San Antonio Independent School District Gears Up for College

San Antonio Schools held two college fairs as part of its GEAR UP program to help the class of 2012 get ready for college. Current Sixth Grade students and their families attended college fairs at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Participants learned about basic college requirements, entrance examinations, and how to find financial aid. To add a little local flavor to the occasion, school cheerleaders and mariachis performed and refreshments were served.

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Work Experience Degree – Get What You Deserve

A work experience degree is a college degree that you can earn by using your knowledge and skills and experience instead of going to the classroom and laboratory and learning these things by experts...

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Imagine That! Defining an Imaginal Education

Currently, education in the United States does anything but support learners’ imaginations. But without imagining, how can we hope to learn to make meaning in our lives?

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How Too Be Fully Prepared For Class

Follow these 6 easy steps to feel more confident and prepared in the classroom for guaranteed better grades.

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Las Vegas Schools Open New Schools and Hire New Teachers

Las Vegas Schools have ten new schools opening for the 2006-2007 school year. Nine are brand new schools, while one is a replacement of Rancho High School. This is part of a long term plan to meet student population demands and create modern facilities. The schools opening in August are six elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools. The new elementary schools are Hayden Elementary, Schorr Elementary, Steele Elementary, Thompson Elementary, Ward Elementary and Wright Elementary.

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University Online Degrees – Join the High Ranks On Your Computer

Now there’s few words that I like more than consortium and portal; and that is just one of the exciting reasons why I’m getting all sorts of worked up for my university online degree.

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Joining a School Band

From selecting the right instrument to learning to read music, being in band can enhance a student's education. Even children with no musical background can join their school's band.

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Only Skin Deep? How to Maximize Sunscreen Efficacy

This article explains how, when, and why we should use sunscreen. It is direct and easily understood, yet offers a tremendous amount of information in which one can relate. It explains “SPF”, UV-A and UV-B sun rays, what the differences are and why these differences make it important to buy the right sunscreen.

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Learning Math With Manipulatives - Base Ten Blocks (Part III)

In the first two parts, representing, adding, and subtracting numbers using base ten blocks were explained. The use of base ten blocks gives students an effective tool that they can touch and manipulate to solve math questions. Not only are base ten blocks effective at solving math questions, they teach students important steps and skills that translate directly into paper and pencil methods of solving math questions.

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United Nations Day Teaching Tips

Here you will find information and activities focusing on the United Nations and ways to settle arguments.

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