Education

The top 5 things teachers say would alleviate burnout

Teachercertification.com delved into the top five things teachers say could help alleviate burnout.    

How Young Workers Can Optimize Employee Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Young adults who are new to the workforce have a lot to think about. But when it comes to compensation, there are many ways to make your salary and benefits work for you. Taking full …
Conquer Campus Life with Top Tech
(Family Features) Make each day in the classroom or lecture hall an educational success with technology that makes learning more enjoyable and managing all of life's little details easier.
Tech Time: Technology-enabled devices for parents and children
(Family Features) From wearables to virtual reality headsets and beyond, the latest tech-enabled devices let families enhance classroom experiences while engaging in downtime together after the final school bell rings.
Americans are Turning to Side Hustles to Combat Inflation
(Family Features) As inflation increases, many Americans are looking for ways to make some extra cash. The rise of the gig economy and a variety of side hustle options may be a solution for some.
5 Tips for Transitioning Back to School
(Family Features) Heading back to the classroom is a big change following a summer of fun in the sun. Start this school year off right with these tips for a smooth transition.
5 Ways to Support Teachers this Fall
(Family Features) Throughout the pandemic, teachers have gone above and beyond for their students. This fall, as you prepare for the new school year, consider these ideas for supporting your children's teachers, too.
How to Create Connections with Your Child's Teacher
(Family Features) Building connections with teachers opens lines of communication between home and school. Consider these tips to help families create connections and build trust and collaboration with teachers.
For little learners

Little ears are listening: The importance of using positive self-talk

(BPT) - Think about how often you say remarks out loud like: “This outfit looks terrible on me,” or “I don’t like the way my hair looks,” or even, “I wish that my …

Campaign Inspires Interest in Technician Careers

(NewsUSA) - The need for skilled technicians in the workforce continues to rise, but many people are unaware of the degree of financial success and personal satisfaction that skilled technicians …

Marine Toys for Tots Provides Books to Title I Schools

(NewsUSA) - Marine Toys for Tots is the Nation’s flagship children’s Christmastime charity, but the Program extends to helping children and families year-round. As children prepare for the …

Why 529 Savings Plans Could Be an Opportunity You Don’t Want to Miss

(NewsUSA) - The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t change it.   Neither has the inflation we’re currently experiencing. In fact, if anything, Americans’ belief in the importance of saving for …

How AP scores in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic scores

The coronavirus pandemic brought upheaval to the country's schools -- and its standardized tests. EDsmart investigated how Advanced Placement test scores in 2021 compared to scores in 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic, for the 10 most popular tests using data from College Board.  

When did American teachers lose their lunch break?

(BPT) - Educators and school staff play some of the most critical roles in their communities. Parents entrust their children to schools each day to learn lessons and valuable skills that will set …

Digital transformation: why it matters to companies and consumers?

(BPT) - By Lee Sam-soo, CDO at LG ElectronicsTo bring innovation to every point along the value chain, and ultimately provide maximum and differentiated value to customers, LG Electronics (LG) is …

