Well, it’s that time of year again: School time! Your kids might not be too excited about it, and you also may be dreading what’s coming down the pike, but it is very important that both you and your child are ready for this new school year.
Kids will have to readjust to school life. The hours are different, the demands placed on them are much higher, and there are plenty of extra rules to follow that they weren’t dealing with while enjoying their summer vacation.
Parents, read up on these ten tips to help you and your child adjust for the…
With the summer drawing to a close and your children preparing to go back to school, this can be a very stressful time in their lives. A new schedule, new teachers, and possibly a brand new environment with your child attending a school for the first time – it can all be a bit much for a child to handle.
This time of year is also hard on parents. After all, it’s the parents who are tasked with taking care of their children, easing their stress, and ultimately preparing for a (hopefully) smooth transition into a new school year.
In today’s world, we put a large emphasis on education. Most of the careers in this technological age require more knowledge and knowhow than years previous. Luckily, today’s technology also enables learning. With iPhones and iPads and many other mobile devices, we’re all connected constantly to the largest information bank in history.
Mobile applications are incredibly popular today, ranging from ways to quickly find the music you like to applications that will help you find a quick date. Education applications are increasing in popularity, and we will go over the top five education apps available today.
Every afternoon and every evening, parents around the world face the prospect of coaxing, nagging and cajoling their children into doing their homework. The dread surrounding after school and weekend assignments can make that innocent multiplication worksheet look like a math monster. Prepping for the daily homework ritual can make a world of difference. You create an environment and a routine conducive to your children doing their homework with less struggle and completing it more independently.
If your children regularly do their homework in the same place, make that place pleasant but not too stimulating. A homework station…
Every afternoon and every evening, parents around the world face the prospect of coaxing, nagging and cajoling their children into doing their homework. Sometimes children remember the assignment and how to do it, and other times they plead complete helplessness. It can seem simpler just to grab the pencil and fill in the worksheet yourself, but there's a better way. You can create an environment and a routine conducive to your children doing their homework more independently. Consider yourself the guide on the side, ready with support rather than answers, suggestions rather than decisions.
Most parents balk at the idea of allowing their children to use a family computer without any safety precautions in place. Parental controls serve more than one purpose. Not only can they keep your data secure, but they can also keep your children safe from the many threats that await them online. This article examines what you need to do to protect both your children and your data.
Keeping Kids Safe Online
The FBI estimates that one in three children has been exposed to unwanted sexual material on the World Wide Web, one in 11 has been bullied or harassed…
Developing effective study skills, improving reading comprehension, discovering your own personal study style, learning to manage your time more efficiently and learning the best way to prepare for exams are just a few of the topics covered in "The Study Skills Guide for Students". Get the study skills e-book. We're confident that if you take the time to learn and apply the concepts and principles taught in this section you'll not only improve your performance in school but you'll also increase your ability to learn. Whether you're a freshmen in high school or a senior in college you'll find the study skills guides, tutorial and information included in this section invaluable.
If you want to become a nail technician, there are certain skills you should possess. You should have personal skills, such as being an organized person and able to keep a hygienic work environment. Other personal skills a nail technician should have are thinking with a creative mind, keeping a positive attitude at all times, [...]
Hairstylists are almost always in demand for cutting and styling men's and women’s hair. As a stylist, you of course will be responsible for cutting and styling hair. You may often be asked to color, bleach, highlight or lowlight your customers’ tresses. You could also be called upon to curl or straighten their hair. Sometimes [...]
Cosmetologists are licensed professionals. As a cosmetologist, you will attend cosmetology school to learn to care for hair, nails and skin. You may be referred to as a hairdresser, beautician or beauty operator, and you may work in a beauty salon, spa or own their own business. Other opportunities for licensed cosmetologists are abundant with [...]
Being a makeup artist can be a fulfilling and exciting career. If you have always loved fashion and had an artistic side, this may be the career for you. Becoming a makeup artist, like any other career, requires training. Most of the training you will be doing will be hands-on and not of the traditional [...]
A trained esthetician provides professional-quality skin and body care treatments, such as facials, waxing and even laser treatments for more highly trained estheticians. For an esthetician, the skin is the primary area of focus and study and treatment surrounds improving the look, feel, cleanliness and health of the skin. While estheticians primarily focus on the [...]
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...even on a remote island!
Every year more and more students are turning to the Internet and distance learning in order to further their education and expand their horizons.
Read our exclusive one on one interview and learn how a busy student fits online learning into his schedule while living abroad.