While theoretical learning definitely holds its place in schools, hands-on learning allows students not only the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge but also become agents of change in their community. Many programs are sprouting up across the United States that allow students to learn through this method of practical application.
As part of the design thinking process, this singular group of business leaders, educators, and policymakers identified key stakeholders in the transformation of the higher education system. NACCE is acting as a catalyst for action and developing a common language and understanding between business and education around how to prepare our nation’s workforce for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.
Creatively-inclined students cannot begin to think about complex concepts if they are prioritizing rote memorization rather than developing a deep, multifaceted understanding of the lesson in front of them.
As industries increasingly use automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to improve their business model, what happens to the humans at those jobs? How are colleges preparing students for a technologically-savvy job market where jobs appear and disappear in the middle of the night?
Self awareness can play a large part in academic success. As students continue on their academic path, their interests should play a pivotal role in their major, university, and extracurricular selection. Looking further, these interests play a vital role in their career and earnings.
Everyone has heard it. You’ve possibly even said it. The words hide behind asides that dismiss deficiencies as an inherent inability. “Oh, I’m not good at X, it’s not my forte” or, “I’m really more of a creative than a
The “wait to fail” approach in reading education was tragic, but it’s now the norm in college counseling. Learn about the history and what to do about it.
Making career and vocational advising a vital, integrated part of the college curriculum could benefit your students from early on.
We see startling statistics every day such as less than 50% of college students will complete college with their degree. That means that the other half will drop out. Probably with large loan debts. But even backtracking a bit…do you
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