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8 skill-building job ideas for college-bound students

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Added by Alexandra Grayson on August 7, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

Learn a Foreign Language on Your Own with These Tips

Learning a foreign is a very complex process. And, it becomes even more difficult if you want to learn it by yourself. When you go to classes and have a trainer to teach you that language in various lessons, things are quite easy. However, if you decide to do it by yourself, you should be prepared not only for finding the ambition to keep learning that language, but also for a lot of work to prepare the right materials.

You will need to be very organized and do extensive research to…

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Added by Kristin Savage on July 23, 2018 at 7:04am — 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 related to online education, mainly with the fact that you have to be…

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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.

 But the opposite is true as well. There is…

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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

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 hands and now, finally, you are about to set off on a grand adventure. Living and working overseas. In this day and age of global…

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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 bet:

You Learn How to Budget

One of the basics of…

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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

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

Simple Ways To Be A More Compassionate Teacher

The lack of social and emotional skills can lead to burnout. Unfortunately, it’s not easy to develop these

skills. No one taught us these skills when we were kids. We also didn’t know that they’re vital in our adult

life and they can be developed.

Schools are just starting to understand how emotions can affect students’ way of learning and overall well-

being. Thus, students who were lucky enough to have compassionate teachers growing up have been trained

to develop…

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Added by Catrin Cooper on January 18, 2018 at 10:07am — No Comments

Google releases searchable directory of Google Home and Google Assistant commands, apps & services

If you are like me, and millions of others, you bought or received a Google Home or Google Home Mini this holiday season. I bought and gifted several of these amazing new smart speakers,…

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Added by Steven Engravalle on January 10, 2018 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Psychometric Testing and Its Benefits

Psychometric testing will help the company to understand the calibre of a candidate regarding behaviour, aptitude, and personality. It becomes difficult if the company must take every candidate through a detailed interview process when the client timelines are very short for completing any project. Therefore one scientific approach to cover all areas including skill, intelligence, and personality can help the company to save time and hence money.

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Added by Silvia Watson on December 26, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

How is WordPress Redefining Website Design and Functionality By Offering Super-Friendly Database Management Options?

Any version of WordPress is easy to handle and install. A standard WP site has three components – the installation, contents of the wp-content directory and the primary database. The wp-content directory contains all the themes, plug-ins, and the uploads. While most site owners do not access the database directly or manage the data in the store, the WordPress database is always working behind the scenes to keep the site online.

WordPress has been traveling far and…

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Added by Silvia Watson on December 22, 2017 at 5:40am — No Comments

One Teacher's Approach to Digital Citizenship

In the beginning

When I began teaching digital citizenship in 2010 it was an innocent time. We were only worried about the students believing all websites were real. I directed students to The Dog Island website, where you could pack up your dog in a crate and send him off for a week long romp on a beach. The site was very believable; pictures of the dogs, and even information about how to ship your dog. There’s other sites too; you can learn…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on December 20, 2017 at 8:37pm — No Comments

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How and Why To Get Into National Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) is an organization for the high-school students. It is dedicated to recognizing and appreciating the young ones for their excellent performance at educational establishments. Hence, those who satisfy the membership requirements laid down by the school’s chapter can apply for the NHS membership.How to get into National Honor Society?The first task is to figure out if your school consists of an NHS chapter. And, if it does…See More
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