Competencies vs. Skills

Competencies vs. Skills

The 21st Century skills discussion and debate has waged on even prior to the onset of this century.  The ensuing conversations have provided an opportunity for schools, districts, and organizations to critically evaluate what students need to know and be able to do in order… Read More

5 Dos and Don’ts of Shared Custody

5 Dos and Don’ts of Shared Custody

You may already know the basics of custody etiquette—not dropping your child off late and no bad-mouthing your ex in front of your child. While these are important, there are many other unspoken guidelines you should know about for a smooth and happy shared custody… Read More

Through The Looking Glass – An Interview With The Rector

Through The Looking Glass – An Interview With The Rector

As rector of IE University, Salvador Carmona maintains his focus on what makes this innovative institution stand out: top graduate employability, a highly international student body and entrepreneurial spirit. IE University, which sprang forth from the prestigious IE Business School, is pushing forward rapidly thanks… Read More

OPINION: ‘Small bites’ can’t substitute for a college degree

OPINION: ‘Small bites’ can’t substitute for a college degree

  Photo: Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images As the president of a private regional college that intensively competes for undergraduates, I am acutely aware of the questions many families, officials and journalists have about the cost, value and necessity of our enterprise. Institutions… Read More

Show You Care

Show You Care

As an identical twin it was always a challenge going through school.  Initially my brother and I had to deal with the fact that our teachers could not tell us apart. My grandmother rectified this problem by outfitting each of us with belts that had… Read More

7 Bubble Ball Toys for Brilliant and Active Fun

7 Bubble Ball Toys for Brilliant and Active Fun

Of the many toy trends that have come along in recent years, the bubble ball has to be one of the most entertaining. It’s not only fun to participate in but it’s also highly entertaining to watch. Bubble balls come in a couple different shapes… Read More

3 Strategies to a Less Stressed Motherhood

3 Strategies to a Less Stressed Motherhood

By Judith Xavier When I had my first child, I approached motherhood with high expectations of myself—as only a newly-minted parent would. Armed with a ‘must-do’ list that was a mile long, and a slew of schedules (eating, sleeping…you name it, I had a schedule… Read More