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4 Pointers to Help Kids Improve Social Skills

More often than not, the social skills of kids depend on their age. They may learn to be proactive early on and become shy eventually. The opposite may also happen. Regardless, you surely want them to be properly socialized. Kids who know how to socialize can forge healthy bonds and friendships. Socialization, in essence, can

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Your Short Guide to Helping Kids Manage Stress at School

School is cool, and that’s a fact. You get to meet people from different walks of life and you face challenges that will mold you into a much better person. However, you cannot deny the fact that it is also a place filled with some stress (occasionally). Homework, science projects, group rehearsals, theatrical performances —

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Designed for Studying: Improving the Function of Your Classroom

Many teachers have this perception that classroom design is just a simple thing to do, albeit the number of activities involved. This thought leads teachers to overlook certain things that may affect the performance of their students. What teachers (and school administrators) need to understand is that classroom design has a direct effect on the

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4 Places Where Jobs Might be Hiding

The unemployment rate may look disconcerting, but that doesn’t mean you have absolutely no chance of getting a job. There are plenty of job openings, if only you’re looking in the right places. Here’s where you can start your job search: Staffing Companies Even if you’re not sure what job to pursue, go ahead and

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Writing 101: Essential Tips for Creative People

With more and more people hooked up online, a lot of apps and websites are propping up to become a storytelling platform. Apart from them, you have social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram where you can share tidbits of your life to the world. With the availability of such platforms, more and more

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Three Ways to Inspire Your Students to Write, Write, Write

There are usually two types of young writers in the class: those who have the writer’s bug and those who don’t. You know well the latter. These kids would rather solve math problems or arrange art supplies to avoid writing. Then, there’s the former who would start scribbling without a care in the world—that is,

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Think Outside the Box: 3 Ways Outdoor Learning Makes Your Students Smarter

There is a lot to be learned outside the classroom, and taking your class outdoors has tremendous cognitive benefits for the students. Aside from giving them a fresh, new environment, which curbs boredom, here are the other ways outdoor learning makes your pupils smarter: It relaxes them and makes lessons more relevant Research suggests that

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Creative Rut: How to Help Your Student Bust Out of Writer’s Block

Nothing’s more frustrating than writer’s block. For students, though, the struggle could be so discouraging to the point of having a self-defeating attitude. What happens often is they never revisit the story they started and give up on writing altogether. This is a depressing experience for any writer, but you can do something to turn

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Driving Trucks: Challenges, Rewards, and Requirements

People over the age of 50 may elect to take the truck driver route as a second career. Some retired airline captains, for instance, choose to become truckers before retirement. Driving a truck across the state or the country can appeal to people who have a strong desire to travel and explore more of the

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