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A New Beginning for Direct Network

Posted by Liz Schulte on Jul 16, 2018 8:30:00 AM

To bring you the latest and best information about the trends in education that impact your students, faculty and school, Direct Network is adopting a new, streamlined format that will keep your community ahead of the curve.

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Three Skills You Already Have That Will Reshape Your Undergrad Program

Posted by Dean Asher on Jun 22, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Sometimes it can be frustrating to buy a book that promises to reveal decades of experience in working with successful undergraduate programs in the hope of learning something new, only to discover it doesn't offer any groundbreaking "quick fixes" that are sure to change the face of higher education forever. This time, however, it's reassuring. Inside Higher Ed's review of the new book "The Undergraduate Experience: Focusing Institutions on What Matters Most" doesn't offer any gimmicks or crazy insights to improve your program, but it does show us that its five authors believe the basics work for a reason. 

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The Top 50 Private K-12 Schools in America

Posted by Dean Asher on Jun 16, 2016 8:19:38 AM

When it comes to excellence in education, these schools know best. Educational institution ranking and review site Niche has released its 2016 list of the best private K-12 schools in the country. Schools are ranked by SAT and ACT scores, four-year matriculation rate, student-teacher ratio, student and parent surveys and other factors, so inclusion on such a prestigious list is a pretty big honor for every school involved. MBS Direct is proud to be the fulfillment partner for 15 schools in the top 50, which we've shared here.

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Will Teachers Ever Be Replaced by Robots?

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Jun 16, 2015 4:00:00 AM

The answer to our titular question is a short one: probably not. But with technology in the classroom becoming more and more common, it's still a fun thought exercise, right? (Teachers everywhere shake their heads no). Well either way, by reading this brief article from Edutopia, you'll see why it's an unlikely outcome for the future of education, and how there are certain things that human educators can do that robots could only hope to ever achieve. Check out an excerpt from said article below.

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