EDUCATION

The Spirit of Entrepreneurship: Taking Risks
on September 1, 2012 at 9:03 am / in EDUCATION, Uncategorized

The Spirit of Entrepreneurship: Taking Risks

By Annie Rivera   If you asked me today to define the word “entrepreneurship,” I would tell you it means, “taking risks.” After two separate layoffs in a ten-year time span, that is exactly where I found myself today – in a state of flux and taking risks. I was always a free-spirited individual looking for ways to spread my […]

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Left Behind
on July 2, 2012 at 10:45 am / in EDUCATION

Left Behind

 Left Behind by Tamika Kelly Kinnis Kelly III sat in awe as he listened in on a conversation between two educators who were ranting on about the disrespect, low academics, and “I don’t care attitude” of their students.  Their conversation was also filled with complaints about the unbelievable demands given by administrators, high stakes testing requirements, the lack of student discipline, […]

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You Are Your Knowledge
on July 1, 2012 at 12:09 am / in EDUCATION

You Are Your Knowledge

You Are Your Knowledge   By:  Oana Niculae  “Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.” ~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn Russian novelist, Nobel Prize for Literature (1970) When we were very young, perhaps eight and eleven years old, my father summoned me and my younger sister to the […]

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From Peak to Peak
on July 1, 2012 at 12:08 am / in EDUCATION

From Peak to Peak

From Peak to Peak By: Marquez Hughley One of the things that I’ve learned about life is that you should never get comfortable where you are. I’m not saying that you should not be content with where you are, because then you fail to enjoy and appreciate each moment of your life. What I’m really emphasizing is the fact that […]

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MOTIVATING UNDER-ACHIEVING STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM
on May 2, 2012 at 7:24 pm / in EDUCATION

MOTIVATING UNDER-ACHIEVING STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM

MOTIVATING UNDER-ACHIEVING STUDENTS IN THE CLASSROOM by Tamika Kelly On a humid and rainy Monday morning in May, Rosie Grooms, the music teacher at a small school in Atlanta, GA, arrived early for morning duty in the cafeteria.  All of the students in her school could receive free breakfast, therefore the mornings were chaotic and a bit to handle.  Many […]

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My Experience & Journey
on May 2, 2012 at 12:14 pm / in EDUCATION, Uncategorized

My Experience & Journey

My Experience & Journey By Katriece Jamison Teaching may be one of the hardest jobs that everyone thinks they can do.  I definitely thought it would be easier than it is.  At first glance you say to yourself that all you have to do is go in a classroom and teach about 25 kids a lesson every day, and all […]

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Finishing Strong
on May 1, 2012 at 5:58 am / in EDUCATION

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong By:  Marquez Hughley As we approach upon May 20, 2012, my heart enlarges by the day with feelings of great anticipation and gratitude. You are probably thinking, “What’s happening on May 20th?” Well, I am glad to announce to you that on that day, at eight o’clock in the morning, I will be graduating with honors from Morehouse […]

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