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Benefits Of Bilingualism
Dear Readers, Bilingual Education has been, for many reasons, controversial to say the least. Not all Bilingual programs out there are the same or even beneficial. The following excerpt, however, doesn't focus on the controversy of bilingual education or its programs, rather on the benefits that programs such as Dual…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Jul 12, 2011  
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What is Lucid Dream?
What is Lucid Dream? You’re probably reading this article because you’d like to learn a little bit more about lucid dreams and what the big deal is of being lucid in a dream and what that really means. A lucid dream is a dream in which you know that you…
By:  in  Reference and Education   Apr 06, 2011  
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Is Laying Out A Foundation With Gps Faster
As everyone knows if you start out right on a project everything else is easier throughout the project, so I would like to tell you about the GPS layout system that I saw in operation on a construction site in Greenfield MA. The building had many angles to it, I…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Vocational Trade Schools   May 19, 2011  
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Living in Student Housing: Where Child and Adult Merge
For many college students, living in student housing marks the first time they have been away from home and their parents for any real length of time. This is a time in their lives when they learn to behave like mature, responsible adults, (hopefully), make a budget and stick to…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Dec 13, 2010  
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Tesol Online Certificate - Choosing the Best Program
When you first decide to obtain a TESOL Online Certificate, the first thing you will realize is that there are many options and knowing which to choose can definitely be confusing. Prices and standards vary according to which program you choose, and the length of time it takes to achieve…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Mar 07, 2011  
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Learn Spanish to Increase Your Chances Of Getting A Better Job By 50%
Looking at the US alone, about 40 Million people speak Spanish. Although English is still the first language, no doubt there is a growing demand for people with knowledge of Spanish. Some may argue that immigrants should learn English which of course is true, but nevertheless the Spanish language is…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Mar 19, 2011  
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Why Should A Foundation Be Constructed at the Proper Angels And True
In this article we will discuss the importance of having a concrete foundation installed square and level on a construction project. I am a retired carpenter that has built many buildings in the northeast as a apprentice carpenter to building construction consultant. I was taught the trade by my family…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Vocational Trade Schools   May 18, 2011  
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What is the Best Type Of Heating System for Your Home
Whether you’re deciding on a heating system for a new home or an existing home that needs a new heating system what should you be looking for in the heating system. Hopefully we will be able to help with this question. With a new home the best type of unit…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   May 31, 2011  
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High School Proms Over the Years
Each year finds high school teens brimming over with excitement as they prepare for their long-awaited event – their high school prom. With each passing decade, proms over the years have painted a picture that tells much about the generation and its culture. Proms Through the Late 1800s and Early…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  K 12   Mar 06, 2011  
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Learning Spanish for Beginners - What You Should Consider
Learning Spanish for Beginners. For anyone wanting to learn a new language their are some criteria that should be matched. This might sound like some strange concept, but in essence there are really two things to be considered. Learning Spanish for Beginners - Interest If you have in interest in…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Mar 13, 2011  
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Three F’s Of Teen Driving: Facts, Fears, And Freedom
Turning 15.5 years old is one of the highest points of one’s life, simply because it is the minimum driving age to begin the process of driver’s ed. This age group, most commonly referred to as teenagers, has many social stigma attached, some positive, some negative. Most of all, teenage…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   May 10, 2011  
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Undergraduate Advice: How to Stop Procrastinating And Kick Start Your Studies
However enthusiastic you are about your degree course at some point during the academic year you’re likely to find a time when your motivation starts to flag a bit and you find it difficult to knuckle down to your studies. This is normal, but it’s important that even if you…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Aug 29, 2011  
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poor Grades
We love to see our children perform and progress well in school. Many people spend their last dollar to see their children excell in school. This gives real joy and a feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment. However, many of us become disappointed,, worried, embarassed, and confused when our children are…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Special Education   May 14, 2011  
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The Planets For Children
Children love space, so teaching the planets for children is a rewarding topic for any educator or parent. We will take a look at the eight planets that make up our solar system, find strategies to help young students and hopefully even a little more as we learn astronomy online.…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Astronomy   Jul 27, 2011  
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Learning Spanish: Moving Ahead Of the Job Interview Line
Is there a silver lining in the current state of our economy and job market? With the increase in people looking for jobs, many with college (if not even graduate degrees) applying for entry level positions, it is becoming harder to even get a first interview. The competition is fierce…
By:  in  Reference and Education   Apr 17, 2011  
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10 Tips - Studying For A Degree By Distance Learning
