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Strategies for Improving Online Student Retention Rates

Student retention refers to how well an educational institution guarantees a student’s success. This is determined by the percentage of students that enroll in a term and subsequently accomplish all the requirements needed to progress to the next grade level or graduate from a course of study. It’s calculated by dividing the number of students on the

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Understanding the Importance of Your Workspace in an Online Lecture

Teachers have it harder than most people. Imagine the dilemma they must be feeling now. They want their students to learn. They want to teach them the best way they know. But suddenly, the pandemic happens, and they are forced to learn to teach them online. Gone are the plans that they curated for their

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If You Want to Learn Better as an Adult, Start Seeking Quality Feedback

Continued learning is a critical skill for everyone to have in today’s fast-changing world. A 2016 study found that three-quarters of adult Americans found it valuable to pursue further learning. You can learn a lot on your own, but how far do those efforts take you? Consider a simple practice to improve your singing; how

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Give Your Child the Best Educational Experience

When it comes to education, many parents leave it up to the school to handle everything. But that is an irresponsible approach. You need to be an active part of your child’s education. This is mainly to increase its effectiveness. Here are some things that you can do to get more from your child’s education.

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Fun Ways to Teach Kids Different Life Lessons

There are lots of crucial life lessons that parents must teach their kids. The problem is, it is easier to tell kids to be on time, be respectful, have more discipline, negotiate conflict, be more understanding, etc. than to teach them how. We cannot just expect kids to grow up kind, honest, confident, and responsible

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What to Look for in Quality Education for Future Generations

Education has taken the leap over the last few years. Most educational institutions today, especially colleges and international highschools, utilize technology and the power of the internet as part of their approach to dynamic learning. Unfortunately, some educational systems have yet to catch up, and it’s up to us to identify opportunities to improve the

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Is It Too Late for Adults to Start Learning a Musical Instrument?

On the topic of learning musical instruments, most articles and studies are directed toward its effects on children, proving how it improves cognitive skills and academic performance. But what could be the outcome if the person learning is an adult? Can an adult be even taught to play a musical instrument? Absolutely. Adults are capable

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Singapore and Its History of Academic Excellence

Last week, the Council for Creative Education, Finland published the results of the recent Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), wherein Singapore ranked second only to China in reading, mathematics, and science. In 2015, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) rated the country’s educational system as the best in the world. OECD Director Andreas Schleicher

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Address Workplace Hazards with These 5 Tips

Workplaces can be fun to work at when they are free from common hazards such as obstructions on the floors, fire-prone electrical connections, and the like. Fortunately, many company owners and office managers go out of their way to ensure that their employees won’t feel unsafe inside their workplaces. One way they do this is

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Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Along with all the advancements in medicine and medical technology, complementary and alternative solutions are also gaining traction. A survey by the University of Bristol in 2015 found that 16 per cent of adult respondents said they used some form of complementary or alternative medicine in the last 12 months. But how exactly does one form

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