According to a National Association of Colleges and Employers report detailing salary information from more than 400,000 employers, in 2013 the education industry saw a drop in average starting salary, meanwhile it hired the largest number of graduates.
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Learning to Love Math: How One Teacher is Using MOOCs to Transform Instruction, Inspire Passion in Students
Let's take a moment to imagine a world in which people not only "get" math... but love math. Where would we be as educators? As individuals? As a workforce? As an economy? As a country? My seventh grade math teacher, Louanne Dorne, was a wonderful woman. She had been diagnosed with breast cancer, b...
July 27, 2013
As an alumna of The Ohio State University and an individual involved in the surrounding community, I was recently invited to a dinner hosted by the university's Institute for Civic Engagement to speak with incoming freshman about their hopes, dreams, and goals related to college, work, volunteerism,...
October 12, 2012
Performance-based compensation has been a hot topic in K-12 education as hundreds of districts across the country explore the strategy through Race to the Top, the Teacher Incentive Fund, and other federal, state, and local initiatives. However, some in the higher education community are also receiv...