The pursuit of athletic and academic excellence deserves recognition

Independent of your age, excellence deserves recognition. Wendy’s Resturants that is sponsoring Wendy’s High School Heisman Award understands that. Wendy’s High School Heisman Program in partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trophy Committee has honored over 400 000 nation’s most esteemed high school seniors since the creation of the program in 1994. Each year, thousands of…

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Make History Reading Fun for your Kids

We might as well admit it: by the time your kid hits middle school, textbook reading just isn’t as “fun” as it used to be. Back in elementary school, a book on history might have twenty pages with three print lines each, and every spread was another cool photo of ruined palaces or ancient weaponry….

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Technology to advance education

The longer you read this blog the more you will know just how important I believe the use of technology is to the successful advancement of our education system. I was so excited the other day when I wrote about TutorVista that I did some more looking to see what others have to say about…

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The Next Step: The Necessity for Better Education

Students today aren’t the traditional youth of generations before them. Now they’re living in a post-industrialized society where production is no longer the main economic driving force behind our market. It’s a growing process. Once America was in the position to produce factory goods at competitive costs. The problem is that this is the old…

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Cost Cutting Tips For Those Returning to the Education Game

When the economy has a downturn, community members tend to consider returning to school to take advantage of available jobs in an upswing with advanced credentials. This is a popular trend, especially with non-traditional students, such as moms, victims of the recent layoffs, and older adults, and it is a legitimate way to increase your…

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Ways to Upgrade the Classroom: Internet Technology

A few years ago the Internet was a limited resource reserved for the elite few with access and the computer technology. It wasn’t until recent advancements in computer technology have educators been able to consider using iPad or a classroom response system as a part of the classroom educational model. There are now many ways…

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