Education

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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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Baltimore Psychologist Uses Imago Therapy To Improve Patients’ Relationships

The field of psychology is projected to grow exponentially, with many different employment opportunities.

10/13/2014

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Preschool Initiative To Create Many Opportunities For Baltimore ECE Teachers

Baltimore Director and preschool teacher, Jennifer Dorsey, offers some advice on how to succeed in early childhood education.

10/13/2014

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Baltimore Professor Uses Criminal Justice Education To ‘Change The System’

Heather Pfeifer, Associate Professor, Director for the School of Criminal Justice in Baltimore, offers some insight into how to obtain a career in law enforcement education.

10/13/2014

Before sitting in the Oval Office, many former presidents worked in the classroom as schoolteachers including John Adams, James Garfield, Chester Arthur and Lyndon Johnson. (credit: AP)

Top Educators To Be Honored At Maryland Teacher Of The Year Gala

Top educators are being honored in Maryland.

10/10/2014

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Anne Arundel Hears Cost Of Changing School Times

A task force is outlining how much it would cost Anne Arundel County schools to create later school start times.

10/09/2014

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New Campaign Wants To Use Education To Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A campaign is dedicated to raising awareness for the disease through education.

10/06/2014

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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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