Category Archives: Education

Can Tablets Take the Place of Teachers?

Source:  BachelorsDegreeOnline.com  

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The Future of Higher Education (Infographic)

    Source: TheBestColleges.org  

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First public school in the U.S.

Today in 1635, the Boston Latin School was established, the first public school and the oldest existing school in the United States. In 2012, the school was ranked 38 out of the top 100 high schools in the United States  by U.S. … Continue reading

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Education Spoiled, Purpose Lost

“Most people are mirrors, reflecting the moods and emotions of the times; few are windows, bringing light to bear on the dark corners where troubles fester. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.”–Sydney J. Harris, journalist … Continue reading

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Digital Learning Day

Today is Digital Learning Day,  “a nationwide celebration of innovative teaching and learning through digital media and technology.”  The New York Times posted a series of quotes from articles on education and technology here. My favorite is from 1984: A senior … Continue reading

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Online Education

According to a new Pew Research Center report, just three-in-ten American adults (29%) say a course taken online provides an equal educational value to one taken in a classroom. By contrast, about half of college presidents (51%) say online courses … Continue reading

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