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Ohio tech teacher followed his passion for cybersecurity into the classroom

The Greek philosopher Plutarch described the process of educating young people "not as a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." The essence these wise words is that educating ...

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Pennsylvania teenager's can-do attitude is driving his IT ambitions

According to federal government statistics, 20 percent of Americans have some degree of hearing loss. The strongest predictor of hearing loss is age — 91 percent of people 50 and older suffer from ...

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Wisconsin high school senior is a star student, superior swimmer, and IT support sensation

Decades ago, while I was training for my first parachute jump, my fellow first-timers ...

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At 49 years and counting, Arkansas educator is the Energizer Bunny of business teachers

When it comes to the beauty of the great outdoors it's hard to beat the Ozark Mountains ...

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Longtime Utah tech teacher got her first exposure to IT in high school

Spanish novelist Carlos Ruiz Zafón wrote that "destiny doesn't make house calls; you have to go for it." Going for it is a great way to describe Linda Brown, a veteran computer science and information ...

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A conversation with the exam architect behind the hottest certification in cloud security

Let's face it, the long-promised cloud revolution is here and nearly every application and system ...

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Ohio IT student has mastered computer repair, cybersecurity, and certification

The student I'll be profiling in this issue of Certification Magazine, Alex Mitov, is 19 and hails from ...

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Self-motivation is carrying Ohio college student from computer education to the FBI

One of my favorite poems is "It Couldn't Be Done," by Edgar A. Guest. First published in 1917 ...

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Tech teacher tag team is changing lives at East Cleveland high school

Synergy is the interaction of elements that, when combined, produce a total effect greater than the sum of the individual elements. In short, it means that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. In ...

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Former Navy officer and powerlifter is helping teens flex their IT muscles

Individuals are the sum of their experiences. Each event, whether good or bad, contributes to who we become. Fortunately, while experiences shape our character and influence our outlook on life ...

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