When you go online and read articles by freelancers you can be excused for thinking that freelancing is a proverbial gold mine. That if you start out in this life you’ll be swimming in gold coins, like Scrooge McDuck.
The reality is a bit different. Freelancers don’t earn half as much as is made out online.…Continue
Added by Ashley Kornee on August 30, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
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What does it mean to be a modern teacher? It means to be able to adapt to the transforming education landscape. The most important skills to work on are adaptability, life-long learning, confidence, and a global…Continue
Added by Chris Richardson on July 11, 2017 at 9:02am — No Comments
There are more graduates than ever entering an increasingly dwindled job marketplace. With possibilities in the arts and media more scarce as they have got ever been, graduates are having to get creative in their approaches to earn cash and do it in their preferred area of study.
For many, freelancing seems like an easy job to do from home. However, that is one of the misconceptions. The idea that freelancing is a 'walk in the park' wears off…Continue
Added by Christina Battons on June 29, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
In the past thirty years, China has risen to global prominence on the back of exponential economic advancement. However, to achieve an overall superpower status as it so evidently seeks, there is a need to achieve leading status in all areas of life for its citizens. One of…Continue
Added by Kerry Creaswood on June 29, 2017 at 2:13am — No Comments
The key to any great essay is a snappy introduction that hooks the reader in and brings them on board with the topic that you’re covering. It’s a concept that’s borrowed from fiction writing (i.e. “Call me Ishmael”), song writing and journalism. You need to grab attention at the start if you want…Continue
Added by Julie Petersen on June 27, 2017 at 8:20am — No Comments
College tuition fee has become high over the years in public universities and even higher in private institutions making it harder to afford for some students. The price tag is well worth it as graduates earn way more over the course of their lifetime. Despite the high rates of earning, having to pay the expensive college fee is not appealing to a majority of students.
Scholarships are a great way to make college more affordable. They are usually awarded by colleges to students that…Continue
Added by Christina Battons on June 27, 2017 at 7:44am — No Comments
When you decide to try out for a varsity scholarship, there is a lot at stake, especially when it comes to your education. Most student athletes go into a school with the idea that their professors will go light on them just because they represent the school. Unfortunately,…Continue
Added by Malia Keirsey on June 14, 2017 at 4:26am — No Comments
This is perhaps the biggest decision any high school senior has ever made. Considering that all professional careers require a college education, it is a protocol for the seniors to fill out college applications for relevant courses that suit their career choice, and there is stiff competition for the limited entry positions in most colleges today. While the process is indeed a step…Continue
Added by Christina Battons on June 13, 2017 at 12:13am — No Comments
Technology has entered the classroom. The only question is, is it helping your lesson or disrupting it? Yes, it’s very good at the latter. No matter how often we might yell at kids that they need to put away their smartphones, they’ll still find some way to peek and not pay attention. Fortunately, it’s not all bad news. You can also co-opt the device into your lessons and in that way make the learning experience better for all.
Here are some of the best apps to help you do exactly…Continue
Added by Nelma Lumme on May 29, 2017 at 6:43am — No Comments
I don’t believe in writer’s block. Sure, people talk about it all the time. Some people really seem to suffer from it. The thing is I never have. I write thousands of words every single day, for my work and for my private life. My life depends on the written word. If I don’t write, I don’t eat.
And there is no better way to get over writer’s block than when you start to feel hungry. Believe me! Okay, sure. That might work for everybody. In that case, here are some other ideas that…Continue
Added by Nelma Lumme on May 26, 2017 at 4:15am — No Comments
The world is changing so quickly that it sometimes seems like we’re spinning around the sun at an ever faster rate. What that means career wise is that you shouldn’t look to what is important now, but also what is going to be important in a few years’ time.
In that way, you won’t end up training yourself up for a job that won’t be in the market in a few years. So how do you do that? You look to what the future predicts. What are the many ways that jobs will change in the years to…Continue
Added by Nelma Lumme on May 19, 2017 at 3:01am — No Comments
It’s really all about balancing conflict. There are fields of study you have a passion for. Then there are fields that you know can land you a good job and future career. And often these are completely different. This is the dilemma faced by many young people as they think about their college majors – the passion versus the reality. Clearly, some careful thought will be required. But if you go about it in a somewhat organized fashion, you may be able to find that balance – majoring…Continue
Added by Ashley Kornee on May 10, 2017 at 7:30am — No Comments
To paraphrase Charles Dickens, the classroom can be the best of places or the worst of places. It all depends on the interplay of a lot of factors. Fortunately, quite a few of those you actually have under your control. You just need to be aware that they’re out there.
For that reason, today we’re going to explore some of the big secrets that will decide whether your classroom is a success or a disaster. In that way, you’ll know where to look, what to pay attention to and when things…Continue
Added by Janet Athony on May 10, 2017 at 4:54am — No Comments
It’s no secret that today’s education has evolved into something beautiful that our past generations could only dream of. Gadgets and applications are available to us almost instantly, with costs and accessibility reaching manageable levels with each passing day.
With that said, it’s also important to note that such drastic and impactful changes are hard on everyone who is unprepared for the challenges coming our way. The transition from old to new is not an easy one, so we are here…Continue
Added by Nelma Lumme on May 2, 2017 at 3:13am — No Comments
Education is evolving rapidly. The question, really, is where is it heading? We can’t know for certain, of course, but there are definitely some trends on the horizon that we should pay attention to and that might very well shape the educational field for the next five years…Continue
Added by Nelma Lumme on April 28, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
Learning is a never ending process, even though for some they think it is. With technology at the palm of our hands, distance learning is not a thing anymore. Hence, it is an opportunity for people to grab. This, for example, can surprise many people, but online learning can…Continue
Added by Kerry Creaswood on April 28, 2017 at 5:51am — No Comments
Modern technology makes it possible for educators to reach learners from different parts of the world. New tools provided by online…
Added by Eliza Medley on April 27, 2017 at 2:28am — No Comments
As a student, going to college is definitely exciting! But it can also be a bit frightening, especially with the uncertainty that comes…Continue
Added by Kate Simpson on April 27, 2017 at 1:10am — No Comments
The classroom is a community and for students to feel good in that community, you need to make sure the atmosphere is positive, enabling and liberating. Of course, those kinds of words are a great deal easier to write than to actually implement. Fortunately, they’re not impossible to implement. You just need…Continue
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