How to Learn Basic Spanish Verbs - Part 1

There are three basic groups of Spanish verbs, in these articles we will look at the regular AR, ER and IR verbs.

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Professional Continuing Education Is Important In Many Fields

As the world continues to get more complex, careers are becoming more specialized and require continuing education credits to remain in good standing. This is especially true in the medical fields although many professions and professional organizations also demand their members to continue to develop the skills necessary for today's changing environments.

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Online Computer Degrees – Studying a At A Distance

Let’s be honest with each other. Some things you find on the internet can be a little short of reputable. That’s reasonable isn’t it? What about getting yourself a Master’s Degree in 5 days?

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

Base ten blocks are an excellent tool for teaching children the concept of addition because they allow children to touch and manipulate something real while learning important skills that translate well into paper and pencil addition. In this article, I will describe base ten blocks and how to use them to represent and add numbers.

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Spanish Made Easy - Unlocking Your Hidden Knowledge. Part 2

You might not realize it but you already know hundreds, if not thousands, of Spanish words? In these articles we will highlight all the ways in which the English and Spanish languages share hundreds of words, words that you will be able to use every day.

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Test taking stratagies

Learn the art of test taking and guarantee yourself an A.

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Houston Schools New Budget Brings Needed Money for Teachers and Improvements

Houston schools teachers have not had significant pay raise in seven years. The new Houston schools budget plans for an average 8.6 percent pay raise for teachers for the 2006-07 school year, with a total of $49.2 million in funding. The state is providing $31 million for the pay raises, and the Houston schools are providing $18.2 million from their own revenues. An additional $8 million increase also is included for teacher performance pay.

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Positive Parent Conferences

It's parent-teacher conference time! Some are positive experiences where teachers are able to make great connections with parents. And yet other meetings are foretold by apprehension and met with strife. Over the years, you will encounter the gamut of positive and negative experiences, and everything in between. However, there are strategies you can use to make the best of any situation.

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Teachers Explore New Methods for Teaching Literacy in Long Island Schools

Sachem School District teachers completed another professional development activity thanks to the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. The program is called the Strategic Instructional Model (SIM) and looks at how teachers can improve literacy in low performing adolescents.

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Proper Pool Maintenance

For those that are lucky enough to have a pool, pool maintenance is part of the package.

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