IQ vs EQ: Measuring Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Throughout history, scientists have tried to measure intelligence in many different ways and formats. These measures of intelligence have been used to rank people in ability, talent and other characteristics. For a business seeking new employees, finding highly intelligent candidates is key. But how much does intelligence truly relate to workplace success? Does emotional intelligence… Read more »

History of Music Education in the United States

In most public schools across the country, music education is an important part of the educational experience. The history of music education in the United States began before the American Revolution and progressed to the prevalence of music education today. Music Education in the Colonies When the Pilgrims and Puritans arrived in Massachusetts, they brought… Read more »

14 Signs of Cyberbullying in the Classroom

One of the biggest trends affecting education across the country is the migration of bullying to digital media, which is commonly referred to as cyberbullying. About 7 percent of students in grades 6-12 experience cyberbullying each year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Unlike traditional bullying, cyberbullying is much harder for educators to… Read more »

Predictive Policing: How Algorithms Help Crime Analysts Do Their Jobs

In nearly every industry, there is buzz about “big data” and the possibilities it presents. For the world of law enforcement, a growing practice known as predictive policing involves analyzing data to prevent crime. As an increasing number of police departments take advantage of new technology, departments of all sizes have been able to benefit… Read more »

Music Education Apps in the Classroom

Technology is an incredible tool in the classroom. It can give teachers new and exciting ways to engage students, improve the learning process and make tracking progress easier. So why can’t this same philosophy extend to music? There are more than 80,000 education apps designed just for the iPad alone, and many are designed with… Read more »

Managing Wearables in the Workplace

Wearable technology devices are growing increasingly popular. Sixty-four percent of internet users ages 16 to 64 have used wearable technology or plan on doing so in the future, according to GlobalWebIndex. Wearables include smartwatches, activity trackers, lifeloggers and medical sensors, Consumer Reports says. People are not only tapping into the benefits of wearable technology for… Read more »

How Virtual Learning Is Transforming K-12 Education

Technological advancements have seeped into every corner of society, with education being no exception. For years, the practice of learning via computers and the internet has been mostly linked to higher education. However, K-12 education has become a bigger and bigger part of the virtual learning world. According to Connections Academy, more than 2.7 million… Read more »

Digital Tools for Your Classroom

Teachers are seeking out new and creative ways to implement technology in the classroom. Schools often use tablets, computers and even mobile phones in lessons to create a multifaceted learning experience. With so many digital tools available, which ones will really help you enrich your classroom? Engrade Offered by McGraw-Hill Education, Engrade seeks to be… Read more »

The New Sports Sponsorship Arena

Sponsorships are a major source of revenue in sports. In 2015, nearly $15 billion was spent on sports sponsorships, according to estimates from IEG. Technology and new media have affected all facets of how people communicate, and they’ve also transformed the sports sponsorship arena. Brands want to take advantage of the latest opportunities to align… Read more »

The 5 Best Sports Sponsorships

Companies spent nearly $15 billion on sports sponsorships in 2015, according to projections from IEG. That’s 70 percent of the total North American sponsorship market. Across all sports, sponsorships have become a massive part of the business taking place off the field of play. They have a tremendous impact on sports leagues, teams and fans… Read more »