Interview with a Residential Advisor
– As a residental advisor, Stephanie R worked in the academic setting in the last three years during her undergraduate years. For three years, her benefical experiences has been increased. The scope of problem she worked with the variety of problemic issues and developed a relationship with residents of the dorminity. Residents, residential advisors, Cooridators of Residental Education (CRE), and Graduate Assistants worked together in their dorm sites. The teamwork of dorms had to provide the workshops, advices, followed up with safety factors, and monitored their dorm sites….
Liberal Education: A Study in Thought
– Some have recently argued that a liberal education, as opposed to a vocational education, is a waste of time, money and effort because so much of these are spent on the pursuit of knowledge not at all relevant to the chosen major. As Bob Newman of Paradigm Media states, “We all know that career colleges and trade schools get a bad rep in the education industry. For many, they’re viewed as the “other option” or Plan B. What surprises me about these stereotypes is that the data available shows that career/trade school grads can make way more in the long run than students with a Bachelors or even Masters degree.” The common consensus is that college is a mere ticket to the corporate world of…
Common Core, Education and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
– The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation has been deeply involved in K-12 education for many years, but the organization has become the most involved yet with the creation of CCSS. The Foundation is a vocal and a monetary supporter of CCSS. They are putting money behind the many organizations supporting CCSS; they have been accused of buying off potential critics of the standards. A New York Time report revealed several statements from organizations who have received Foundation grants one, Frederick Hess (2012) who admitted a potential conflict of interest and stated “There can be an exquisite carefulness about how we’re going to say anything that could reflect badly on a foundation” (The Origi…
Education in a Bundle
– Perhaps one of the most perplexing questions a person could ask is whether or not elementary education is important. When children learn to read and write, is it because they learned on their own or is it because they were taught for many hours and worked one skill at a time. Over the last generations, elementary education, especially preschool, was just something a parent could choose to send their kids to. It wasn’t mandatory and parents had different perspectives….
The Importance of Higher Education
– “Scott, your not going out until you do your homework”. This is a very common saying in households across the country. Parents know that education is the key to a happy and successful life. I have hated going to school and doing my homework ever since I was a little kid. Now that I am seeing where all those hours of hard work have gotten me, I am very happy that my Mom yelled at me so often to do my homework. Once High School is finished, college is the next step if you are willing to spend another four or five years in school….