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Dec 10 2021
It’s easy for those of us working in virtual organizations to snicker at the idea of “Zoom Fatigue” and virtual meeting burnout. After all, this virtual communication environment is old hat to many of us! We were Zooming long before COVID was even a whisper on the horizon!
Dec 10 2021
With the Great Resignation upon us, those in the workforce who are not resigning but who can choose where to work may opt to work remotely rather than commuting regularly to an office.
Dec 10 2021
<p>I was exactly fifteen and a half to the day when my great grandmother turned 100 years old. My parents gave her a cassette tape recorder/player as a birthday present. They thought she could use it to listen to music, Sunday sermons, and perhaps even record memories of her incredible life to serve as a family resource for generations to come. They were not prepared for her reaction: she was at first confused by the device — my father had to explain what it was and how it worked
Dec 10 2021
The early years in the classroom can be a daunting experience for novice teachers. Nieto (2018) recounted her struggles as a first-year teacher and the challenges of other classroom teachers who persisted despite the difficulty. Too often, novice teachers have few opportunities to participate in meaningful professional learning experiences to improve their practice. Having a licensed educator in a classroom is not enough to ensure sustainable growth for teachers and students. Well-
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Nov 12 2021
American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students are underrepresented in higher education institutions, comprising only 120,000 enrolled undergraduate students in 2018, a decrease of 33% from 2010-2018 (National Center for Education Statistics, 2020). Graduate student enrollment also decreased 21% between 2010-2018, with only 13,600 AI/AN graduate students enrolled in 2018 (National Center for Education Statistics, 2020). Not only are AI/AN students underrepresented, but they have low

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