July 2015 5
If you thought the only viable career path English majors had was teaching, you thought wrong. An undergraduate degree in English can unlock a whole world of possibilities that doesn’t involve teaching snotty middle schoolers what a gerund is. Here are just a few of the most popular jobs — besides teaching — that you can get with an English degree.
Technical Writer. – Technical writing is not all about writing instruction manuals. Nowadays, companies need to be putting content out there on the web, and they need people to write scientific, legal, or technical communiques for lay people. Technical writing is such a burgeoning opportunity for those who have English degrees that the Department of Labor forecasts technical writing jobs will grow by 18% between 2008 an (more…)
The benefits of pre kindergarten education for children have been well documented, but that doesn’t mean that all early education is equally beneficial. And furthermore, since all children are different, a preschool that has worked out well for other children may not necessarily be the best preschool “fit” for your son or daughter. If you’ve already started looking for the best preschool for your child, you may be finding that it’s (more…)
The working mother has become the norm in western society; and with the rise of the working mother has come the reality of finding a daycare. Although more than 80 of the companies in Working Mother’s “Top 100 Companies For Working Mothers” offered corporate child care to their employees, the fact is that corporate childcare is not simply a matter of employing the most cost … efficient daycare for workers’ children. Working mothers should … and do … expect their employers to offer quality employer sponsored child care programs.
How Does Employer Sponsored Childcare Help Employees?
There are many times in life when big decisions are made and the future of a person’s life is affected by those decisions. When parents decide to have a child that is a major life change for them. However, another big decision for parents is whether or not to place their child into preschool. Many factors go into deciding on a preschool program. In several states, the Head Start program is the most commonly chosen program for children to enroll in. When the decision to enroll in preschool is decided upon then the question becomes to what kind of preschool should a child be placed. Times change so frequently and the style of preschool has changed, as well. Now, more than ever, research shows that children learn through play, be that a Head Star (more…)
The future success of every child is determined in large part before they turn 8 years old. This isn’t a theory, this is fact based on decades of research done with regards to how early learning experiences effect children’s lives. It is no wonder people have taken note of how crucial it is to put children in an enriching environment so they get the mental, emotional and social exposure they need. Here are some facts to throw things into perspective:
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 […]