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Which country comes top for skills and education?

Which country comes top for skills and education? | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

Europe dominates the global league table for skills and education, according to the World Economic Forum's Human Capital Report 2015. Here's a summary of the report in 10 charts.

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Every kid needs a champion

Every kid needs a champion | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don’t like.’” A rousing call to educators to believe in their...

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UK dominates list of world's 'most international universities'

UK dominates list of world's 'most international universities' | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

Thirty-nine universities in the UK make the Times Higher Education top 100,
with Imperial College London leading the way – see the top 100 here

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The Teacher’s Guide To Open Educational Resources | Edudemic

The Teacher’s Guide To Open Educational Resources | Edudemic | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

You’ve probably heard about Open Educational Resources & may have used some. The world of OERs is growing constantly, with more resources available daily.

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Do schools kill creativity?

Do schools kill creativity? | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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10 TED Talks that re-imagine school

10 TED Talks that re-imagine school | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

All over the world, there's growing consensus that our education systems are broken. These educators share big ideas on how we might re-imagine school.

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Dyslexia and Accommodations – New ADA Guideline...

Dyslexia and Accommodations – New ADA Guideline... | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

Dyslexia | Dyslexic Advantage One of the world\'s largest dyslexia communities with resources for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Simple dyslexia test - Are You Dyslexic ?

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Advocates Hope Common Core Will Rub Off on Special-Needs Students

Advocates Hope Common Core Will Rub Off on Special-Needs Students | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it
It's hard to say, but more schools are focusing on building postsecondary transition plans for their students with disabilities.
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A Curriculum for Life | The Found Generation

@nickhurdmp You could start by expanding enterprise education, volunteering + extra-curricular activities in schools http://t.co/UwuK7x7gLX
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Seth's Blog: On self determination

Seth's Blog: On self determination | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it
I posted this eight years ago (!) but a reader asked for an encore. ...are we stuck in High School? I had two brushes with higher education this week. The first was at a speech I gave in New York....
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Use Seasonal Employment To Jump Start Your Career

Use Seasonal Employment To Jump Start Your Career | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it
Employers everywhere are preparing for the holiday rush and they need all the help they can get. (Considering back-to-school, seasonal employment opportunities?
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Who Works Here Wednesday:Dixie H. | The Independence Center

Who Works Here Wednesday:Dixie H. | The Independence Center | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it
Dixie Herring currently serves as The Independence Center’s Director of Independent Living.
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Letter: Vocational education must go beyond job training only - Montreal Gazette

Letter: Vocational education must go beyond job training only - Montreal Gazette | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it
Letter: Vocational education must go beyond job training only Montreal Gazette Recently, I came across two items in The Gazette regarding technical training (“Parents should drop their prejudices against vocational training” Opinion, July 3 and...
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Stanford's Most Popular Class Isn't Computer Science--It's Something Much More Important

Stanford's Most Popular Class Isn't Computer Science--It's Something Much More Important | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

It's called "Designing Your Life," a course that's part throwback, part foreshadowing of higher education's future. | See more about Computer Science, Most Popular and Creative People.

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The Most Effective Way to Take Notes in Class | Edudemic

The Most Effective Way to Take Notes in Class | Edudemic | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

Whether students are participating in brainstorming sessions, or making annotations during reading, notes are an effective way to learn and retain ideas.

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21st Century Learning and Teaching

21st Century Learning and Teaching | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

Related articles to 21st Century Learning and Teaching as also tools... filtered by Rise of the Professional Educator

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Teacher Uses LEGOs To Explain Math To Schoolchildren

Teacher Uses LEGOs To Explain Math To Schoolchildren | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

As if LEGOs weren't enough of an awesome childhood toy, one teacher has found another awesome educational/developmental use for this super-toy – as a math education aid!

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Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For...

Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For... | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning | Effective Technology Integration into Education

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6 Great iPad Apps for Turning Pictures into Com...

6 Great iPad Apps for Turning Pictures into Com... | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it

6 Great iPad Apps for Turning Pictures into Comics ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - https://t.co/tk7ItzKAT2 #ipaded #edapps | (e)Books and (e)Resources for Learning & Teaching...

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Amazon.com: The Power of Visual Imagery: A Reading Comprehension Program for Students with Reading Difficulties (9781890455040): Karen Patricia Kelly: Books

Amazon.com: The Power of Visual Imagery: A Reading Comprehension Program for Students with Reading Difficulties (9781890455040): Karen Patricia Kelly: Books
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Local school districts put more focus on life skills for students - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Local school districts put more focus on life skills for students - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it
Local school districts put more focus on life skills for students The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines Both districts started child-centered or student-centered programs several years ago to reach students who may have “barriers”...
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Funding Higher Education

The way in which we fund higher education in this country is a disgrace that helps to exacerbate inequality in income and wealth in our society. The recent inability of Congress to meet a deadline ...
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4 Ways to Get Free College Textbooks

4 Ways to Get Free College Textbooks | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it
College students can find free textbooks via university libraries or sites such as Project Gutenberg. (College is expensive!
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Vocational Education and Training System in the Netherlands | Publications | UKCES

Vocational Education and Training System in the Netherlands | Publications | UKCES | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it
This Briefing Paper takes a look at vocational education and training (VET) in the Netherlands.
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Independent Living for Disabled People

Independent Living for Disabled People | Postsecondary Transition | Scoop.it
Independent living for disabled people may be possible. We have handicap products, independent living aids, home care products and more..
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