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Michelle Obama: My College Story Can Be Yours

Michelle Obama: My College Story Can Be Yours | Envision News | Scoop.it
First lady Michelle Obama writes about her Reach Higher campaign to inspire students, educators, and communities to focus on making college a reality for all young people.
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Simple Advice From An Astronaut About How To Live Your Life Properly

Simple Advice From An Astronaut About How To Live Your Life Properly | Envision News | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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Great advice: Pick who you are -- don't let life decide for you.

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The education question we should be asking - Washington Post (blog)

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The education question we should be asking
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One area of education that doesn't get enough attention in the loud education reform debate is exactly what is worth learning.
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Student Questions Part I What Is the Envision Experience All About

Student Questions Part I What Is the Envision Experience All About | Envision News | Scoop.it
Envision Vice President of Education Andrew Potter provides answers to questions from students and parents about Envision and Envision program experiences.
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Support teachers to strengthen schools and nation - Charleston Post Courier

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Support teachers to strengthen schools and nation
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In an increasingly competitive, technological and connected world, our individual and collective welfare depends on education.
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Remembering the Words and Wisdom of Maya Angelou

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In remembrance of Maya Angelou, a poet, an author and one of the nation’s most powerful voices, the Envision Blog captures some of Angelou’s memorable lines of poetry and inspiration.
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How are new technologies affecting student-teacher relationships ...

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Is technology breaking the traditional bond between teachers and students? Karen Wilkins is an online business trainer and PhD student researching the effect of technology on relationships. Here, she summarises her ...
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4 College Credit Options for High School Students

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For high school students seeking college credit or college summer programs, an overview of options such as AP courses, dual enrollment, summer courses and college campus experiences.
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Tufts alumni enjoy esteemed careers in arts - Tufts Daily

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Tufts alumni enjoy esteemed careers in arts
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The following Tufts alumni have gained recognition for their flourishing arts and media careers, and each of their stories reminds us that success can come in many different forms.
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Teachers Are Cautious about Bringing Social Media to the Classroom | Envision Blog

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Concerned about risks, teachers remain cautious about adopting social media in the classroom. However, plenty of practical resources are available to educators who are ready to take the plunge.
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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week

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During Teacher Appreciation Week, Envision staff has plenty of fond memories of teachers and their impact on students and their communities.
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5 Ways Social Media Can Help Students with College Planning

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Social media cannot replace an actual visit to a college campus. But you’ll be surprised how much you can learn when you connect with universities on social media.

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Students need support to get to, through college - The Tennessean

Students need support to get to, through college - The Tennessean | Envision News | Scoop.it
Students need support to get to, through college The Tennessean As the founder and executive director of KIPP Nashville, a network of public charter schools serving students from low-income communities here in Nashville, I've been watching our...
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For US Colleges, a Drive to Retain Foreign Students - New York Times

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For US Colleges, a Drive to Retain Foreign Students
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SAN DIEGO — Like many American colleges, the University of West Florida has seen significant growth in recent years in its international-student enrollment.
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Teachers Hit The Common Core Wall - NPR (blog)

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This time next year, millions of schoolkids in the U.S. will sit down for their first Common Core test. In some places, the stakes will be high — for kids, their teachers and their communities.
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Online classrooms resetting education - The Hill (blog)

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The Hill (blog) Online classrooms resetting education The Hill (blog) “Online coursework provides another flexible alternative to the traditional college classroom setting, something that is particularly beneficial to non-traditional students who...
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The 8 Dumbest Career-Ending Mistakes That Smart People Make - Forbes

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The 8 Dumbest Career-Ending Mistakes That Smart People Make
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We have all seen it in our careers: people who we would have gone on to be the tops in their company or industry but who end up shooting themselves in the foot.
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Some great advice here!

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When Deep Reading Matters: 7 Reasons to Choose Paper over Electronic Media

When Deep Reading Matters: 7 Reasons to Choose Paper over Electronic Media | Envision News | Scoop.it
Don’t throw out those printed textbooks and novels just yet. Recent research suggests we are better readers and take in more information when reading traditional paper-based text.
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5 Ways Millionaires Approach Their Careers - Forbes

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5 Ways Millionaires Approach Their Careers
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In the majority of cases, it's not luck that makes people money, nor is it who they know.
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No, the Boston College Eagle Did not Fly Away During Graduation - Boston.com

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No, the Boston College Eagle Did not Fly Away During Graduation Boston.com There was a brief scare for those in attendance at Boston College's graduation today when Challenger, a live bald eagle, appeared to fly away during the school's...
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First Lady to Tout Role of Arts Education Program - ABC News

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First Lady to Tout Role of Arts Education Program ABC News In collaboration with the White House and the Education Department, the committee created the program as an experiment two years ago in eight elementary and middle schools to test the...
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Asian countries dominate global education ranking - CNBC.com

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Asian countries dominate global education ranking
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South East Asian countries clinched the top four spots in an education index produced by UK-based education and publishing company Pearsons.
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The United States ranks No. 14.

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11 Things Teachers Want from Parents for Teacher Appreciation Week

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A new survey provides insight on the big-ticket items that teachers really need. Forget the candy and coffee mug. At the top of a teacher’s wish list are cooperative and engaged parents.
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Electronic Arts Executive to Speak at July 22 Session of the National Youth Leadership Forum: Careers in Engineering & Technology

Electronic Arts Executive to Speak at July 22 Session of the National Youth Leadership Forum: Careers in Engineering & Technology | Envision News | Scoop.it
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Envision News's curator insight, April 25, 2014 5:11 PM

Gopi Parampalli, Senior Director of Enterprise Application Services for Electronic Arts, is scheduled to speak to scholars at the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Careers in Engineering & Technology.