Education the Workforce of the Future

GOOD Magazine has put together an infographic on the education demands for next generation’s workforce. It’s a very timely topic for me and always a good reminder for students. Unfortunately, students who need to know this the most often do not understand. Some common problems are abound in this infographic that are also apparent in […]

Juice: Higher Education

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 40 percent of students on college campuses are over the age of 25. “In general, there has been an increase in those over the age of 25 going back to school this past year,” said Tom Schenk, educational consultant for the Iowa Department of Education. Schenk […]

Alternatives to Student Testing

Chad Adleman and the folks at Education Sector have recently released a report highlighting the deficiencies of Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) to measure student achievement. AYP is the (in)famous metric employed through No Child Left Behind to see if schools are improving on standardized tests. He concludes AYP is a seldom indicator of other long-term […]