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Powering Your World: VECA Eight Graders Light Up Learning

Middle Grades preservice teachers worked with Valdosta Early College Academy (VECA) eighth-grade students on a project titled Powering Your World: The Science and Mathematics of Electricity. Each group developed a project which involved wiring a model room for a house and comparing the cost of appliances based on use of electricity and purchase cost. The […]

Students Attend Southern Association for College Student Affairs Annual Conference

At the closing of last semester, 2 Higher Education Leadership students, Nigel Richardson and Mat-thew Parnell, presented at the Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA) Annual Conference with James G. Archibald, Ph.D, LPC. SACSA is a professional association designed for the development of practitioners, educators, and students engaged in the student affairs profession. The […]

Bring on the Learning Revolution

Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we’re educating our children. In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish. http://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution.html