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Robots as Pets: can they provide the same benefits as living pets?

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Added by Derek Crowden on December 11, 2019 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Why Choosing the Right Tutoring Center Can Make All the Difference to Your SAT Results

We want to give our children the best start in life, and that means giving them the best education which in turn can lead to great qualifications and a rewarding career. That's why it's important that they work hard at school, and that the school provides them with all the tools and information they need, but sometimes a little extra help is needed. SATs and SHSATs are among the most important exams your child can take, so using a specialist tutoring center can make all the difference to…


Added by Derek Crowden on March 22, 2019 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Harm and Usefulness of Homework Services

When we hear about homework assistance services what we usually immediately think about websites where a student can submit a task and receive an answer he can submit on his own without learning anything about thesubject. The academic community is understandably wary of such agencies – after all, homework is an essential part of learning process, and such services severely…


Added by Derek Crowden on August 27, 2018 at 9:56am — No Comments

Magento 2 Marketing Features That Help You Sell More

From years at a stretch, Magento has grown, reinvented itself, and innovated to deliver a super flexible e-commerce platform to businesses. Magento 2 was a massive leap over previous Magento versions, as the user interface became friendlier. However, one of the common issues faced by new customers is that Magento 2 offers way too many customizations, which could overwhelm users.

This is where Magento 2’s marketing menu tries to make things better for users,…


Added by Derek Crowden on May 22, 2018 at 3:06am — No Comments

Factors To Consider When Choosing An Online Learning Platform

Online learning is a result of technological advancement. With the adoption of technology in education, it has become very convenient for people in various parts of the world to access lecture notes and other learning materials without being in a class setting. There are so many benefits that learners get from studying online as compared to the traditional learning model.

Benefits of online learning platforms

Online learning platforms offer learners a lot of…


Added by Derek Crowden on December 19, 2017 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Why It Makes Sense to Be Teaching Kids How to Build Websites in School

Kids have been learning the same skills and techniques in schools for many decades now. Once in a while there will be an overhaul of the curriculum, but it seems the same general studies continue to be the focus. Of course, making sure kids are prepared to enter the workforce when they finish their schooling career should be a priority, which means arming them with real-life marketable and useable skills. 

With much of today’s focus being on a digital world where so many…


Added by Derek Crowden on November 17, 2017 at 2:06am — No Comments

When Is the Best Time to Start Saving for Your Child's Education?

When you first welcome your new bundle of joy into your family, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the baby stage. Everything is new and it’s a time filled with firsts. This isn’t usually the time you start to think about saving for your child’s future education. So, if you’re not doing it when your child is born, when is the best time to start saving for your child’s education? If you wait too long does it just become too late? 

Here’s a look at some simple…


Added by Derek Crowden on October 23, 2017 at 12:23am — 1 Comment

Technology and Education: Transformative Interdependency

Modern society is completely and utterly hooked on technology. But, as always, it’s a learning process.

Tech innovations permeate every conceivable industry. Some spaces evolve at light speed, and others are slow to adopt the advancements.

Education is an industry that is normally methodical and selective about integrating new technologies, but this…


Added by Derek Crowden on June 7, 2017 at 2:01am — No Comments

Exploring the Consequences of Plagiarism at the Collegiate Level

Plagiarism is more rampant than ever, thanks to the recent advancements in technology. Between accessories such as smart devices and websites that openly facilitate plagiarism by offering essay writing services, plagiarism seems to be on the rise at all levels. However, it is still difficult for many to understand the scope at which plagiarism affects society as a whole. In this article, we’re going to touch on five of the most crucial effects of plagiarism.

Assumption of…


Added by Derek Crowden on May 10, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

How Will Traffic Ticket Penalties Change The Life Of A Student?

A teen driver is going to have to deal with mostly the same penalties that the adult driver will need to deal with when referring to traffic tickets. The actual difference appears in the fact that a traffic ticket penalty can be harsher for the teen driver. This can be seen as not fair by many but the truth is that everything is connected with the lens you look at things through. A student driver is going to still be learning. At this point in time it is really important to basically install…


Added by Derek Crowden on May 3, 2017 at 3:26am — No Comments

How to recover from a workplace injury at home

As a father, not only do you earn income for your family, but you also do your part when it comes to chores and raising your kids.

