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Classification essay

Classification is a rhetorical style that, in essay format, takes a whole and splits it up into parts and then places the divided information into various categories. While you may see this rhetorical style used within a single paragraph, it’s not uncommon to write an entire essay using a classification format.

A classification essay combines two different techniques. First, you would divide a complex and difficult topic into subtopics for clarity and explanation purposes. Next, you…

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Added by Oliver Maurice on June 20, 2018 at 5:55am — No Comments

How to get a PhD

A Ph.D. is the terminal degree for some fields, and it prepares graduates for faculty and research positions at universities. Earning a Ph.D. requires advanced coursework, examinations and a dissertation analyzing original research. This article discusses what must be done to obtain a Ph.D.

The first step in the journey toward completing a doctoral degree is to obtain an undergraduate degree. For the best start, choose a bachelor’s degree program at a regionally accredited university.…

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Added by Oliver Maurice on June 13, 2018 at 6:47am — No Comments

Overcoming writers block

Writer’s block is a term you’ve probably heard often. The amazing and confusing thing about writer’s block is that people apply the term to drastically different experiences. For many, “writer’s block” means a frustrating but temporary stall in their progress. For some authors, though, the phrase looms nightmarishly large and describes a recurring and debilitating struggle to move ideas from their mind to the page.

Under the pressure of deadlines, almost…

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Added by Oliver Maurice on June 8, 2018 at 5:56am — No Comments

5 Tips on How to Motivate Students to be Leaders

Leadership is one of the most appreciated values in modern business. Genuine leaders have by far the biggest chance to become successful entrepreneurs or earn top management positions in large corporations. But there is a catch here – most companies are struggling to find leaders.

According to the research, more than 80% of organizations…

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Added by Laura Buckler on May 31, 2018 at 7:47am — No Comments

Use these two words and become a better student

Words are powerful.

And you do not only know that since your last exam. A single word can change everything: it can make you the victor, save relationships, calm you down or pull you into the abyss.

Finding the right words is an art that not everyone masters. Some use their words inflationary and put one empty phrase to the next. Others put every word on the gold scale and interpret everything possible into what is said.

But your choice of words not only affects how…

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Added by Patricia Brindley on May 17, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

Online Education: Can It Really Replace Learning in Classrooms?

In the modern world education is a part of everyone's life. Even if someone did not graduate from college or finish school, they still learn new skills or just something they are interested in. That can likewise be called education, or, even a more appropriate term is self-education. This concept is closely…

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Added by Valery Thompson on May 16, 2018 at 5:19am — No Comments

20 reasons why studying is great

Almost every student is now and then dissatisfied with his studies. Exceptions are rare. Either the curriculum is too full, the exam too difficult or the grade too bad. Sometimes the money is too tight or just the seat in the lecture hall too uncomfortable. There is always a reason to quarrel with the situation.…

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Added by Patricia Brindley on May 3, 2018 at 5:39am — No Comments

5 routine things that helps improve memory.

  1. Work

When you love your job, don’t hesitate to play overtime. A study by King's College of London has shown that working longer delays the onset of symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

 

  1. Optimistic vision

"Plan for the future, decide to implement actions, contact the right people - these activities are very stimulating  for the brain," says Professor Eustache. Added to this is an optimistic vision…

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Added by Patricia Brindley on April 26, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments

Here's where it gets interesting

The state tests will be done soon and that's usually when most students and even some teachers check out for the year. I always feel differently. While the pressure of the test is gone, now the fun can start. I can experiment and play a little. I explore other resources and test out new sites.



Since everything I wanted to cover in the curriculum is done and all the grades I needed are in, the things I meant to try all year have worked their way to the top of the…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on April 23, 2018 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Calculus Tutoring

Calculus is originated from a Latin word ‘calculus’ and literally, it signifies 'small pebble'. However, it is a mathematical study related to continuous change, similarly the algebra, geometry, and others. There are two different prominent branches of calculus Differential Calculus (concerned with the slopes of the curve and rates of change) and …

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Added by John Marsh on April 17, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to Stay Connected to Your Family While You Are Teaching Abroad

Say you’ve always wanted to teach English abroad, you studied hard and that new TESOL/TEFL Certificate is in your hot little…

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Added by Ethan Dunwill on April 12, 2018 at 12:11pm — No Comments

8 Reasons Why Financial Education Is Your Best Bet

Many people get through life without a financial education. Managing our eventual income is not something we tend to learn about in school. But being financially aware is a life skill all of us should possess. Here are eight reasons why financial education is your best…

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Added by Alana Downer on March 29, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments

GlobalExam is hiring!

