The Best Schools http://www.thebestschools.org Finding the best school for you Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:30:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 116165519 Affordable Online Bachelor’s of Business Studies http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/03/27/affordable-online-bachelors-of-business-studies/ Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:44:37 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=68858 There are plenty of lucrative careers to be found in the business world. Land a position at the right company, make smart choices, and you could work yourself to the top of the tower, with the run of an empire under your right hand. To […]

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The $20,000 Escalante–Gradillas Prize for Best in Education and how it changes lives http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/03/24/update-interview-best-education-prize-winners-anthony-yom-lisa-kaplan/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:44:08 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=70850 “Ingenuity, plus courage, plus work, equals miracles.” — Bob Richards, Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony makes numbers sing for a class of young adults. Lisa listens to parents, to teachers, to kids, to whomever voices a need to her, and makes solutions appear out of thin […]

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The 25 Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Studies http://www.thebestschools.org/rankings/most-affordable-online-bachelors-degrees-business-studies/ Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:01:44 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=64744 Do you have an interest in a career related to business? If so, you’re in good company. According to data published by the U.S. Department of Education, business has been the most popular major at the undergraduate level for over a decade. Undergraduate students have […]

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Fergie Jenkins’ Pitching Wisdom: An Interview http://www.thebestschools.org/features/ferguson-jenkins-pitching-wisdom/ http://www.thebestschools.org/features/ferguson-jenkins-pitching-wisdom/#respond Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:32:07 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=70224 Bill Dembski and Curtis Baugh Ferguson Jenkins, or “Fergie,” is not just one of baseball’s greats but one of baseball Hall of Fame’s greats. He is the last pitcher to have won seven twenty-or-more win seasons. Pitching in the MLB from 1965 to 1983, and […]

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50 Online RN to BSN Degree Programs http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/03/20/online-rn-bsn-degree-programs/ Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:39:26 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=68713 Do you want to continue to advance your nursing career but feel you have grown as much as you can with your RN degree? Increased opportunities for career advancement and earning potential await registered nurses who complete an RN to BSN online program. In addition […]

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The 50 Best RN to BSN Online Programs http://www.thebestschools.org/rankings/best-rn-bsn-online-programs/ Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:42:45 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=68249 Registered nurses who complete an RN to BSN online program increase the opportunities to advance their careers and increase their earning potential. They also receive preparation for a master or doctoral degree in nursing, if they choose to go still further in their studies. The […]

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America’s Online Colleges http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/02/28/americas-online-colleges/ Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:32:19 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=68746 Online colleges are finally getting the recognition they deserve, and schools of nearly all ranks are jumping into the online education scene — even Harvard! In past years, online colleges were mostly represented by national schools that did not have traditional brick-and-mortar campuses. At the […]

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What is neo-Darwism? Even experts can’t agree http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/02/15/what-is-neo-darwinism/ Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:54:01 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=68795 For some months now, TheBestSchools.org has been hosting a Focused Civil Dialogue (FCD) between the noted evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson (University of Binghamton) and the distinguished physiologist Denis Noble (Oxford University) on the question whether the evolutionary synthesis known as “neo-Darwinism” remains theoretically adequate […]

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100 Outstanding Public High Schools http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/02/13/outstanding-public-high-schools/ Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:50:23 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=68683 In many ways, we walk through the gateway to adulthood when we walk across the stage to receive our high school diploma. More than a piece of paper, completion of a secondary school curriculum symbolizes that an individual is ready and capable to embark upon […]

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The 100 Best Public High Schools in the U.S. http://www.thebestschools.org/rankings/best-public-high-schools-us/ Sat, 11 Feb 2017 15:53:25 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=66090  Tweet this!The 100 Best Public High Schools in the U.S.! A great public high school must serve all students (not just college bound students). A great public high school educates students for a wide range of careers and college options and provide a rich and […]

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Hospitality & Tourism Degrees Served Online http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/02/07/hospitality-tourism-degrees-online/ Tue, 07 Feb 2017 14:15:22 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=68218 When considering a hospitality degree, most students think of preparation for employment in the five-hundred-billion-dollar-a-year hotel business but the hospitality industry is much broader. A hospitality degree provides an array of rewarding management opportunities in restaurants, event planning, and theme parks. Some professional sports teams […]

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Celebrate National School Counseling Week, Feb. 6–10 http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/02/06/celebrate-national-school-counseling-week-feb-6-10/ Mon, 06 Feb 2017 15:20:14 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=68082 School counselors connect with every aspect of student life. Teachers and principals are more visible, but school counselors (don’t call them “guidance counselors,” though) need to be celebrated too! National School Counseling Week is Feb. 6–10, 2017. So, go ahead and celebrate a school counselor […]

