Entries by Claire Moore

Techniques to improve memory: Memorization tips to sharpen your mental pencil

That big exam is just days away and the closer it gets the less you seem to remember. But you still have some time and with a few techniques to improve memory, you can sharpen your memory skills and pull off a great grade.

Ethics in education: The challenge of teaching ethics in the classroom

From Enron to WorldCom to the 2008 financial meltdown, the world economy has been shaken because of the actions of a group of people who seem to lack ethical behavior. But what is ethical behavior? Can teaching ethics in the classroom help to create a society that functions more ethically?

Teaching strategies: The need for teaching media literacy in education

In an age when information is just a mouse click away, students are spending more time doing online research. The availability of powerful search engines that find information combined with social networking tools that allow sharing of information has sparked renewed interest in teaching media literacy.

Banned Books Week 2011 focuses on sex and drugs

This week marks the 30th installment of Banned Books Week when the American Library Association (ALA) celebrates the freedom to read, the importance of the First Amendment, and highlights cases of censorship in schools and libraries across the United States.

Is it time to pursue a terminal degree?

After all the effort of earning a bachelor’s and a master’s degree, you might find yourself wondering why anyone would submit themselves to the rigors of earning a terminal degree or doctorate. Yet during the 2008-2009 academic year, U.S. academic institutions awarded 49,562 doctorate degrees; a 1.6 percent increase from the previous year.

Time management tips for college success

College success is achieved with years of hard work and dedication. That work can be made a little easier by learning a few effective time management strategies and effective study skills, so here are some time management tips.