KAPPA DELTA PI - SETON HALL UNIVERSITY - VOL. 2 ISSUE 8
Tuesday, May 9 is Teachers' Day in the United States of America. How are you being celebrated? Send us your pictures!
We are delighted to share with you the latest Teacher Resources, Pinterest Press, Career Links, Event Photos and much more from around the world in our latest issue, below!
Yours in Education,
Xi Gamma Chapter Executive Board, Seton Hall University
Κ Δ Π International Honor Society in Education
KDP Induction Ceremony Photos
A special thank-you to Higher Education Intern Kencia Mele for taking photographs of the event.
Spring Social Photos
Playing with Data Study
The Center for Children and Technology is launching a study called Playing with Data. The project is currently recruiting 7th and 8th grade science teachers for a classroom-based study beginning in late September 2017. Teachers will receive a $500.00 stipend at the end of the study. If you are interested in participating, or want more information, email Heather Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org, More information about the study is available at the project website.
Teaching With TechnologyThis new publication includes articles by Inside Higher Ed's reporters on such topics as newly credentialed forms of learning, spurring innovation in the classroom and digital accessibility. You can download the booklet here and register for the related webinar on Tuesday, May 23, at 2:00pm ET.
Book With Buzz
Doodling for Academics: A coloring book from the University of Chicago Press? Yes, and it pokes fun at academe.
Pinterest Press: May Edition
- May Day
- National Teacher Day
- Mother's Day
- Armed Forces Day
- Memorial Day
Education in the News
Beyonce is playing the role of benefactor with a new scholarship, the Formation Scholars. Young women studying arts, literature or African-American Studies at four institutions—Berklee College of Music, Parsons School of Design, Howard University and Spelman College—are eligible.
National Association of Scholars calls on universities to close their Confucius Institutes. Defenders say there's nothing sinister about the Chinese-backed centers.
Sometimes it becomes clear very early on that a facilities project—especially a solar initiative—will be complicated.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education launched a new database that helps users understand the accreditation status of higher education institutions across the country.
Higher ed is encouraged to buy carbon credits that fund large-scale replanting of deforested areas around the world
A simple scorecard can help you decide between two jobs based on factors such as salary, schedule and workload, writes Allison Rimm. With the scorecard, job seekers weigh the importance of such factors and multiply the importance weight by the score for each job before arriving at a total.
Try to be empathetic and tactful even if you're frustrated by working with a difficult boss, writes Ashley Stahl. Be careful about venting your frustrations to colleagues or doing anything else that can burn bridges within your department or company, Stahl writes.
Bring a nice pen and a leather portfolio to your interview to help yourself appear more professional, Vicki Salemi writes. Don't make mistakes such as carrying a water bottle with another company's logo.
J. Mark McFadden offers advice on how you can change the temperature in your classroom without touching the thermostat.
Short, intense interactions with organizations where you might want to work can provide career insights, but how do you make the most of those experiences? Laura N. Schram shares four best practices.
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