According to a report by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the U.S. school infrastructure system would receive a grade of D+. Factors such as older facilities, a lack of funding, and overcrowding have contributed to this sore state of America’s schools. Although the present state of school infrastructure leaves much to be desired, there are several possible solutions that may help rebuild America’s schools.
Going to an Ivy League school doesn’t necessarily guarantee you a great job. Sometimes choosing to go to a less selective school is your best bet. Check out the following infographic to learn more.
America has a history of 250 years of violence in schools where 297 people have been killed in 137 fatal school shootings. What have we learned from them and the major components for creating a safe school climate are presented in an interesting infographic.
There have been many advancements in technology since the one-room schoolhouse days. The infographic below presented by MasterOfArtsInTeaching.net takes a look at how technology in schools has evolved over time.
Is the government failing our schools? Check out the infographic below presented by TopEducationDegrees.org to learn about the government’s involvement in our school system.
As a child, I never looked forward to Back to School season. Although I enjoyed school supply shopping (especially clothes shopping), I dreaded having to go back to a routine of homework and tests. But, what about parents? How do they feel about Back to School season? Love it or hate it, everyone has an opinion. The Organized Parent has put together an online survey to learn more about what parents encounter during this particular season- challenges.
Take a look back in history with this TakePart infographic that compares public education in the 1950s to public education today. Find out how much a teacher made in 1950 and which children’s books were on the bestseller list. Check out what education milestone changed the course of history and what classroom technologies were considered innovative 62 years ago. There has been a lot that has changed since 1950, however America’s public education system has a long way to go.
Apple is on the verge of capturing yet another lucrative market with their iPad product and in the process, change education as we know it… Or are they? This infographic from Online Teaching Degree examines how expensive it would be to replace standard textbooks with iPads in our childrens’ schools.