Education

Studying Again: What Adults Can Do to Adjust to Academic Life

Deciding to go back to school is one thing, but doing the actual schoolwork is another. That’s what most adults feel when they have to take a postgraduate degree online or in traditional classrooms on weekends to advance their careers. After working for years, re-adjusting to academic life can be difficult. Luckily, we have some …

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Intentionally Shaping Your Career Progress Starts with Changing the Way You Think

As the world keeps changing, it feels more difficult than ever to have a better career. The path toward advancement in any company isn’t a ladder. Often, people need to take on lateral positions to gain vital experience and exposure to new tasks. We can take many other steps to improve. Whether it’s as broad …

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Three Ways to Prepare Your Child (and Yourself) for Distance Learning

School openings across the country became a rather divisive issue, with some states declaring schools should be at 100 percent capacity while others implementing a combination of online learning and in-person classes. If your child’s school district is implementing the latter method, you’d still need to prepare your child for this new standard of learning. …

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Why Being a Law Student Is Kind of Like Being an English Major

Middle school is usually the time to ask the important career questions. What course should you take in college? What’s a “dream job”? What’s a practical career path? As middle school students are in online school during the pandemic, you’re probably left alone with your thoughts and these questions. There are popular answers like “become …

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The Best Way for Teachers to Communicate with Their Remote Learning Students

When we talk, we’d like to think that the person who we are talking to understand what we mean. That isn’t always the case and you know it. That’s why we take great pains in changing our intonation. And yet, as much as we want to pretend that we understanding all the nuances of communication, …

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What Subjects Taught in School are the Most Valuable in Real Life?

Many high school students have certainly asked themselves this question at some point in their lives: “What subjects in school are the most useful in real life?” You’ve probably wondered as well while solving complex mathematical equations and memorizing the periodic table of elements. Professor David Perkins of Harvard Graduate School of Education says that …

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De-facto project leader at home: Ways to tell you’re carrying the ‘mental load’ 24/7

Do you find yourself having two distinct never-ending to-do lists – one for work and the home? While typing up your weekly report in the office cubicle, are you also thinking about how the household chores will be delegated and accomplished? Does your family depend on you to be on top of childcare, planning the …

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Unconventional Ways to Inspire Creativity in the Classroom

In a 2017 research, it was discovered that students were more creative in activities outside school. One potential reason for this so-called creativity gap is the structure and restrictions in schools. To beat this gap, teachers are encouraged to create a more laid-back learning environment where students are inspired to express themselves, think outside of …

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