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Why Teacher Loan Forgiveness Isn't As Good As You Think It Is

Is Teacher Loan Forgiveness Your Best Option? The Pros and Cons of Teacher Loan Forgiveness
It’s no secret that teachers take on a significant amount of student loan debt but don’t usually earn lucrative salaries to lift them out of that debt. The average student debt among Student Loan Planner’s clients who are teachers is $100,828. In contrast, the average K-12 teacher earned a median salary between $59,420 to $61,660 in 2019, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 

Through the Eyes of an Educator–Reinvention: who will you be?

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Apr 05, 2021 / 0 comments

For over a year now, one day has blurred into the next..days where you skipped shoes, used the couch as your full-on habitat, weren’t sure if you were hungry or thirsty, and literally were not sure what day it was. These twelve months have seemed far longer than 365 days, but somehow it seems that if we can hold on tight enough, it’s not only the time change that will provide that extra light.

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Top 3 Reasons To Switch To Online Learning

Have recent events led you to believe it might be time to take your learning experience online? While traditional methods of education have had their time to shine, many students are shifting their goals, lifestyle, and priorities in such a way that necessitates a different form of schooling.

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Theresa Jones: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... it cultivates confidence, growth, and success!

Theresa Jones graduated in 2011 from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)-Boyce Campus with an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, and continued her education by earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services from Geneva College and a Master of Arts Degree in Criminology from Indiana University of PA. Theresa began her career at CCAC in 2009 as a work-study in the Career Services Department.

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2021 CARLA Summer Institute Program for Language Teachers

The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota has provided high-quality professional development for language teachers for over two decades. Launched in 1996, this internationally known program reflects CARLA's commitment to link research and theory with practical applications for the classroom. Each institute is highly interactive and includes discussion, hands-on activities, and networking.

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Why Computer Programming is the Skill You Need Today

As we increasingly move towards an artificial-intelligence driven society, many work roles will change. AI will automate a lot of tasks across industries, so finding jobs may come down to tech literacy. 

Why Computer Programming is the Skill You Need Today

That’s why computer programming is perhaps the greatest skill you could learn for the future. 

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What Would Shakespeare Do During Covid? A Plague on None of Your Houses

Publisher's note: We are SO EXCITED to share this incredible resource! Read on:

William Shakespeare lived his entire life in the shadow of a plague, and his plays dramatize dread familiar to us during our own pandemic. With their rigorous community outreach restricted by Covid guidelines, the Simpson Literary Project has found new ways of connecting with communities, by producing an introduction to Shakespeare through the lens pandemic.

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22.33 Stories: Seasoned by an American (with Lenny Russo)

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: Season 01, Episode 20 - Seasoned by an American (with Lenny Russo)

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Lessons in hope & patience–waiting for travel to return

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Mar 01, 2021 / 0 comments

In the United States, we’re now officially entering the 12th month of the global pandemic. It’s probable that even if you’ve been living under a rock, in some way or another, your life has been affected by COVID-19. This past year, we’ve been living under a microscope.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Changing of the Guard

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Feb 01, 2021 / 0 comments

2021 is officially well underway. Vaccines are finding their way into the arms of awaiting humans to hopefully help bring this global pandemic to a close. 

Students and teachers are finding new ways to navigate the world of digital learning and are hopeful that those who want to attend in person classes will be able to do so perhaps even prior to the next school year. 

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