Parents and Charter School Choice

Introduction The emergence of a globally competitive economy new knowledge based economy requires workers with educational background beyond a high school. The American economic prosperity depends on the educational...

Do grades do any good?

Every parent wants to boast that his or her child is “a straight A student,” “at the top of her class,” or “on the honor roll.” What generally determines this prized status? Grades. Most often, report...

Mindset and Student Success

Students need the right mindset for success. Knowledge, skills and strategies are not enough by themselves for students to have successful lives. They must also learn how to self-regulate, manage and direct their...

The Effect Of Small Goals On Student Success

Can a simple and small goal setting activity be a life-changer for students? It has worked wonders for many of my students. I am an adjunct professor with Austin Community College and I teach college success/transition...

Utilizing Youtube in the College Classroom

Utilizing Youtube in the College Classroom By Reed Markham, Faculty, Daytona State College Peter Drucker, author of Managing the Future observed: “We live in a very turbulent time, not because there is so...

The Importance of Teaching Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is a term that is given much discussion without much action. K-12 educators and administrators are pushed to teach the necessities as dictated by the standardized assessments in order to catch...

Should Boys and Girls Attend Separate Schools?

SHOULD BOYS AND GIRLS ATTEND SEPARATE SCHOOLS? Education is one thing one should have because this will serves as a tool to fight ignorance. So it must be available to either boys or girls. I concur...

Lessons For Educators From Super Bowl XLVIII

As I watched the Seattle Seahawks beat the the Denver Broncos 43-8 I was stunned. How could a quarterback under 5’11’’ and a team with very few first round draft picks completely dominate a team like the Broncos...

Retro-Education: Is “Modern” Really Better?

This article discusses the efficacy of modern, conceptual curriculum methods in elementary education in terms of brain function; particularly regarding the neural processes of noise reduction, pathway establishment...