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Ways to pay for college

April 30,2010 by: admin

Education is an expensive affair. With so many top universities and so many new courses, students compete to get into the best institutes. Once they achieve that task, the next is to find the finances to pay for studying there. There are many colleges which offer scholarship programs and also help in getting a student loan approved. There are also Research fellowships which is free financial aid awarded by private organization. There is a fixed stipend paid to graduate and post graduate students who are part of research programs and generally being eligible for a fellowship program offered … (more) April 30, 2010

Teaching techniques: Dyslexia with numbers

April 29,2010 by: admin

Dyslexia is a learning disorder where children have trouble with basic reading comprehension and arithmetic calculations. There are specific problem areas for each kid such as ratios, percentages, multiplication and statistical calculations. These children require a lot attention and care to help them learn and to overcome their problems with number sequences and short term memory. It is necessary to evaluate the child’s difficulties first. Seeing where they are strong and working on their strengths is a good strategy. There are numerous techniques which can be used to teach them math. Have them draw and color various numbers … (more) April 29, 2010

Teacher awards and scholarships

April 28,2010 by: admin

Teaching is a profession that is respected immensely. It is what molds and brings out the best in every child and turns them into creative individuals who go on to higher oaths of learning. A teacher is in essence and educator, a guide, a creative channel and a person who has many minds in his care, to influence, inculcate and encourage high standards in learning and education. In America, there are numerous programs in place to recognize and reward advancements in teaching and learning. The technique for American Program is one such endeavor that seeks to encourage … (more) April 28, 2010

Managing the online classroom

April 27,2010 by: admin

Many students today opt for home schooling through online courses, or pursue their higher education through online universities. While the experience is less personal there are certain codes of conduct and etiquette followed in the online classroom environment. In some cases, students who often chat and are used to being flippant in their responses, they do not realize that they sound obnoxious. In others people with a lot of experience behind them tend to question and evaluate their teachers before deciding to learn from them or respect their authority on a subject. Since the online classroom environment is less … (more) April 27, 2010

Education for the Autistic

April 26,2010 by: admin

Autism is a disorder that affects the developmental ability of the child. There are often huge delays in language and cognitive development as well. One of the best ways to deal with Autism is of course through early intervention strategies. The signs of autism can be seen in children before the age of three years and in some cases, autistic kids develop like others and then begin to show developmental problems later on. In any case, there are many different viewpoints about how such children should be taught and taken care of. One group believes that autism should … (more) April 26, 2010