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Through the Eyes of an Educator: Creating Core Memories

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May 02, 2022 / 0 comments

When you were young, did you know what you wanted to be when you grew up? I still don’t, but I do have friends who were certain of the path for which they were destined. 

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Ellie Calvert: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... It’s A Great Education For Everyone

Ellie Calvert is working towards her Associate of Science at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) in the hopes to become a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). She notes, “I have been doing ballet my whole life, and I am a retired professional ballet dancer! I am currently a Pilates and Ballet Instructor at various ballet schools around the city.” 

Ellie Calvert: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... It’s A Great Education For Everyone

Through the Eyes of an Educator: From Forward Movement to Giant Leaps

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Apr 05, 2022 / 0 comments

In 2012, when Hurricane Sandy struck, I lived in Long Beach, NY. Living right on the ocean meant the threat of a hurricane could necessitate a water rescue. We were able to safely evacuate and had a safe place to stay. We left for our own safety—and so that no rescuers would need to risk their own life to save us. In the hurricane’s aftermath, we volunteered at the Long Beach Ice Arena, which quickly became the donation/distribution hub for the entire barrier island. Help came from everywhere.

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Renowned Education Researchers on “I Love Learning”

The following is an excerpt from 10 Steps to Develop Great Learners by Professor John Hattie and Educator Kyle Hattie.

10 Steps to Develop Great Learners by Professor John Hattie and Educator Kyle Hattie.

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The Best Pro Tools For Digital Nomads And Online Educators

Many people didn't need work-from-home advice during the pandemic since they've already been doing it way before the start of the global health crisis. While stay at home directives consumed much of 2020 and beyond, the exponential rise of digital nomads, embracing the ethos that location is everything, continued its surge. In the US alone, there was a 112% increase in the number of digital nomads, which include online educators, from 2019 to 2021. Of course, these workers may not always be in the US; such is the prerogative of the digital nomad.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Global Citizenship

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Mar 08, 2022 / 0 comments

Today’s world is a chaotic mess of everything. Within the past few years, we’ve dealt with plagues, weather disasters, political unrest, domestic madness, international issues, and all sorts of mayhem. Throughout the past two years of the COVID pandemic, we’ve regularly heard the mantra we’re all in this together. In truth, sadly, we’ve seen much nationalism take precedence over global community compassion.

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Katharine Ross: #CommunityCollegeBecause# ... We Succeed

Katharine Ross is working towards her Associate degree in Business and plans to transfer to a four-year university to complete her Bachelor's degree. Katharine is currently working for her parents’ candy company. She is also participating in NASA's Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS). Katharine is the first CCAC student to be a part of this NASA program—and it has been one of the most rewarding things she’s ever done.

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Alexandria Kovack: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... it might just be the choice that changes your life

Alexandria Kovack is currently working on her Business Management degree from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), and has a goal to open a nonprofit organization that helps to rehabilitate Veterans in the future. 

Alexandria Kovack: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... it might just be the choice that changes your life

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Surviving vs. Thriving

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Feb 08, 2022 / 0 comments

At the turn of a new year, often thoughts turn to dreams, desires—and sometimes even destiny. We rethink, refocus, reset for the next to come. Whether you set intentions, made some of those resolutions, or have given yourself a talking to in order to remain more in the present moment, December turns to January...and then the hard work begins. 

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Surviving vs. Thriving

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Cultivating Compassion, Kindness, & Empathy

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Jan 03, 2022 / 0 comments

We’ve turned the calendar page. As December has now come to a close, the lessons of the previous year hover between one year’s end and the other’s beginning. The old, the icky, the struggles, the issues of that past year shift into the focus of lessons learned and goals for a new year.

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