"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

Tweet Feature: Junior Achievement’s efforts to teach kids around the world about business By Kate Foley, Fearless Ambition When people think of Junior Achievement, the first thing that comes to mind may be the JA they experienced when they were a kid. “Their perception that all we do is teach kids how to make lamps […]

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Announcing Beck University

July 6, 2010 by  
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Tweet Announcing Beck University Glenn Beck offers online classes to his followers From GlennBeck.com School may be out for the summer, but for Glenn Beck class is just starting. This July, while others are relaxing poolside, head back to the classroom – from the comfort of your own home. That may sound like an oxymoron […]

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High School Drop Out Rates cost the US Billions

Tweet High School drop out rates affect our economy in vast and numerous ways.  Eating at the core of our job market and economic growth as a whole we are faced with the question of what to do with our education system.  Our nations High School drop out rates are only growing and the expense […]

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Feature: Susan Beacham follows her dreams with financial education for kids

June 15, 2010 by  
Filed under 21st Century Learning, Blog, Education, Investing, Kids & Investing

Tweet We’re all familiar with the traditional piggy bank. The cute curly tail, smiling piggy face, and slot on its back for depositing cash. It teaches kids to save their money at an early age, produces a hearty jingle from the coins when shaken, and offers a certain satisfaction when the time comes to break […]

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The Voice of the 21st Century Student is Speaking..are we Listening?

Tweet This guy is really amazing on so many levels and for so many reasons.  Dan Brown has put me in a state of Awe because of his Audacious Fearless Ambition.  He speaks the truth and speaks for our Youth.   Please listen up and open your minds and be aware that he is not the far […]

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Shift Happens!

December 10, 2009 by  
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Tweet Don’t let this scare you.  Just be aware that constant learning has to be the way we GROW along with the change.

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Crystal O’Connor Interviews Angela Maiers with Maiers Education Services

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Bored with 21st Century Skills? Get over It

Tweet By: Mike Sansone Blogs and Social Media as Conversation Stations I hear a lot of business people, teachers, educators — and some edubloggers — who are already tired of the term “21st Century Skills.”  Get over it!  The term is going to be around for a long, long time. The definition? Possibly ever-evolving. I […]

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Don’t Teach your kids this stuff..Please??

September 30, 2009 by  
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Tweet Don’t teach your kids this stuff. Please? By Scott Mcleod, J.D, PH.D. dear parent teacher administrator board member don’t teach your kids to read for the Web to scan RSS aggregate synthesize don’t teach your kids to write online pen and paper aren’t going anywhere since when do kids need an audience? no need […]

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Reading WITHOUT Meaning – The Conversation Continues

September 26, 2009 by  
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Tweet Reading WITHOUT Meaning – The Conversation Continues By: Angela Maiers One of the things that I love most about the blogosphere is that the conversation never ends.  We deepen understanding when we revisit and reflect on our words and they way in which they are heard by another.  It is exciting to see how […]

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