Learning Tips For Young Students

Competitions are very vital for overall growth of students. They bring the best out of the students and push them to perform to the best of their capabilities. But in the current scenario, seeing the cruel competition students go through, they seem to be a burden. At present, competition in schools has reached unprecedented levels. Students in this scenario seem to carry a lot of pressure on their shoulders, to excel, especially in academics.

Through this article I will give you some effective study tips that will help you excel in academics and beat your peers. Below are a few key points:

1. Learn in multiple ways:

Don’t learn just from a single source, learn in multiple ways. Besides books, also learn from online courses, audio files, etc. Although books have their own significance and they can never be replaced, the immense power of other modes of learning must also be acknowledged. Animated online courses have emerged out to be very efficient tools of learning. The animation draws a distinct picture or the concept in the mind of the students and hence helps them retain maximum of what they learn. Similarly audio files helps pulls together your concentration and help you learn even on the move.

2. Learn through jingles and mnemonics:

Although using jingles and mnemonics for learning sounds quite childish, yet it is considered as one of the most effective techniques of learning, especially when one gets stuck with something. Long lists, unrelated words, awkward names, etc. are easy to learn with the help of jingles and mnemonics. Otherwise, someone often tends to forget information like that or disrupt the chronology.

3. Teach others:

Teaching others what you have learned is a good method of revision. Students often fail to revise honestly. They peek into books occasionally while …

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Is Getting More Education a Must for Job Security?

Is Getting More Education a Must for Job Security?

With younger workers entering the workforce every year, and each of them with increasing well-glazed qualifications, many old-timers in the workforce are feeling the pressure of losing their jobs. Most people believe that to compete with fresh faces, further education or retraining is a sure-fire to keep them relevant.

After all, you have more experience than recent graduates, and now, you have degrees like they do. Plus, if you always show up on time and have good relationships with coworkers, there is no way you will be out of class by some beginners. Or, at least, that’s what most of us like to think.

But if you look at the details of why older people are losing their jobs, you would see why getting an extra degree may be all just about giving yourself a false sense of security. People need to feel that they are in control of their lives, or at least, they need to feel that they are putting in an effort to change their fates. The truth, however, couldn’t be further from what they think.

Staying Relevant

First like talk about staying relevant. Unless you are in an industry that is facing revolutionary changes in technology, such as in the 80s when computers began to replace most of the paperwork processes in the economy; You can’t be irrelevant in your work when you actually do it every day (well, almost).

An engineer who works every day, but without the last degree from college; less relevant than recent graduates? If you are the boss, will you really rely on new graduates? Of course, a company needs to constantly bring young blood, but the new man will need training from the old man, that’s for sure. Whatever it is, a financial diploma or MBA will not make engineers …

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3 Ways to Be an Interior Designer

3 Ways to Be an Interior Designer

You know you have the passion and creativity to achieve success in the interior design business. But you are wondering where and how to start. You ask yourself whether you need a formal certificate or degree to start practicing interior design. Of course a degree can really help you in finding your dream job if you are considering working for people. However, if you live in the US or Europe right now; people will tell you that they are having tough time finding employment; some were even unemployed for years! The point is there are many people out there in the market looking for the same thing as you. So if you have decided to get a formal education, then go as high as you can afford, you need to get a Bachelor Degree at the very least considering the competition you are up against; don’t just settle for a Diploma or Certificate.

What if you don’t have the money and you don’t wish to apply for a student loan to further your study. Can you still make your dream comes through as an Interior Designer one day? The answer is YES! It is not always necessary to register to a professional body in order to practice interior design. You can always partner with a contractor to carry out renovation projects. In fact, this is the best way to give you higher profit margin. When a client ask you for interior design service, you will come out with the design sketches and ask a contractor to give you a rough estimation of the construction cost for the design. You then mark up the cost (depending on how much profit you wish to make from this project) and present it to the client. Most clients would want to have this type …

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7 Steps to Get Rich

7 Steps to Get Rich

1.            Save.

Start saving a percentage of your earnings. Get into the habit of always putting aside ten percent of your earnings before you do anything.

