Ameer Baraka understands firsthand how undiagnosed dyslexia can dangerously alter the course of a person’s life. “I knew something was…
Seventy-five years ago, during World War II, Dr. Frances Carter worked in a Birmingham, Alabama, defense plant, helping to build B-29 bombers—some of the largest aircraft in service during the war. She is “Rosie the Riveter,” and today, we’re catching up with her.
Construction is complete on a new research facility inside the Pearson office in Hoboken, New Jersey, and the company is recruiting research partners to try out educational products and providing real-time feedback. The partners they’re in search of: children.
“Success in business is the combination of education and experience,” says Blake Withall, Director of Online Programs at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management. “We at Pepperdine, with Pearson’s help, continue to help our students elevate both of those things.”
Today, the award-winning Parent Toolkit website, produced by NBC News Education Nation and supported by Pearson, launches a new section dedicated to helping parents and their teens navigate their evolving parent-child relationships.
The growing gap between demand and supply of skilled construction labor is the biggest problem facing the construction industry today. One organization in Indiana is helping shrink that gap is some surprising ways.
If you’ve ever watched the DIY Network on television, Kayleen McCabe’s is a face you may recognize. When she is not in front of the camera, Kayleen is traveling the country telling students the story of how her long-time construction hobby turned into a successful career.
There is one question that has followed Jason Lorgan throughout his decades-long career working in college bookstores: “What is the best way to deliver course materials to students?” Four years ago, Jason started thinking through the question in a new way, and the results were better than anyone expected.
Jai Kumar has worked in the Campus Bookstore at the College of San Mateo in Silicon Valley, California, for more than 26 years. Over his many years, he’s seen the cost of going to college skyrocket. Now, he’s doing something about it.
More then 20 years ago, Mittie Cannon walked onto a construction site for the first time. Despite many doubters, she stayed curious. Today, she’s been recognized, both inside her organization and more broadly, for her leadership in a traditionally male-dominated field.