Kristen Peterson

  • Three Tips For Surviving Your First Classroom Observation


    Classroom observations can be potentially stressful situations. This is true even for experienced teachers, but for new teachers or teachers starting work at a new school they can feel especially fraught and demanding. If you are scheduled to have your teaching observed for the first time, these tips will hopefully get you through the day with a minimum of anxiety and maybe even help you to see the experience as a positive one.
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  • How To Attend College After Serving In The Military


    You've served your country, and now you want to further your education. While you have many financial aid and loan options, you want to see what benefits you can get from the military. Discover how you can attend college successfully after serving in the military without spending a lot of money bettering your education. Attend while serving If you aren't finished with the military yet, use your opportunity now to undergo training that will lead to a career or a college diploma sooner.
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  • 3 Tips For Success With Online Degree Programs


    Taking individual online classes or pursing an online degree is an ideal situation for many people who thought a college education was beyond their reach. Although the online format brings college to a wider range of people, this informal format requires diligence to be successful. Be Realistic Online degree programs and courses are designed for people who may not have access to a traditional college setting, such as those in rural locations, and people who might have career or family obligations that make attending the traditional classroom setting impossible.
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  • How NLP Training Can Vastly Transform Your Life


    Sometimes in life, you repeat the same set of behaviors that result in negative consequences. Then, you're left wondering why this keeps happening to you. NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) training is a psychological approach that can help you control these negative thought patterns and behavior. When used properly, you get to reap the following rewards.  Improve Weight Loss  One of the hardest things to do today is losing weight. There are many obstacles that impede your weight loss goals, such as diet and motivation.
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  • 2 Appropriate Learning Activities You Can Do With Your Child


    Educating children is incredibly hard. There are many parents and educators who wonder what the balance is for teaching children, letting them use their imaginations, and giving them the proper education of technology without having it be a hindrance. Here are some good activities to do with your child to help them learn and also have fun. 1. Card and Board Games Games are a great way to learn skills while having fun.
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  • Getting Company Support For Daycare


    Many companies don't realize the fact that their employees are not just workers, they are people first. They have a family, a life outside the job, and a lot of responsibilities that aren't directed towards the workplace. If you are an employee who has a small kid, and you need your company's support for daycare, then here are a few ideas you can try. Talk to Your Boss The first and most straightforward approach is to talk to your boss regarding your need for daycare.
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  • 4 Reasons To Become An Electrician


    When deciding to study a new trade and begin a new career, there are many factors to consider and potential career paths to compare and contrast. If you are considering a trade, becoming an electrician should definitely be included high on your list of possibilities, since electrical work is often well-paid, interesting, and rewarding in many ways. Here are four of the biggest reasons to consider becoming an electrician: Being an Electrician Pays Well
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  • 4 Tips For Preparing Your Child For Preschool


    Preschool is a huge step in a young child's life. For many kids, preschool is the first time they are away from home and their parents during the day. Even children who were already in daycare may struggle to adjust to the more structured and academically focused environment of preschool. Some children experience separation anxiety or feel overwhelmed when first attending preschool.  Luckily, there are specific things you can do to help prepare your child for preschool and make their transition much easier:
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  • Understanding Learning Differences: The Key To The Best Education Possible


    Did you know that not all children or even people learn in the same ways? No, believe it or not, but different people have different learning styles. Thus, many educators believe that education should not be a "one size fits all" kind of process. Instead, they believe in tailoring their teaching and instructional methods to help meet the needs of the different learning styles in their classrooms. Thus, as a parent, you should look for educators who are familiar with the various learning styles and who strive to honor each and every learning difference that they encounter.
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  • Can'T Afford Private School? 3 Ways To Find Funding


    Some families have to make a difficult choice about which school to send their children to. Other families face an even more difficult problem – a lack of choices. If you live in an area with schools that aren't performing well, or if you have a child who is gifted, has special needs, or just isn't a good fit for their assigned school, it can be frustrating to realize that you can't get your child assigned to a different public school and can't afford private school.
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