Category Archive: Technology and education

Oct 16

What’s The Latest? Women in Engineering and Computer Science

“Last year, women publicly asserted their place in engineering through a movement that caught fire on social media. Seeking to dispel stereotypes, they posted pictures of themselves at work with the hashtag #ilooklikeanengineer.” Click here to read more. “This table shows the number of bachelor’s degrees in engineering and in computer science awarded in 2014-15 …

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Sep 28

Are You Ready For STEM Jobs?

Science, technology, engineering and math jobs are growing, and they pay pretty well too. Here’s what you should know about these hot industries. Click here to view the video.

Jun 08

Apps to Help Students With Dysgraphia and Writing Difficulties

Technology can be a great tool for all students and adults! Learning has never been better for those with learning disabilities. Check out some of these apps here.

Apr 08

Interested in Careers in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering or Math? Which College Does It Better?

Take a look at this report for a comparison of small and mid-sized private colleges with large public universities in preparing graduates for STEM careers. There is also a breakdown of results by STEM field and individual college. Click here for the report.     Click here for an article on this report.

Dec 16

Which Jobs Are Disappearing? Students Beware!

As a college admission consultant and career guide, it’s important to stay on top of this list and I hope that our colleges are doing the same. Take a look.

Dec 10

Helpful Apps for College Students

Check out the Best iPhone and Android Apps for College Students.  Click here.

Aug 02

Invent Your Next Job!

Thomas Friedman, the author of The World Is Flat, explains in this wonderful article that employers are looking for those with “the critical thinking skills to do the value-adding jobs that technology can’t, but also people who can invent, adapt and reinvent their jobs every day, in a market that changes faster than ever.” He …

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Jul 05

Are you a foreign student?

Are you a foreign student interested in studying in the U.S. in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math? “Under the OPT program, foreign students who graduate from U.S. colleges and universities are able to remain in the U.S. and receive training through work experience for up to 12 months. Students who graduate with …

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Mar 14

I wish all of our teachers taught like this!

If you haven’t already watched this phenomenal viral video, it’s a treat. 200 hundred years of history in 4 minutes!

Mar 10

Want to know more about the computer?

For all you non-techie types out there who would like to know what others seem to know on the computer, this is a wonderful series of short videos that should send you on the way to computer geeksville. I know some of my high school students wouldn’t mind it if their parents knew a bit …

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