embarbz

6 Flips | 2 Magazines | @embarbz | Keep up with embarbz on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “embarbz”

Could Vocational Education Be the Answer to Failing High Schools?

For years, vo­ca­tion­al edu­ca­tion was dis­missed as a path in­to blue-col­lar jobs for stu­dents who wer­en’t go­ing to col­lege. But as …

Sign the Petition

Hi guys, Jamie here.<p>I urgently need your help to <b>make a real difference. We’re currently facing a global obesity epidemic, with 42 million children</b> …

College Costs Soar, But Can You Afford Not To Go?

The moment she stepped onto its leafy Nashville campus, 17-year-old Tyra Searcy fell in love with Vanderbilt University. The students' drive to succeed, the activities and clubs, everything down to the smoothie bar and waffle makers in the dining hall — it all just felt right.<p>Except for one thing: …

College & University

Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going

Flipped Classroom<p>While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many …

Education Technology

L.A. school district demands iPad refund from Apple

The Los Angeles Unified School District is seeking to recoup millions of dollars from technology giant Apple over a problem-plagued curriculum that was provided with iPads intended to be given to every student, teacher and administrator.<p>To press its case, the Board of Education on Tuesday …

Education

Under pressure? Give your child a break, says head

Anxious parents are “dervishes” about their children’s education and should be more detached to allow them to develop naturally<p>Anxious parents are “dervishes” about their children’s education and should be more detached to allow them to develop naturally, a leading headteacher says.<p>Peter Tait, …