The Student Research Foundation offers research reports on a variety of topics related to career planning. If you are a teacher, you and your students will want to explore them and use them as resources. They include the American Dream Infographic, the New Public Square Infographic, the Global Citizenship Infographic, and more. Be sure to explore them all and make use of them in your classroom. Read more
An Educator’s Guide to Career Opportunities for Students in Denver
There are plenty of reasons young people want to make Denver their home. It is a youthful city that offers plenty of job opportunities. And all kinds of people love living in Denver. It is an area that attracts people who love the great outdoors, who want to live where alternative lifestyle choices don’t raise an eyebrow, and where there is a lively arts scene. And now, Denver is attracting young tech entrepreneurs too. All those factors make Denver, and Colorado as a whole, one of America’s most exciting places to teach young students.
Incidentally, about 600,000 people live in the Denver metro area, of whom almost exactly half are male and half are women. And according to SuburbanStats.com, the median age of Denver residents is 33 years; Denver is a very youthful city.
Many people have been thinking about medicine and prescription drugs a lot over the last few weeks. They have been asking questions like these . . . Read more
Brain Dissection Supplies Are Helping Mr. Kincaid’s Students Become Better Scientists
Students can only learn so much about brain anatomy by looking at books or poking around online. If they want to learn about how complex brains are and how they work, there comes a time when they have to dissect actual brains. Read more
Mr. Reid Needed the Right Kind of Fish to Keep His Classroom Tank Healthy . . . and Educational
Mr. Reid, a grade 9-12 science teacher in Illinois, already had a beautiful big saltwater fish tank in his classroom. His 90+ students, who live far from oceans, loved it. Some of them were so inspired by it that they were dreaming of becoming marine biologists. Read more
Are you thinking about becoming a surgeon? Do you know any students who are?
If so, you should know about Live from Surgery, a unique learning experience that lets students observe surgical operations remotely, and in 3D, no less. The program is currently being offered by the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, where students can sit in a comfortable modern theater and get a close look at operations as they are happening. As an extra bonus, surgeons talk to students about the surgery before and after it takes place and – when appropriate – while the procedure is taking place. Read more
On January 11, 2017, Susannah Snider published “25 Best Jobs that Don’t Require a College Degree” in U.S. News. The jobs she listed were . . . Read more
If you were a college student 10 years ago and you wanted to work in medicine or healthcare, you majored in nursing or pre-med. Those were your two basic options to start a career in healthcare . . . you either exercised them or pursued a career in another field.
Today, that situation has changed dramatically. If you want to work in healthcare technologies, a whole new range of options is available to you. You can now make an important contribution by following paths like these instead . . .