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April 2015 Blog Posts (6)

Famous presidential cars

The 2016 presidential election has already kicked off and several presidential hopefuls have already kicked off their campaign efforts. Hillary Clinton, is one of these hopefuls and she’s received some attention for her unusual choice of campaign car. It’s an armored Chevrolet Express. Her campaign car isn’t the first unusual one, however. Here’s a look at some other cars driven by past presidents and president hopefuls.



The Beast



Though the president…

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Added by lissa charney on April 27, 2015 at 11:43pm — No Comments

7 Online Tools for More PhD Productivity

Being productive while working on a doctoral dissertation may sound like an oxymoron. PhD candidates always find “justified” reasons to procrastinate the completion of their projects for an indefinite time. If you want to go through this process successfully, you have to structure your…

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Added by Robert Morris on April 27, 2015 at 10:50am — 1 Comment

How Maya Angelou will make you a better school leader

Maya Angelou was right; "people will never forget how you made them feel".

When was the last time you read something and felt really worried or annoyed by it? Maybe it was a text, or an email? Perhaps a post on Facebook or a Tweet? Or even a blog? And reading it gave you an instant reaction. You might have felt angry, or frustrated, or thought to your self, “What a cheek”. You might even have laughed out loud. When did that last happened to you?

It’s…

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Added by Joyce Matthews on April 26, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Final Term Exam Preparation for Math Gets Accelerated in Online Tutoring Environment!

Final term exams are in the offing and any student who is in the last quarter of school should face them with good preparation. Students find it difficult to concentrate on all topics and ace the final exams, since they have a tendency to procrastinate and also tend to cram over the exams.

Math especially could test students’ patience, since they need to be on the track and gain enough knowledge and insights to explore the subject. Not every time, students would be ready to be perfect…

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Added by Jim Marshall on April 24, 2015 at 9:45am — No Comments

The Importance of Andragogy in Education

As educators one would expect that teachers and teacher/administrators should be experts on the best most effective and efficient methods of getting large groups of children to understand, learn, and use information responsibly to create more information. Theoretically, these educators have an understanding of pedagogy and methodology in order to accomplish these goals. I firmly believe most educators have these very skills to accomplish this with kids.

A question that haunts me…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on April 13, 2015 at 11:02pm — 1 Comment

Steps To Begin Learning Algebra

On average, with the help of this article it takes 40-50 seconds to learn basic algebra. You may have heard that algebra is a difficult part of mathematics and its basics are applied in other part of mathematics. Now you do not have to worry about it here’s a steps which will help you to begin algebra basics in few minutes. Follow below given steps to begin algebra for sure you will make less mistakes in your algebra.…

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Added by John Marsh on April 9, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

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