There are a many reasons why people choose to study a degree by distance learning, but one of the most common is the flexibility to fit their studies round other areas of their life. However, distance learning isn’t for everyone. It can be a challenge as contact with tutors or…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Aug 25, 2011  
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Graduating Post Secondary Education: Getting a Good Degree
If you have made it to the final home stretch in your college existence, then you should be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Earning your degree, your certificate or your technical title should be the most fulfilling part of the whole educational process, and…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Dec 13, 2010  
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How Important is A Footing Drainage System Around A Building
The footing drain debate is always a point of contention between contractors and Architects. Footing drains is piping and stone at the bottom of the footing on the outside of the building to keep the hydraulic pressure from forcing the water into the building where water table could become higher…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   May 28, 2011  
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Internet Research - The Copy And Paste Dilemma
What goes around, comes around! It's funny to think that so much is made of the problems of plagiarism these days. The simplicity of copy or cut and paste from a website to an assessment task blinds us to the fact that plagiarism has been occurring for hundreds, if not…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Science   May 09, 2011  
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With All the Technology Available Today Should Trade Schools Teach the Traditional Way Of Construction
I have been marveling at all the technology that is at the disposal of contractors in the building construction industry, but do you think that trade schools and vocational schools should spend a portion of classroom time showing the traditional ways that construction work was done in the past without…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Vocational Trade Schools   May 20, 2011  
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The Steps to Getting Into College
Getting a college education may be the most important step you can take to ensuring your future. The job market is tight, and only getting tighter. In the current economy, you need every single edge that you can give yourself to get your foot in the door. Often times it…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Dec 13, 2010  
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Is Charter School the Solution to Our Failing Education System?
What are charter schools and why are they becoming more popular? What are other preferences that parents and children have to select a good school outside of the public school system? Just a brief background on charter schools—the Charter School Movement started in Minnesota in 1991 aimed at improving student…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  K 12   Apr 17, 2011  
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How to Spot A Good Professor
If you’re a college student you’re already quite familiar with sites that tell you if your professor is going to be a joy or a pain. This article outlines the top five ways to recognize if you’ve picked a quality professor in the long run. #5 The Opening Act A…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Sep 06, 2011  
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Theory Of the Universe
Did you ever wonder, who makes up all these theory's of outer space and the wonders of the universe. The answer is people just like you and I. They are people with a lot of imagination running on a little knowledge they have acquired from somewhere. Example, people once had…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Science   Dec 14, 2011  
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Five Tips for Planning Prom Decorations And Events
April, May and June usher in prom season. Teachers and others in charge of planning prom decorations for this gala affair can follow a few basic tips to make this enormous task easier on themselves and for all those who labor away behind the scenes. Plan for Prom Early There…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  K 12   Mar 19, 2011  
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computer Software Does it Help the Building Construction Estimator
The introduction of computer software to help building construction estimator in the last 30 years has been good in some ways, but can cause a mistake that causes a job to go from a money maker to one that is a looser. The building construction estimator should have a knowledge…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Vocational Trade Schools   Apr 23, 2011  
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Cool French Words-Dazzle Your Family, Baffle Your Friends
Tell a kid that he has to learn a second language in high school and watch him groan and moan. Show him the list of words he will be learning in the early days and he will really go full on crybaby. After all, when is he going to work…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Jan 31, 2011  
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Using Analogies - A Useful Memory Aid for the Three Lines Of Defence
Learning is an interesting game because it involves the last and greatest frontier; the human brain. How do our brains process information and sort everything we know from everything we need to know? Why, despite carefully storing away the knowledge, does it fail to find it at the critical moment,…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Biology   May 17, 2011  
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Why Keep Notes When Your A OPM on Building Construction Projects
We will discuss the reason for keeping good notes on a project when you’re an Owner Project Manager or Clerk of the Works for construction Projects. Over the past 10 years I have been involved in building construction projects as a Clerk of the Works and OPM. It became very…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Vocational Trade Schools   May 10, 2011  
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Undergraduate Advice: How to Study Effectively
If you want to ensure that you maximise your opportunities at university, one of the most important lessons that you can learn is how to study effectively. As many undergraduates have found to their cost there are many new experiences to embrace at uni which if not careful can take…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Aug 17, 2011  
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