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The Value of an Online Masters in Education Degree

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The Value of an Online Masters in Education Degree
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American University

Pursuing a master's degree in education is a smart career move that can boost lifetime earnings. It helps educators stand out in a field that is hypercompetitive. The qualification offers many key advantages to professionals involved in various roles. In addition, it enables teachers to provide a higher quality education to students.

Interview with Gretchen Rubin on Her New Book, The Four Tendencies

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Interview
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Interview with Gretchen Rubin on Her New Book, The Four Tendencies
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Work and Life Podcast

Mental Responses During Emergencies

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Mental Responses During Emergencies
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Eastern Kentucky University

Since elementary school, children are taught how to respond to emergencies like earthquakes and fires. The primary goal of these drills is to help create an easy to remember yet life-saving physical responses in case of a dire situation.

Call for Papers: Promises, Perils, and Practicalities of Ambulatory Assessment for Capturing Adolescent Development

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers: Promises, Perils, and Practicalities of Ambulatory Assessment for Capturing Adolescent Development
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Journal of Research on Adolescence
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dowgun

The Journal of Research on Adolescence announces a call for high quality submissions for a special section dedicated exclusively to ambulatory assessment methods for studying adolescent development. This section is entitled: "Promises, Perils, and Practicalities of Ambulatory Assessment for Capturing Adolescent Development."

Sociologists for Trans Justice Seek Experts

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Sociologists for Trans Justice Seek Experts
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Facebook
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Sociologists for Trans Justice

Dear Friends,

A Lifetime's Worth of Expertise on Work-Life Balance

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Blog
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A Lifetime's Worth of Expertise on Work-Life Balance
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The WorkLife HUB
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Zoltan Vadkerti

The journey of 1000 miles begins with only one step - as the saying goes. In taking your own first strides, in this case of the WorkLife HUB's, one could not imagine a more inspirational figure guiding us in our thinking than MIT Professor Lotte Bailyn, who is one of the most recognized figures in the realm of work-life balance, even though she hates that phrase.

Education Should Be Anything But Special

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Blog
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Education Should Be Anything But Special
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Debra Isaacs Schafer
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Debra I. Schafer, Executive Advisor; CEO, Education Navigation, LLC

The way we describe something can lead toward inclusion or create obstacles.  It's time for us to re-evaluate how we describe education for students who need more, different, or individualized instruction and support.  Because the way it's described today is alienating many and it continues for years.

College Transition: ADHD - Learning Disabilities

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Interview
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College Transition: ADHD - Learning Disabilities
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Blog Talk Radio
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Debra I. Schafer, Executive Advisor; CEO, Education Navigation, LLC

Invited to be a guest on Blog Talk Radio, this is a lively discussion with program host Dr. Richard Selznick, psychologist, author of "The Shut-Down Learner" and "School Struggles," and director of the Cooper Learning Center in the Department of Pediatrics, Cooper University Hospital on the college transition process for students with ADHD, learning disabilities, and other special needs.  A key focus was on parents - ensuring they know the things they need to do to support their children before, during, and after the transition.

College & Disabilities: Parents Are Pivotal

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Blog
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College & Disabilities: Parents Are Pivotal
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Debra Isaacs Schafer
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Debra Schafer, Executive Advisor; CEO, Education Navigation, LLC

With college fast approaching, there are things parents of students with disabilities need to know and do.  From two recent online discussions, here are several key pieces of information.

WFRN Launches Two New Special Interest Groups

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WFRN Launches Two New Special Interest Groups
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Work and Family Researchers Network
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dowgun

Two new Special Interest Groups have been added to the twelve groups launched by the Work and Family Researchers Network in June 2015:

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