Jeff Boian

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Higher education will be on-demand

Transportation is moving to an on-demand model. This became crystal clear to me when my wife said “Let’s get the kids an Uber account instead of …

Why Mistakes Are Often Repeated

Several recent studies show how the brain fails to learn from past experience, dooming us to relive our errors.<p>If there’s anything that stings more than wasting good money on a subpar outing, it’s doing so repeatedly—but still, the depths of TripAdvisor teem with accounts of mistakes that were made …

San Francisco Giants Prospect used to be a Groundskeeper

The road to the Big Leagues in baseball can often be winding, circuitous and grueling. No path is ever the same, and every player has some sort of …

29 Career Experts You Need To Follow

<b>If you need a CV/ Resume then we've got you covered with our Free Online Resume Builder, and although we also provide lots of useful career advice,</b> …

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LOOK: World champion Royals boast best billboard in baseball, too

The World Series champs now have the best billboard in baseball. Check it out.<p>This just in: The Kansas City Royals were the World Series champions in …

The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life Kindle Edition

<i>The Call</i> continues to stand as a classic, reflective work on life's purpose. Best-selling author Os Guinness goes beyond our surface understanding of …

Do Elite Colleges Lead to Higher Salaries? Only for Some Professions

A diploma from a highly selective college means higher pay in certain fields. In others, it makes almost no difference at all<p>For all the thought that families put into choosing a college, very often the decision is dominated by a simple line of reasoning: The more prestigious the school you attend, …

Salaries & Wages

From The Onion: Boss Wants Friendly, Relaxed Company Culture In Place By Friday

<i>Some hilarious work/play resonance from America’s Finest News Source. Reminds me of the time I watched a clergyman berate his staff for a perceived</i> …

How To Crush Your Next Job Interview

It’s very stressful walking into a job interview with no advance knowledge of what you’re going to be asked or what the people you meet are going to be looking for.<p>It’s brutal! You can lower your job-interview stress level dramatically by remembering these three things:<p>Your goal on a job interview …

The Table Group

This time of year is fraught with inaccurate and dangerous messages for high school graduates–and for that matter, college grads–about their futures. …

Selecting a Learning Management System: Advice from an Academic Perspective

Although faculty and students are the primary learning management system users, administrators and IT experts often select the system. This article …

How To Make Any Job More Meaningful

You don’t have to be curing cancer to feel good about your work. You just need to rethink how you approach your days.<p>When new grads think about their career options, many envision a dichotomy: you sell your soul for a paycheck, or you do meaningful work while living on rice and beans.<p>The reality is …

4 Things You Absolutely Must Convey by the End of an Interview

There’s a lot you can do to prepare for an interview. You can research the company, try to figure out what questions the hiring manager will ask, …

Changing the Mindset of Education: Every Learner is Unique

<i>Arina Bokas and Rod Rock</i><p>Imagine a student who hears things once and knows them forever. She is a good reader. She is self-aware and can articulate her learning challenges and successes. Despite the fact that the student is smart, she struggles on written work and in group projects. How does our …

Teacher Training Through A Tablet?

The quality of education in South Sudan is among the poorest in the world. The country has been plagued by decades of violence, brutal war and extreme poverty. Almost a third of the country's children are out of school. In the last 10 years, the number of children going to school has substantially …

Online Learning: What Next?

On-line learning today provides a quality alternative to on-the-ground courses. It offers students greater flexibility as to time and place as most courses are offered asynchronously, meaning students can take them at any time of the day or night. Most chief academic officers at colleges and …

4 New LinkedIn Updates You Need to Know About Now

LinkedIn is striving to replace the paper resume, and there are plenty of people out there hoping that it succeeds. Of course, that’s easier said …

What Do You Do With A Student Who Fidgets?

Our story last week about the connection between ADHD, movement and thinking struck a nerve with readers. We reported on a small study in which students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder performed better on memory tasks when they were allowed to spin and move around in a swiveling chair.<p>…

Julie Bishop

Are internships the only way for recent college grads to grab entry-level jobs?

By Jeffrey J. Selingo<p>Jeffrey J. Selingo<p>Email Bio Follow<p>During the next few weeks, Washington, D.C. will welcome thousands of temporary residents for a few months: summer interns.<p>Like many people who now live in D.C., I was introduced to the Washington working world through this annual rite of …

College & University

Giants slug way to another win over Reds

CINCINNATI — The Giants love hitting in the National League Central.<p>Something about those cozy, little ballparks.<p>After slugging their way to a 9-8 win over the Reds on Sunday, capping a wild three-game stretch in which they collected 30 runs, 45 hits and seven homers, the Giants are home for a cold …

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Army Corp whistleblower fired from Motor Vessel Mississippi

<b>WASHINGTON</b>, May 12, 2015 – Former Army Corps of Engineers deckhand Emmanuel Belamy told CDN that he was terminated because he reported on illegal …

Watch this Philadelphia dad totally school his kids’ principal over ‘unexcused’ absences for family travel

MIKE ROSSI, a Philadelphia father, decided to pull his two kids out of school for a couple of days so they could travel together and support him as …

The Classrooms Where Students Are In Charge

Doug Sands no longer greets vis­it­ors to his ma­chine tool tech­no­logy class in Clarks­burg, West Vir­gin­ia. In­stead, one of his stu­dents will …

New Consortium’s Mission: Improve Liberal-Arts Teaching Online

Four liberal-arts colleges on Monday formed a consortium to share information about their experiments with online education, and more members may …

10 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

May 11, 2015<br>Our round-up list today features some interesting new educational web tools we have curated in the last couple of weeks. These tools have …

Teaching Listening Skills: Ready to Listen, Ready to Learn

Most children come to school armed with only one way to learn – listening. Almost all of us were born doing it. Indeed, for the first few years of …

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