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New to TheBestSchools.org? Here Are Our Greatest Hits… http://www.thebestschools.org/about/new-thebestschools-org-greatest-hits/ Wed, 01 Feb 2017 23:10:06 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=67627 Welcome to TheBestSchools.org site! If you’re reading this, you’re probably new here. We’re glad you dropped in. Tweet this! This site has great information on education and finding the best schools and colleges!As with many websites, it’s sometimes hard knowing where to start reading and […]

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25 Online Master of Social Work Programs That Make a Difference http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/01/31/25-online-master-of-social-work-programs-that-make-a-difference/ Tue, 31 Jan 2017 16:00:35 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=67659 Do you have a degree in art, sociology, or psychology and don’t really know how to translate it to a meaningful career once you graduate? Many students with these degrees are looking toward Master of Social Work degree programs. Those who complete these programs have […]

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The 20 Best Online Bachelor in Hospitality Management Degree Programs http://www.thebestschools.org/rankings/best-online-bachelor-hospitality-management-degree-programs/ Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:01:41 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=66385 The hospitality and tourism industry—one of the world’s largest—supports more than 7.6 million jobs in the United States.  Tweet this!The 20 Best Online Bachelor in Hospitality Management Degree Programs! This vast industry provides an array of job opportunities for individuals who enjoy working with people. […]

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College Campus Buildings that will Amaze! http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/01/30/college-campus-buildings-will-amaze/ Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:43:09 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=67463 When you think of college, you probably think of graduation ceremonies, funny hats and robes, fraternities, eccentric professors, sports teams, red-eye study sessions, and, of course, high quality education. But what about location? All of that has to be housed somewhere! Besides having all of […]

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The 25 Best Online Master of Social Work Degree Programs http://www.thebestschools.org/rankings/best-online-master-social-work-degree-programs/ Sun, 29 Jan 2017 01:22:01 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=64625 An online MSW degree allows you to work in everything from government assistance programs to private psychological counseling. The increasingly popular online MSW programs make this degree even more attractive, adding convenience and flexibility to earning an MSW degree. Online Master in Social Work degree […]

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Highest Paid Coaches in College Sports http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/01/27/highest-paid-coaches-college-sports/ Fri, 27 Jan 2017 18:20:54 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=67465 Do you like college sports? Do you have a favorite team? If you like watching NCAA football or men’s basketball, the odds are good that the coach of your favorite team is the highest paid public employee in the state! That may not be much […]

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Is global warming good? Trump Dr. Happer and win $5K! http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/01/20/global-warming-trump-happer-win-5k/ http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/01/20/global-warming-trump-happer-win-5k/#comments Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:58:59 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=66991  Tweet this!Refute #ClimateChange skeptic William Happer—best rebuttal wins $5K! Just days before his inauguration, President Donald Trump consulted with physicist William Happer to discuss global warming (AKA “climate change”) (Washington Post, Jan. 13, 2017: “Trump meets with Princeton physicist who says global warming is good […]

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The Best Automotive Mechanic Schools http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/01/18/best-automotive-mechanic-schools/ Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:29:57 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=66292 Working on cars used to be a basic skill that was passed down whenever a person got his or her first car. Today, automobiles are more computer than machine and maintenance requires specific knowledge about the vehicle. With the increase in specialized knowledge, the demand […]

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University of the People http://www.thebestschools.org/california-education/university-of-the-people/ Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:12:09 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=66757 Highlights of University of the People Leadership includes esteemed academics from Columbia, Harvard, Stanford, Yale, and more Tuition-Free Small classes with personal attention Degrees in Computer Science, Business Administration, and Health Science (including an MBA) 6,000 Students enrolled from 200 countries University of the People […]

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The Best Online Colleges for 2017 http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/01/09/best-online-colleges-2017/ Mon, 09 Jan 2017 18:42:19 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=66201 In this day and age, the Internet is ubiquitous. Nearly every facet of contemporary life is in some way associated with the Internet, or at the very least, can be found online. As our lives have become more entangled with the world wide web, allowing […]

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The Best Schools Online Scholarship Winners Fall 2016! http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2017/01/07/best-schools-online-scholarship-winners-fall-2016/ Sat, 07 Jan 2017 20:22:41 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=66187  Tweet this!The Best Schools Online Scholarship Winners Fall 2016! The staff at TheBestSchools.org congratulates three new recipients of The Best Schools Online Learning Scholarships: Maryann Coberly, Jessica Fellers, Sherri Tibbetts (Fall of 2016). We selected these winners from approximately 200 applications we received from across […]

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Online Education http://www.thebestschools.org/online-education/ Sat, 07 Jan 2017 01:45:09 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=66549 Online Education Guide Introduction Online colleges and online education now occupy an increasingly large portion of the academic landscape. Yet just two decades ago, the idea of a virtual classroom was a high-tech novelty. The idea that online education could ever replace the traditional classroom […]

