Interviews with Education Innovators
Social Media, Educators and Careers from Robyn Shulman Aug 7, 2012Robyn Shulman
Written By: A.G. Storm At some point in your lifespan you had at least one teacher who mastered this and could stare at you with that gaze; that intense, I can see right inside your head stare, and you would do anything in class just to get your teacher to stop focusing on you and […]
Guest Post Written By: Michele Timmons Growing up in an industrial Italian community along the Ohio River, my family talked about Myfundsalow Disease – also known as My Funds are Low. (We also grew up talking about Dunlap’s Disease -my belly dun lap over my belt- but that’s a topic for another day!) Friends who […]
From my blog on Chicago Now: My last year of teaching public school was the most challenging year I had ever had. It was a year of redistricting, teachers were moved to different schools unwillingly, and students who were in their last year of elementary school were scattered throughout district lines. Parents were upset, teachers […]
Written By: Mac-Z Zurawski 4th Installment in Community Teaching Series As unemployment stagnates, the classrooms of America’s community centers are growing. The unemployed are trying to gain skills and networks by attending classes. These same people already know the job market is changing and will continue to in the future. Employment recruiters, even for non-skilled […]
Written By: Robyn Shulman David McCullough Jr., a longtime English teacher of Wellesely High School, presented a live reality check speech to the graduates entitled “You Are Not Special”. He states: “Across the country no fewer than 3.2 million seniors are graduating about now from more than 37,000 high schools. That’s 37,000 valedictorians… 37,000 class […]
Written By: Robyn Shulman Higher Education Bubble? If you happened to miss the episode of 60 minutes last night, (you can view it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7ZBOBZUyiU) there was a cover story about Peter Thiel’s 20 Under 20 Fellowship program. In a nutshell, the program provides eligible students who are currently enrolled in college to compete for […]
By: Mac-Z Zurawski Third piece in Community Teaching Series After 19 years of working in a glass manufacturing company, Carla lost her job during the “Great Recession” of the 2000’s. Pushing buttons and hauling parts around the warehouse was her defined work experience. She discovered almost any job paying close to her former salary […]
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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.