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Applying for an AB Degree? Here’s Our Guide Through It

Transitioning from high school to college is a difficult adjustment for most teenagers. Before you can even pack up your bags and leave the comforts of your home (and your mom’s cooking), you have to face the stress of choosing your degree program. Choosing a college and the degree program after high school is a

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Women’s Vocal Ranges: How to Identify Yours and Cultivate It

When looking for the perfect teacher for voice lessons in Tampa, you must find one who can identify your own vocal range, if you haven’t yet. It will determine where and how you will start in your education, and it will help you highlight your strengths and improve your weaknesses. In addition to identifying and working

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The History of Homework: Why Was it Invented and Who Was Behind It?

Homework is long-standing education staple, one that many students hate with a fiery passion. We can’t really blame them, especially if it’s a primary source of stress that can result in headaches, exhaustion, and lack of sleep. It’s not uncommon for students, parents, and even some teachers to complain about bringing assignments home. Yet, for

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What is the Importance of a High School Diploma in the 21st Century?

Your parents probably tell you all the time that it’s crucial to get a quality education. Sorry for bursting your bubble, but they’re right. We’re not stuck in the olden times when people could just simply live off the land and work without going to school. Today, you can’t do much unless you have a

5 Fantastic Benefits of Art for Kids

Art making at a young age can boost a child’s emotional and mental well-being. Many schools in the U.S. promote the value of visual art in children’s development. This includes a Christian school in Gilbert, AZ, whose elementary curriculum offers visual art courses in drawing and painting. Another example is the Walt Disney Magnet school in Illinois,

Grammar Corner: Ad vs. Add

In this edition of Grammar Corner, we discuss some of the most widely used grammar errors in the English language. We don’t just correct you, though; we pinpoint exactly why a particular word/phrase/idiom is used incorrectly, while providing the context for each mistake, and then providing the right word/phrase/idiom. Most of the time, a grammar

Field of Study for High School: What it Means to Study the Core Curriculum

“What is your field of study in high school?” For non-Americans, this question, which crops up plenty in job applications in the country, can seem confusing: a field of study during high school? Didn’t we all just take general education classes? Technically, yes, but in America, high schools across the country operate on what’s called

Do Schools Give Out Too Much Homework Now? Yes, They Do, and it Needs to Stop

With more than 60% of students from high school and college seeking counseling for a variety of conditions ranging from general anxiety to clinical depression, all of which induced by school and studies, it’s safe to say that our country’s children are stressed out more than they should be. In fact, more and more students

Physical Education? What to do When a Student Hits a Teacher

A new crisis is starting to take over American classrooms: over the past decade, violence against school teachers has become an increasing problem, with 9% of teachers nationwide reporting to have been threatened with violence by a student, and another 5% reporting violence that actually happened to them. Aside from the obvious problems that victimization

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