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The Savvy Student’s Guide to Online Colleges and Online Education http://www.thebestschools.org/online-colleges/guide-online-colleges/ Fri, 06 Jan 2017 21:55:48 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=66522 QuickGuide Contents QuickGuide The Nuts and Bolts of Getting Educated Online A History of Distance and Online Education Decision Time Works Cited Notes Part of the Online Colleges Hub Online colleges and online education are really just “distance learning” with a computer and wifi. And […]

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The Online Colleges Source: Accredited, Affordable, Convenient http://www.thebestschools.org/online-colleges/ Fri, 06 Jan 2017 21:38:58 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=66366 Online Colleges: Online Colleges by State Resources for Online Colleges Online Degree Program Rankings Frequently Asked Questions about Online Colleges and Online Education This guide to online colleges and universities is the web’s most thorough and reliable source of information for online higher education. Students […]

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The 25 Highest-Paid College Coaches of 2017 http://www.thebestschools.org/features/highest-paid-college-coaches/ Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:12:51 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=66422 College Athletics, without a doubt, is big business, and universities stand to make huge sums of money every year on successful programs (the NCAA as a whole reported revenue of $989 million in the 2014 fiscal year). But it takes money to make money, and […]

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The 25 Most Amazing College Campus Buildings http://www.thebestschools.org/features/most-amazing-college-campus-buildings/ Wed, 04 Jan 2017 19:38:16 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=64714 Quick, when you think of amazing buildings, what image comes to mind? Is it anything like one of the 25 Most Amazing Campus Buildings assembled here? We are betting that at least a few of our Top 25 entries matched your mental picture.  Tweet this!The […]

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Khaldoun Sweis Interview http://www.thebestschools.org/features/khaldoun-sweis-interview/ http://www.thebestschools.org/features/khaldoun-sweis-interview/#respond Tue, 03 Jan 2017 21:42:11 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=64919  Tweet this!Khaldoun A. Sweis Interview (@SocratricKnight) A well-known public lecturer and blogger on Christian apologetics, Dr. Sweis [pronounced “Sway-ss”] has published three books: Christian Apologetics: An Anthology of Primary Sources (with Chad V. Meister; Zondervan, 2012); Debating Christian Theism (with J.P. Moreland and Chad Meister; […]

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The 20 Best Automotive Mechanic Schools http://www.thebestschools.org/rankings/best-automotive-mechanic-schools/ Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:56:07 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=66034 Most of us own and depend on cars. Some of us are passionate about cars, possessing an intimate knowledge of their many parts and how to repair them. The rest of us only learn about how our cars work when they break down, and the […]

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Student Loan Refinance Deals http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2016/12/27/gift-keeps-giving-student-loan-refinance-deals/ Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:49:30 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=66068 “Refinance your student loans and save thousands!” Not so fast. Sure, everyone likes to save money (especially if your loans have entered repayment), and student loan refinancing has the potential to help you do so, but it should be approached like any other major financial […]

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10 Student Loan Refinance Deals You Should Consider http://www.thebestschools.org/best-student-loan-refinance-deals/ Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:29:28 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=65205 What is student loan refinancing? What can a refi change for me? Is refinancing best for me? If you have student loans and a social media page (or two, or three), you’ve probably seen an advertisement making claims just like “Refinance your student loans in […]

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The Top 10 Sports Careers for Non-Athletes http://www.thebestschools.org/careers/top-sports-careers-non-athletes/ Wed, 14 Dec 2016 19:15:11 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=65643 It is the dream of most sports fans to hit the major leagues one day, or to hear their name called at the NBA draft. For most of us, however, this is only a dream. Luckily, our love for sports does not fade away once we […]

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David Sloan Wilson Detailed Response: Tinbergen’s four questions concisely describe a fully rounded evolutionary perspective http://www.thebestschools.org/dialogues/evolution-david-sloan-wilson-detailed-response/ http://www.thebestschools.org/dialogues/evolution-david-sloan-wilson-detailed-response/#respond Mon, 12 Dec 2016 19:03:46 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=65055 The post David Sloan Wilson Detailed Response: Tinbergen’s four questions concisely describe a fully rounded evolutionary perspective appeared first on The Best Schools.

