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(StatePoint) As the price tag on a college education continues to rise, students are seeking out a variety of financial aid options to relieve the burden.

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Monday 06/22/2020
Tips to Pay for Your Upcoming College Costs
Updated: July 03, 2020 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) Heading off to college is exciting, and a time full of endless possibilities. However, circumstances have changed for many American families over the past several months as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and you may be wondering how you will pay your upcoming college tuition bill and other school-related costs.

Thursday 06/18/2020
Students Emerge as Leaders During COVID-19 Through Service Learning
Posted: June 18, 2020

(StatePoint) As learning has gone virtual to curb the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, educators and parents have been left with a pressing concern: how will this experience impact social and emotional development?

Friday 05/29/2020
4 Things Small Businesses Can Do Now to Thrive in the Future
Updated: July 12, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - As the U.S. begins to reopen, many small business owners across the world are strategizing for the future and the new normal.

College Board Offers Online AP Courses and Exams During Coronavirus
Updated: June 17, 2020 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - In the wake of unprecedented school closures resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the College Board is supporting students and schools with free, live review sessions and online exams taken at home.

Offices of the future: What can we expect from office space post coronavirus?
Updated: July 12, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Though most office employees are working remotely during this unprecedented time, there will be a time when the world re-emerges from COVID-19. What will office space look like then?

Monday 04/20/2020
Keeping Math Skills Up-to-Date While School is Closed
Posted: April 20, 2020

(StatePoint) The transition from in-person to online learning isn’t easy, particularly when it comes to mathematics, a subject where many students benefit from classroom learning and individualized attention from their teacher.

Friday 04/17/2020
Five Facts: Contact Lenses, Glasses & COVID-19
Updated: May 21, 2020 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - It's a common question: can I wear my contact lenses during the COVID-19 pandemic? New research led by the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) is helping the billions of people who rely on contact lenses or glasses take care of their eyes, dispelling coronavirus myths.

Thursday 04/16/2020
4 Tips to Upskill and Get Hired
Updated: July 12, 2020 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Skills are like kitchen knives, over time they can get dull. By continuing to refresh your skills and experiences, you may find your way into a new job or career path. With our day-to-day routines changing and evolving, it’s more important now than ever to invest in your skills to grow both professionally and personally — whether that’s brushing up on what you already know, adapting to the changing job market, or learning something new. According to a recent survey by LinkedIn, almost one-third of professionals in the U.S. are planning on learning new skills.

4 Ways Science Exploration Can Shape Students’ Futures
Posted: April 16, 2020

(StatePoint) The impact of scientific exploration has vastly shaped the world we live in, and in this challenging time, it has never been more relevant than it is today.

Tuesday 04/07/2020
New Ways to Keep Kids Engaged While Distance-Learning
Posted: April 07, 2020

(StatePoint) As learning goes remote, many teachers and families are doing their best to adjust. Luckily, new resources and tools are emerging to help ease this process.

Thursday 03/26/2020
How and Why to Keep Kids on a Schedule During School Closures
Posted: March 26, 2020

(StatePoint) School closures have forced families nationwide to readjust to the current reality. However, a sense of structure is important for children’s developmental growth. To create a routine for your kids that sticks, consider the following tips:

Wednesday 03/18/2020
Teachers and Students Find Purpose Through Leadership Programs
Posted: March 18, 2020

(StatePoint) Many teachers are drawn to education for the opportunity to make a difference in their students’ lives. However, when faced with guiding students through trying times in order to meet their big goals, teachers need resources that strengthen social and emotional skills.

Monday 03/02/2020
How Math Can Become Your Child’s Favorite School Subject
Posted: March 02, 2020

(StatePoint) Ask kids what their favorite school subject is and fewer and fewer will say “math” as they age. While 37 percent of 4th graders report that math is one of their favorite subjects, only 15 of 12th graders say the same, according to National Center for Education Statistics.

Sunday 03/01/2020
This Pi Day, Make Math Fun for Kids
Posted: March 01, 2020

(StatePoint) Pi Day, is not only an annual opportunity to celebrate math, it’s also a day to honor the renowned scientist and mathematician, Albert Einstein, born on March 14.

Monday 02/10/2020
Tips for Students and Teachers to Get Through the Midyear Slump
Posted: February 10, 2020

(StatePoint) There comes a certain point during every school year when students and educators alike are at risk of suffering from a midyear slump. One solution to staying motivated? Adding some color and vibrancy to everyday tools used in the classroom. Here are five ideas for doing so:

Thursday 01/09/2020
The Same Tools at School and Home Can Help Students Achieve
Posted: January 09, 2020

(StatePoint) Cutting-edge technologies have long been used in classrooms to help students engage with material and better grasp tough concepts. And now, many of these same technologies are becoming available for use at home.

Thursday 11/14/2019
Are You Ready for College Entrance Exams?
Posted: November 14, 2019

(StatePoint) While a student’s long record of academic achievement is generally the most important measure that colleges take under consideration during the admissions process, getting as prepared for one’s college entrance exams as possible is a great idea.

Monday 10/28/2019
How Visualized Learning is Helping Students Succeed
Posted: October 28, 2019

(StatePoint) While yesterday’s students once had to rely on the static images found in textbooks and overhead transparencies, today’s students are being treated to a wealth of rich moving imagery with seemingly unlimited interactive potential.

Tuesday 10/22/2019
Great Ways to Make Education More Affordable
Posted: October 22, 2019

(StatePoint) As most parents know, even a free public school education comes with certain expenses that over the course of a school year can really add up. While many of these expenditures feel unavoidable, there are certain ways that families can save money on the hidden costs of schooling.

Wednesday 10/16/2019
4 Ideas for Becoming a Lifelong Learner
Posted: October 16, 2019

(StatePoint) October is National Learning and Development Month, a time set aside for broadening one’s personal and professional skills. Here are four cool ideas for marking the occasion:

Tuesday 09/03/2019
How Schools are Changing to Improve STEAM Learning
Posted: September 03, 2019

(StatePoint) As STEAM learning has grown in prominence in classrooms across the country, so has the role of tools and resources facilitating this approach to learning.

Back-to-School Must-Haves
Posted: September 03, 2019

(StatePoint) You don’t have to pick between form and function when gearing up for the new school year. Make the grade with these stylish back-to-school must-haves:

Friday 08/30/2019
Helpful Hacks to Ease School Hassles
Posted: August 30, 2019

(StatePoint) Whether your life revolves around cubby holes and recess or rolling campus hills and term papers, helpful hacks can ensure students, teachers and families are organized in dorm rooms, classrooms and households.

Monday 08/12/2019
Great Reading Ideas to Inspire Young Students
Posted: August 12, 2019

(StatePoint) A new school year means new classes, new teachers and new schedules. At home, you can riff on this theme with new books to be enjoyed outside the classroom, that spark interest in different subjects. To open doors for young minds, consider the following titles:

Friday 08/02/2019
More Families Have a Plan to Pay for College
Posted: August 02, 2019

(StatePoint) College may be getting more expensive, but new research suggests that more families are preparing to meet those costs one way or another.

Thursday 08/01/2019
Preparing for the New School Year
Posted: August 01, 2019

(StatePoint) Teachers, students and families busy prepping for the year ahead all know that having the right supplies in and out of the classroom can help pave the way for a successful back-to-school season. With that in mind, consider these ideas to hit the ground running:

Thursday 07/18/2019
How to Take on the New School Year Like the Ultimate Overachiever
Posted: July 18, 2019

(StatePoint) A new school year is a clean slate. How are you going to make your mark?

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