10 Habits of Highly Effective Students

The key to becoming an effective student is learning how to study smarter, not harder. This becomes more and truer as you advance in your education. An hour or two of studying a day is usually sufficient to make it through high school with satisfactory grades, but when college arrives, there aren’t enough hours in…

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THE POWER OF A PARENT

Steve Jobs’ adoptive Dad taught him rudimentary electronics as a kid. It seems likely that he couldn’t have imagined how that time would pay off. “Intelligence is 49% genetic and 51% stimulation”, says Lewlis. Other experts agree that, if anything, environment has the edge in influencing a child. “We assume smart kids are born smart…

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GOOD MANNERS AT HOME

Etiquette is such a fancy word that some people think applies only to fancy situation i.e. formal dinners and receptions. Other people think that etiquette concerns itself with only minute details such as the correct way to hold your cutlery or tea cup in other words, etiquette is something that should be a part of…

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Jolly Phonics

Do you know that there’s an amazing synthetic phonics program that is famous for helping young children learn the act of reading and writing ahead of their peers?  It’s called Jolly Phonics. Jolly Phonics is a phonics program created by British teachers, Sue Lloyd and Sarah Wernham.  It is based upon learning the 42 sounds…

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