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March 2016 Blog Posts (17)

How to enter a British university?

There are few basic ways to do this for foreigners who are not native speakers:

  •     unlearn the British high school exams A-level, IB or Highers,
  •     learn English, pass the IELTS exam, order a research, choose a university and try to act directly,
  •     pass a preparatory course designed specifically in the UK for international students, such as the Foundation and Pre-Masters.…

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Added by Julius Saunders on March 29, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

The education system in Australia

The system of studying in Australia sometimes it has some differences in various states. Australian children start school at age of six. From 6 to 12 years, they study in the first stage of secondary education (Primary school), from 12 to 16 years - the second (Junior school), from 16 to 18 years - the third (Senior school, 11-12 classes). Secondary education is designed for 12 years.



Foreign pupils in Australian schools is not so much as in England - they account for about 5%…

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Added by Julius Saunders on March 29, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

I'm just a book club girl in a book club world.

My book club has been together since 1998. We were all moms with little kids at home, and once a month on a Monday night was a big deal to get out and talk to adults for a few hours. The challenge was to stay awake for the meeting. Now we discuss how those same kids are doing in college, but we still have a hard time staying awake.

Late last year, Harper Collins had a contest to become a sponsored book club for a year and I entered our book club. I had completely forgotten about it…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on March 22, 2016 at 9:42am — 2 Comments

Future Of Business Knowledge: New Age Ed-Techs Based Digital Learning Is Key To Career Advancement

There were days when students or the learners have restricted access to the learning machines. Those days students had entry to the IT or computer training. That was it. But today it's completely different scenario altogether. Millions of worlds population have PCs and laptops. And the most significant development is the explosion of mobile devices like smartphone,…

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Added by Mark William on March 21, 2016 at 7:21am — No Comments

Should parents help kids with homework?

Homework is a headache for many parents. Few children have due diligence and make your own lessons. And what about the rest? Stay with your child until the eleventh grade, or let it go. In the measure is necessary.

Homework should not take a student of the first class for more than thirty minutes a day. Every class is a digit increase, but this does not mean that the student must sit until midnight over exercise books.

In order to the implementation of lessons was most…

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Added by Daisy Hastings on March 16, 2016 at 10:19am — 3 Comments

Education of children with disabilities

New forms of educational integration



Many years of experimental work has shown that the most adequate conditions for carrying out purposeful work on the integration of children with developmental disabilities have a combined educational institutions - institutions which include both ordinary and special pre-school groups and school classes. Under these conditions, it becomes possible to effectively carry out the integration of children with developmental…

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Added by Daisy Hastings on March 16, 2016 at 9:37am — No Comments

Education System In Different Countries

France



The current French system of secondary education consist of, like most European systems, three levels - primary (ecole primaire, from 6 to 11 years) and older (college, college - from 11 to 15 years, then the lycee, lyceum - from 16 to 18). This is rather conservative system that exists with minor changes for over 100 years - since the 1890s. State standard Education is compulsory for children from 6 to 16 years (lycée, primarily prepares students for…

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Added by Julius Saunders on March 16, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Impact Of Online Distance Learning Courses On The Professionals And College Goers

The college goers and the professionals have been gaining with the advantages of the virtual learning form since decades. They have their other obligations now and no longer do the students worry about getting a degree. Candidates who are too busy with their jobs can now get the privilege by studying online besides pursuing a full time job. Learning becomes personalised and the students can schedule their own study times according to their needs. Online distance learning courses not only…

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Added by Mark William on March 16, 2016 at 3:11am — No Comments

FAQ: hosting foreign student

How many host families pay for the student?



Host families are not compensated for the stay of foreign students in the family and all the costs associated with it. Instead, they get different benefits and advantages. However, becoming a volunteer host family, people get a $ 50 tax deduction per month.

All host families fill out a special form, which are entered, including their data and earnings. This information is used only to make sure that the family will…

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Added by Julius Saunders on March 14, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The five major books on women’s rights

Literary critic Galina Yuzefovich maded a list of five books on the rights of women. These books are written in three different waves of feminism, should be read to learn about women towards equality.

In recent years, the holiday March, 8 bought openly anti-feminist orientation. We decided to move away from this vicious practice and remember the main book, fixing the way the women of the family and social slavery in almost complete freedom and equality. Feminism can be divided into…

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Added by Julius Saunders on March 9, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Promote Autonomous Students

If you’re handling a large amount of students, you can only spread yourself so thin. You have two arms, two ears, one brain, and one mouth. You can’t provide immediate individual assistance to everyone all at once, and there’s no way anyone should be able to expect you to. Your life and the lives of your students will become easier if everyone is afforded with the tools they need to increase their autonomy. They’ll be able to work effectively, and you won’t have…

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Added by Kelly Smith on March 8, 2016 at 7:55am — 2 Comments

Top Online Business And Management Degree Programmes To Enhance Your Career

The online MBA rankings have taken place globally in order to value the university levels that provide online MBA courses. Among them the Warwick Business Schools of UK was placed first, Spain's IE Business School the second and Alliance Manchester Business School in the third position. Many other institutions which are one amongst the top 10 universities that provide online…

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Added by Mark William on March 8, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Education in Japan

The educational process for Japanese children starts with the admission to kindergarten and smoothly and continuously flows from one stage to another. Features of school education in Japan are the first to unaccustomed to Japanese schools, we start date of the school year.

For Japanese children’s schooling begins in April. Attribute this to the beginning of the cherry blossom. And why not, when nature is…

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Added by Julius Saunders on March 4, 2016 at 8:43am — 1 Comment

I graduated from the School of Visual Arts a long time ago with a degree in Fine Arts. It sounds impressive, but my brothers tell everyone I went to Crayon College. I loved the experience, and it has…

I graduated from the School of Visual Arts a long time ago with a degree in Fine Arts. It sounds impressive, but my brothers tell everyone I went to Crayon College. I loved the experience, and it has enriched my life. It set me on a path that took many turns for me to wind up where I am now; a computer teacher. It took a lot of turns.

One assignment I remember from school was to go the the Metropolitan Museum of Art and study a specific statue called Marble statue of a…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on March 3, 2016 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Running into a really old friend at the museum

I graduated from the School of Visual Arts a long time ago with a degree in Fine Arts. It sounds impressive, but my brothers tell everyone I went to Crayon College. I loved the experience, and it has enriched my life. It set me on a path that took many turns for me to wind up where I am now; a computer teacher. It took a lot of turns.

One assignment I remember from school was to go the the Metropolitan Museum of Art and study a specific statue called Marble statue of…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on March 3, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Italian third-grader has invented a new word that everybody liked

This week, the whole Italy is discussing the word «petalos», which came up with a third-grader Matteo. It translates as "the one, which has many petals". Neologism became known because of the teacher Matteo, who persuaded him to write a letter to the Academy of linguistic of Kruska, and then published on her facebook page the answer scientists have given. Matteo, and his teacher have become famous all over the country, and the word is already used in tens of brands advertising.…

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Added by Julius Saunders on March 3, 2016 at 11:40am — No Comments

10 Premium Tools for EdTech-Savvy Students

Students fall in that category of people who have to appreciate everything that technology offers. But do they really have an option? Not at all. Considering the ways technology has transformed our education system, they are not given that much of an option.

Today, there are a pantload of education tools and products available for tech savvy students to use.…

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Added by Leona Hinton on March 2, 2016 at 8:38am — No Comments

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