Education degrees are not as one-dimensional as they used to be. What used to be one degree designed to prepare students to lead classrooms of their own has now blossomed into a vast field with multiple levels and specializations. Some education degrees, especially at the bachelor’s degree level, are the more traditional sort. But others… Read More


Did you know that spring is one of the best times of the year to be looking for a job? In fact, any industry that operates on a fiscal year that ends in June or July starts looking for new staff just about when spring break begins. Check out these four industries that do the bulk of their hiring in the spring.… Read More


The University of Central Missouri partners with PBS TeacherLine to offer online classes for teachers who want to advance their education, reports digitalBURG.com Currently, the school is one of eight Missouri universities that are offering graduate credit opportunities for its students. Meanwhile, the college is one of only two partnering institutions in the state to… Read More


Teachers who are looking to further their careers may be able to find new opportunities at campus-based and online colleges that offer courses for working professionals. For example, The University of Wisconsin – Stout (UW-Stout) recently unveiled an E-learning and online teaching graduate certificate program, according to the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel. The program is dedicated… Read More


The online school Western Governors University (WGU) has grown from 5,000 students in 1997 to 20,000 enrollees today with tuition averaging approximately $6,000 per year, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The university uses computer simulation to educate its students. Furthermore, professors mail laboratory experiments and places students in teaching or clinical settings near their residence. “People… Read More


Recent budget cuts across the United States have left hundreds of schools understaffed and classes overflowing with students. Many professors are now using online services like Twitter as a device to connect on a personal level with students that would otherwise not get the attention he or she requires. “The more the internet develops, the… Read More


Public schools that have troubled students have higher levels of teacher turnover. Pittsburgh Public Schools have the highest turnover rate in teachers according to reports. So the district is trying to work with the schools to make sure the schools are places teachers want to be. Researchers found that turnover was the highest at the… Read More