• schools

    By Dr. Amy Burkman Program Director, M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision As school choice becomes more pervasive in political discussion, the proliferation of charter schools (a.k.a., “charters”) also continues to increase.  Many charters are being developed as an alternative to traditional public schools, although charters are public schools by definition. In fact, they’re similar to ...
  • great teacher

    Guest Article Written By: Paul Warren In recent years the English as a Second Language (ESL) population has been on the rise in the United States, and the language needs of these particular students have inspired teachers to seek new technologies that will help educate in a more complete and engaging way. In response to ...
  • little girl

    Written By Robyn Shulman, M.Ed. The other day I was speaking with someone who has known me since I was 11. Our relationship has been on and off through the years. However, it is the type of relationship that doesn’t change no matter how much time passes. We were talking on the phone about the ...
  • businesses

    Guest Article Written By: James Tapankov NOTE: When I first moved to the corporate world, many of my teacher friends would say to me “Ah, going over to the dark side, eh?” I thought it was a funny perception, so I used it for my title here. In truth, people in the corporate sector with ...
  • iphone

    Written By: Robyn Shulman  It goes without saying; we are a virtually connected generation. Baby boomers, Generation X and the Millennial  Generation are busy on their I-phones, sending text messages, chatting and emailing a good portion of their day away. However, how much is too much?   This weekend, I went out with my family ...
  • listen

    Written By: Robyn Shulman, with guest, Greg Beeler. If you happened to miss a very interesting post, “Dear Teachers,” written by Greg Beeler of Guydelines, please read below and share your thoughts. Greg is a parent who writes about life, love, and different things that happen to him in everyday life (mostly his personal life). ...
  • books

    Guest Article From Open-Books.org Strategies To Help Engage Reluctant Middle School Readers Everyone knows a reluctant reader when they spot one. A reluctant reader rarely seems to find a book he or she likes. They’re often ambivalent about new texts and some need to be coaxed into completing their reading assignment. However, despite not showing ...
  • career

    Written By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed. While the unemployment rate continues to rise amongst the Millennial Generation, one thing is for sure: college students are not prepared for the future that awaits them after their hats are thrown in the air.  They are leaving higher education institutions with inapplicable degrees, scarce or outdated career information, and ...