Careers

Breaking all the rules: Finding success in healthcare marketing

(BPT) - It’s a well-known rule in marketing that if you’re a healthcare company you need to work with an advertising agency that lives and breathes healthcare.But rules are made to be …
(BPT) - As part of its continued $30 million commitment to provide underrepresented founders with the resources, capital and community they need to level the startup playing field, Amazon Web …
Santa Clara University compiled a list of the 10 industries with the most market research analysts using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  
(BPT) - As a new academic school term begins for colleges and universities nationwide, many students and faculty are thinking about how to respond to the changes caused by the pandemic as they settle …
(BPT) - Did you know that roughly 3.5 million military veterans suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? PTSD can severely affect a veteran's life, but there is hope for those who are …
More education and careers news
10 unconventional perks companies are offering remote workers
Firmspace compiled a list of 10 unconventional perks employers are beginning to offer, with a focus on those benefiting remote workers.
How To Use Digital Tools To Budget And Save For College Expenses
(BPT) - As new graduates head off for their first year at college, their excitement and anticipation about having new experiences can be amazing. But along with that comes the reality that all these …
How federal COVID-19 educational aid was awarded to every state
The federal government awarded $190 billion to schools to help students recover from the effects of the pandemic. HeyTutor broke down what every state received from educational relief funds.
Four Hispanic Entrepreneurs Share Tips for Small Business Success
(BPT) - Sponsored by Office DepotNational Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from September 15 to October 15 — an important time to honor the rich history, heritage and cultures of …
Want to leave a lasting legacy? Don't delay succession planning
(BPT) - By Kevin Bearley, Next Gen business strategist at Pinion, formerly KCoe IsomYou've worked hard to build your business, pouring your heart and soul into its success. You've had to tackle …
How To Start A Business: What You Need To Know Before You Launch
(NAPSI)—Congratulations! You’ve decided to start a business—you’re about to embark on an exciting and challenging journey. Before you dive in headfirst, however, it may pay to take time to …
7 reasons why succession planning should be top of mind with business owners this fall
(BPT) - Building your business has been your life’s passion. You have dedicated much time, energy and finances to ensure its success, and you want that success to continue even after you are no …
Not Investing? No Worries: 5 Simple Tips for Getting Started
(BPT) - If you’re unsure of how to start planning for your financial future through investing, you’re far from alone.In fact, it might surprise you to know that 80 million Americans are …
6 ways small and midsize businesses can set working parents up for success
(BPT) - The pandemic has dramatically altered the workplace, resulting in remote work becoming more fluid and flexible in the small and midsize business (SMB) ecosystem and beyond. Hybrid and …
10 industries with the most job openings
With the country recovering from the setbacks caused by the coronavirus, companies are hiring. Tovuti LMS used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find out which industries offered the best prospects for jobs.
From New College to King's College: Do you recognize the original names of the Ivy League universities?
Since opening between 1636 and 1865, several of the eight prestigious Ivy League schools have been renamed. College Ave examined historical documents and timelines of the Ivy League universities to compile a list of their original names when they were founded.
How computer use in public school classrooms has changed since 2009
eSpark looked at how computer usage in schools has changed since 2009 using data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
HVAC technicians are in high demand — here's how to become one
(BPT) - If you’re looking for a new job or a career change, you may worry that you don’t have options for a well-paying job, especially without a degree. The great news is, there are …
10 ways workspaces—and office culture—have evolved
Workspaces and office environments in the U.S. have changed drastically over generations. Firmspace compiled information about the history and trends in workplace culture and real estate from experts and news sources.
What manufacturing workers make in every state
Get It Made used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find the median hourly wage of manufacturing workers in every state across the U.S.
Purposely holding your tongue when you meet someone new likely won’t help make a good impression.

People think they should talk less to be liked, but new research suggests you should speak up in conversations with strangers

We found that people tend to think they should speak about 45% of the time to be likable in a one-on-one conversation with someone new. However, it appears speaking up a bit more is actually a better strategy. Quinn Hirschi, University of Chicago The …

Layoffs in these industries may be down to record lows

Stacker asked an economist why layoffs are at record lows, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey.  

How veterans' employment compares to the rest of the population

Stacker cited data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to visualize how veterans' employment compares to the rest of the population.

Choosing university or college courses? 5 questions for students to consider

It’s no longer just a question of whether a course fits a student’s program and schedule. Students need to ask additional questions. Yet, times are changing rapidly and information can quickly become out of date.

How you can support the next generation of small-business owners

(BPT) - In school, students are learning new skills that will help them achieve their dreams. For a growing number of them, these dreams include owning their own business. Investing in budding entrepreneurs today will help create strong small businesses in the future.

3 tips to maximize your small business marketing budget

(BPT) - The effects of the global pandemic have led to economic uncertainty, and small businesses are the most vulnerable due to their lack of resources. According to a survey by Goldman Sachs, 89% …

The 4 types of learners—and how to know which you are

Not everyone learns the same. The VARK model identifies four types of learners: visual, auditory, read and write, and kinesthetic. Citing the VARK model, Tovuti LMS outlined the VARK model's four core types of learning styles.

Need to disconnect from work? Here are 5 ways to recharge and avoid burnout

(BPT) - If you feel like the stress of work is making it difficult to relax and unwind, you are not alone. Earlier this year, the American Psychological Association found that 79% of Americans …

Four Ways Families Can Combat Back-to-Routine Fatigue

(BPT) - The back-to-school season means much more than just a return to the classroom for kids, it also means new rigor to the routine as families manage life in and around school, work and …

Officers are increasingly acting as first responders. Here's how one organization is helping.

(BPT) - Imagine a life-threatening medical emergency, like a car crash, violent attack or overdose. When you think of the first responders on the scene, you likely picture the paramedics or emergency …

How technology and a software-defined future will impact how you live

(BPT) - The world around you is changing. Technology is transforming how people live, from the cars they drive to the appliances they use in their homes to the services they rely on every day. But …

Small business owner? How insurance can help protect your business

(BPT) - If you run a business, you probably already know that no two businesses are alike. An online jewelry business or web design service based in your home won’t have the same needs (or …