Monthly Archives: July 2010

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Hey teenagers, ever feel like you just can’t get enough sleep? Find yourself droopy eyed during your morning classes? Parents, do you have trouble getting your children out of bed? Well, as our understanding of human development and biology advances, … Continue reading

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Dramatic Firings in D.C.

There is a lot of talk today about the importance of education. We are constantly trying to find ways to decrease student-to-teacher ratios, find better testing methods, and search out new types of schools and systems of education. Despite all … Continue reading

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New Education Standards—Here We Come?

Did you know that the 50 states in this country essentially have 50 different curriculums for their K-12 schools? That means that graduating from fifth grade in Virginia doesn’t necessarily mean the same thing as graduating fifth grade in Florida. … Continue reading

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