STEM Food Fight

https://thoughtsfromwithinme.wordpress.com/2015/12/29/food-fight/

 

Your Purpose!

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Class 7 of the M.Ed. Program at Post has begun!  I’m really excited about this one!  The New Post-Secondary Student has started off with a “bang” and we are already learning quite a bit about learning communities and student services for students.  We’re creating a Student Satisfaction Survey for all of our classmates to complete, which we will compile data for into a report next week.  The classes just keep getting better and better. I’m fortunate that this program is online and that I can work at my own pace.  It is very convenient.  Week 3 is almost over.  🙂

50 Things I Wish I’d Known in College. :)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/benjones/50-things-college_b_6890326.html 

by Ben Jones

Education – What Is It?

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How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-diversity-makes-us-smarter/?WT.mc_id=SA_Facebook

Liberal Arts

Paws N Reflect

The purpose of a liberal arts education is to learn that a person can like both cats *and* dogs! – Sonjay Anand 

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How Does the Brain Learn Best?

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http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/08/how-does-the-brain-learn-best-smart-studying-strategies/

Poverty threatens college pipeline

Atlanta Forward Blog

Moderated by Tom Sabulis

Our opinion columns today include a local college president examining the crushing influence of poverty on  students, and an English professor sharing insight on his syllabus and his students’ engagement.

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Sponsoring college students in need

By Beverly Daniel Tatum

When people ask me what my favorite moments have been as president of Spelman College, “graduation” is always my reply. It is a great feeling to watch young Spelman women graduate, knowing the obstacles they have surmounted and the talent they represent. They are the return on my investment as president, and I cannot think of a better way to impact society than to invest in our talent pipeline.

The pipeline needs our attention, because today, it is threatened by poverty. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Census Bureau, in 2010-2011, the poverty rate reached its highest level since 1933…

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