"...if you come from a family with a family income above $90,000, you have a 1 in 2 chance of getting a bachelor's #degree by the time you're in your mid-20s. If you come from a family under $35,000, you have a 1 in 17 chance." Great no-fluff article of "College (Un)Bound." #education #amgrad
Higher Order Thinking Activities That Can Be Used with Any Text
Far from being caused by funding cuts, the astonishing rise in college tuition correlates closely with a huge increase in public subsidies for higher education. If over the past three decades car prices had gone up as fast as tuition, the average new car would cost more than $80,000. Continue reading this opinion essay at The New York Times. (Illustration: Laurie Rollitt)
What Is Privilege? We all are privileged in someway, but do you recognize and consider the privileges we have that others do not. This is a great exercise to do with students in order to acknowledge the privileges we have.
21 Things People Should Know Before Going To College
This article focuses on high school English language learners, but certainly gives insight to the importance of campus engagement for ESL college students. Language, which is critical to academic success, is a social learning process which benefits from engagement between ESL students and with native speakers.
La rueda de las emociones - Very interesting "wheel" of synonyms going from more general to more specific. The Scoopit site is mostly in Spanish, but the content of some of the posts is in Enlglish, like this one.