Students at North Little Rock High School are getting industry-level certified in manufacturing basics in a pilot program unlike any other in the state. The school also currently certifies students as Certified Nursing Assistants and Pharmacy Technicians.
New Orleans-style brass bands are a part of life in Louisiana – from celebrating holidays and marriages to mourning deaths and injustice, you can find brass bands rolling strong at the biggest and smallest of gatherings. Alton Sterling’s vigil was no exception.
Some would-be entrepreneurs waste time either building a product no one wants or not validating the ideas stuck in their heads. Enter the non-tech MVP.
In 2008, I wrote a (now re-discovered) letter about my college financial aid experience. It reminds me we have a long way to go for education equity, but I am hopeful.
This year was my first at SXSWedu, and three topics really got me thinking: Diversity, professional development, and technology. What about you?
In a recent keynote at Junior Achievement of Arkansas, Arkansas native Erica Swallow urged students to dream big, take initiative, and never settle.
Watch entrepreneur Erica Swallow give a lighting-style talk at Lean Startup Conference about how high schoolers are using the Lean Startup methodology.
Educators worldwide are seeking ways to better engage students and prepare them for life after high school. For some, Lean Startup is a part of the solution.
What if the goal of education was to inspire students to be innovation junkies? Imagine if the expectation for students was to be innovators.
A decade ago, high school students were sent home with supply lists that included a backpack, binders, notebooks, and pens. Today, it is becoming increasingly important for a high schooler to come prepared with his or her digital records of achievement, including a LinkedIn profile, a resumé, and a digital portfolio.