Students…Rev Up Your Tablets! Digital Learning Day is Feb 5th!

Digital Learning Day is about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and a career. We urge you to make a difference with digital learning in America’s schools and take the pledge to support the effective use of technology to improve education […]

Student Loans Cause Groans…But Help Is Available

Better grades and going the extra mile * (course work and volunteerism) can lead to huge payoffs as far as scholarships are concerned and getting accepted at the school of your choice. However, if you have to go the loan route, the following clip is good information to have as you plan out your best […]

The Future of Education

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Image credit: davinciinstitute.com The question is…are we (as students, parents and educators) getting ready for it? The following article from Futurist David Houle (author of “Shift Ed: A Call to Action for Transforming K-12 Education”) provides insights as to what changes in education we can expect and what we should be doing to prepare. In […]

Going the Distance: Online Education in the United States, 2011 | The Sloan Consortium® →

Get the full report here Key report findings include: Over 6.1 million students were taking at least one online course during the fall 2010 term, an increase of 560,000 students over the previous year. The 10% growth rate for online enrollments far exceeds the 2% growth in the overall higher education student population. Thirty-one percent […]

Online Learning Tips for High School Students

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By Rebecca Wardlow (Provost for Ashford University in San Diego.) High schools across the country are adding online education to their core curriculum to improve student access to advanced-placement classes, to stimulate more student-teacher interaction and to create new efficiencies in an era of severe budget constraints. The percentage of high school students taking online […]