Benefits of an Early Warning System in Higher Education

Student Attrition in Colleges and Universities: Probably the most serious problem colleges and universities face these days is how to retain their students. The fact alone that fewer and fewer students enroll each year already makes it a considerable feat for administrators to run their schools effectively. Retained are those who enroll each semester until … [Read more…]

Montessori Education – What Are The Benefits?

Choosing an education system or a method for your child is something only you can do and Montessori education is one of the major options you have. This educational approach was developed by Maria Montessori an Italian educator and physician and it emphasizes more on freedom, independence and respect for the social, physical and psychological … [Read more…]

Three Fundamental Parts of a Classical Education

A classical education gives students opportunities they wouldn’t otherwise have. Some schools, however, advertise that they are classically-based, but actually lack the structure and methodology of an authentic “academy” in its classic form. This term derives from the school that Socrates founded, Athen’s “School of Thought,” and is integral in understanding how classical education functions … [Read more…]

Mastering Mindsets for Maximum Learning

The New Psychology of Success (2006) by the major researcher in the field, renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck. Dweck’s research has shown that your students’ mindsets are one of the most important factors impacting their achievement. As such, this is one factor that master teachers don’t leave to chance. First of all, for those … [Read more…]