has helped 10,500 6th through 12th graders find food, clothing and shelter. YOTO also provides financial assistance, support and guidance.
The Origins of Flipped Learning Just as the name implies, flipped learning turns traditional education upside down. Read on to learn how this concept came to be and what the future holds for the flipped classroom.
The Good and Bad of Charter Schools This year 6,000 charter schools are operating in the United States. Approximately 2 million students are enrolled in charter schools with nearly 1 million on wait lists to enroll. Over 600 more charter schools are expected to open next year. What's all the fuss about?
AltSchool: The Return of the One-Room Schoolhouse Max Ventilla believes education has changed very little since 1900. You wouldn't want a car built back then. Why will you accept an education that was? But who is Max Ventilla and why should you care what he thinks? Learn about a brand new way to educate your kids.