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Improving Your Life Through Education

My parents were poor when I was a kid, and they explained that I might not have the same opportunities as other kids. However, I wanted to prove them wrong, so I tried really hard to succeed in school. By the time I was almost done with high school, I had secured a great scholarship at a local university. Those college years taught me a lot about how the world works, and it made it possible for me to succeed later in life. This blog is all about improving your life through education, so that you can see the world the way that you want to see it.

Tips For Identifying And Encouraging Your Child’s Learning Style

26 October 2015
 Categories: Education & Development, Articles

When it comes time for your child to do their homework, are you constantly fighting with them to sit still or turn off their favorite radio station or television show? If you're the type of person who needs complete quiet to read a book or retain valuable information, you might not understand your child has a different learning style. Here is some valuable information about the three most common learning styles, visual, auditory and kinesthetic, and what you can do to help your child reach their full potential by utilizing their unique learning style: Read More …

Work And Travel: How To Do Both At The Same Time

19 October 2015
 Categories: Education & Development, Articles

For many people, having the ability to travel while making a living would be a dream come true. If you are looking for a career change, some educational options will allow you to pursue a career where this is possible. Take a look at these programs and consider whether any of them would help you achieve your goal of seeing the world without taking an extended leave of absence from your job. Read More …

3 Reasons To Pursue A Degree In Accounting

15 October 2015
 Categories: Education & Development, Articles

Do you love numbers, organization, and logic? If so, pursuing a career in accounting might be a good option for you. Earning an accounting degree can help you land a good, successful career working in a field that involves something you are good at. If you want to go far with this career, you should consider earning a four-year degree. Once you have this, you will have a lot of opportunities to find a job. Read More …

Three Ways A Montessori Education Will Benefit Your Child Later In Life

13 October 2015
 Categories: Education & Development, Articles

When exploring daycare and preschool options for your child, you may come across some schools that use the Montessori method. This teaching philosophy is based on the idea that children learn most effectively when engaging in self-directed, hands-on activities. Montessori schools allow children to make more decisions regarding their learning, and teachers serve more as guides, helping the students navigate their own way through age-appropriate materials and activities. While this format may sound a bit different from the traditional education style you're used to and likely experienced as a child, it has many benefits. Read More …

6 Tips For Teaching Your Autistic Teen To Drive

8 October 2015
 Categories: Education & Development, Articles

While not all teens on the autism spectrum can handle the challenges of driving, research shows that over 60% of high-functioning teens plan to drive or already know how. Building stability and focus in day to day life is the best way to prepare your student driver for the challenges of the open road. Try at least one of these six tips to help your autistic teen gain a new sense of independence by getting their driver's license. Read More …