Definition Total Quality schools apply the principles and practices of Total Quality Management to their administrative and instructional functions. Basic Elements When introduced in schools, the Total Quality process usually involves a combination of the following elements:Read More
Definition Youth apprenticeship is a learning system that prepares students for work by giving them a combination of classroom instruction and paid on-the-job training. In this education model, students obtain a set of well-defined occupational abilities by learning concepts in … Continue readingRead More
Definition School-to-work programs provide ways for students to transition successfully into the economy, either through paid employment with a business or self-employment. Numerous studies reveal that, upon high school graduation, many students who aren’t college-bound are neither prepared for nor … Continue readingRead More
Definition Tech prep is most traditionally and frequently defined as a four-year program (during grades 11-14) that leads to an associate degree or two-year certificate in a specific career field. This curriculum includes a common core of required mathematics, science … Continue readingRead More
Graduation season is upon us, the time when we pause to celebrate the accomplishments of newly-minted degree-holders. Of course, in economic times such as these, there’s no guarantee that a new graduate, professionally green and facing unprecedented competition for jobs, will land solid employment just on the strength of a… Read More
It was very exciting – and a little intimidating – to be invited to spend a day at an inner-city high school in Los Angeles. I have spent over a decade developing and promoting an interdisciplinary approach to teaching core concepts in science and mathematics; throwing out the traditional text… Read More
Be a better parent, better teacher.
Get our newsletter.
Receive our newsletter every 2 weeks. We never share your information.
Each newsletter contains:
• Q&A with experts in education/learning
• learning tips from experienced educators
• latest developments in education technology