Category Archive: Educational

Jul 17

Technology alters future education trends

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With the technology interests of the younger generation, education is forced to keep up with the culture and develop courses and educational settings in regards to technology. Of the list of trends, there are two that are important to the future and direction of education: mobility and social networking. Students are no longer impressed and …

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Jul 16

How Technology has affected the Learning Environment

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Many educators experiment with different methods of educating and teaching preschool students. They try multiple methods from hands-on activities to worksheets to video games and television. Young students learn in as many ways as there are learning methods and styles. In 1966, a group of friends discussed if television could be used to educate children …

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Jul 12

The Future of Higher Education

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The trend of changing life cycles as the population ages must focus on whose responsibility it is to teach work and training ethics. Colleges teach education material to prepare students for each field; however, they lack in teaching them work skills. As colleges prepare individuals, preparation for work is divided between education and training (Yankelovish, …

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Jun 12

Building Trust without the Mask

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“We wear the mask that grins and lies; it hides our cheeks and shades our eyes. It is time to take off the mask” (Bruner, 2008). There are many times and situations in which educators feel they cannot show their true selves or true personalities for fear of being vulnerable. When educators remove the masks …

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May 28

Partnership and Collaboration

In my profession and position as Early Learning Administrator, I am charged with marketing the school and maintaining a constant flow of student enrollment. Each year we graduate a large group of students who promote to kindergarten; therefore, we must have a continuous stream of students moving up with each age and grade level. Our …

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May 13

A Superintendent Case Study: To Collaborate or Not to Collaborate?

Synopsis of the Case Study Mr. McIntyre was hired as superintendent of schools because of his strong educational background and experience. The search team was impressed with his confidence and abilities; however, they were discouraged by his lack of community involvement and eagerness to reach out to community members and organizations. The search team began …

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