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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:
Why are online classes starting to hold more appeal for today’s students than traditional classroom settings? It’s important to note that traditional classes are here to stay. That doesn’t mean there isn’t a significant portion of the population enjoying, and even preferring, the unique benefits brought by online learning. Today’s perspective on what constitutes a […]
One major aspect of being a good parent is ensuring your child receives a quality education. It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed while deciding where your child will go to school. Considering that many parents are quite busy, daycare is always a good option for ensuring that your receives proper care. You’ll want to consider how […]
The decision to attend college is much easier for some people. If, for instance, you come from a family where both of your parents are college graduates you likely see college not as an option, but as a given. On the other hand, if no one in your family has ever earned a college degree, […]