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Have a Plan – Plan your Work and Work your Plan

Posted by , on Oct, 2012 in Education | Comments Off on Have a Plan – Plan your Work and Work your Plan

Writing web content that you can use to help you promote you online business takes time, a lot of time, and as a business owner, time seems to be something that’s always in short supply. You need to take the steps to make sure that you get the most out of your writing time. The biggest time waster people run into when they sit down to write their marketing content is that they don’t have any idea what they’re going to write about. This means that they spend an enormous amount of time when they could be writing hunting for ideas. You need to know what you want to write about in advance. If you’re struggling to come up with ideas, take some time and check out the content your competition has created, or ask your customers if they...

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Using Free Educational Games to Promote Learning

Posted by , on Sep, 2012 in Education | Comments Off on Using Free Educational Games to Promote Learning

The computer is becoming an important part of daily life, even with younger children. Because most children are going to be using computers in school, it is important to start your child with the computer at a younger age. Before a child starts school, you can both teach your child to use a computer and help him learn what he needs to know to start school at the same time with free educational games online. Computer Skills It is so important for children to have computer skills today. While you aren’t going to be able to teach a four year old how to type correctly without looking at the keyboard, you can set the foundation for these computer skills starting at a young age. For instance, allowing your child to see the correlation between mouse movements and what happens...

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2nd Grade Learning Games Outside School

Posted by , on Sep, 2012 in Education | Comments Off on 2nd Grade Learning Games Outside School

Once your child reaches second grade, he will spend a lot of time building on the basic skills he learned in preschool, kindergarten and first grade. Much of the subject matter at this grade level simply reinforces and builds upon those skills he already knows. This is why it is so important to make sure he isn’t falling behind. The use of 2nd grade learning games can be helpful for those times he isn’t in school. After School If your child is begging you to play video games after school is out for the day, most parents will allow it after homework is done. However, if you don’t want your young child zoning out in front of a useless video game, you can offer the use of age-appropriate learning games that are fun to play instead. These games provide...

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Why Adult Transition Programs are Beneficial

Posted by , on Jan, 2012 in Education | Comments Off on Why Adult Transition Programs are Beneficial

Not all special needs children have to either live with their parents or spend their adult life living in a group home. Many teens that are diagnosed with a disability like autism or Asperger’s syndrome are not only capable of taking care of themselves, but can also be employable and live on their own. While an individual with diabilities is capable of living on his own as an adult, it does not mean he is ready to do so. Many individuals with disabilities need additional education before they are truly ready to be independent. This is where an adult transition program comes into play. The purpose of an adult transition program is simple: to provide students with the skills they need in order to live on their own. The great thing about programs that are designed for students with...

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Volunteer Work Abroad: Lending a Helping Hand

Posted by , on Oct, 2011 in Education | Comments Off on Volunteer Work Abroad: Lending a Helping Hand

There are a vast number of benefits to volunteering abroad.  It is a chance to live and work in another nation, it is a chance to learn about the people and culture of another nation, and it is a chance to do work that helps people in need.  There are any number of ways that a volunteer can help, and there is a wide variety of available volunteer work abroad. Not surprisingly, there is a good deal of volunteer work abroad that focuses on language skills.  Native English speakers willing to travel and teach in a foreign land can find often find a host of available opportunities.  English has risen in importance as one of the major languages of globalization.  For many, it has become the common language of communication throughout the world.  This means that there is an...

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