Day: September 16, 2013

The possibility of failure in education

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As a 2012 high school graduate, I witnessed firsthand what many people in the education field refer to as the “generation of wimps.” It started when I was in elementary school, where nobody got “grades,” but rather numbers which denoted how they were doing in a class. Needless to say, I never knew if I was doing particularly well or poorly. This was an effort by my elementary school to make sure that the kids didn’t tease one another for not being as smart as the rest.
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If you wondered why do some child do better then others when going to school, how the achievement gap is present before the start of kindergarten, the infographics below can give you some interesting clues.    

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University of the People (UoP) being the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, degree-granting online academic institution, is dedicated to opening access to higher education globally for all qualified individuals, despite financial, geographic or societal constraints. UoP is affiliated with the United Nations GAID, the University of People, and Yale Law School ISP, partners with New York […]

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As time marches on, the skills of the software developer must evolve. Each day software evolves and gets more robust and the old software and it ways of doing business solutions just aren’t able to keep up with emerging integration needs, trends, and technologies.

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