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Taking Time Off During College

Taking a Break from College

When you are eagerly preparing to enter college or university, it probably never crosses your mind that you won’t plough ahead and finish your degree in the standard three or four years your program requires. That’s just the way it’s […]

Gap Year, What Is It, Benefits, How Do I Arrange

Gap Year – Is It Right for Me?

This popular concept has spread throughout Europe, but it wasn’t until the past decade that the high school gap year began gaining traction in North America. In 2011, the Higher Education Research Institute estimated that 1.2 per cent of first-time […]

Read-Write Learning Style

Read-Write Learning Style

Almost 30 years ago, Neil Fleming, a New Zealand educator, and a colleague, identified four sensory approaches to learning information based on their observations in the classroom. Their theory, referred to by the acronym, VARK, explores these four major learning […]

Kinesthetic Learning Style

Kinesthetic Learning Style

People learn in a variety of ways, as your own experience sitting in classrooms has undoubtedly shown you. Education experts have identified a number of learning styles, including auditory, visual, kinesthetic (or physical) and read and write. People may favour […]

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The Teacher Shortage

There’s an old bromide that declares, “Those who can’t do, teach.” Its assumption – that teachers are people with no practical skills, so they turn to the classroom to earn their livings – is emblematic of the lack of respect […]

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Homeschooling in America

If you’re one of the growing number of parents contemplating using homeschooling as an option for educating your children, there’s a lot of positive news about this learning model to help you make an informed decision. Three decades ago home […]