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John Wilson of Books & Culture at Christianity Today to join TheBestSchools.org http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2016/12/09/john-wilson-christianity-todays-books-culture-join-thebestschools-org/ Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:30:22 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=64873 We are pleased to announce that John Wilson will be launching a new endeavor in 2017 at TheBestSchools.org site, Education & Culture. Beginning in 1995, John served as editor of the prestigious Books & Culture at Christianity Today. Education & Culture will continue to build […]

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The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/guide-to-study-skills/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:17:32 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=64087 Introduction Do you consider yourself to be a savvy student? Your academic career to-date may be impressive—good grades, fair study skills—but when push comes to shove, do you know how to write an effective college essay, to debate ideas with authority, or approach a problem […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Reading http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-reading/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:02:32 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63416 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter One We’re talking about reading? How to really read a textbook Reading a novel for school The limits of literary criticism, and plagiarism Reading poetry We’re talking about reading? You might think it’s a little silly to include […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Memory http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-memory/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:00:49 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63616 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Seven What Should We Memorize? Bloom’s Taxonomy Revisited Kinds of Memory The Benefits of Long Term Memory How to Memorize Approaches to Learning Critical Thinking Memory and Social Situations What Should We Memorize? One of the best parts […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Learning http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-learning/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:00:05 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63663 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Eight Pop Quiz Time The Challenge of Learning Learning as a Process A Final Word about the Tools of Learning Study Skills Follow Up Communication Rough Drafts Pop Quiz Time Let’s start with a little exercise. You’ve just […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Creativity http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-creativity/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:59:15 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63305 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Nine Creativity of Sportsmanship Wait. You can do that? What is Creativity? Elements of Creativity Learning Creativity The Alphabet Exercise The Can Opener Exercise OK—One More Steps in Learning Creativity Teaching Creativity Using Creativity A Final Word of […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Personal Well-Being http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-personal-wellbeing/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:16:16 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63694 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Ten Stress Management Exercise Nutrition Drinking Sleep Gaming Hobbies Spirituality and Religion Yoga Meditation Beyond Self-Care Emotional Intelligence (EI) can be viewed as the set of tools used to make sure you’re engaged in living, learning, and being […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Self-Discipline http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-self-discipline/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:15:03 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63705 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Eleven Marshmallows and Self-Discipline Marshmallows and You The Roots of Self-Discipline Try This Experiment Building Self-Discipline Self-Discipline and Your Studies But What About … ? Back to Basics Persistence How to Learn Persistence Applying These Ideas to Your […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Time Management http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-time-management/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:13:56 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63650 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Twelve Why Managing Time is Hard Asking the Right Question Time Management and the Roles We Play Time Management Made Just for Students Other Time Management Systems Tools of Time Management Use a Planner Portability Space Organization Free […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Working in Groups http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-working-in-groups/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:12:36 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63578 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Six Theory v. Reality Discussion Groups in Class Group Study Group Presentations The Social Part of Group Work Theory v. Reality There are a couple of very good reasons teachers break students into small groups, and they all […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Debating Ideas http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-debating-ideas/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:11:21 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63334 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Five Where We’ve Been But That’s Not Us—Right? Checking Our News Sources, and Why it Matters A New Definition of Winning Not a Battle of Wills Resolution on Social Media Debate in School and Beyond When Something is […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Speaking http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-speaking/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:10:14 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63516 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Three There’s More to Speaking Than You Think What Do You Want to Sound Like? Factors in a Good Speaking Voice There’s More to Speaking Than You Think Most people don’t pay very much attention to how they […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Listening http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-listening/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:05:54 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63385 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Three It’s What We Do Least Focus Academic Listening Social Listening Body Language When You Just Can’t Listen Keeping Your Listening Skills Sharp It’s What We Do Least We already talked about listening as it relates to speaking. […]

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What’s New at TheBestSchools.org? Week of December 4, 2016 http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2016/12/05/whats-new-at-thebestschools-org-week-of-december-4-2016/ Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:45:32 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=65217 Here’s what’s new at TheBestSchools.org for the week of December 4, 2016: Exciting TBS update It’s the season of giving, and one of the gifts we give away each year is the Escalante–Gradillas Prize for Best in Education. One of the more generous educator awards […]

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Savvy Student’s Study Skills: Writing http://www.thebestschools.org/savvy-students/study-skills-writing/ Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:18:31 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?page_id=63468 The Savvy Student’s Guide to Study Skills—Chapter Two Writing is Like Reading, but Backwards Note Taking From Notes to Essay Formats for Essays Formats for Research Papers Style Guides for Writing Creative Writing Writing is Like Reading, but Backwards There’s a close relationship between reading […]

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Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Communications and Public Relations http://www.thebestschools.org/blog/2016/11/28/affordable-online-bachelors-degrees-communications-public-relations/ Mon, 28 Nov 2016 18:33:47 +0000 http://www.thebestschools.org/?p=64786 Access to an affordable college education may be easier than you imagined. Online bachelor’s degrees in communications or public relations offer flexibility for the student, as the material can typically be accessed at any time of the day or night, and does not require travel […]

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