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The Good and the Bad of Online Schooling

The Good and the Bad of Online Schooling

While online classes have been available through colleges and universities for quite some time, the idea of earning a degree without stepping foot in a traditional classroom is still fairly new. However, online schooling is gaining popularity as more and more people want to pursue higher education without having to quit full-time employment or drop their household responsibilities. Still, there are pros and cons to online schooling. To help you discover…


Selecting the Best Online School for Your Needs

Selecting the Best Online School for Your Needs

There are many reasons students enroll in online schooling. Whether you’re a full-time employee or a stay-at-home parent, getting an online education might be the best way for you to earn your degree without interfering with your current schedule and responsibilities. However, not all online schools are created equal. And with so many options available today, it can be difficult to select the best online school for your needs. But if…


Making Education Interesting For Students

Making Education Interesting For Students

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source. Lorem…




Administrative Degree in Healthcare

Written by: American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Natural healing and alternative medicine are not bad words, and Western medicine is not practiced in a bubble. In fact the two often work hand in hand, where approaches like acupuncture seek to compliment medical treatments. Massages and acupuncture can relieve tension that pills cannot, and alternative medicine can actually strengthen the effects of common pharmaceuticals. The…


Exploring Flight with a Science Fair Project

Want a cool science fair project that will really shoot for the stars? Try exploring flight! There are many ways to explore the principles of flight, and to create your own flying devices out of simple materials. You can easily document how long your creations are able to fly, what speeds are best for them to function, and much more that will help you understand our world in more detail.

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Out of This World Marketing Techniques

When the Twinkie re-launched, it prepared a Web page called “Prepare Your Cake Face.” The idea was to capitalize on a consumer’s nostalgia for Twinkies, a product that looked like it would be extinct by the end of 2012. The result was a success, and the company dubbed it “The Sweetest Comeback in the History of Ever.” Here are some ideas and science experiments to help you mount a product…


Fascinating Facts about the Equator

Posted by Phineas Upham

In the article, “Zero Latitude,” by Jamie Malanowski, the author writes about the equator, the imaginary line around our planet. He starts by giving proof that it really exists, even though we can’t see it, and then goes on to list a few other things that are “there, but not there.” A few of his examples include criminals who are banished on one…


How the Internet is Changing the Advertising Industry Indefinitely – by Ted Dhanik

There are few industries that haven’t completely transformed with the evolution of the internet.  The internet has created huge changes in many different facets of life including communication, shopping, business, the music industry, marketing, and advertising.  Even print media is becoming a thing of the past.  While many people still prefer to read print magazines and newspapers, these mediums are slowly becoming digitized as is nearly everything else today.

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IBRD extends $200-M fund to support reforms in education

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has provided $200 million to support the country’s reforms in education over a six-year period. Of the amount, $53 million was used to strengthen school-based management, $9 million to improve teaching effectiveness, $136 million to enhance quality assurance through standards, assessment and support and $2 million for effective … Excerpt... [Read more]


Capella Education Unit to Award Degrees

A subsidiary of Capella Education Company, Resource Development International, recently received taught degree-awarding powers from the Privy Council of the UK government. Go here to see the original: Capella Education Unit to Award Degrees  Read More →


Briefing for parents on kids' assessment

KUALA LUMPUR: THE Education Ministry will hold briefing sessions on the school-based assessment (SBA) for parents nationwide from next month. Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said the sessions would cover the implementation methods and students' performance under the SBA system. “It is important for parents to know and fully understand the SBA. “Among the approaches... [Read more]


Study: Obama's College Rating Plan May Not Reach Low-Income Students

A new study from a Washington, D.C.-based higher education association concludes that it's misplaced for the federal college ratings plan, announced last year by President Barack Obama, to try to enhance consumer access and institutional accountability through one tool. Calling the strategy “well-intentioned but poorly devised,” the study's authors, Lorelle L. Espinosa, Jennifer... [Read more]


Education and addiction in China

It's easy to blame video games for China's gaming addiction problem, but what if the problem is actually in education system itself?The post . See the original post:  Education and addiction in China  Read More →