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Tag Results for "Educacion Hispanico"

The Alignment Process

A project I am doing at work has me thinking. I am working on a curriculum project that I think of as an alignment process. In looking at individual courses, whether in grammar school or high school continue reading »

Aging by Dr. Ellen McMahon

Growing old is not for the faint of heart. There are lots of things that change whether you like it or not. Suddenly things that you took for granted as a constant are no longer there and that includes people! continue reading »

Building a Fire

I have a fireplace in my house in the city and in my cabin in the woods in Northern Wisconsin. When I am at home in the city, on very cold weekend days I like to build a fire continue reading »

Creating a Season

There are seasons of the year when we spend lots of time and energy even money on decorating. We decorate the house inside and out. We wear festive clothing and even costumes. With t continue reading »

Rational Beings

A basic economic principle states that we are rational beings who make decisions based on a rational process that serves our particular needs. This assumption is something I have always taken issue with. continue reading »

Little Changes make a Big Difference

I recently purchased a car after going 18 months without one. I took public transportation, I am proud CTA card carrier, and on the few occasions I needed a car I rented one. continue reading »

Though Worried About Cost, Latinos in California Say College is Important

Seven of every 10 California Hispanics say that success in life depends on getting a university education, but the majority of Latino parents are concerned about the cost of their children's college schooling. continue reading »

Investing in Nothing for Yourself

What have you done for yourself lately? Do you ever make note of those things that you do just for yourself? It may seem selfish or narcissistic to be focused on doing for yourself continue reading »

What are we afraid of?

Several nights ago I had the opportunity to sit in on a meeting of prospective students all considering going back to school for an MBA. There was a short presentation on why investing in education is important and smart in this job market. continue reading »

Learning through Stories

I think most of us like a good story. We grow up asking for stories to be read or told to us in the off times when the action of the moment or day has slowed down. We may think of them as kids’ stuff, continue reading »

Relationships in Learning

If you think back to those classes or courses you loved the most during your education I think you will find that what made the course so compelling was the relationship you developed. It could be a relationship with the teacher. continue reading »

New Reports Reveal Alarming Facts About the Educational Experiences of Young Men of Color

College Board Reports Offer Insights into the Educational Challenges Faced by Young Men of Color and Outlines a Series of Concrete Recommendations for Addressing These Issues continue reading »

Global Competence

In this day and age with all the technology at our fingertips the world appears to be getting smaller and smaller. Technology makes communication to the far reaches of the world spontaneous. continue reading »