Brian Childs is a writer and has worked online as a web editor for sites such as Asylum, ComicsAlliance and Moviefone. He studied history and Spanish at the University of Georgia and received a masters in journalism from New York University. Currently he oversees content at Certification Map. You can follow him on Google+.


Wait…Did I Just Learn Something?

We often visit somewhere on family vacation or a rainy summer day, full of beautiful scenery and fun facts, and with an abundance of educational knowledge. Whether a zoo, museum, or aquarium these places can be so much fun that we don’t realize how educational they really are...

Students Getting Paid to Pass

In the constant battle to raise the level of student achievement, a program called Reach (REwarding ACHievement) is using a timeless incentive to encourage students to raise the bar – MONEY...

Blogging for Education – We Have a Winner!

After announcing, on July 21st, our blogging for education campaign we are finally ready to name our winner...

The Top Seven Educational Video Games of All time

Some may argue that all video games are experiments in learning. To me, it’s not a question of whether or not we learn through video games. It’s a questions of whether or not what we learn from the video game is valuable...

Blogging for Education

UPDATE: We’re extending the deadline until Wednesday, August 5th, at Noon EST. We want to make sure everyone has a chance to nominate their favorite organization! Get your submissions to us by Noon so we can reveal the winner on Wednesday evening. Good luck everyone!...

The American Graduation Initiative

Obama, during his speech at Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan yesterday, revealed his plan to dramatically increase community college graduation rates...