Written by Osayi Endolyn Tuesday, July 31 2012
Meet Kelly Stoetzel, the woman behind the TED talk. TED’s director of content is a former camp counselor and jack of all trades who brings her curiosity to her search for “the freshest ideas from people who are uniquely qualified to share them from that stage.” Read how attending a 1999 TED Talk with her father - “I’m at a conference and I’m crying. I don’t know if I love that or hate that!” - gave this self-described generalist real direction.
Written by Corinne Garcia Tuesday, July 10 2012
Do you know all of the educational opportunities now available to you thanks to online learning? Do you know you can take free courses taught by faculty from leading universities like Stanford, Princeton and University of Pennsylvania thanks to Coursera? Here’s a look at the prizes and pitfalls of online learning.
Written by Melanie Holmes Tuesday, March 06 2012
Read how Melanie Holmes, vice president of World of Work Solutions for Manpower North America, earned her MBA at 55. “It’s true — you can teach an old dog new tricks, and this ‘old dog’ loved every minute of the classes, the homework, my study group, the fun and even the food!”
Written by Mary Beth Gaertner Tuesday, August 23 2011
When parents and teachers establish rapport and really communicate with each other, children are the important beneficiaries. What’s not to like?
Written by Corinne Garcia Tuesday, May 24 2011
Jacqueline Edelberg was sitting in her neighborhood park talking to another mom friend about future school opportunities for their children. The women strolled down to their neighborhood public school to see just how bad it was. That was the start of Edelberg’s quest to revive the school.