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This is a fascinating study and infographic by the folks over at engineeringdegree.net. They drilled down into some recent studies to unearth some startling data. It focuses on the fact that studies have shown that girls are smarter than boys in many of the STEM subjects but most girls don't end up pursuing careers in those fields.
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The next generation of the iPad is nearly upon us. Whether it's called the iPad 2S or iPad 3 is not too important. What is important is if you should bother buying one. So if you're looking to upgrade, replace, or are a first time buyer...there's a lot to know before Apple's announcement on March 7th.
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While there are both pros and cons to using digital textbooks to replace printed texts, the use of digital textbooks is definitely on the rise. Check out these stats about e-texts.
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Got a minute? Literally just a minute or so? Take a look at this infographic with some surprising stats courtesy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation via Socrato. In the below image (you'll wanna click it to enlarge it) you can see that the vast majority of teachers agree that technology helps in the learning process. Heck, the teachers they polled even agree that ANY multimedia can help in the process of learning. That includes magazines and newspapers.
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I live in the U.S., attended school in the U.S. and England, and do not know as much as I should about international education programs. I'm completely up front about that. I'm guessing many people in the U.S. know about as much as I do (or less!) about international education programs.
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Got a minute? Literally just one minute? Take a close look at this new infographic from our partners over at Online Universities. It's a great way to quickly look at the tools affecting major change in classrooms around the world.
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College tuition is no laughing matter. Luckily, there are some schools that have a tremendous amount of financial aid available to students. Schools like Harvard, for example.
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The state of student debt is downright scary. Thanks to a new infographic that basically equates it to zombies, it seems even SCARIER. You can tell I'm scared because I just hit the CAPS LOCK key!)
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Color is not as simple as it seems. According to this infographic from CertaPro Painters of Louisville, it evokes emotion and triggers your senses. With this in mind, the infographic beautifully explores colors tha...
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A new infographic details the world's most popular travel destinations. I am curious if you can draw any correlation between the top travel destinations (museums top the list) and field trips.
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I'm a fan of Apple. I'm also a fan of Google. Some might call me crazy, but I like both companies and enjoy their separate mobile OSs. However, as an iPhone owner, I regularly find myself drawn to news and infographic...
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Believe it or not, education is improving. Before you start saying "but Jeff, it's really not there yet" or "Jeff, why are you writing a blog post on your birthday?" let me tell you why I say education is improving.
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A consequence of the “Great Recession,” states across the country have been mired in debt and forced to make dramatic cuts to higher education. As funding for higher education constricts, fewer tenure track academic positions for recent graduates are opening as universities increasingly turn to economically cheaper adjunct and part-time professors to instruct their ballooning classes.