Education :

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Is college a waste of time and money?

August 27, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Parents you may want to keep your children from reading this post, especially if you’ve been pushing the American ideal for them to go to college so they can get a good job to have a comfortable life. Personally, I think college is a waste of money if people are just going to make themselves more employable because there’s... [Read more...]

Ways to Be An Involved and Engaged Father This School Year.

August 18, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, Fatherhood, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “Fathers can and do change the world one child at a time.” William Jackson, M.Edu. Suggestions from a father, educator, mentor and community activist. 1. Fathers respect your child’s teacher(s) One way to support education is to model respect for teachers and administrators. Fathers speak more by their actions than words,... [Read more...]

Know Your Brain: Exactly What Kind of Learner Are You?

August 11, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( To get the most out of any training programs it would be beneficial to understand that we have different learning styles and if you are able to identify what kind of learner you are, you can then apply the best techniques based around this information. If you are going to make the most of training programs available through resources... [Read more...]

Modern Careers: How the Engineering Field Offers Variety and Valuable Experiences.

August 10, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( A career in engineering opens up the floodgates of opportunity, with jobs that are as diverse as you can image – probably more. Here’s how to get into the industry and figure out what you really want to do once you’re there. You Make Lots Of Money An engineer typically makes a lot of money. How much? That depends entirely... [Read more...]

What is STEAM and Why Parents Should Care.

August 9, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The world is changing, the incorporation of technology will not stop in our society, the integration of technology is changing how we function in this world. The engagement of educational initiatives that will train children for the future is ever progressing and creating a transformative paradigm shift in how teachers teach... [Read more...]

STEAM and Educational Growth in Children.

August 6, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Speaking to youth involved in a summer STEM program at the Advanced Technology Center (ATC)  of Florida State College in Jacksonville, Florida; it is very important that the educational initiatives of STEAM, STEM, STREAM CSTEAM and even STEM2 are vital to prepare youth for current and future careers. The involvement of STEAM... [Read more...]

An MBA Can Lead to the Career Boost You’re Craving.

Tweet ( The MBA (Masters in Business Administration) is the single most sought-after degree in the United States. Why? Because employers are demanding more from their workforces, so if you want to advance yourself in business you’ll need to prove your skills and knowledge. An MBA is proof of your expertise, and according to Howard... [Read more...]

Financial Knowledge is Power.

July 25, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( It’s no secret that African-Americans have been exploited financially in America. It was only a few decades ago that phrases like “Negroes and other Undesirables” were written in federal United States housing law, in order to prevent people of color from becoming people of property. The effects of this legislation alone... [Read more...]

“A World of Poetry: Lunch and Learn with Nikki Giovanni.

July 18, 2015 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Nikki Giovanni’s presentations at the Cummer Museum of Art &  Gardens and later in the day at the Schultz Center was filled with spunk and intellectual challenges to think outside the box when teaching children to inspire creativity and transformative ideas for future careers. Engagement, inspiration, mentoring and building... [Read more...]

The Counter Intelligence of Social Media.

Tweet ( As the world embraces Social Media and moves forward in quantifying the information online with platforms and tools that are readily accepted as reliable and dependable, information is a valuable commodity in the world. There is developing a blur of digital lines between what is real and unreal when accessing information. There... [Read more...]

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