Three Big Takeaways from our SCUP Coffee Chat 06.09.20

…any, is higher education. Colleges and universities heavily depend on revenue from housing, food and other fees that have nothing to do with the classroom. Because of this, they are…

Smarts of a Different Sort: The Power of Multiple Intelligences 10.14.20

…to the point, more than one type of brain. Yes, two brains are better than one, but, as Howard Gardner has helped us appreciate, eight is, by far, better still….

On Learning and Basketball 11.12.20

…they need, certainly, but also the knowledge they want. In the words of my boss, my friend, and contributor to the 9 Billion Schools book — yes, he literally helped…

Poll: Nearly half of parents don’t want their kids to go to a four-year college 04.07.21

A national survey of parents finds that many prefer their children pursue alternatives to a traditional degree, such as vocational training that doesn’t take place at a college, or starting…

Kids: The Ideal Stewards of Outdoor Spaces 04.07.21

…happening in a manner different from indoor instruction, online learning or play. They can touch, smell, hear, smell and, if you have garden, even taste. (By the way, you’ll find…

Josh Predovich Celebrates 20th Anniversary 04.15.21

[perfectpullquote align=”left” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Driven, Learner, Experienced, Available, Focused[/perfectpullquote] “You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water into a cup, it becomes the cup….

Breathing Easier at Northwest Local Schools 07.21.21

…forefront of nearly every American’s mind. Experts believe that in the future, air quality may be the deciding factor that some use to guide where to work, live, play or…

The Personal & Professional Benefits of Lifelong Learning 10.13.21

…we want to, rather than because we have to, can be energizing. Figuring out what intrigues you and then learning about it can help you become more self-aware, mentally healthy,…

Ask An Engineer: What Does MERV Mean? 10.26.21

…Minimum Efficiency Reporting Values, or MERVs, are the measure of an air filter’s ability to capture large particles found in the air, such as dirt, dust, allergens and debris, and…