How to prepare for online college

Dec 17 2020

3030Attending an online college doesn’t offer the same experience as a traditional college. It’s very important to weigh the benefits of each option before you make your final decision. There are many advantages to online college degree programs; however, you should know as much as possible to make sure you get the best education possible.

There are several advantages when it comes to earning your degree online. In most cases, you can learn at your own pace. Flexibility is a big advantage of online colleges over traditional schools, where the students are grouped and required to take classes as per their schedule. You can also earn your degree while pursuing a career. 

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Home Alone – It’s not who you are but what you do that makes the difference to your child’s home learning

Nov 29 2020

Home Learning became a big issue during our first lockdown. The importance of connecting with children and families, the offer of teaching support and the nurturing of friendships was a surprisingly powerful wake up call for so many. This lockdown is a bit different because nurseries are still available for anyone who wants to use them. However, there were some lessons that we learnt during lockdown that we need to consider and develop further.

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What is the ‘Write’ way for our children?

Nov 22 2020

The other day, my neighbour stopped to chat and introduced me to her 4-year-old granddaughter. Before I could say hello, she said proudly that she can count to 100 and write her name.  This is not unusual and resonant of a growing pattern where adults seem to feel it is important to want their children to be able to read and write almost before they can speak.

So, what has prompted this urge?  Do we need children to be able to sign their names by the age of three? Do they have their own chequebooks?  I suspect it is part of our modern urge to teach children complex concepts far too early.

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