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Teaching iteration

I’ve written about the class I’d like to teach, but what I’ve been thinking about lately is the class I’d like to attend. Not necessarily now, but when I was growing up. In the 6th grade, let’s say.I don’t know why people ask me this, but I’m often pol... ...

Minecraft: Education Edition is coming to iPad

Microsoft announced this morning it’s bringing Minecraft: Education Edition to the iPad for the first time. The game, which first launched to the public in late 2016, has been previously available in schools on Windows 10 devices and on macOS. The iPad software will roll out to schools starting in September, the company says. If ...

A university is outfitting living spaces with thousands of Echo Dots

Soon, Saint Louis University students won’t be able to avoid Amazon’s near ubiquitous smart speakers. The university announced this week a plan to outfit living spaces with 2,300 Echo Dots. The devices are set to be deployed by the time classes start, later this month. SLU is quick to note that it’s “the first college ...

NYU makes med school free for all students

The median US med-school grad has $195,000 in loans; all 93 of NYU's freshman med-school class will have free tuition for their entire degree program, as will all future students (the 350 currently enrolled students will no longer pay tuition, same g... ...

10 Best Colleges for a Degree in Nursing

09.22.2016 · Posted in Education Articles

Nursing is a popular choice for students who desire a practical and professional degree that will allow them to help people. A Bachelor’s in Nursing gives students broad training, while also providing exposure to a variety of specializations in t... ...

10 Best Schools for an Engineering Degree

09.22.2016 · Posted in Education Articles

Looking to get a degree in engineering? Check out this list of the top 10 engineering schools before going any further! Engineering is a popular degree choice for students who love science and math and want to learn how to build and design prod... ...

What Role Should Community Colleges Play in Increasing Degree Attainment?

05.24.2016 · Posted in Education Articles

Should community colleges be offering bachelor's degree? What is their role in educating students? The bachelor’s degree has long been considered the cornerstone of student achievement at four-year institutions of higher learning throughout the U.S., while community colleges (CCs) are known for their shorter vocational programs. These p... ...

What Scholarships Look Like in the 21st Century

03.01.2016 · Posted in Education Articles

How can we help first-generation or low-income students actually graduate college? Money is helpful, but coaching makes scholarships much more effective. Roughly one-third of college students are the first in their families to pursue degrees, and a... ...