education--development

About Me
Choosing To Invest In Education

As soon as my kids were old enough to go to school, I knew that I had to do something to help them to improve their education. They were going to class, but I could tell that some of the lessons weren't sinking in. Instead of assuming that their teachers would figure it out, I started focusing on teaching them what they needed to know in order to advance through school. It was incredible to see how much of a difference those simple actions made. Within a few short months, our kids were performing better in class, trying harder to learn difficult concepts, and succeeding. Read this blog to learn more about investing in education.

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Helicopter Flight Training Schools are Awesome

12 September 2011
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

A couple of years ago I had this crazy idea that I wanted to learn to fly a helicopter. So, I visited a couple of helicopter flight training schools. Those places are awesome. There is always a feeling of people doing what they feel passionate about. The flight instructors are usually young people who love to fly. They take their time and make sure you understand everything before you lift off the ground. Read More …

Arabic Translation in Syria

31 August 2011
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

My cousin Ben is a genius. It's no surprise to me that he chose to pursue Arabic in college as his major. Ben has always loved Middle Eastern culture. He's the one who introduced me to Middle Eastern history and got me involved in those kinds of classes in college. Ben has always been a role model to me, and I'm seriously considering following his example and doing a double major in Arabic. Read More …