Here are a couple interesting education links from September 2011.
Best Colleges ranking by US News & World Report – The latest edition of the most recognized college rankings was recently released.
64 years fighting for innovation in higher education – Now 87, Murray Block talks about changes he pushed for in the education industry to make college more accessible. His latest fight is bringing respect and legitimacy to quality distance learning programs.
The digital promise must be a total learning experience – Teachers can leverage the internet and other technologies to provide a more customized learning environment geared for the individual student.
Storytelling in elearning – Stories are among the most effective tools for teaching. This article goes over tips for incorporating storytelling in an online learning environment.
Country, rock, and rap: new subjects for Nashville schools – Classes in country, rock, and rap will supplement the traditional curriculum of orchestra, choir, and band in Nashville’s public schools. Instruction in songwriting, production, and other skills such as DJing will also be added to music theory and other existing offerings.