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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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Good Science Fair Project Ideas Will Use What You Have at Home
Science teachers often ask their students to find their own experimets for the school's annual science fair . This is a big adjustment for many kids as they are used to having homework just given to them. Some schools start off from first kindergarten and first grade teaching them how…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Science   Feb 20, 2011  
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Going to an Out of State University: Spreading Your Wings While Building Your Mind
Nearly every parent dreams of the day when their little angel leaves the nest to head off to school or a career, ready to face their life as an adult. They dream that their little darlings will study hard and graduate at the top of their class. They fantasize that…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Dec 13, 2010  
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How to Effectively Manage A Classroom
In the hopes of becoming and excellent teacher, there are a few things which a person can do to operate and create an effective learning environment. Strong teachers often manage a classroom using techniques which will keep students engaged and attentive to instruction. Over several years, I have had the…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jun 26, 2011  
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The Easiest Way to Learn Spanish - Ten Tips
The Easiest Way To Speak Spanish I suppose it lies in human nature to look for the easy way of doing things. In learning a new language this would certainly apply too. Many people are led to believe that learning to speak a second language successfully can only be achieved…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Mar 13, 2011  
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College Online: Learning In Your Jammies
For some people, heading to college is fun, exciting and rewarding. For others, it is nearly impossible, with the responsibilities of family, work and other commitments. For these people, thankfully, there is another option, the online college. The requirements are simple: a computer, the desire to learn and the right…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Continuing Education   Dec 13, 2010  
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Steps To The Scientific Method For Quick and Easy Science Fair Projects
It is easy to get confused and think that the scientific method is only something science teachers make you do in school or what the pros use in labs looking for cures to diseases. But the steps to the scientific method need to be followed no matter what kind of…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Science   Mar 05, 2011  
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How to Write an Essay: Write the Right Way
If you are a high school student attending college track courses and applying for various colleges countrywide, you should be intimately familiar with the concept of the essay. Making sure that you heed some simple rules will make yours the most efficient, garnering you the good grade or the acceptance…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Dec 13, 2010  
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Learn to Speak and Write Spanish In Two Weeks
I'm assuming you are someone who is seeking online materials to help teach you the Spanish dialect fast? In this day and age, it is possible for anyone to learn to speak Spanish, even those as young as toddlers. Yes toddlers! Perhaps you already know Spanish and want to enhance…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Jun 27, 2011  
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What is the Best Wing Design for A Jet Fighter Aircraft
I would like to find out what is the best wing configuration for a Jet Fighter Aircraft. We will look at the first Jet Fighters that were used during WW2 and just after the conflict was over. In 1950 during the Korean Conflict we will discuss the first Jet Fighter…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Apr 20, 2011  
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Will 2012 Happen
Will 2012 happen, no-one knows for sure and you can't predict when the world will end. What do you think will happen on December 21, 2012. Will nothing happen and life goes on as usual .or will we even be here to see 2012. I don't think anything will happen,…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Future Concepts   Apr 13, 2011  
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Online Spanish Lessons - 4 Tips to Make Life Easier
Online Spanish lessons. Considering the possibilities of learning a foreign language these days  taking online Spanish lessons is in my opinion the best option.  Finding the most suitable one, however, is probably the difficult part. Online Spanish Lessons - Tip 1 How do you find a suitable Spanish program? If…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Mar 14, 2011  
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Physics Homework Solutions-Pulling Out All the Stops for a Good Grade
Everyone has a subject that is threatening to pull down their grade point average. And like it or not, a lot of people are facing their physics book with such utter disgust and loathing, you wouldn’t believe it. Before you declare a mass book burning or rush off, screaming into…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Psychic   Feb 01, 2011  
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Fun Facts About Gold
Gold is one of the first metals know to man, and has been treasured ever since. Here are some fun facts about gold you may or may not have known. Gold is very dense. One cubic foot of gold weighs 1,206 pounds. Gold melts at 1,945.4°F (1,064.43°C) and boils at…
By:  in  Reference and Education   May 19, 2011  
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Easy Science Experiments for Kids Make for Great Fun at Home
Easy science experiments for kids to do at home can help make science fun and show kids and their families that science is really about what you see and experience every day. People are using scientific principles to solve problems all the time, and often do not realize it. Learning…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Science   Apr 11, 2011  
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How Has Building Project Layout Changed In the Last Fifty Years
