Many schools use retention to measure student success, but these practices can be harmful to students. The Myers-Briggs Company explains why and how VitaNavis can help.
During this week’s ASU-GSV conference, held in San Diego, CA, The Myers-Briggs Company Innovation Labs and Cajon Valley Unified School District announced an exciting new World of Work (WOW) partnership aimed at engaging K-12 students, teachers, and parents in the WOW
Seemingly thriving students often drop out of college. Why? Here’s what retention-based practices miss when it comes to ensuring student engagement and persistence.
Americans like to proclaim the country with the title of “the land of opportunity,” but is that still true? Are the opportunities equally distributed to all or are they still only for the wealthy and privileged? Many that have investigated
Discussion of high expectations has been rampant in education and parenting parameters for several years now, but where is the line between setting high expectations and crushing the dreams of children? As a high school teacher and basketball coach, I
Every career and job has value and the degree level or pay scale does not make one better than the other. Read more on the importance of encouraging students to pursue career interest. Recently, the actor, Geoffrey Owens was publicly
How to motivate students? A constant complaint from teachers, parents, and adults, in general, is that today’s young people are unmotivated. How do we go about motivating these young people? As a teacher, I usually refer to my 7th through
Interest driven learning is not a new revelation in the educational field. For years now, teachers have been using student interest when deciding on novels and texts to read in the classroom or when constructing lesson plans, but what does
Acclaimed chef Julia Child once advised: “Find something you are passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.” To many, this may sound like an unattainable, idealistic dream, but given the existing research on career exploration, it actually turns out
The key to helping students graduate on time and workers retaining their employees lies in the pivotal relationship between interest and persistence. If you work in education, you’re probably already all-too-familiar with this troubling trend: many students don’t make it to