We had a great experience talking all things Career and Technical Education at ACTE Vision 2015! Here, we've compiled nine of the most meaningful takeaways that the Edmentum team gathered from the conference.
Top 10 Soft Skills for Career Success
"Soft skills" are workforce readiness skills that are interpersonal in nature, which include personal qualities, characteristics, and attitudes. And according to recent data from U.S. employers, they are becoming the attributes that employers are looking for in candidates’ resumes.
High School Equivalency Testing: 3 Strategies to Navigate the Changing Landscape
Since the 2014 GED® Program went into effect, the world of adult education has expanded, shifted, and diversified to meet the challenges of a new testing landscape and alignment with College and Career Readiness Standards. We've put together three strategies to help educators navigate their students towards successful outcomes on these new high school equivalency exams.
Five Tips for a Successful Online Credit Recovery Program
As more and more jobs require some kind of post-secondary training, a high school diploma will only become more necessary. Online credit recovery programs can be a great solution to help students falling behind in credits (or at risk of it) to get back on track and graduate on time.
Girls in STEM: Translating Interest into Achievement
In the past several decades, huge progress has been made in closing the gender-equality gap, but they remain severely under-represented in the fast-growing STEM fields. How can we encourage women to pursue STEM education and careers to help fill critical (and well-paying) jobs and close the gap?