Interviews with Education Innovators
Both introverted and extroverted children benefit from a robust learning experience. Yet too often, introverts – who comprise nearly half of every classroom – are asked to act like their extroverted peers, who are more likely to enjoy group work, crowded cafeterias, and classroom discussions. In an enlightening and interactive workshop, Heidi Kasevich, PhD, shows […]
Written by: Robyn D. Shulman “Quiet people have the loudest minds,”- Stephen Hawking About two weeks ago, via LinkedIn, I shared Josh Steimle’s book review of Susan Cain’s bestseller, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Within 48 hours, the update had over 43,000 views, and over 130 people shared […]
Announcing up to $1.5 Million in New Funding Opportunities for Edtech Entrepreneurs! NewSchools Venture Fund is excited to announce the launch of its next ed tech funding opportunity: the NewSchools Ignite Special Education Challenge. This challenge targets ed tech entrepreneurs with a product that supports Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade students in special education. The opportunity […]
Virtually all teachers wind up paying out of their own pocket for supplies. In fact, according to the Education Market Association, on average, most spend nearly $500 per year, and one in 10 spent $1,000 or more. Last year, a total of $1.6 billion in school supply costs was shifted from parents – or struggling […]
The NFL, Houston Texans, United Way of Greater Houston, United Way Worldwide and Verizon have announced the Houston launch of Character Playbook, a new education initiative focused on youth character development and building healthy relationships. The interactive digital program will be implemented directly in schools throughout Houston. Character Playbook is the latest innovation in the […]
The 2017 Global Student Conference, a student-organized event, will be held ONLINE on Saturday March 4th, 2017, and feature keynote speakers and crowdsourced presentations by students in grades 6-12 and college. There is no cost to participate or attend. The theme for this year is “STEM + Entrepreneurship.” The event provides an international forum for […]
Robyn D. Shulman, Author My daughter turned 14 in November. As I reflect back on her childhood, I tend to do what many parents do: compare her life now to how my life was as a teenager then-my then seems like a different planet. To say parenting and childhood have changed over the past thirty […]
This is our fourth interview with teachers from 51Talk. Here is an interesting perspective from Katie, who is teaching children in China from South Africa. If you have any questions about teaching with 51Talk, please reach out to us. You can also apply to teach at this link: 51Talk Application Katie, can you please tell […]
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About Robyn D. Shulman, M.Ed.
Thank you for visiting. I hope you find valuable information on our site and please reach out anytime. I am a certified K-9 teacher, an education journalist and I launched the first graduate advising program for National Louis University. I supported over 2,500 graduate students. To learn more about me, please visit my LinkedIn profile by clicking the image above.