• Get Downtown to Business at the University of Saint Francis
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    Get Downtown to Business at the University of Saint Francis

    >>USF PROFESSOR LIZ UNGER: Our location has changed the game for our business students. Really the best attribute of the School of Business is proximity to businesses, allowing them to walk two blocks down to their internship, to walk to Parkview Field to eat lunch with their mentor, or to have interviews two blocks down the road.>>USF STUDENT CAITLINE SOUTHERN: I really was drawn towards the USF Business program, I’d heard that they are very hands-on within the community and especially being centered downtown, they were able to work with so many different companies. Building those connections is very important for the business world and with the professors and with…

  • Do Prisoners Deserve An Education?
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    Do Prisoners Deserve An Education?

    THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS TRYING OUT A PILOT PROGRAM THAT WOULD GIVE INMATES ACCESS TO PROGRAMS. TELEGRAMS ARE SUPPOSED TO HELP PEOPLE PAY FOR COLLEGE, AND IT IS LIMITED TO A VERY SMALL AMOUNT, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU CONSIDER THE HIGH COSTS OF COLLEGE. WITH THESE GRANTS, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PAY IT BACK, AND IT DOES HELP TO MAKE COLLEGE MORE AFFORDABLE. EVEN THOUGH THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT HAS NOT BEEN SPECIFIC ABOUT WHAT TYPES OF INMATES OR PROGRAMS WOULD QUALIFY FOR THIS, IT DOES SEEM A GOOD IDEA, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU THINK THAT IT WOULD LOWER THE – RATES. CONGRESS PASSED LEGISLATION IN 1994 BANNING INMATES FROM THIS PROGRAM.…

  • From Distance Education to Degree: Karen Pate ’19 | Pathway to Graduation
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    From Distance Education to Degree: Karen Pate ’19 | Pathway to Graduation

    I started this journey a long time ago. It’s been something that I’ve wanted to do for a long time and I went to community college. I got my associate’s degree in my late 20s and then got married, had children and had planned to go back when they were older. They are now one is through college and one is about to go to college. So a couple years ago I stumbled on the LPS program, and it offered the coursework that I was looking for and allowed me to complete it while working full time. Being an older student gives you some advantages that the younger students don’t…

  • STEAM Education Program Overview
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    STEAM Education Program Overview

    – STEAM is an educational framework that brings reality into the classroom. It connects the different subjects together in the way that they would relate to the business world and to each other. – [Girl] S is for Science, T is for Technology, E is for Engineering, and A is for Arts, and M is for Math. – So it’s science and technology interpreted through engineering and the arts, all based in the language of mathematics. It connects the different subjects together in the way that they would relate to each other. – I like it because you get to think and create. – But you have to see it…

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    LGR – The Sims 4 Discover University Review

    We all knew this was coming. Even if you’ve ignored the rumors and leaks, a university expansion is all but guaranteed when it comes to Sims packs, alongside seasons, pets, vacations, and supernatural weirdness. And with those out of the way, we now have The Sims 4 Discover University: the eighth full expansion pack to The Sims 4. And despite having fun with previous incarnations, I wasn’t sure how I felt about this one at first. Not only because it’s The Sims 4 and I have, shall we say, mixed feelings. But also because it’s been twelve years since I was in college myself, and wow is that an unsettling…

  • Vicki Phillips: The Technology Wave Hits Education
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    Vicki Phillips: The Technology Wave Hits Education

    I think we’re just beginning to realize the power of technology in education actually. And isn’t it interesting that education’s sort of the last profession that technology has transformed. And I think a lot of that is because we can’t just plop down, you know, new tools into an old system and expect that to work. So a lot of where we’re seeing the Internet be the most powerful is in these blended school models where schools are starting to flip their classrooms and use the Internet and technology enabled tools. Whether that’s videos of experts talking to students or whether it’s students getting online and doing assignments in a…

  • Education at St. Petersburg College
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    Education at St. Petersburg College

    It takes love and dedication to become a role model, but to turn it into a career, takes passion. With a bachelor of science in Education degree from St. Petersburg College, you’ll gain the skillset to teach any grade level, K-through-12, in a variety of settings. At half of the cost of state-universities, SPC offers a quality education that you can afford. Start your bachelor’s, and fuel your passion for teaching. Together, with SPC.

  • Engaging Students With Learning Differences Early On
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    Engaging Students With Learning Differences Early On

    bjbjLULU MARGARET WARNER: Now: how one school has succeeded in reducing the odds that a student with learning disabilities may drop out. Past studies have found that these students drop out at more than twice the rate of their classmates. NewsHour health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on what can be done in the classroom to prevent that. It’s for our series the American Graduate Project. BETTY ANN BOWSER: On a recent Friday morning at the Henderson Inclusion Elementary School in Boston, there was organized chaos as nearly 250 students crowded into the auditorium. Then it was showtime. The students were celebrating African-American History Month. But the show was also…