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Those that know, do. Those that understand, teach. ~Aristotle

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Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. ~Benjamin Franklin

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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. ~William Arthur Ward

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Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers and teachers. ~Richard Bach

 

You Passed! …Huh?

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You passed! …Huh?

Here is the dilemma… Your child/student is not doing well in school. He/she is failing most subjects, and failed the statewide or district-wide assessments. Your child could be, or not in the IEP program. Even though your child met one or more of the criteria above your child still passed to the next grade.  Why? 

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Simple Solutions to Learn a Difficult Subject in School Without the Stress

Simple Solutions To Learn-A Difficult Subject In School Without The Stress

Simple Solutions To Learn A Difficult Subject In School Without The Stress

Learning a difficult subject can be extremely stressful for some individuals. While some people are seemingly process information without difficulty, others often feel lost or frustrated while trying to learn the same subject matter. Whether you are having difficulty in one particular subject, or you are struggling with a number of topics, here are a few tips that can greatly improve your chances of success.

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The text to speech plugin I have been using for over two years on this blog is not working any longer as it should be.  It has so many issues, I don’t even know where to start explaining to everyone on what is wrong with it.   It brakes links, it doesn’t show up where it should, slows down my pages to a crawl is just for starters.  So I had to remove the plugin. 

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The Cost of Education is Increasing, but is the Quality, Too?

The Cost of Education is Increasing But Is The Quality Too

The Cost of Education is Increasing, but is the Quality, Too?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of a college education has risen an astonishing 500% since 1985. Just as alarming is the inflated perceived value of an increasingly less attainable bachelor’s degree, and the question remains as to whether many schools offer programs equal in value to their tuition charges. 

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Test Tips: How to Score Big on Your Next Exam

Test Tips How to Score Big on Your Next Exam

Test Tips: How to Score Big on Your Next Exam

Taking tests is an integral part of the educational process, but the announcement of a big test can strike fear in the hearts of students, no matter the subject. However, you do not need to panic when you have an upcoming exam. Use these tips to prepare adequately for your test and achieve a favorable grade.

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Career Path to Becoming a Lawyer – A Basic Guide for Hopeful Law Students

Career Path to Becoming a Lawyer - a Basic Guide for Hopeful Law Students

Career Path to Becoming a Lawyer – A Basic Guide for Hopeful Law Students

As it is with many careers, there’s more than one way to become a lawyer. Sometimes, this makes it tough to know what path you should take. Embarking on a successful career as a lawyer requires proactive planning while in law school. There are a number of factors a law student needs to take into consideration when contemplating a career course following graduation. Read ahead for some advice on how to get on the right path to becoming the kind of lawyer you want to be.

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Early Education: Ideas to Promote a Love of Reading with Your Students

Early Education Ideas to Promote a Love of Reading with Your Students

Early Education: Ideas to Promote a Love of Reading with Your Students

If you love young children, and want to pursue a career teaching them, get ready to spend a lot of time helping kids learn to read. Like every task we undertake, learning to read is easier for children who are excited and motivated to accomplish it.  

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The Pros and Cons of Trade-schools for Today’s Economy

The Pros and Cons of Trade-schools for Today's Economy

The Pros and Cons of Trade-schools for Today’s Economy

In today’s economy, the dreams of achieving a bachelor’s degree, a long-term career, and financial security are looking more obscure each day. Even those who have held secure jobs for decades are threatened with layoffs, in spite of their hard work and dedication. If you are considering attending a four-year university, you may be wondering if you’ll get a good return on your investment. Many are deciding to attend a trade school for certification instead. But will a trade school be worth the effort and price? It all comes down to personality type and what you want to do in the end. Take a look at these pros and cons to decide which path is right for your education and career. 

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Degree Wisdom: Five Tips to Get Students Interested When Marketing a New Major

Degree Wisdom - Five Tips to Get Students Interested When Marketing a New Major

Degree Wisdom: Five Tips to Get Students Interested When Marketing a New Major

When your school is offering a new major for the first time, there can be some hurdles to overcome to make it a success. Whenever you are introducing something new for the first time, there will be many people who are wary about it. You can follow these five tips to help your school successfully market a new major to potential students.

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Five Ways to Know if You are Cut out for a Career in Healthcare

5 Ways to Know if you are Cut out for a Career in Healthcare

Whether you’re a high school student considering careers or an adult thinking about switching to another field, healthcare is a great field to pursue. Not only are jobs plentiful now, but demand will continue to grow in the future. If you are wondering if a career in healthcare is right for you, consider these five points carefully.

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