Ed4Online Blog | Category: Ed4Career


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With the rise of online learning institutions and adult learning scholarship programs, there are more viable options to study for a degree later in life.


Fun Facts About Independence Day

By Kris Powers | July 4th 2018

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From 1776 to the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence. This year marks our 242nd year of celebration!

On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. On that day, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail that July 2nd “will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival” and that the celebration should include “Pomp and Parade…Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other.”


The Power of Positive Affirmations

By Kris Powers | June 27th 2018

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Negative thoughts can become self-fulfilling prophecies and can affect our personal lives, relationships, careers and much more. It is much better, instead, to think and give voice to positive thoughts, to build ourselves up instead of tear ourselves down.


Start Your Week With Intention

By Kris Powers | June 20th 2018

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Here are some steps you can take to make Mondays, and the days that follow, a bit easier.



Improve your Skills

It’s never a bad idea to add onto your resume’s skill section. Whether you are currently looking for a new job opportunity or exploring professional development, online courses make it affordable and convenient to upskill on your own time.


How to Remain Teachable

By Kris Powers | May 16th 2018

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Remaining teachable should be at the top of your personal and professional development goals. What does it mean to remain “teachable”? Learn more here!


How Technology has Changed the Face of Education

By Kris Powers | May 9th 2018

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Technology has brought many benefits to the educational scene.


The Beauty in Brainstorming

By Kris Powers | April 25th 2018

Diagram of the Brainstorming Process

Are you looking for a solution to a specific problem? Do you need to kick your creative side into gear? Brainstorming is an effective tool for situations where creative thinking and problem solving are required. Brainstorming can be done by an individual, or in a group, and both options have their benefits. The point of brainstorming, whether in a group or alone, is to get as many ideas out of your head in as little time possible. In the initial stages of brainstorming, you are technically “brain dumping”. You needn’t worry about linking like thoughts or having concern about redundancy of ideas or whether they are legitimate solutions. You will take the time to sort through the ideas and select which ones might be worth pursuing later.

In order to brainstorm as successfully as possible, it’s important to:


Is it Time to Refresh or Reset your Career?

By Kris Powers | April 18th 2018

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Whatever leads you to the brink of change, taking the steps to refresh or reset your life can be daunting.


Understanding Adult Learners

By Kris Powers | April 11th 2018

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In this article, we share a few adult learning principles.