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Teach English In Korea - the Steps to Take to Get Job
Want to teach English in Korea? Are you wondering how or what steps to take in order to go from A to B? Well, the information given below helps you with the simple yet important steps that will help you take up a new career in the world of teaching…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Mar 16, 2011  
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What to do With Your University Degree
So, you have worked, studied and tested your way to about a billion gray hairs, an ulcer and a university degree; now what do you do with it? Surely you did not spend a minimum of two years for nothing. In all likelihood, you started your educational process with a…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Dec 13, 2010  
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What Do You Do When A Footing is Poured In the Wrong Place
I am sitting under my patio thinking of an article to write when I remembered that some of the problems we had to overcome in the field. One in particular stands out today. We were working on a job with many buildings it was a new project. The engineer was…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Jun 05, 2011  
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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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What is A Union Steward on A Building Construction Project
In this Article we will be discussing the roll a union Steward plays in the building construction industry. You will find a steward on jobs that are union usually in the big cities and also in the northeast a lot of the work is done with union labor. On a…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Vocational Trade Schools   May 15, 2011  
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Why Building A House With Truss Joists And Roof Trusses
Over the last few years I have been debating whether to use a truss joist and roof truss system on a house that I want to build for my wife and I, once I find a suitable piece of land. Today I will tell you why I am thinking about…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Jun 01, 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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Top 7 Tips to Learn the German Language Basics
Learning the German language basics is in many ways a simple task with the resources that are available today. How to introduce yourself to others and giving basic information about yourself can be rapidly learned by memorizing a few phrases. Asking for directions, ordering a meal, purchasing an item at…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Jul 25, 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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How To Buy Binoculars
Digital cameras and telescopes may be more sexy, but any astronomer or bird watcher will tell you that they would be lost without their binoculars. The task of what binoculars to buy seems daunting at first with literally thousands or options out there, but once you know the differences between…
By:  in  Reference and Education   Aug 02, 2011  
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My Teacher,,, My Hero
I was then a fifth grader. It was the first day of school; everyone was in a tizzy to meet old friends and to make new friends, including me. Everyone was busy acquainting with each other. Few minutes past, a woman comes into sight, suited in black terno, looking fierce and austere.…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Sep 20, 2011  
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What Does it Take for Parents to Put A Teenager Behind the Wheel?
Lets get the painful part of this topic over with first, horrific statistics! Young drivers are three times as likely to die in car accidents as opposed to 25 to 64 year-olds; the younger the driver, the more car accidents. Car crashes continue to be the number one of death…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   May 10, 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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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 to Keep Teenagers Safe on the Road?
The job of a parent becomes extra worrisome when facing with teenage drivers. Or even, children who are reaching that 15 and a half age, meeting the minimum driving requirement to take the driver’s ed class. This is a completely different type of worry, I’d say scarier than worry. Look…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   May 11, 2011  
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Thinking Of Becoming A Mature Student? 10 Questions To Ask Yourself
Returning to college or university as a mature student is a great experience, but it’s a totally different one from if you go straight from school or after a gap year. Most mature students have more family commitments and responsibilities to manage alongside their studies which can be a difficult…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Aug 19, 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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What is the Best Way to Re Roof A House
I used my own house as an experiment to determine what is the best method to re-roof a house is it better to remove the shingles down to the sheathing of the roof or go over the existing shingles if there is only one layer of shingles. This is what…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Jun 06, 2011  
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What is the Easiest Way to Remove Ledge From A Construction Sites
Over the past 40 plus years I have seen a change in regard to properties with ledge on them. I know that properties that had ledge on them in the early 70s were not worth much for house building lots, because we bought a small house in 1970 for a…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   May 27, 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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Being A Writer, Both Arduous And Rewardingit is Difficult Being A Writer, But it Should Not Be Viewed As Frightening There is No Easy Profession Eve
It is difficult being a writer, but it should not be viewed as frightening. There is no easy profession. Everyone has to start somewhere below, know the nitty gritties of the field chosen, and work his way up. In the case of a writer writing an essays for clients, he…
By:  in  Reference and Education   Jun 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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How Has the Plumbing System Changed Over the Last Fifity Years
I am sitting here thinking of all the changes in the construction of houses over the last fifty or so years. Today I will dedicate this article to the plumbers and plumbing in our houses. Ah where would we be without our beloved Plumbers. Anyway I can remember the first…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Jun 02, 2011  
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