Textbooks on iPads

Technology is the new norm at many schools and they are putting textbooks on iPads. At Laurel Hill School this is a pretty normal thing. Eighth-grade through high school students have been apart of a year and a half pilot program to find the best tablet for electronic...

Managing Children Who Work at Different Paces

Not every child learns at the same speed and it’s important to manage children who work at different paces. This is a hurdle for some teachers and it’s important to find good ways to give every student the time they need.    I love to learn from other...

Computer Coding Classes in High School

There are companies that are asking for more computer coding classes in high school. Students aren’t focused on the sweet perks or high salaries. They’re excited about changing the program in front of them! Dennis Baleta and Harold Burgos are high school...

How Open CourseWare is Changing Education

What do you want to learn today? Interested in the Theory of Numbers or The Great Depression from American History? How about Supply Chain Planning or Artificial Intelligence? Would you like to learn in Czech or Korean or Turkish? Courses on all of these subjects and...

5 Things College Admissions Look For

While every college’s application process and student criteria is different, there are some common factors they take into consideration when choosing who to accept. The most important component is the application itself. When filling this out accuracy and creativity...