Education

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SmartBrief covers a broad range of topics within education. Newsletter topics include general best practices, foreign-language instruction, higher-education trends, educational technology, school nutrition as well as specific subject areas such as math, science, technology, engineering, literacy and more.

How to use a maker mindset to approach project-based learning

7/10/2014

  • Edutopia.org

Educator Patrick Waters suggests in this blog post that teachers combine two hot trends in education -- project-based learning and making. Waters offers a step-by-step guide to integrating making in a… Read More

Rate of returning college students drops, report shows

7/10/2014

  • InsideHigherEd.com

A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center found that 68.7% of first-time college students enrolled in the fall of 2012 returned to school the following fall. That percentage… Read More

Strategies for college grads seeking IT careers

7/10/2014

  • CIO.com

College graduates seeking jobs in information technology should hone soft skills such as teamwork and leadership in addition to job-specific skills, according to the experts interviewed in this articl… Read More