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Mayor Emanuel Expands Math Tutoring

Math Tutoring on Steroids Chicago is home to many different groups of people of varying race, social status, education level, and other factors that make this population so diverse. Recently, the city has taken a special interest in working to improve the local schools, creating better opportunities for troubled teens, and offering the guidance necessary […]

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Higher Ed Officials Resist New Law on Basic Skills Test

Students who attend college to become a teacher have to undergo many programs and tests that will ensure they are prepared to teach America’s youth. One of the most important tests is the basic skills test all potential teachers must pass before they are permitted to enter the teacher preparation programs that are crucial. Lately, […]

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College Athletes To Unionize

College Athletes Initiate Unionization Northwestern University is a private college that provides many opportunities for learning, and has several different campuses. Since the year that the school was originally founded, 1851, the school has made many changes that have influenced colleges across the country. Not long ago, the school helped to address the issue of […]

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The Chicago School Reviews Video | The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

The Chicago School Reviews takes a look at Chicago School of Professional Psychology To continue our series, here is a video on The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. This video was uploaded on October 8th, 2013. It features an audio interview, where the student accounts what the experience is like attending school at TCSPP. The […]

Top Ten Trade Schools Los Angeles

The Top Ten Trade Schools In Los Angeles

The Top Ten Trade Schools In Los Angeles Los Angeles is home to an array of trade schools in fields ranging from the health sciences to auto mechanics and graphic design. With an emphasis on hands-on learning and real industry experience, these schools can help any student get a head start in the competitive job […]

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Boston’s Top Ten Trade Schools

Boston’s Top Ten Trade Schools Boston’s trade schools offer a thriving center of education for anyone looking for flexible options in career advancement. These trade schools cater to a range of interests, including the culinary arts, massage therapy, pharmacy technician, nursing, or automotive repair. Lincoln Technical Institute: At Lincoln Technical Institute, students can train in […]

Too Much Homework is Harmful – Chicago School Review

Psychologists: Too Much Homework is Harmful Psychology surrounding the educational process in the United States suggests that perhaps American students are overworked. Our students are tested more than their peers around the globe, yet perform lower in many subjects. Could too much homework be adding unnecessary stress as well? Yes, say a small but extremely […]

The Importance of Internships in Undergraduate Education

The Importance of Internships in Undergraduate Education Since the economic downturn in 2008, the competitiveness in the global marketplace has only increased, stressing the importance of internships for young adults. Numerous studies are showing that nearly every student who completes an internship is able to find a job within six months of graduation, while those […]

3 Effective Alternatives to Standardized Testing – The Chicago School Review

3 Effective Alternatives to Standardized Testing Educators have griped about it before, and we’ll gripe about it again: standardized testing isn’t the best method to measure the intellectual abilities and growth of all students. There are too many factors to consider when it comes to emotional and intellectual intelligence that cannot be measured by a […]

The Psychology of Color in the Classroom – The Chicago School Review

The Psychology of Color in the Classroom If you’ve ever graded an academic assignment, then you’ve likely heard the debate and controversy concerning the use of the color red. Proponents say that the color red is demeaning and discouraging when a child receives the assignment back. Such discouragement could stifle the educational process and emotional […]

Understanding the Psychological and Educational Development of Students with Learning Disabilities

Understanding the Psychological and Educational Development of Students with Learning Disabilities One of the biggest challenges a teacher can face is how to deal with children of varying learning and cognitive abilities. Moving too quickly through lessons will leave some students behind, while over-emphasizing a lesson can bore more advanced students, which eventually disengages them […]

The Psychological Advantage Presented by Recess

The Psychological Advantage Presented by Recess Less is the new more. Budgets are shrinking, school lunch portions are getting smaller, and now recess appears to be going the way of the dinosaurs. While it might seem better to give more time and attention to children in the classroom, is eliminating or shortening recess truly the […]

Psychology Explained: The Effect of Class Size on Academic and Social Learning

Psychology Explained: The Effect of Class Size on Academic and Social Learning From a class of one in home school to public schools struggling with overpopulation, there are endless configurations of class sizes in today’s educational process. Educators have known for years that size matters – particularly when it comes to literacy instruction. While it […]

Understanding the Psychological Effects of Digital Learning

Understanding the Psychological Effects of Digital Learning There is an electronic pandemic that has struck school systems in Chicago and across the nation. While educators are certainly concerned about cell phones and other distractive devices in the classroom, that’s not what we’re talking about. Though cellular devices are considered distractions in school, digital devices have […]