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College Application Entrance Exam

Ways to Manage the Stress Related to College Applications

You may have all the qualifications and extra-curricular activities you need to have a great shot at your dream university, but come application time, it seems like all the confidence is drained out of you. It makes sense when you think about everything riding on that acceptance letter you will spend months waiting for. It’s

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Questions for Those Who Want to Take the A+ Certification

Computer support specialists have a bright future ahead of them. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), their job outlook from 2016 to 2026 will reach 11%, which makes it one of the fastest-growing jobs in the country. How do you break into the industry if you don’t have an IT or computer science

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Games That Teach Life-Skills to Children of Different Age Groups

Educational games aren’t just to teach a particular subject, they should also aid in teaching children of various age groups about the world around them. An educational game that can teach both a particular subject and essential life skills is an important tool for teachers and educators. Games that are designed specifically for particular age

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Educational Games That Teenagers Will Enjoy

Using games has always been an effective teaching strategy, regardless of age group. Many educators have been able to teach complex ideas using games because a person’s mind is more attuned to learning when it’s having fun. Even teenagers, famous for their apathy and angst, benefit greatly from educational games, provided that the right type

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Competitions in Classrooms: Healthy or Damaging?

John Schindler of Cal State LA once said: “The power of [competition’s] effect makes its use very tempting. Little else gets a group of young people more energized than competition.” While competition has always been historically useful in building problem-solving skills, teamwork, and empathy, is it always positive for the learning process? The Negatives of

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How Board Games Teach Soft Skills to Children

In this age of smartphones, tablets, and awe-inspiring graphics, it’s hard to see the appeal of playing board games. Especially with teenagers, board games are now seen as archaic, cumbersome, and frankly, boring and dull. But nothing can be farther from the truth: the board game industry is actually a thriving one that’s rich with

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