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" Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation.
- John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States
By: Jonathan T. Wornack, CAPR
“Education,” Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “is the drawing out of the soul.” Students enrolled in developmental coursework, however, often miss out on the opportunity to experience education in this way at the beginning of their time in college. Rather than recognizing learning as enlightening, applicable, and fun, they frequently consider it confusing, irrelevant, and boring. But what if developmental education was more about guiding learners to discover the intrinsic value of education and less about accelerating their progression through the developmental sequence while regimenting the assessment of student success and retention?

By: Wayne D'Orio, EducationDive
More college students are seeking mental health counseling, stressing institutions' already-strapped services. 

Visits to campus counseling centers  climbed 30% to 40%  between the fall of 2009 and the spring of 2015, according to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health. Enrollment, meanwhile, grew just 5% during that time.

By: Educatorstechnology, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
A few days ago we shared with you a collection of some very good templates teachers can use to create  professionally designed forms . In today's post we are featuring another selection of pre-designed templates but this time for creating presentations in Google Slides. These templates, which we covered in a previous  post  here in  EdTech and mLearning , will provide you with an easy way to create beautiful presentations without having to bother with graphics and design. Everything is pre-made and all you have to do is a little tweaking to appropriate it for your own educational purposes.

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