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Early Childhood Education: Why the Early Bird Gets (to Be) the Book Worm

By | February 16th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |

Why is early childhood education important? The “gap years” where the child is patiently waiting to start school is vital in their early development. Every state has a different compulsory age for children starting school. The median age is generally around the ages of 5 and 6, though some states have a minimum requirement of [...]

7 Ways the System Creates New Generations of Stupid Kids

By | January 19th, 2017|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , |

It’s said that school is a microcosm of society. A society that elevates stupidity will have a school system that creates stupid kids. School should prepare adults for entry into adult society. And that’s precisely what it does. The school system as we know it in the West prepares children for survival in the society [...]

5 Stupid Things Society Wants You to Do

By | January 13th, 2017|Categories: Education, Personal Development, Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , |

Our society considers certain things to be normal, but who decided what makes a normal life? Learn how you can ignore these stupid things and live a life that truly fulfills you. Society expects us to toe the line, conform and behave like everyone else. After all, sheep are easier to control than wild animals, right? [...]

5 Reasons Japanese School System Is Thriving While the American One Is Failing

By | January 7th, 2017|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Food for thought|Tags: , , |

Why is the Japanese school system thriving while the Western education system is failing? There are some stark differences between the American education system and those across the water, but have you ever thought about what those differences truly are? The Japanese school system, for example, is particularly fascinating, as there are a number of [...]

People Who Love Reading Have These 10 Advantages Over Those Who Don’t

By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: Education, Personal Development, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

People who love reading have major advantages over those who don't. Once you look at the information, you'll understand that reading is a serious business. According to Statistics Brain, not many people love reading. They claim that 50% of US adults are unable to read a grade 8 level book, 42% of college graduates will never [...]

How Learning to Speak Spanish Can Boost Your Brain Power at Any Age

By | December 15th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Education, Human Brain, Languages, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

According to science, learning to speak Spanish will help you to improve your brain function. Most people set out to learn a new language because it will enhance their career or they want to visit a foreign country. While these are the primary reasons there is one benefit that is often ignored. Learning Spanish can actually [...]

This School Taught Kids Mindful Practices Instead of Giving Them Detention and Here Is What Happened

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Education, Education & Technology, Personal Development|Tags: , , , |

Imagine a school where kids are being taught mindful practices. Well... it exists! I wasn’t the best-behaved child in school; in fact, I was one of the first in my year to get a detention, which consisted of writing lines about remembering to do my homework. Writing lines developed into after school detentions, and the [...]

6 Reasons Why More and More Parents Choose Homeschooling over Public Education

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , |

Nowadays, more and more parents seem to choose homeschooling over public school education, and there are some good reasons for this. What’s the purpose of education? What methods and techniques work best for children? The honest answer will be none and every. Clearly, it means that “one size fits all” approach is far from being [...]

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