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Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:20

STEM is used in the classroom as the most integrated focus of study in four specific disciplines: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Teachers can apply STEM in their teaching programs by focusing on lesson plans that garner innovative thinking techniques among their students, as well as interactive learning activities.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 18:15

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.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:46

Leadership Excellence and Gender in Organizations Research to Practice Conference on March 22-23, 2018 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 08:37

New research shows that a desire to help one’s family may actually improve the motivation and energy levels of workers, helping them succeed even when their daily tasks are mundane or frustrating. And that could mean that companies that help their workers strengthen family bonds—by offering flexible work options, for example—will help both their employees and their bottom line.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 16:35

Formal flexible work arrangements are not the norm in American businesses, and it’s often up to individual managers to decide whether their employees should be able to shift their hours, work from home, or participate in other flex options.

Fortunately, even managers who have negative perceptions of flexible work arrangements (FWAs) can change their minds, with the right incentives and exposure.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 15:46

Congratulations to WFRN member Ann Bookman on this innovative program. 

"Of 52 workshop attendees interviewed as part of a new study by the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at University of Massachusetts Boston, nearly half either negotiated a pay raise at their current job or a starting salary at a new job that bumped them up to or above the market rate.  In short: They achieved pay equity, which is precisely the goal of the workshops."

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 14:27