They’re BACK! Our college students are home for winter break and they’ve brought a lot of baggage with them! Enjoy that first great big smile of recognition at the airport, followed by a wonderful hug and kiss.
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High school always seemed years away. Then, you blinked and now standing before you is an eager young teenager who can’t wait for independence and the next stage in her education. On the surface your child may exude a surly confidence and adamantly swear they are ready for high school. However, it’s still a big transition.
The holidays are upon us. As we approach the days of festive get-togethers, parties, and dinners, we sometimes complain that we overindulge. However, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), shockingly there are approximately 49 million people in the United States, including nearly 16 million children, who live at risk of hunger everyday.
The evolution of online learning poses many questions about the future of education. Is online learning effective? Do online courses provide the same quality of education as traditional classrooms? Will online classes someday make classroom teachers obsolete?
The 25th annual National Service-Learning Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. this year from April 9-12. This conference invites educators and students from across the nation to attend workshops, hear keynote speakers, and engage in service.