In 2015, GlobalExam offered to the candidates the TOEIC, TOEFL & HSK trainings, the first online platform dedicated to language proficiency test preparation. Today, the platform helps 120 000 people succeed in 13 different tests in English, Spanish, German, Mandarin and French. Tomorrow, we plan on having trainings for 15 tests in total…



We are moving fast, very fast, and more teachers are needed to keep providing learners with high quality content in order for them to…

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Added by Mailys Carles on March 7, 2018 at 5:59am — No Comments

Diploma in medical laboratory technology: Things You Should Know!

There are many courses out there that can be considered for your future. Once you enroll yourself in them, you get ready for a career.  You can check out Diploma in medical laboratory technology for your studies. Actually, these medical laboratory technicians play a significant role in prevention and diagnosis of ailments like cancer, diabetes and AIDS.  The medical lab technicians work under the proper supervision of a physician, medical technologist or lab manager…

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Added by Silvia Watson on March 1, 2018 at 6:56am — No Comments

One Good Deed Deserves Another

I read George Couros' book The Innovators Mindset recently. It was enlightening to say the least. There was so much in the book that I wanted to implement in my classroom, so I created an infographic about the…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on February 17, 2018 at 4:55pm — No Comments

Factors to Consider before Opting for Debt Settlement

When the times are tough financially and your business is on the rocks because of debts, settling them with your creditors may be the only option remaining. However, before making that decision, you want to make sure that it is the right decision to make. It is worth noting that debt settlement affects your credit score, making it difficult for you to qualify for other loans in future. As such, if there is another option, you will want to look into that first.

To know for sure that…

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Added by Karen Anthony on January 30, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

How Can Technology Help Math Education

Technology become more prominent in today’s classroom. Students use electronic notebook,  computer, calculator, tablet, electronic pen, electronic white board, etc. These tools are really useful in mathematics. Technology can be the great tool for students, it makes work easy and efficient. Many online tutors for math engage students using these technology. Many software programs are designed…

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Added by John Marsh on January 23, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments

5 Ways to Teach Kids Essay Writing at Home

Teachers are busy people. They usually have enough time to go through the lectures and leave space for

discussions at the end of the class. When it comes to teaching essay writing, however, they don’t have enough space

in their program.

They will explain what the essay structure is supposed to look like. They will assign a topic. And that’s it. The

student is left under a huge pressure to figure out the essay writing process.

As parents, we’re responsible to make this…

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Added by Catrin Cooper on January 22, 2018 at 11:29am — 2 Comments

How to Finish Homework in 8 Steps

You have trouble to finish your homework? You feel bored to finish your homework? This article will give some easy steps to get your homework done fast and efficient way. The school can give you knowledge, but if you really want to score good grades, then homework is the best way. Homework is nothing but the part of your math practice. If you do your homework same day, then the concepts will be fresh in mind. Go through this article and find the easy tips to get your homework…

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Added by John Marsh on January 22, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

How to Complete Math Assignment On Time

Completing an assignment is not an easy job, particularly for school going students. They have a busy schedule. Completing assignment on time can affects grade in the exam. Assignment can be a fun if approach in a right way. Writing a math assignment is nothing but improving math skills. Here are some steps to complete math assignment.…

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Added by John Marsh on January 22, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments

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Classification essay

Classification is a rhetorical style that, in essay format, takes a whole and splits it up into parts and then places the divided information into various categories. While you may see this rhetorical style used within a single paragraph, it’s not uncommon to write an entire essay using a classification format.A classification essay combines two different techniques. First, you would divide a complex and difficult topic into subtopics for clarity and explanation purposes. Next, you would…See More
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How to get a PhD

A Ph.D. is the terminal degree for some fields, and it prepares graduates for faculty and research positions at universities. Earning a Ph.D. requires advanced coursework, examinations and a dissertation analyzing original research. This article discusses what must be done to obtain a Ph.D.The first step in the journey toward completing a doctoral degree is to obtain an undergraduate degree. For the best start, choose a bachelor’s degree program at a regionally accredited university.…See More
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Overcoming writers block

Writer’s block is a term you’ve probably heard often. The amazing and confusing thing about writer’s block is that people apply the term to drastically different experiences. For many, “writer’s block” means a frustrating but temporary stall in their progress. For some authors, though, the phrase looms nightmarishly large and describes a recurring and debilitating struggle to move ideas from their mind to the page.Under the pressure of deadlines, almost everyone—from students to professors to…See More
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