Education

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After School Programs Are A Growing Part Of STEM Education

After school programs play a crucial role in educating the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

10/20/2014

The Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College. (Source: mdc.edu)

Miami Dade College Receives $2.18 Million Grant

Miami Dade College will now be able to launch a new entrepreneurial hub thanks to a major grant.

10/18/2014

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The People Who Took Us To The Moon

This year marks the 45th anniversary of the 1969 landing on the moon and the realization of President Kennedy’s dream.

10/13/2014

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Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer Password

The “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.

10/13/2014

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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.

10/13/2014

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Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?

The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.

10/06/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Officials Want Hispanic Heritage Month To Grow Up

Miami Dade County School Board members pushed for an upgrade in schools’ learning activities during Hispanic Heritage month.

10/05/2014

October 1, 2014: Broward County Public  Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie at Hollywood Hills High School seen with students as he was part of the day in the life of a student.  (Source: Broward County Schools)

Broward Superintendent Goes Back To Class For Bond Referendum Push

The Superintendent of Broward County Public Schools went back to class this week to experience a day in the life of a student and push for a bond referendum.

10/02/2014

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