Amber Raskin

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Every Couple Should Never Forget To Do These 10 Things No Matter How Long They've Been Together

True love lasts forever, doesn’t it? Well, at least the majority of people believe so. However, it is not only the love itself that makes a …

Making the Most of Back-to-School Communications

Reaching the Community<p>So what should you do? Carr offers a number of tips, including:<p>Blow out your back-to-school campaign.<p>In addition to what you …

Teaching

7 things every kid should master

In the past few years, parents, teachers, and policy makers have furiously debated whether standardized tests should be used to promote or hold back …

Pedagogy

How secure are Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive and Apple iCloud cloud storage services?

Should you be worried about how secure your cloud storage provider is?<p>If you were to be influenced purely by the more tabloid of tech publications, …

Project-Based Learning vs. Problem-Based Learning vs. X-BL

• Designing and/or creating a tangible product, performance or event<br>• Solving a real-world problem (may be simulated or fully authentic)<br>• Investigating a …

Pedagogy

How the Newest Discipline System Works in Today's Kindergarten

When I attended kindergarten in 1950, all I remember is fear. I had just turned five and had never been to preschool. I don't remember the teacher's name, but I do remember discipline. We were expected to sit quietly for 2 ½ hours, raise our hands to speak, and color inside the lines. Any …

Could Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose Be the Keys to Motivating Students?

Author Dan Pink says the complex problem solving skills now required for most white collar jobs demand that students be intrinsically motivated, not …

What Students Can Learn From Taking Financial Risks in Class

Seventh- and eighth-grade students at Willard Middle School work to prepare meals to sell. (Katrina Schwartz/MindShift)It’s not unusual for school …