Month: June 2013

What do you want to read this summer?

What do you want to read this summer?
Summer is already here and this is the right time to think about getting your favorite books read and catch up with what you have missed during the year.

Schools have let out and all pupils and students are busy with family vacations, summer camps and a myriad of other activities.

It is worth mentioning that children who do not read over the summer, may lose up to three months of reading progress, so this is why it’s important to encourage your students to pick up a few new books during the hot months ahead.

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The first day of school: 4 helpful tips for parents

The first day of school: 4 helpful tips for parents

 

Sending your children off to school for the first time can stir up many emotions. While there are certainly new challenges ahead, you can take several preventative measures to ensure it is a smooth transition for both of you. Making sure they are up-to-date with their shots, looking out for warning signs of lice (and applying the appropriate hair lice treatment), and identifying any warning signs of bullying are just a few things you should be aware of when sending your little ones off to the classroom.

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Higher education options in Kensas

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Whether you are from Missouri and the Kansas City area and want to go to school close to home or are looking to travel further away for school and feel like the Kansas City area is the right place for you, there are many different options when it comes to receiving a higher education. From public and private universities to for-profit and non-profit colleges to secular and non-secular schools, the Kensas City area has many unique options to offer, giving anyone the opportunity to find a place that is right for them.
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Are you ready to teach modern foreign languages?

Bonjour. Ça va? Ça va, bien merci. Et toi? Ça va! It is a drill that many of us will remember from our own school days but, for many, modern foreign languages (MFL) weren’t first introduced until we reached Year 7 or beyond. From September 2014 if the sounds of children conversing in a foreign […]

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How reliable is the Internet as a learning resource?

How reliable is the Internet as a learning resource?

Are you using the Internet for your homework, exam or research paper?

At this point, it’s hard to imagine anyone really avoiding the Internet as a useful resource for their learning, whether you’re addicted to Wikipedia, or to Google searches.

What comes to one’s mind is the question is the Internet reliable, though, for your revision? Can you depend on the sources and the information that you find? Are there any things that you should look out for when you’re doing your research, and how can you avoid bad habits?
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XXI Century classroom

XXI Century classroom
The classroom of the  XXI century has given a new dimension to education involving students to use various applications, Web 2.0 and other technological tools. By changing the old traditional concepts of learning to keep balance with modern technological world, the modern XXI century educational system emphasises technology and practicality, in order to prepare the students, for the perfect future employees, so that they don’t fall short in any circumstances at their workplace.
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Top tips in writing a resume

Top tips in writing a resume

A resume needs to stand out right away while retaining that professional look to your potential employer. I will give you the two best tips, from my experience in writing an excellent resume.

• Objective
First and foremost is the objective. Your objective needs to be at the top, right underneath your contact information. This is the most important part of your resume, although it is more often than not completely left out. That is a big mistake.
In your objective, you need to spell out exactly what you’re looking to do in your career or what your employer is looking for, as they have listed in the job description. This is where you need to be very bold and most confident, giving your best skills and capabilities as tailored to what the employer is looking for. This part of the resume needs to be the most dynamic, as it should usually be different when applying to multiple lines of work.
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The most popular online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

The most popular online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Online bachelor’s degrees have rapidly gained in popularity over the past few years, thanks to a number of factors including an unpredictable economic climate and the constantly evolving nature of many fields due to advances in technology. According to a 2011 study by the Babson Survey Research Group, as of 2010 there were over 6 million completely online undergraduate students. This number has doubled between 2007 and 2011, and the growth looks to continue as the popularity and accessibility of these programs rises. There are a number of different degree options online, and many factors to consider when choosing an online school; here are some of the best programs, and what to look for when choosing one.

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The best university city in the world

The best university city in the world

It’s hard not to be in awe of a city that was founded by Batman.

John Batman, that is, who, in 1835, established the settlement upon the Yarra River that would become Melbourne.

The discovery of gold triggered the Victoria Gold Rush in 1851, and Melbourne grew into a thriving city. By the 1880s, at the peak of the gold rush, Melbourne had become the richest city in the world, exceeded in size only by London.
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Things to remember during Freshers’ Week

Things to remember during Freshers’ Week

Once the hard work’s been completed, the exam results have been returned and the final offer from your chosen university is on the table, the excitement of leaving home for the first time can feel almost overwhelming. But although the buzz of meeting new friends and living on your own will have you counting down the days until it’s time to load up your mum and dad’s car, heading to university can also be an extremely daunting experience.

In amongst the rush and the panic to prepare yourself for life in the outside world, it can be easy to forget some of the basic essentials you’ll need to both bed in to your new student digs and survive the imminent onslaught of Freshers’ Week.

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