How to Accept Social Isolation for Targeted Individuals
Are you a targeted individual? a victim of social isolation? Social isolation is the worst form of punishment that mankind has invented. It leaves you totally void of life and hopeless. However, some brave individuals do handle the situation really well and make this painful easier for themselves. A point of wonder is; some political …
Science Olympiad competitors invade Penn State Wilkes-Barre
LEHMAN TWP. — Students in hoodies and T-shirts, a packed gymnasium, a library full of
Why Seniors Want Home Care
According to a recent study, 87% of seniors would prefer to age in place by remaining at home. But, why are the number of seniors in nursing homes and hospitals on the rise? Here are three reasons why seniors today want home care and aren’t always getting what they want.
What Are the 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease?
Learn about the seven stages of Alzheimer's disease from the beginning of the illness through its end.
Child care center websites: what information to look for
Looking for a nurturing, education-orientated child care center online? Here are some tips on how to find a reputable organization.
IU 1: Building Online Learning Options for 21st-century Students
For educators in Fayette, Greene, and Washington counties, “CSI” isn’t about crime detection. It stands for Intermediate Unit 1’s Cyber Solutions Initiative, a customized approach that lets learners take online classes while remaining enrolled in their home districts “For today’s students, technology is a fact of life, waking them up in the morning and seeing them through every aspect of their days,” says Charles Mahoney, IU 1’s executive director and a former school superintendent. “It makes sense to capitalize on their comfort with technology and apply it to their educational pursuits.” Through CSI, member districts stay in close touch with cyber students, assuring their engagement in classwork and providing on-the-spot assistance. Fewer students are dropping out…
How much does it benefit a child to delay kindergarten entry for a year?
Some believe that delaying a child’s enrollment in kindergarten by one year (known as "redshirting") may better long-term student performance. Michael Hansen argues that recent research on age and student outcomes shows that redshirting does not yield an educational advantage, but rather an initial testing advantage that diminishes to a nearly negligible factor over time.
Top Ten Things Not to Do When Boarding your Pet
Photo: www.mollythecatlady.com The inspiration for this list is the fact that a lot of folks are traveling for the holidays. Not every pet is comfortable with going along, so many owners place thei…
How Everything We Know About Early Childhood Has Changed Since Head Start Was Founded
Fifty years of research — and “Sesame Street” — have changed our understanding of how to best help disadvantaged kids.
Staying Connect with Dakota Ridge Church!
...as we got out of the car, the big white van had pulled behind us. A guy got out and started yelling at me. “Hey! It was obvious that we were waiting for that spot! He then proceeded to let out a string of creative name-calling that just wouldn’t be appropriate to repeat here. The exchange went on for a while…he with his impressive mixture of curse words and me trying to convince him that it was accidental. He was so heated and loud that I thought he might take a swing at me.