2.            Budget.

Sit down and work out a budget. Work out what you need to spend. Pay all the vital expenses first. Once your living expenses are covered, the rest is yours to spend. If you are wise, you may choose to save some of this money, or invest it in your education.

3.            Invest your savings.

Money must work for you. It is no good accumulating a fortune if you hide it under your mattress. Your money needs to work for you.

4.            Get expert advice on investment.

Make sure you get expert advice when investing your money. Do not go for high-risk investments unless the person advising you knows all about the business. A good rule of thumb is that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. It is better to invest in a sound venture than to risk losing everything.

5.            Buy your home.

Your home can be one of the best investments you will ever make. There are many advantages in owning your own home. If you follow expert advice and buy in the right area, at the right time your investment could pay for itself many times over.

6.            Insurance and superannuation.

You should protect your investments. Insurance is essential once you begin to have assets. You do not want to risks everything for the sake of a few dollars. Get expert advice on the types of insurance available and get insurance tailored to your needs. Always make sure your policies are updated every time they come up for renewal. Superannuation is important for your retirement. You do not want to work forever so you …

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All Masters Programs in Education Are Not Suitable for Everyone

All Masters Programs in Education Are Not Suitable for Everyone

Each prospective teacher has their own ideas about the type of instruction they want to pursue. This is the main reason there are large number of Masters Programs in Education, all of which are focused on different levels of experience and skills. In addition, teacher can start to take one path and decide to take different direction later in his career. If different programs are not available, it is not possible for future students to learn all the things they want to learn during their school and college years.

What about teachers who are not sure which way they want to be able to pursue some Masters Programs in Education before they make final decision. That doesn’t mean you can’t change your direction in any way, but students can save lot of time if they make the right decision the first time. The best way for students to make sure they are choosing the right one is to review number of programs that they find interesting. They can even choose to take some of the classes needed to graduate with the education program and develop taste for the type of career they can expect.

The Master of Education program is designed to provide good start for students who wish to pursue teaching careers in the fields covered by the chosen Master’s program of students. Be it early childhood education, post-secondary education, English or other areas of expertise, students will be able to contribute to the learning experience of every student who enters his classroom. Choosing one that suits the teacher’s interests will ensure lifetime commitment to the subject matter and students who are committed to learning.…

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Disappointing Generation – Who’s Fault Is It?

Disappointing Generation - Who's Fault Is It?

I’m sure many of you have enjoyed watching TV shows exploiting our intelligence (or in some cases, ignorance), like “Who wants to be Millionaire?” or “Are You Smarter than Fifth-Grader?” Then there are those TV reality reporters taking survey of the “average citizen on the street” which ask what would most certainly be questions of what should be obvious knowledge; and finding such surprising answers showing what is often embarrassing ignorance or lack of concern for knowing the answers.

Even the relatively recent “Jaywalking” segments on the Tonight Show with host, Jay Leno tested the “common knowledge” base of average pedestrians in L.A. with such questions as: How many stars on the American Flag?? (52); Do you remember the last book you read?? (Uh, do magazines & comics count?); Where does the Pope live? (England); What’s the tenure of Supreme Court judge? (I’d guess four years); and on and on!!!!

Are we “cherry-picking” these comments to just produce “entertainment”?

Well, NO! There are many recent surveys out there; National Geographic’s Literacy Survey is just one.

So why is this??

Twofold:

First: is because of our government run school system. Our current schools are maintained and supported by Fed & State funds whether they are properly run or not. There are no choices, even if they are poorly administered or not, even if teachers are lacking or not (especially since many tenured teachers lose their competitive edge and professional motivation). The story is so very similar in other government run organizations like the Post Office as prime example; where you have (unionized) employees who feel their job is beyond reproach; where an “act of Congress” is needed to discipline or remove an employee for poor performance.

Currently, poor performing school becomes rewarded with enrollments primarily due to attendance requirements imposed on …

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