All Blog Posts Tagged 'private' (6)

Myths About Public Employees

Myths About Public Employees…


Added by Michael Dunn on January 5, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Mainstreaming environmental education in K12 science

Over the past ten or so years, I've been working at bringing a more environmental approach to my high school science classes, while still engaging students in science, technology, engineering and math with appropriate rigor.

I'd like to share some of the things that are working for me, and I'm curious about the experiences teachers of younger students have with teaching science to their age groups. I'm curious - can we imagine a way to create an educational experience for students that… Continue

Added by Ken Wells on August 25, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Gathering Storm to Impact Private Schools by Unconstitutional Agreement by the Department of Education

In order to safeguard taxpayers’ stimulus money sent to bolster the nation’s education industry, the Obama administration announced a number of new rules. At least one of which could adversely affect private schools, and may very well prove unconstitutional.

On the third and final round of negotiations, on May 26th, 2010, attorney negotiators from several states responded to the section that dealt with validating high school diplomas to curtail the proliferation of diploma mills.…


Added by Bob Bryant on July 6, 2010 at 6:47pm — 1 Comment

Launching an Edtech company

I haven't had the chance to use this blog here, so here goes. I'm not a certified teacher, but I do really enjoy working in education. So for anyone interested, this is going to be an account of working in the education field from a private/entrepreneurial perspective.


I've worked for a private ed tech company ( for the past few years and have gotten (and am still getting) great experience working/supporting/helping teachers use Moodle and other… Continue

Added by Joseph Thibault on December 11, 2009 at 12:39pm — 4 Comments

Tutoring: A relief for parents

Not all people in USA earn fat salary cheques, there are many people in USA who fall in lower middle class. They also have duties and commitments towards their children education. The point is they have limitations in terms of money to be spend on children education, keeping their budget tight they have to manage everything. It is comfortable if their child is scoring good grades in school but the problem arises if their child is scoring poor grades and he/she needs tutoring. We, all know the… Continue

Added by Jasonrichmond on April 30, 2008 at 1:48am — No Comments

The ever going demand of Tutoring

Looking at the current educational trend there is a strong demand for tutors in the United States and UK, propelled in part by highly ambitious students aiming for admission into high profile courses and competitive colleges and by others who qualify for publicly funded tutoring because of No Child Left Behind. Some online, offshore companies already provide NCLB tutoring; others say they will apply to states soon.

The big question that arises here is can students learn this way? To me… Continue

Added by Jasonrichmond on March 18, 2008 at 10:42am — 1 Comment

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