A major building renovation a the University of Tennessee in Knoxville has transformed the traditional learning style. The new room design promotes interactivity between the students, and the lack of podium encourages teacher involvement rather than the typical lecture.
With rain and high winds lasting for days, Hurricane Sandy lived up to its media-hyped name, “Frankenstorm.” Sandy hit the Outer Banks early Saturday, Oct. 27 and continued to bring rain and high winds through early Tuesday Oct. 30. For some students, the duration of the storm was difficult to endure.
November is here and Thanksgiving break is just around the corner with the whole week off school. Here are a few movie suggestions you may want to see on your time off. Call a friend, bring a date, take a sibling or even go with a parent.
Although exams can really bring a lot of stress, there are many ways a student can reduce it. For example, something that can reduce the stress many students have is managing their time correctly.
Being over prepared can’t hurt your chances of kicking your career into high gear said recruiters from The New York Times, The Washington Post and People Magazine at a national journalism conference held in Las Vegas in the beginning of August.
A series of journalism texts built specifically for the iPad is now available to high school and journalism teachers and students.
North Carolina high school students applying for governmental grants and scholarships may find disappointment going forward. The NC General Assembly have approved a $3.7 million budget cut that will largely affect education programs going forward.
As cell phone’s are becoming more sophisticated, so too are school administrators becoming more flexible. Institutions such as Kinston High School are giving both teachers and students the opportunity to use electronic devices during breaks. The school hopes the new policy will teach students responsibility and willpower.
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- TheStatesman: Students could face legal trouble for Facebook posts
- FIUSM: Hard times, harder requirements: Students plea for financial aid as it becomes more scarce
- AmherstWire: University of Massachusetts Amherst professors help revolutionize adhesive world
- TheGradyJournal: Social media’s effect on communication
- GoldenGateXpress: Male students walk campus in heels to educate on sexual violence
- GoldenGateXpress: Equity Week points out cost of higher education, student debt
- TheRedandBlack: Tips from a pro: Utilizing space in tight quarters
- TheWesternCarolinaJournalist: Prospective students happy Western Carolina University is growing
- Dateline:Alabama: Community helper inspires prison inmates through music