Posts tagged with ‘education’

  • PBS LearningMedia Gives Students a Chance to Explore China’s History

    By Ruth on June 11, 2017
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    From the Press Release: Students of all ages undoubtedly see summer as a “break from school,” but it is a fact that those who do not use their time off to build upon skills learned during the school year and expand their knowledge are more likely to need to relearn materials and garner lower skills on standardized tests.  In tandem […]
  • Consider Private Music Lessons

    By Ruth on March 2, 2017
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    In this day and age of educational cutbacks where public schools are slashing budgets at an alarming rate, the first program that often receives the proverbial ax is the fine arts program. As a former music teacher myself, I can attest to the fact that music and performing arts are often seen as superfluous.  Since there are no standardized tests […]
  • 5 Smart Strategies to Help You Succeed in Graduate School

    By Ruth on September 23, 2015
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    Attending graduate school is an exciting experience, with only a small percentage of the population successfully earning a graduate school diploma. When finished, graduate school can have a positive influence on self-confidence and self-esteem. You’ll also learn work skills that are valuable for any future occupation or pursuit. Thriving and Surviving Tips Source: GraduationSource Graduate school is an intensely challenging […]
  • Wonder Forge Preschool Perfect Giveaway (ends 5/10) U.S.

    By Ruth on March 27, 2015
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    Wonder Forge Preschool Perfect Giveaway Hosted by: Savory Savings Co-hosted by: Michigan Saving & More and Joy Makin’ Mamas Sponsored by: Wonder Forge Kids learn best through play and what’s even better than that, is that we get to spend time with them – having fun and learning when we play games together!  Krista over at Savory Savings recently reviewed three […]
  • Educational Comic Books For Those With Special Needs

    By Ruth on February 4, 2015
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    Special needs children face challenges few people even realize. Even with the Americans With Disabilities Act, or ADA, special access ramps, toilets and other items, life is challenging for people with special needs. Special needs can include physical conditions such as cerebral palsy, brain conditions such as Down’s syndrome or emotional problems such as bullying. It can be challenging to […]
  • Learning Resources Geometric Shapes Set Giveaway (Ends 11/20) U.S.

    By Ruth on November 6, 2014
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    Learning Resources Geometric Shapes Set Giveaway! Sponsored by: Learning Resources Hosted by:  Savory Savings & Gloriously Green Gal Co-hosted by: Joy Makin’ Mamas, Sweepstakes Fanatics & An Ordinary Housewife Spatial reasoning, shapes, colors and so much more!  Those are just a few of the things kids can gain from playing with the Geometric Shape Set from Learning Resources.  Krista over at Savory Savings […]
  • Bringing Our Schools into the 21st Century

    By Ruth on October 10, 2014
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    I am one who absolutely champions electronics and technology in general.  I was never slow to wish to adopt it, and I think that in this and age, schools need to realize the vital importance of keeping up with the times. Technology is not just the wave of the future; it is an essential part of every student’s life. It […]
  • Learning Resources Buggy Balance Giveaway (10/20) U.S.

    By Ruth on October 5, 2014
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    Learning Resources Buggy Balance Giveaway! Sponsored by: Learning Resources Hosted by:  Savory Savings Co-hosted by: Joy Makin’ Mamas Kids love to learn and when you can combine it with play time, it comes all the easier and they will spend more time learning and playing!  Krista over at Savory Savings and Gloriously Green Gal loves to play while learning with […]
  • National Bullying Prevention Month: October 2014

    By Ruth on October 4, 2014
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    If you are a regular follower of my blog, you will note that this past week I was not nearly as regular with blog posts as I had been.  And there is a reason. While I’ve been busy with work and family matters, that is not what affected me this week.  No, permit me to tell you a story of […]
  • Einstein Quotes: Appropriate For Any Occasion

    By Ruth on September 12, 2014
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    Most of us are familiar with Albert Einstein and his great achievements in this world, but we may not realize how many profound quotes he made that fit perfectly with practically any situation and occasion.  His quotes have infiltrated our society in so many ways that you may be amazed at the variety of topics they do cover. Since I […]