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LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Education

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Education

May 20, 2019 | Bullying Mental Health Parents Students Teachers

While there have always been students belonging to the LGBTQ+ community in schools, there has been a movement for inclusivity in education in recent times. This is likely due to the laws that have taken effect recently that has allowed members of this community to have the same equal rights...

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The Benefits Of Bored Children

The Benefits Of Bored Children

May 08, 2019 | Parents Performance

Do you children struggle to entertain themselves? In today's fast-paced world, boredom has gotten a bum rap, and child experts have recently disclosed that a little boredom can go a long way to foster ingenuity and creativity. We as parents need to slow down with our scheduling activities and realize...

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Are We Raising Entitled Kids?

Are We Raising Entitled Kids?

May 07, 2019 | Mental Health Parents Student Achievement Students

Almost every up and coming younger generation recalls parents and grandparents bemoaning the ease with which youth live their lives. "In my day..." so begins the lament. The implication is that the budding age group--benefitting from advances in technology and convenience--fails to appreciate how good it has it. Instead, the...

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How Hard to Push Our Children in Academia

How Hard to Push Our Children in Academia

April 16, 2019 | Curriculum Parents Student Achievement Students

Many educators debate how hard they should push their students. Should they allow students to work at their own speed and flourish naturally or should they design a rigorous curriculum that encourages them to expand their knowledge base? For most students, an academically challenging curriculum can help them succeed in...

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Dealing with Difficult Parents

Dealing with Difficult Parents

April 01, 2019 | Parents Teachers

Working in the educational sector as a teacher or administrator is not always easy. In addition to teaching children all day, grading papers, and maintaining proper educational standards, professionals involved in education are also required to communicate with the parents of their students. While most parents are likely to turn...

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5 Ideas To Help the United States Education System

5 Ideas To Help the United States Education System

March 19, 2019 | Parents Performance Student Achievement Students Technology

Idea#1: Schools of the United States Must Focus on Accountability The accountability of the schools of America depends on whether the students are held to high standards. Accountability may not be popular, but it will eliminate the achievement gap between underperforming schools and those that are performing well. Unfortunately, all too often...

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Why Doesn't the USA Dominate Test Scores?

Why Doesn't the USA Dominate Test Scores?

March 18, 2019 | Curriculum International Parents Performance Student Achievement

Though American higher education is the envy of the rest of the world, U.S. students struggle to compete with other young scholars abroad. American academic accomplishments tend to pale in comparison with the achievements of students from Singapore or Finland. What could be the story behind the lack of aptitude...

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The Problem of Negative Parental Attitudes Toward School

The Problem of Negative Parental Attitudes Toward School

March 14, 2019 | Parents Performance Student Achievement Students

In this article, I am going to examine the effects of parental attitudes toward school on their children. Numerous studies have been conducted regarding the effects of parental attitudes on their children. Oftentimes parents' income levels influence their children's performance at school. In low income families, parents may find it difficult to...

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How Important is Parent Involvement in Schools?

How Important is Parent Involvement in Schools?

March 12, 2019 | Parents Student Achievement

Education in this country has been around since its founding. Children were taught in the home and learned as much as the family was able to teach them with the limited resources they had. As the country grew and evolved, so did the concept and methods of educating the youth....

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The Effectiveness of Character Education Programs

The Effectiveness of Character Education Programs

March 06, 2019 | Parents Student Achievement Students Teachers

Character education has been an integral part of in K-12 curriculum. However, many educators may be in doubt of its effectiveness or whether it should still be integrated into lesson plans. When creating lessons plans, it has been commonplace for teachers to think of fitting character education goals but one...

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7 Issues Facing The School System

7 Issues Facing The School System

February 25, 2019 | Administrators Parents Physical Activity Teachers

The education world is rife with issues that stem from student discipline to lesson plans and the administration of schools. There are few listed here below that all parents, teachers, and administrators need to read. They all need perspective on certain things, and each subset of people should begin thinking...

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