When I started college, I quickly realized that the rest of my class was far ahead of me. In addition to struggling to understand the material, I also had a hard time working in group settings and understanding how the lectures tied to the homework. After failing my first two semesters, a helpful counselor asked me to sign up for a study habits class. In the class, I learned how to apply myself in formal educational settings, which really helped. I think that everyone should take the time to understand how to learn, so that they can be successful in their classes.
22 June 2015
Preschool is an important step in a young child's life, helping them to learn the social and academic skills they will need in kindergarten and beyond. Studies have shown that attending preschool helps children have greater academic success in the future, and even leads to lower crime rates. Going to preschool for the first time can also be a bit intimidating, however, for both children and parents. Luckily, there are things you can do to help ease the transition to preschool.
14 May 2015
If you and your family are relocating shortly after one of your children has gotten his or her learner's permit, you may be wondering what effect this move will have on your child's ability to qualify for a learner's permit -- and eventually a driver's license -- in your new state. Because state laws governing drivers education can vary widely, the decision whether your child should take drivers education now or wait until you've arrived in your new state can be a tough one.
25 March 2015
According to the U.S. Department of Education, nearly 62% of students who attended Catholic high schools earned at least a bachelor's degree within 8 years of graduating from high school. Only 31.1% of public school students obtain a bachelor's degree or higher, which means Catholic high school students aretwice as likely to earn a degree. If you're thinking of switching from a public school to a catholic school, it can be tough starting over in a new school, especially one that may be vastly different from what you are used to and where you have no friends.
23 March 2015
If you're a caregiver of preschool children, you may be on the lookout for creative ideas to keep kids occupied. When inclement weather keeps the kids inside, help them develop academic and social skills with creative games and indoor fun. Here are five ways to keep the little ones engaged on a rainy day at daycare: 1. Creative Alphabet Learning: Try These Variations Alphabet Puzzle: Children often learn quicker when play can be incorporated into the program.
18 March 2015
If you are already certified to fly a plane from aviation colleges, then you know that there are many levels of training that you can take in order to advance to larger aircraft, better paying jobs, and higher altitudes. One of the most basic aspects of advanced training is Instrument Rating-- an additional qualification for private or commercial pilots that allows them to fly in conditions that are regulated by Instrument Flight Rules.