Category: Education Tips

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Are Academic Writing Companies Ethical?

If you decide to order an essay or another academic paper online, first of all, you will think about three factors: affordability, reliability, and confidentiality. We don’t try to say you are unethical, but being a student in a turmoil is a universal image which we know and understand. However, not being snowed under the increasing...

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Talking with Your Teen

“You don’t listen to me!” She leaned forward in her chair, body taut, fists clenched, as she screamed at her mother. I briefly wondered at what the other offices in my suite were thinking as they overheard this, but let it continue. This had been a long time coming. “I do too listen to you,” the...

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Religion in School?

It’s almost time for students (and teachers) to go back to school. But before they do in Texas, state officials have some work to do. Texas state officials take on the task of deciding on the social studies curriculum for all the schools in the state. The question at hand: Is religion and its role in...

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Learning for the Sake of Learning

Although learning does have intrinsic value for most people, often we think of school as a chore to get through in order to get the grand prize of a degree or some other kind of qualification. But what if you’re not really that interested in getting a piece of paper? You’re not alone — many people...

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How to Help Your Child Choose a Science Fair Project

You can just about hear the groans from parents and students alike as science fair time rolls around again. No other annual event on the academic calendar is approached with as much dread and panic as the science fair. Contrary to popular belief, schools don’t hold these events to drive already overburdened parents over the edge....

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Getting your GED

When adults talk about “going back to school,” usually what they mean is finishing their college degrees. But if you dropped out of high school, or never managed to earn your diploma despite trying, your struggle with going back to school is much different from the average adult student. You may also be experiencing fear or...

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Should Schools For Younger Kids Have a Break Just For Eating?

Schools are called upon to give the younger generation deep and solid knowledge of the fundamentals of science, to develop the necessary skills, to form a worldview, to ensure the all-round development of an individual. At the same time, school must fulfill its health-promoting role. Society is not indifferent to the price which should be paid...

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Fairy Tales: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

A recent article surfaced on the Internet about the rejection of fairy tales by British parents who deemed them too scary and not politically correct. In a poll of 3,000 parents, the survey said that 25% of mothers will not read the traditional fairy tales to their children any longer. Reasons cited were that, “Rapunzel is too...