This article is going to discuss the difference in layout of a new building within the last 50 years that I have been in the construction industry. The first building project that I helped layout with my father we used a theodolite to do the layout for the building project.…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Vocational Trade Schools   May 16, 2011  
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What Jet Fighter Aircraft Was the First To Enter Combat
I was wondering when the first Jet Fighter Aircraft entered into combat and what year that research and development started for Jets, so I did a Google search coming up with a lot of information on the subject. In the next couple of paragraphs I will try to give you…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Apr 17, 2011  
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Starting at the Top
I have been doing articles on construction for the last month mainly dealing with Clerk of the Works and Owner Project Managers. This article will deal with the building construction contractors putting personnel on a construction site with a college degree and little else to oversee projects. This practice has…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Vocational Trade Schools   May 11, 2011  
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French Words to English-You Already Know More Than You Think
You know French, at least a few words of it. Before you start to protest that fact, it should be noted that nearly thirty percent of the words that we commonly use are French in nature. Those common words and phrases which are simply French words to English, often with…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Feb 01, 2011  
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Learn Conversational French for Adults - Getting Started
Why should you learn another language? There are a number of reasons why you want to learn another language, which includes: a holiday in a francophone country; getting a job abroad; or basically just for personal development. French is the second most used language in the world after English. Learning…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Mar 31, 2011  
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Make a Great Transcript: Letting Your Record Speak Well for You
One of the first things that you will be asked for when filling out your college applications will be your high school transcript. Make sure that this document speaks well of you, and be prepared to explain any of the blemishes that may be lurking on it if you do…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Dec 13, 2010  
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Learn In Spanish - Dont Be Shy to Speak
For all of us that want to learn Spanish the best way is to learn in Spanish and to speak it as frequently as possible. In this article I would like to talk about one of the best ways to learn Spanish. One of the things that hold many of…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Mar 23, 2011  
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How to Lucid Dream
Here is the article everyone has been waiting for, how to lucid dream. You have probably read my other on article on “What is lucid dream?” and for this article I’d like to focus on how to induce it. You will find a series of steps you would follow to…
By:  in  Reference and Education   Apr 06, 2011  
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The Classroom Dynamic
What do a psychologist, a McDonald’s manager, a bar tender, and a secretary have in common? They can all be aggregated to the ever-changing dynamic that is the College / University classroom. There are many different types of people that inhabit the classroom in this day and age. The suck-up,…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Aug 22, 2011  
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Funny French Words: We Dare You Not to Giggle!
Ah, French, the language of love. Is there nothing more beautiful than an ardent admirer telling you j’et adore? But, what if you are sitting around with your best buddies and no one wants to hear anything about any door, let alone hear you bossing people around to shut it…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Feb 01, 2011  
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How to Talk Spanish - Learn Spanish Quickly
How to talk Spanish - Let us explore this great language and why you should learn how to talk Spanish. Just imagine if you could surprise your Spanish neighbours with your fluent Spanish, or travelling to a Spanish speaking country and being able to speak and relate to your host.…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Mar 10, 2011  
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Education Technology - Dipping Your Toe Into the Technology Maelstrom
The wave of technology has been building for many years. The teaching profession has struggled to hold back this tide but change is inevitable. Now the tide has become a vortex, threatening to draw in all unwary travellers. Educational technology is a wonderful tool but too often it has been…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Teaching   Jun 01, 2011  
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Going to a Community College: Staying Local Can Still Take You Far
Depending on what kind of career you have planned for your future, you may start dreaming of colleges in far off and exotic lands. (In some cases, this is simply the desire to get as far away from your family as possible and has nothing to do with education.) But,…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  College University   Dec 13, 2010  
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Teaching English to Children - Tips for Esl Teachers
Teaching English to children is considered more demanding than all the other forms of teaching, but it can be quite rewarding and enjoyable for you and the children if you put into practice a few important teaching tips. Teaching English to children requires that you provide a comfortable setting and…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Online Education   Mar 22, 2011  
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language learning sites
Language learning websites are now increasing to fill in the demands of many people who are willing to learn a new language that is foreign to them, But the problem rises here is, the inability to find the right place online or the right method. That’s why I create my…
By:  in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Mar 10, 2011  
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