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Incorporating Science and Math Outside of the Classroom

President Obama has spurred a new endeavor to encourage students to become more interested in the areas of science and math. The worldwide exams that compare educational achievement have shown in the last couple of years that the United States is lagging behind many developed countries...

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: How education stimulus money will impact YOU

Obama’s Recovery and Reinvestment Act is one of the largest taxpayer funded projects of all time. And yet the details about what it is exactly doing and where the money is going to seem to be encased in a black box of confusion and mystery. This article will shine a little light...

Why The Future Is Now: An Interview with Alex Mann

Alex Mann, our freelance journalist, who has delivered the “lessons from the field” series of blog posts, has a deep-seeded passion for education and entrepreneurship. Taking a break from running his startup, AM Analytics, and from interviewing teachers from around the country for this blog, he has agreed to do an interview with Stephen Tom of Teacherlinx to share his thoughts on the state of education...

 

Swine Flu Vaccine Now Available to Students

The approaching winter months means three things, fewer daylight hours, holiday cheer, and the flu. This year will be an exceptional year for the Tissue and Kleenex companies because aside from the normal seasonal flu, the infamous swine flu will be present as well...

EDU-torial: Is Stimulus Money Saving the Educational System?

This is an EDU-torial by Mike Davidson: Mike is currently a graduate student at New York University working toward his Masters Degree. His recent experiences through most levels of education drive his beliefs and hopes for education reform...

National Writing Day is Today!

In a day when television and Internet often eclipse the more cerebral and artistic pursuits, there has never been a better time to devote a day to the celebration of one of the finer mediums of self-expression...