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“Hip-Hop Genius”, The Power of Creative Learning

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When Sam Seidel decided to take a job teaching at a juvenile prison in his early 20s, he likely didn’t go in with the idea of redeveloping high school education. As a teacher at the prison, Seidel found that one thing he had in common with his students was a love for rap and hip-hop music.

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School Embraces Video Games as an Educational Tool

School Embraces Video Games as an Educational Tool | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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With cut backs on recess time in recent years, discussion about the importance of play in a child’s education and development has been a hot topic.

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Advances in Online Business Education

Advances in Online Business Education | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
The Master of Business Administration degree has long been a favored course of study for people seeking to expand their career prospects in the business world.
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One of the most useful degrees to obtain for the purpose of advancing your career is a Global MBA. 

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Best Part-time Jobs While in College

Best Part-time Jobs While in College | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Balancing work and studies can be hard.
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In college, studies are your first priorities. But what about extra income to eat, pay the bills and go out?
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International Students in North America

International Students in North America | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
The mobility of international students has greatly expanded in the last decades, going from 0.8 million to 4.1 million worldwide between 1975 and 2010.
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The mobility of international students has greatly expanded in the last decades, going from 0.8 million to 4.1 million worldwide between 1975 and 2010.

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New Regulations Keep “Healthy” Hotels Honest - Canadian Tourism College

New Regulations Keep “Healthy” Hotels Honest - Canadian Tourism College | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
A new non-profit regulating body sets out strict standards for hotels who claim “healthy” status, hoping to provide consumers with more reliable access to health and wellness destinations.
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The trend toward more health-conscious getaways is nothing new. For the last several years, the tourism industry has seen a proliferation of meditation and yoga retreats, fitness camps, and wellness resorts.

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Unlocking Gamification for the Classroom

Unlocking Gamification for the Classroom | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
As technology enters the classroom and disrupts the traditional teaching experience, educators must make sure to adapt their teaching methods to match their students’ needs.
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Tools of Modern Learning: E-books

Tools of Modern Learning: E-books | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
E-books have blown up over the past decade, and the educational community can benefit a lot from their ubiquity. Check out what makes them such a great learning tool.
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Top Ten Best Cities for Students

Top Ten Best Cities for Students | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Every year, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) releases a ranking of the best cities in the world for students.
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Coming to North America for Study

Coming to North America for Study | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
More than 800,000 international students travel to North America to study each year. Here are some benefits to international study and steps to get started.
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Flight Attendants vs Transport Canada on Staffing Cuts

Flight Attendants vs Transport Canada on Staffing Cuts | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Transport Canada has announced a proposal to increase the airline passenger-flight attendant ratio from 40:1 to 50 passengers per attendant. CUPE – the union representing about 10,000 flight attendants - is against the legislation, citing unacceptable safety risks.
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Hospitality and Resort Management Training: the Co-op Advantage

Hospitality and Resort Management Training: the Co-op Advantage | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
In today’s competitive job market graduates with the sharpest edge are those who have real-world experience. CTC’s Hospitality and Resort Management Training program includes valuable co-op opportunities in which students apply classroom learning, foster professional networks, and build their confidence as successful business leaders.
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Trends in Boutique Hotels - Canadian Tourism College

Trends in Boutique Hotels - Canadian Tourism College | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Found in many major cities, boutique hotels are a growing trend of the past 20 years, designed with a focus on comfort and luxury.
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You may have stayed at one before, and you’d know by its small size. Boutique hotels usually have less than 100 rooms, and their focus is on delivering an intimate luxury hotel experience.

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Career Opportunities in Luxury Brand Management

Career Opportunities in Luxury Brand Management | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
This article provides readers with a brief outline of various careers that one can pursue in the field of luxury brand management. Some of the career options discussed include marketing management and business management.
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While there are a wide variety of worthwhile vocational paths an individual could pursue, opting to work within the luxury brand management sector can be particularly rewarding.

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Essentials of Successful Project Management

Essentials of Successful Project Management | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Becoming an effective project manager requires a unique combination of organizational skills and leadership. Let’s examine four necessary ones.
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Becoming an effective project manager requires a unique combination of organizational skills and leadership. If you are currently a project manager, or looking to become one, it is critical that you hone the skills needed to make your projects a success.

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Fun Volunteer Opportunities on Campus

Fun Volunteer Opportunities on Campus | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Using your time and energy to do volunteer work is a great way to make new friends, develop useful skills and give back to the community.
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Using your time and energy to do volunteer work is a great way to make new friends, develop useful skills and give back to the community.

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Interesting Classes to Take in the Summer

Interesting Classes to Take in the Summer | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Taking a course in the summer doesn’t necessarily have to mean being stuck inside reading a textbook while your friends are out having fun.
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Summers courses tend to be more condensed and lighter in tone than fall or winter semester courses.

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How to Start a Student Club on Campus

How to Start a Student Club on Campus | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Student clubs can be a great complement to your life on campus.
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Student clubs can be a great complement to your life on campus. You’ll meet new like-minded friends and will get to organize and participate in activities that suit you.

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Agritourism and the Home-Grown Travel Experience

Agritourism and the Home-Grown Travel Experience | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Tourists are booking vacations on local farms in order to satisfy a growing demand for authentic eco-friendly trips that emphasize health, wellness, and communion with nature.
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4 Travel Trends Worth Watching

4 Travel Trends Worth Watching | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Here are some trends in demographics and technology that tourism professionals and students should be aware of.
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Top Soft Skills to Develop in College

Top Soft Skills to Develop in College | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
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When you’re in college, it’s not just technical skills that you need to develop, such as the knowledge you acquire by completing the main courses in your degree. You’ll also need “soft skills”, such as problem solving, conflict resolution and critical observation.

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Is your Favourite Beach Blue Flag Certified?

Is your Favourite Beach Blue Flag Certified? | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Blue Flag is an international non-profit NGO that awards special certification to beaches and marinas that meet top standards of environmental safety. The Canadian division certified 24 new locations this year, including B.C.’s beautiful Harrison Hot Springs.
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Leveraging your Employment for Higher Learning

Leveraging your Employment for Higher Learning | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Starbucks, a company whose approach to business often goes against the grain, has made an epic announcement.
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Fun ways to Celebrate Father’s Day

Fun ways to Celebrate Father’s Day | School Directory, Career and Community Colleges | Scoop.it
Every year, sons and daughters around the world take one day to show their appreciation for their fathers’ love and care.
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