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Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Cheap or Free School Uniforms

Many school districts, both public and private, require their students to wear uniforms. This can save money for parents, and save the morning fights over what to wear. Learn how to save money on school uniforms and really cut down on the cost of clothing your children!

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Help Your Kids Have a Great School Year

Many students and parents have a lot of anxiety about the first day of school, but there are things a parent can do to make school a bit less stressful. According to an ABC News Poll, 41% of kids are stressed about the start of school, but there are ways to ease this tension.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
How to Enjoy Middle School Success

Middle School is a difficult time for many young teens and their parents. However, it is possible to have a successful middle school experience, if both the parents and their children follow some simple suggestions.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
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Preparing Your Child for Elementary School Success

Parents are a child's first, and important, teachers. Since this is so true, what can you do to insure that your child has a successful experience in elementary school ... making good grades and enjoying school at the same time!

Business & Money
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
You Can Have a Career as a School Paraeducator or Teacher's Aide

If you like working with children, you should consider applying for a job as a Teacher's Aide, Instructional Assistant or Paraeducator. School districts need people to work with children of many age groups ... preschool through high school. Learn if this job is right for you.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
5 years ago
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The Five Worst Lies Teachers Tell Their Students

Adults do not always tell their students the truth. When that adult is a teacher whom the children admire, the lies can leave the students feeling confused and uncertain. Should teachers really imply that school is a safe place, that their political beliefs are infallible, and everyone must strive to get a four year college degree in order to succeed?

Health
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Helping Kids Deal with Death

When teens unexpectedly lose someone important to them, it can seem overwhelming. They don't know what to expect or how to handle their grief. There are many things that adults can do to help teens through these difficult situations.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Skills for High School Success

High school success is more likely when the student has learned some essential study skills. The good news is that it is possible to learn these skills and parents can help.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Summer Educational Activities For Kids

Parents are a child's first, and most important, teacher! Learn how to help your kids. Many children forget what they learned during the school year, unless they have parents work with their kids to reinforce their education.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Food Safety Tips for School Lunches

By following a few food safety guidelines, you can send your kids to school with a healthy lunch! If you are planning to send your children off to school this fall with nutritious lunches that your have made at home, make sure that you follow these safety tips to keep them healthy.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
6 years ago
Where to Find Summer Child Care

One of the biggest concerns for working parents (and non-working ones, too) is making sure their children and teens are safe, busy and active during their summer vacation from school. This article will give you some practical suggestions for keeping kids of all ages busy, happy and out of trouble!

Business & Money
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Find a Job as a Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapists and their assistants help people regain their strength and range of motion after an illness, accident or injury. It is a great career choice for people who enjoy helping others.

Sports
by Deborah-Diane
6 years ago
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Laguna Beach Surfing Tips

Are you interested in surf school, or learning how to surf during a beach vacation in Laguna Beach, California? This article gives you information about the specific programs available, as well as contact information. Fun for the whole family. Everything you need to get started, including where to buy the surfboards!

Business & Money
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Veterinary Assistant and Veterinary Technician Jobs

If you enjoy working with animals, you may enjoy a career as a veterinary assistant or veterinary technician. Learn more about these rewarding careers.

Business & Money
by Deborah-Diane
5 years ago
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Encouraging Job News for New Graduates

According to a chart put together by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Projections, there are definitely career paths with plenty of good job prospects. The ones that are at the top of the list are expected to have continued job growth until at least the end of this decade. Although salaries have remained virtually unchanged for the past few years in many of these fields, eventually pay rates are expected to rise again. By getting on the ground floor of these jobs now, young people will be in a perfect position to benefit when salaries begin to rise.

Travel & Places
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Jamaica: Land of Vibrant Colors and Music

The moment you arrive in Jamaica, the vibrant colors and music of this tropical island will envelop you. Jamaica, a jungle paradise, sits like a lovely emerald in the middle of the beautiful turquoise Caribbean water that surrounds it.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
6 years ago
Teaching for Children's Learning Styles

Children have different learning styles, and the better we understand how our children learn, the easier it will be for both them and us. Learn how to recognize the different learningstyles, and how to help your children maximize their potential.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
6 years ago
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How to Prepare to Take an Exam

Many people suffer from test anxiety and are nervous about taking major exams. This article offers several practical ways to relax and feel comfortable and well prepared when you take major tests.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
How to Enjoy Teaching Children to Cook

Children love to cook and teaching children how to cook can also be the basis of helping them learn many other skills, including practical math. Delight your children with these easy techniques.

Lifestyle
by Deborah-Diane
7 years ago
Why America Should Use the Metric System

Why America Should Use the Metric System Most modern technology is designed using the metric system. If we want competitive young adults, they need to be able to use metrics as easily as students in other countries. Students in the United States are frequently criticized because our country lags behind other countries in math scores. However, we set our children up for failure because our country obstinately refuses to learn the metric system. We are the last developed country in the world to still insist in using our own system of quarts, gallons, feet, miles, etc. Nearly all the other countries in the world … even very small, poor countries … use the metric system. Compared to the system we use, there are very few metric system problems. On the other hand, how many people know how many feet or yards are in a mile? In the rest of the world, any school child can tell you that there are 1000 meters in a kilometer. The math metric system was originally adopted in France in 1791, and has been recognized as the international standard of measurement since the 1960’s. What are some additional reasons that we should convert to metrics? The Metric System is Easier The metric system is based on the number 10. Everything is either divided or multiplied by 10, 100, 1000, etc. If we adopted the metric system measurements, we would no longer have to deal with remembering confusing numbers such as 12 inches in a foot, 36 inches in a yard, 3 feet in a yard, 4 quarts in a gallon, etc. Instead, our numbers would be similar to the way we count money … 100 pennies in a dollar, 10 dimes in a dollar, etc. For example, there are 100 centimeters in a meter, and 1000 meters in a kilometer. Easy, right? [read the rest]

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