Interviews with Education Innovators
Scott Introduces Bill to Simplify the Federal Student Aid Application for Dependent Pell Grant Recipients
Today, Education and the Workforce Committee Ranking Member Rep. Bobby Scott (VA-03) introduced H.R. 5784, the File Once FAFSA Act of 2016. The legislation simplifies the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for low-income students by requiring dependent Pell Grant recipients to file just once before going to college and forgo burdensome refiling […]
Why Every Child Needs to Be a “Stretchy Thinker,” An Interview with Phyl Georgiou, Founder and CEO of Tiggly
1. Tiggly is a company that is considered within a new line of “TABLET toys.” These toys combine real-world objects with virtual play and mobile applications. Can you tell us about the background story of Tiggly? How and why was Tiggly founded? The way young children play and learn was disrupted with the launch of […]
I am personally very excited to share this exciting news about Soundtrap! Soundtrap has been selected for Google for Education’s “Creative Apps for Chromebooks” Program. I had the distinct honor of interviewing Per Emanuelsson, CEO of Soundtrap this month over at the Huffington Post. Please see how your schools can use Soundtrap too! Read our […]
By Kathleen J. Tate, Ph.D. Professor and Program Director of Teaching, School of Education, American Public University The role of visual art, music, dance, and theatre in K-12 education continues to evolve. With efforts like Rhode Island School of Design’s championing of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math, the arts remain at the forefront […]
By Robyn D. Shulman You can now hold the future in your hand before this phrase comes to life. Meet the career and college-planning app, Schoold.co. Today, parents and students have the ability to access endless amounts of college and career planning information. Discovering reliable and valid resources online can be a challenging and exhausting […]
How I Reinvented Myself & Changed My Path: Ten Strategies I Used To Move From Teacher to Entrepreneur (This is a shorter version originally published on LinkedIn) “There are lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change […]
Originally posted on EdNet Insight Written by Dr. Steven Sims, CEO and Founder, The Money Side of Life from brass| MEDIA Inc. A note from Robyn: I am sharing this article today because I am greatly passionate about finanacial education and I hope you are too. This information is imperative and the message cannot be […]
While many of us take reading for granted, an increasing number of children grow up without learning this basic skill. Alarming statistics from the the U.S. Department of Education indicate as many as 19% of high school students graduate without being able to read and write (http://www.statisticbrain.com/number-of-american-adults-who-cant-read/). The problem is not limited to children. In […]
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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.