Category : Education Advice

7 Parenting Tips for Raising a Lifelong Learner

From the words you use, to the activities you provide, as a Mom, you play a key role in your child’s language and learning abilities. Below are 7 tips to help encourage creativity and develop the skills your children will use throughout their life, long before they set foot in a classroom.

What They Don’t Tell You at Graduation

Students throwing graduation hats

If you’ve ever attended a college graduation ceremony or commencement, you know they’re often full of flowery language and optimistic advice for the future. For those of you who prefer your advice a little more practical, we echo some good advice given in this week’s Wall Street Journal: 10 Things Your Commencement … Continue reading “What They Don’t Tell You at Graduation” »

Is A Bachelors Degree In Animation Worth It?


A Bachelor’s Degree in Animation will equip you with skills in drawing, animation, story boarding, computer sciences, 3D modeling, and everything else it will take to make it in the world of animation. Continue reading “Is A Bachelors Degree In Animation Worth It?” »

Why Get A Degree In Education?


… our art teacher was walking by and upon seeing the mess, stopped and said, “Look – art!” That moment influenced a lot of how I’ve thought about art and developed as an artist… Continue reading “Why Get A Degree In Education?” »

What Can I Do With An MFA?


Working towards an MFA is a hectic time, with constant deadlines, and professors and advisors breathing down your necks, squeezing creativity out of you like paint onto a palette. All the same, there’s security and purpose in grad school – a sense of who you are and what you are doing. Continue reading “What Can I Do With An MFA?” »

The Future of Online Education

Online Education

From February 21 – 27, held a writing contest with a $500 cash scholarship on the line. Writers were invited to share their thoughts on “The Future of Online Education”. We were impressed by the insight, perspective, and detail with which participants approached the topic. It was a difficult decision, but we … Continue reading “The Future of Online Education” »

What Can I Do With An Associate’s Degree?

Associate's Degree

An Associate’s Degree can be a great jumping-off place for any number of careers, and is also a great way to start off if you’re not sure what direction you want to take with your education. Now, just what is an associate’s degree, you ask? Well, in order to get an associate’s degree, you would … Continue reading “What Can I Do With An Associate’s Degree?” »

Why is education important to you?


In addition to this past week’s scholarship drawing, we asked a $100 bonus question: “Why is education important to you?” We received a lot of great responses and wanted to publish our top five runner ups here as well as announce the winner! Continue reading “Why is education important to you?” »

iBooks textbooks and digital adoption

Students using iPad

At $15 a pop, digital textbooks provide an exciting interactive alternative to traditional print copies. But will iBooks replace textbooks? Continue reading “iBooks textbooks and digital adoption” »

How to Format a Good Paper


No matter how well written your paper is, a poorly formatted paper will lose points and possibly flow. While formatting can be a painful part of writing a paper (MLA or APA?! Footnotes or endnotes?!), it’s vital to help your paper make sense and, just as importantly, to give credit where credit is due. Here are a few tips to help you on your path to paper writing greatness: Continue reading “How to Format a Good Paper” »