Call it shocking, unbelievable, disgusting, or shameful the fact remains the same. According to the National Science Foundation data, 65% of fourth-graders read below the grade level. Reading is a fundamental skill, needed to learn any other subject including Math.
Look at every appliance, any technology, and many vehicles sold new today, and you’ll hear all sorts of claims about how more efficient that new thing is compared to its older versions. With those claims of better efficiency, you sometimes hear that the new technology will “pay for itself over time.” What does that mean, and how do we calculate that?
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Tutoring helps high achievers as wellAn increase in class size stifles teachers from providing one to one personal attention to students who are falling behind. Typically, high achieving and students [...]
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Reading keeps ignorance at bay. The shocking truth is that many students do not know how to read a textbook.Unlike some exclusive private schools, there is no one to hand [...]
FPLA Educational series: College freshman survival guideIf you are a college bound recent HS graduate, you must be looking forward to head off to your dream University and regain control [...]
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Biology of Life: Living under extreme conditionsWhile humans and other organisms are facing consequences of global warming, there is lot to learn from organisms living under extreme conditions on earth. [...]