If you fell off a ladder and hurt yourself at work, though, what should you do? In this post, we'll go through how you can adjust your home routine during this difficult time.


1) Hire a personal injury attorney


While there are many adjustments you'll need to make at home until you fully recover from your injury,…


Added by Derek Crowden on April 20, 2017 at 7:11am — No Comments

Law School Tips For Higher Success

Are you considering attending law school? If this is the case, Groth & Associates offer important suggestions and tips that will help you make the best possible choice for you. We are faced with the recession still having strong effects in the entire legal industry. Even saw, the law firms believe the market is now stabilized. Energy law and intellectual property are highly competitive and lucrative as specialties.…


Added by Derek Crowden on February 20, 2017 at 3:39am — No Comments

Change the World With an Online Graduate Degree

If you are no longer in love with your chosen career, then you are not alone. In 2013, CNBC reported that almost half of all employees across the globe are unhappy in their jobs. If your dissatisfaction is causing you to consider a career shift, then you might consider going to work for the promotion of a cause you believe in. Earning a graduate degree is one way to facilitate…


Added by Derek Crowden on September 28, 2016 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Languages That Children Should Consider Learning

In the United Kingdom, schools usually only offer a limited number of languages for children to learn. Generally, these are French, German, and more recently, Spanish. Grammar school children also had the option of learning Latin. As the world progresses and as our culture diversifies, should schools offer more language options for children to choose from, especially bearing in mind that the number of students studying languages…


Added by Derek Crowden on February 16, 2016 at 6:46am — No Comments

Subsidizing Your School Fees in Three Happy Ways

Getting into a good school program is a big investment for most people—of course, since it needs so much money to get a good education. Although different ways of lessening costs like online schools have been put up the cost of getting quality education is still quite a considerable amount of money. Although distance learning is very cost-effective and convenient, the fact remains that money is still spent to enroll in one. Most of the people, nowadays, don’t have enough to study in a…


Added by Derek Crowden on October 8, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

Business Growth And Business Loan Rates

Any new business owner has access to various opportunities that can aid them to achieve growth. It was recently highlighted that various small business loans appeared and that business growth is always possible, even if you may believe differently. The small business owner has to realize the fact that he is a part of a huge part of the economy. Half of the jobs in USA are found in small businesses so it is quite obvious that various different loan options have been developed to help those in…


Added by Derek Crowden on January 20, 2015 at 1:06am — No Comments

How to Become a Medical Assistant

If you are thinking about how to become a medical assistant, there are a few things that you should know first. A medical assistant is a person who performs both clinical and administrative duties in a healthcare setting. The job description of a medical assistant will vary based on the type of work environment that is chosen. Typically, the job duties of a medical assistant will involve:


  • Recording patient history
  • Measuring vital signs
  • Conducting…

Added by Derek Crowden on January 11, 2015 at 11:32am — No Comments

Taking Advantage Of Printing To Offer A Better Teaching Experience

Nowadays, as teachers, we have to keep our eyes open on various ways in which we can reach our students. After all, we have to compete with the internet. There are so many students out there that believe they know it all and will not even pay attention to what the teachers tell them. With this in mind, looking for various ways to reach students becomes highly important.

Out of the various things that we can highlight, we will now talk about printing and how it can help us out.…


Added by Derek Crowden on September 15, 2014 at 10:01am — 1 Comment

Benefits And Challenges Of Learning Arabic

The truth is that it is a lot easier to learn Arabic these days when compared to how difficult it was in the past. We have so many interesting Internet resources that are available like London Arabic Direct and language learning programs that will aid you with vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and so much more.

Challenges Of Learning Arabic

The problem is that the language is quite tough to learn. This is…


Added by Derek Crowden on August 17, 2014 at 4:01am — No Comments

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