2017

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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Dropped Out Of School? 3 Reasons Why You Should Get A GED

27 February 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

There are many reasons why people drop out of high school. Regardless of why you might have done so, it's smart to look into getting your GED. The GED, which stands for "General Education Development" is a diploma that is considered by many to be the equivalent to a high school diploma. Basically, it shows that you know basic skills in reading, math, and other subjects. Classes can generally be taken at a local adult education center, technical school, or community college. Read More …

Pros And Cons Of Daycare

13 February 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

Perhaps you have a young child and are considering the option of daycare. Listed are four pros and four cons of daycare that may be worth some consideration.   PROS Allows Work. This may seem obvious, but it is worth saying. If you want to be able to work a normal day job, but your spouse cannot provide around-the-clock care for your child, daycare is a great choice. Daycare clinics take care of your child for a certain number of hours per day. Read More …

3 Tips For Taking The ACT

8 February 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

The ability to get into a good college can have a dramatic effect on your future success. Most colleges require applicants to complete an entrance exam like the ACT. Preparing for the ACT can be challenging, but there are some simple things that you can do to ensure your chances of scoring as high as possible. Here are three tips to keep in mind when taking the ACT to help you improve your overall score in the future. Read More …

Budding Scientist? 3 Ways To Support What Your Child Is Learning In Preschool

1 February 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

Kids are naturally inquisitive, and they love to learn more about the world around them. As a parent, it is exciting to watch as your child's desire to explore nature explodes. However, it can also be challenging to come up with science activities that are age-appropriate and keep their interest. Fortunately, you can partner with your child's preschool teacher to support their learning with simple activities at home by using these strategies. Read More …

Want to Go to Flight School? Two Different Ways You Can Earn Your Wings

11 January 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

If you have decided to go to flight school, you already know that it takes hard work. Knowing you will end up with your wings in the end is a good motivator, however. Before you start school, you should learn the different ways you can earn your wings, two of which are listed below. This will help you determine which would be best for you. Accelerated Training Program If you want to get your certification quickly, you should consider an accelerated training program. Read More …