Number One Reason Why People Have Trouble Following Their Dream

  • 02-16-2017
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When you’re younger, everyone tells you that the key to happiness in life is following your dreams. If there’s one thing that you could do or be, what would you pursue? When the question is framed like that, figuring out what your dream is seems like a piece of cake. And then, without fail, reality comes knocking on your door. It forces its way in, picks up your dreams, and takes them away.

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What Goes Into The Making of A Great Nurse

  • 02-08-2017
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Nurses play a complex and critical role in all major healthcare settings. They are trained to have sound medical knowledge, carry out a variety of technical duties and are expected to exhibit outstanding interpersonal skills. Their job duties are varied and no two days on the job are alike. But what goes into the making of a great nurse? How does a nurse transition from being merely adequate at their job to excelling and becoming a great nurse?

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Major Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing

  • 02-03-2017
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Nurses are a group of professionals who face a variety of ethical dilemmas in the course of carrying out their job duties. Irrespective of where they practice and what roles they are occupying, nurses in all levels of the profession have reported being confronted with ethical dilemmas. These dilemmas can have a profound impact on them personally and also affect their patients. By their very nature, ethical dilemmas are contentious and are difficult to deal with; there is no ‘right’ way to handle them.

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Parents Need to Take Responsibility For Their Childrens Behavior

  • 02-01-2017
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The debate is an age old one: should parents take the brunt of the responsibility for their children’s behavior or should teachers and the school? Many argue that parents are the ones who are responsible for shaping their children and must play a vital role during their formative years to teach them what is right and what is wrong.

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Teacher Catchphrases You May Want to Steal

  • 01-26-2017
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Growing up, there are certain individuals who have a profound impact on our lives. These individuals could include parents, loved ones, and teachers. Teachers in many ways help to mold young students in very important ways. There are some teachers who have signature sayings or mantras; little pearls of wisdom that they try and instill in their students. These ‘catchphrases’ are intended to inspire students, to help them push their boundaries and achieve their goals. Some teachers have had such a profound impact on their students that the catchphrases they frequently used in their classrooms are now life mottos for many of those students.

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Are Women Doctors Better Than Men Maybe They Just See Fewer Patients

  • 01-19-2017
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An Overview of the Findings of the Study The authors of the recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine have come to a clear conclusion: they claim that female doctors are better than male doctors. But how is ‘better’ quantified? The study points out a number of findings which seem to indicate that the level of care female doctors provide to their patients, as well as the quality of the care, is noticeably higher.

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Study Smarter Not Harder The Learning Styles You Should Know

  • 01-11-2017
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Studying is an integral part of the learning experience. For most students, the process of trying to ‘make the grade’ can be a back-breaking one. Many students spend all of their time and energy studying so hard and yet, the result isn’t what they hoped for. In fact, many of these students end up under-performing. If kids are studying so hard, why is it that their grades aren’t reflecting their efforts?

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Top 5 Strategies to Energize and Focus Your Students

  • 12-29-2016
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Make Learning Engaging One of the main reasons why so many students have trouble focusing is because they aren’t being engaged. This could happen for a variety of reasons. It could be that the material itself doesn’t lend itself to proper engagement or that the teaching method doesn’t cater to engagement. Whatever the cause, it is accepted that this is a major issue why students are not able to focus.

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What Advice Would You GIve to Your Students

  • 12-16-2016
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When Jahana Hayes, a history teacher at John. F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Connecticut, received the Teacher of the Year award from President Obama, everyone was reminded of the critical role these professionals play in a society. Hayes, in her speech, shed light on the issue of retaining and supporting teachers and also emphasized the importance of paying it forward.

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12 Ways to Hack Get That A Grade

  • 12-06-2016
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“Study smarter, not harder!” This quote may seem ‘cheesy’ to some, but its veracity is worth its salt. These four words can not only help you ace your next exam, but also allow you to be smart when it comes to preparation.

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This Is How Theyll Change The World

  • 11-21-2016
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What’s more important in life, achieving perfect grades or developing a socially conscientious personality? Many would rightly argue that both are equally important. However some academic institutes fail to instill the basic values that make for a decent human being.

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Why Schools Alone Cannot Close Achievement Gap

  • 11-20-2016
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Achievement gap refers to a phenomenon where one group of students (divided according to race, ethnicity or gender) outperforms another group and the difference in performance scores is statistically significant. The National Center for Education Statistics compiles data and explores the achievement gaps between Black and White, and Hispanic and White students to try and determine the changes over time, patterns of achievement, and the reasons for these gaps. Such results prove to be helpful in improving the education system in areas it is lacking in.

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Middle School Suicides Reach An All Time High What Can Be Done

  • 11-20-2016
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Many people operate under the false assumption that young children don’t think about killing themselves and committing suicide. Unfortunately, the reality of the matter paints a very different, painful picture.  Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that the suicide rate among children between the ages of 10 to 14 has seen a steady increase in the United States from 2007 to 2014. In 2014 alone, 425 children between the ages of 10 to 14 took their lives by committing suicide. The report even goes as far as showing that for the first time, the suicide rate among children of this age has surpassed the rate of fatalities by car accidents.

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Social Disadvantages That Depress Student Performance and How to Get Rid of Them

  • 11-20-2016
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For students, there are a variety of different factors which can affect their cognitive and behavioral performances in school. Despite years of advocating that the problem lay within schools themselves, studies are beginning to show that the reality of the matter is far more complicated. A number of different factors and characteristics, including social and economic realities, can play a part in depressing student performance.

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Why Teachers Must Nurture Curiosity and Confidence to Inspire Students

  • 11-14-2016
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As educators, teachers play an integral role in society. Each student has their own specific skills and strengths but all students have a few things in common. One common ground which exists between all students is their innate sense of curiosity and wonder. As they go through life, many things can happen which can stifle that integral sense, and as a result, wreak havoc on their confidence.

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This Is How to Choose Your First Job After College

  • 11-14-2016
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Are you a soon-to-be a college graduate or maybe a recent one ready to begin the nerve-racking task of looking for your first job? If yes, then you might want to continue reading. The first thing you need to do during this confusing time is think. Think about what you want, where you want to be in your professional life, what are your future plans. Also what kind of a work environment you are looking for. Once you have an idea of the direction you want your career to take, then you can begin the process of short listing.

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How to Create A Productive Study Work Space At Home

  • 11-07-2016
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Everyone needs some space at home to focus on projects and work on ideas. But when this area happens to be right in the middle of a busy den or a crowded bedroom, you could have a hard time concentrating.

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Things Employees Care About More Than Your Degree

  • 11-01-2016
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For many, fretting about what degree to pursue is commonplace. We’re often so preoccupied with getting into the right college, securing incredible grades, and graduating with a well-recognized degree. But how important does a prospective employer consider a degree anyway?

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Maintain Discipline in Classroom With These Proven Strategies

  • 11-01-2016
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Teachers usually face a lot of challenging and overwhelming situations in the classroom when trying to maintain a certain level of discipline. They are expected to remain calm and composed when dealing with even the most difficult and problematic students. As part of their job, they need to prepare engaging lessons and understand the needs of individuals and diverse learners. And with a classroom of 20-25 students at least, this can amount up to quite a lot of work for the teachers. But if done right, with the correct methodologies, proper order can be achieved in a typical classroom setting.

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Students Generally Felt More Supported and Motivated By Teachers of Color

  • 11-01-2016
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According to a study, students gave teachers of color higher marks and felt more supported and motivated by them.

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