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Schools aren’t preparing freelancers and entrepreneurs

Schools aren’t preparing freelancers and entrepreneurs

[I’m back. I took an actual winter break. It was awesome. I highly encourage it!] Freelancing is on the rise, with perhaps as many as a third of American workers now engaged in some kind of freelancing work. Of course this has enormous implications for…

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My Future, My Career Responsibility Day, Newell-Fonda High School

My Future, My Career Responsibility Day, Newell-Fonda High School

Last week, I was fortunate to be one of the speakers at Newell-Fonda’s annual event: My Future, My Career Responsibility. Educators, Mrs. Nieland (@nieland10) and Mrs. Carlson (@glccac97) created the day to be “more than a typical career day or college fair…to discover information and…

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What helps students get good jobs?

What helps students get good jobs?

The latest results from Phi Delta Kappa’s annual poll… Check out standardized tests versus real-world projects in the image below. [cross-posted at Dangerously Irrelevant]

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