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Did you know that the day care movement originated with the welfare and reform movements of the 19th century? Because of this, billions of children have spent time with day care providers at some point in their lives to help parents manage both their careers and their families. However, we know more now about how children grow and develop now than we did in the 19th century: we know that a two year old child is more active at this age than at any other time in their lives, that a three year old has developed around 1,000 trillion synaptic connections as they learn about the world, and that a four year old can ask an average of 437 questions in a day. It is clear from this data that the a (more…)
Heading off to college is one of the biggest events in a person’s life. It signifies the beginning of a new phase in life; one in which independence reigns, and responsibility is key.
But getting to that point is going to take more than just a dream of what could happen — if you want to get into the school of your choice, you have a lot of legwork to do.
From the college admissions essay, to the SAT’s, to the application, there is enough to do to keep you busy for several months. Here are few other things to add to your college admission checklist.
- Visiting College Campuses. No matter how many brochures or pamphlets you look through, or the number of virtual tours you view on a website, (more…)
Child learning centers are not only one of the best options for hardworking parents who need to have their child looked after during part of the day, but it is also a great place for children to learn and grow. Enrolling your kids into an early childhood education program is one of the best forms of corporate childcare you could choose. There are many reasons why a corporate childcare solution is right for your family and these are the top three reasons:
Reason Three: Corporate childcare centers will keep children active. This is most important for two year old children who are more active at that age than any other time in their life. For childhood growth and learning ability, it is important for children of young ages to be stimulated, active and actively learning. They should be running aroun (more…)
Online learning is a growing business. A 2013 report showed that more than 6 million people had taken at least one class online in the past year, and about one-third of all people enrolled in college take at least one of their classes online. There are some reasons why online courses are popular, and here […]
Religion and prayer are important to Americans, even if they don’t attend church regularly. For many people, reading the Bible is a way of coming closer to God, and to finding answers to the questions they face in their lives. To help them find inspiration, stores that stock discount Christian books provide the guidance they […]
Trade schools are on the rise in America, as more and more people decide that a four-year college is no longer for them and that getting a focused education path is more desirable. Factor in that the average trade school degree costs around $33,000, while traditional school can cost around $127,000, that means a lot […]