Finnish Education in America: What Can We Learn from Finland?

Although everyone seems to agree that the U.S. education system is in drastic need of help, there are few proven solutions for education reform being put forward. An exception is the example of the education system of Finland. The small Nordic country with a population of about 5 million has an education system that is […]

ESL Job Opportunities in New York

Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) is a demanding yet incredibly rewarding job that requires passionate teachers who want to make a difference. As schools across America experience a continued growth of diversity in their student bodies, the demand for ESL teachers is on the rise. New York is one state with a high […]

Obama Grants No Child Left Behind Waivers to 10 States

Five months ago, President Obama asked the U.S. Department of Education to offer greater flexibility to states suffering from the rigid requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act. On February 9, 2012, the President has announced that relief will be granted to the following 10 states: Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oklahoma, […]

Resources for Researching Master of Education Programs Online

A Master of Education (M.Ed.) helps teachers advance their careers by ensuring that they are experts in their field, and positions them for greater benefits and promotions. The Master of Education application process is long but rewarding, and though there are many great programs out there, it is important to find the one that is […]

Obama Requests More Money for Math and Science Teacher Prep Programs

“We’re a nation of thinkers, dreamers, believers in a better tomorrow.”This was President Obama’s message when he recently announced a plan to increase funding for math and science programs across the nation. To build this better tomorrow, Obama has asked Congress for funding to be used in establishing a new Education Department competition, one that […]

Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Love is in the air! As the calendar flips from January to February, we anticipate the arrival of Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated every February 14. The winter season is chock full of religious and national holidays for you to center lessons, discussion or activities around, and Valentine’s Day has got a ton of great material. […]