Shelley O'Rourke

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Teaching Financial Literacy: Does Your State Make the Grade?

Twenty-six states scored in the C through F range in a new report on financial literacy in high schools.


How to help your kid get into the college of their dreams, according to an expert who graduated from Harvard and MIT

<b>• But parents can help their kids get through it by getting them organized, facilitating advice, and setting expectations</b><p><b>• It's important to talk about your financial reality with your student before they're admitted</b><p>Last fall, I gave you my seven tips to ace a college application.<p>Now that the …

College & University

8 Things to Look For in a Student-Centered Learning Environment

From years of teaching in the classroom and countless school visits and interactions with excellent educators worldwide, I’ve created a list of …


Public Education in U.S. Threatened Under Betsy DeVos, Union Leader Randi Weingarten Says

The president of one of the country's largest teachers unions is again calling out Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and she's not mincing words.<p>Randi …

The big lesson from the world's best school system? Trust your teachers

Finnish education policies are highly praised, but the real success is the level of responsibility and autonomy given to teachers to do their jobs<p>Finnish education is rarely out of the news, whether it’s outstanding Pisa results, those same results slipping, the dropping of traditional subjects, …


7 FlipEDUcators You Should Know for Teacher Appreciation Week

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, with students and school communities recognizing educators for the countless contributions they make every day. At Flipboard, we celebrate teachers who curate on our platform at FlipEDU, a hub filled with magazines created by teachers for their classrooms. …