Higher Education

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What is a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Specialist?

What is a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Specialist? In addition to academic demands, students today must acquire an ever-growing list of life skills. They learn to cooperate effectively with peers, make social decisions responsibly, make constructive contributions to their families and communities, and attain the skills necessary to become valuable and productive members of society. …

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) & Why It Matters for Educators

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) & Why It Matters for Educators As an educator, some of the worst things you can hear a student say is, “This is stupid,” or “Why are we learning this?” Think back to when you were in school and the subjects that caused you the most frustration. You’d likely find some …

How to Choose the Right Student-Parent Friendly College

The Best Colleges and Universities for Parents Returning to school to pursue a degree is a big decision and a significant undertaking for any adult learner. Student parents face an even greater challenge, as they must manage finances, class time, studying, and course work between the never-ending job of caring for their family.   Earning a …

5 Tips for Parents in College

Being a Parent and Going to College Adjusting to an undergraduate or graduate degree program can be a challenge for any student. This transition can be even more difficult for a student parent who is juggling family obligations and work on top of their class schedule and school work.  Despite these challenges, many parents pursue …

Resource and Help for Single Parents in College

Resource and Help for Single Parents in College The number of student parents who have enrolled in college has doubled over the past decade. And of those 4.3 million students with children, over 3.5 million of them are single parents. Single parents, more than any other group of college students, face some of the toughest …

8 Things You May Not Have Realized About Student Parents

8 Things You May Not Have Realized About Student Parents It could be a mother of two sitting next to you in class, or a single father whose face you see in an online classroom. Chances are, you couldn’t pick out a student parent in a classroom, but there’s a good chance that you may …

Student Parents: Balancing School, Work, & Child Care During COVID-19 

Working From Home With Kids With schools and child care facilities shutting down or moving to online instruction due to COVID-19, working from home with kids has become a daily struggle for parents. Add in working toward a certification program or online classes of your own, and you’ve got a jam-packed schedule and a recipe …

Online Courses: The One Course a Month Option

When time is money and both are potentially in short supply, the prospect of going back to school can be challenging for many adult learners. For those students hoping to return to education, often after many years of being away from the classroom, traditional universities with their rigid academic calendars and semesters packed full of …

Online Learning: College on Your Schedule

Everybody’s doing it.  From large universities to the local community college, online learning is no longer a novelty, but a solid fixture in the educational landscape. Whether that means getting a high school diploma, a bachelor’s or graduate degree, even some Ph.D.s, online learning — education that is delivered electronically through the use of technology …

Why Do We Need Education — Now More Than Ever?

In an age when online technologies have disrupted the way many organizations conduct their business, educational establishments haven’t been immune to the changes the internet has introduced at work and in day to day life. Learners have never had access to so much freely available educational content, often accessed with a couple of taps on …