Posts Tagged‘education’

NGO Eco Trends – Going Paperless Tops the List of Private Universities

Many universities have been found wanting in the area of sustainability, and that is doing students a huge disservice. While teaching about environmental issues, it’s sad to think that many of these universities are doing the very things they are teaching their students to avoid. If you are a college student, look around you for just a moment. What do you see? It is probable that you are able to see at least a half-dozen ways that your campus is violating the very principles they are teaching as ‘the way of the future of sustainability.’ Let’s look at a few…

Andrew Curran Wesleyan Professor on How to Encourage your Students to Debate

I have known Andrew Curran Wesleyan professor and all round good guy for over 40 years, from our humble beginnings in New Haven, Hartford, CT, thorough our university days and beyond. We took different paths after college and Andrew went back to education and became a phenomenal university professor. Andrew and I have always loved debates and even know we still get into it about topical events such as a recent lawsuit, political decision or even conflicts around the world, albeit via email. I spoke to Andrew recently about what advice he has for high school teachers when it comes…

How Effective Is Real Time Weather Data in Protecting Communities?

In an age when weather patterns are becoming less predictable and more extreme, early notification and crisis management plans are more essential than ever. Cities and towns across the country depend on accurate real-time weather software and other technology to alert citizens of an impending threat. While every weather event is different, one constant remains in all emergency situations: time. Advances in Prediction Analytics Most municipalities have plans in place to deal with major weather events, but those are only as effective as the early warning system. Fortunately, with advances in real-time lightning tracking and radar, communities have more time…

The Best Back-To-School Essentials For Dorm Life

As sad as it may be for many of you, the return to college life is just around the corner and now is the time that you need to start getting yourself prepared for the new year. We still have a little bit of time of course, which gives you more than enough opportunities to get prepared, and buy your back to school stuff now. If you are moving into a new dorm then this is even more important so we have out together a quick list of essentials which you will need for your college days. Coat-hangers Coat-hangers are…

How To Effectively Communicate With Players As A Coach

The best possible leaders are always highly effective communicators. The great coach is always going to understand that most situations are not about what is known. Instead, they realize that the way in which they communicate is going to empower other people. In sports communication is very important, just like in practically all aspects of your life. The relationship that is created between a coach and its players can easily make or break the entire team. Just think about what Ryan Grigson said. He declared there were communication problems during his time working for the Colts. We all know how…

Dayanna Volitich on How to Help Kids Through Middle School

When a child enters middle school, they also become preteens, which is perhaps the most awkward part of their entire life. While many parents have read What to Expect When You Are Expecting and the Toddler Tantrum Guide, it seems there is a significant lacking of books that help parents manage this difficult time during their child’s life. However, according to Dayanna Volitich, it is possible to make this period as painless as possible, with the right support and guidance. Dayanna Volitich on Making it Through the Middle School Years There are a number of reasons why the middle school…

Are You a Good Candidate for Reconstructive Breast Surgery?

Reconstructive breast surgery is typically offered to women who have had a mastectomy following breast cancer. Thanks for these procedures, women have been able to rebuild their self-esteem and identity by retaining or regaining and natural shape period two types of breast reconstruction surgery exist after mastectomy, being implants and flap reconstruction period both of these procedures come with their own pros and cons and most women rule find that one of them is more suitable to them to than the other. Understanding Reconstructive Breast Surgery Reconstructive breast surgery aims to rebuild a woman’s chest so that it looks as…

Consequences on ACA Reporting if the Affordable Care Act Changes

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is right now under threat. This is due to President Donald Trump promising that he would repeal it. So far, he has been wholly unsuccessful in this. However, it is likely that he will be able to make some significant changes, and this could have an impact on ACA reporting and on other elements. Exactly what those changes are isn’t entirely clear yet. Prospective Changes to ACA Reporting? One thing is for sure, and that is that Meaningful Use (MU) will continue its transition into the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). MACRA has…

3 Tips for Screen Printing T-Shirts

Creating something on your own is a great way to showcase your personality and learn new skills. What can make this experience even more meaningful is when you get to create something that you can then use for months or even years to come, like an article of clothing. But for those who don’t want to get into the details of clothing construction, a great alternative is screen printing on your own t-shirts. So to help you tackle this creative project, here are three tips that will make screen printing t-shirts easier for you. Stick With Simple Designs While you…

Shaun Benderson on Shopping, Culture, and Art in Phoenix

Shaun Benderson loves Phoenix, AZ, the state’s capital. Some 1.5 million people live here, so it can be said that the city is always alive. It also has a whole lot to offer in terms of culture, arts, nightlife, retail, and more. Unfortunately, visitors are more likely to go to Florida, heading towards Tampa Bay or Sarasota, if they are on vacation. But Benderson believes that Phoenix has just as much, if not more, to offer, particularly for those who enjoy arts and culture. Phoenix Through the Eyes of Shaun Benderson It seems as if, every day, a new art…