Online Educational Resources


The Good and the Bad of Online Schooling

The Good and the Bad of Online Schooling

While online classes have been available through colleges and universities for quite some time, the idea of earning a degree without stepping foot in a traditional classroom is still fairly new. However, online schooling is gaining popularity as more and more people want to pursue higher education without having to quit full-time employment or drop their household responsibilities. Still, there are pros and cons to online schooling. To help you discover…


Selecting the Best Online School for Your Needs

Selecting the Best Online School for Your Needs

There are many reasons students enroll in online schooling. Whether you’re a full-time employee or a stay-at-home parent, getting an online education might be the best way for you to earn your degree without interfering with your current schedule and responsibilities. However, not all online schools are created equal. And with so many options available today, it can be difficult to select the best online school for your needs. But if…


Making Education Interesting For Students

Making Education Interesting For Students

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage, and going through the cites of the word in classical literature, discovered the undoubtable source. Lorem…




Staging a Home for Sale in Virginia

Real estate in Richmond VA has risen roughly 3% annually since 2010, making the state capital some of the hottest real estate on the east coast. The area’s economy is diverse, including several Fortune 500 companies in addition to a mix of manufacturing and government jobs. It has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation.

The market is skyrocketing, with the median price of Virginia homes for sale settling…


Exciting Alternatives to Realty Sales

Most people with a realty license help buyers and sellers purchase and sell property. However, there are other opportunities for those with a real estate license. If you’re asking about other roles for licensed professionals, consider working as a property assistant or referral agent. These positions require some level of property experience and all benefit from the holder’s property license.

Agent’s Assistant

Licensed professionals with a desire to organize a successful…


Three Symptoms of Low Self-Esteem in Teens

Written by Wood Creek Academy

Low self-esteem: it happens to the best of us. While the average person deals with bouts of low self-esteem every once in a while, possessing little regard for one’s self on a regular basis can be harmful over time. Chronic low self-esteem can lead to depression as well as other behavioral problems down the line. It can lead to unhealthy relationships and low performance in…


Administrative Degree in Healthcare

Written by: American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Natural healing and alternative medicine are not bad words, and Western medicine is not practiced in a bubble. In fact the two often work hand in hand, where approaches like acupuncture seek to compliment medical treatments. Massages and acupuncture can relieve tension that pills cannot, and alternative medicine can actually strengthen the effects of common pharmaceuticals. The…


Exploring Flight with a Science Fair Project

Want a cool science fair project that will really shoot for the stars? Try exploring flight! There are many ways to explore the principles of flight, and to create your own flying devices out of simple materials. You can easily document how long your creations are able to fly, what speeds are best for them to function, and much more that will help you understand our world in more detail.

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Strong gains in student achievement – Parata

Education Minister Hekia Parata says the latest achievement information shows children throughout the country are doing better across the education system. See the rest here: Strong gains in student achievement – Parata  Read More →


Paying Teachers to Give Up Tenure: What’s the Right Price?

Education reformer Michelle Rhee once called teacher tenure the Holy Grail of elementary and secondary school educators. In the latest tenure fight, a California judge last month ruled that the state’s last-hired, first-fired teacher tenure system deprives minority and low-income students of an equal education. Economist Allison Schrager, however, has proposed an alternative view that could help... [Read more]


Newark, N.J., schools probed after claims of race discrimination

By David Jones NEWARK N.J. (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Education said on Wednesday it was investigating complaints that a plan to reorganize public schools in Newark, New Jersey, discriminates against black students. A parent-led group in New Jersey's largest city has said that school closings and conversions to charter schools under the “One Newark” plan disproportionately... [Read more]


Weakness Seen in New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU): Stock Tumbles 13.2%

New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (EDU) saw a big move last session,continuing the recent downtrend for EDU, as the stock is now down around 21.3% in the past one-month time frame Excerpt from:  Weakness Seen in New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU): Stock Tumbles 13.2%  Read More →


Louisiana Gov. Jindal sued over Common Core

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing him of illegally meddling in education policy. Originally posted here:  Louisiana Gov. Jindal sued over Common Core  Read More →