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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

Do Teachers Get Paid During Government Shutdown?

In the words of American writer Maggie Gallagher, “Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher.” Truly, teachers have one of the most important jobs for the future. They are responsible for training young minds and preparing them to become the thinking adults of the future. Their working

Public School Teachers: The Overlooked Employees During Government Shutdown

Government shutdowns in the United States have happened on several occasions since 1980. This happens when the federal government cannot agree on a budget for the next year, leading to an impasse. During this time, the government “furloughs” or puts its non-essential government workers on indefinite temporary leave until they can agree on a budget.

Homework Trouble? Help is Here!

Ever since the rollout of the Common Core program, many parents are facing the challenge of being ill-prepared to help their children out with their homework. But don’t worry: there are tons of homework help sites out there that are fun, informative, and can help parents learn how to help their kids with academic work

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