Making teams work in higher ed
At Saint Leo University in Florida, Jeff D. Borden brings ideas, strategies and philosophies to transform learning at scale. He is also executive director for the Institute for Inter-Connected Educati
How To Help Your Child Write a Better Essay
Has your child ever been stuck while writing an essay? Here are some tips to help them get motivated.
The function of your teen’s brain that you need to know about
There is a set of mental skills that’s one of the best predictors of a successful life in virtually every way you can measure success. Yet most people don’t even know it exists
It’s called executive function. Usually abbreviated EF, executive function plays a big part in mental health, teaching, parenting – even employment - virtually the entire behavioral food chain of human experience.
If a parent should know one thing about executive function, it’s the potent position EF plays in a teenager’s life. Its impact is so powerful you could design an entire high school around its care and feeding. I’ve explored this idea in my most recent book Attack of the Teenage Brain. To help you understand what this means, we’ll start with a simple definition, move to mental health, visit…
College & Career Readiness
Pearson’s products, professional development, and other resources help educators implement rigorous standards to ensure college and career readiness.
3 ways colleges can motivate students to serve
The wreckage left behind by super storms is motivating students to contribute more than money.
Philanthropic and community initiatives give students the chance to gain credits along with invaluable
The first Arab-Israeli Rhodes scholar calls upon higher ed to support Arab women (opinion)
Lian Ryan-Hume, the first-ever Arab Israeli to win a Rhodes scholarship, argues that, for Arab women to advance, higher education must prioritize diversity.