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Choosing To Invest In Education


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Choosing To Invest In Education

After I graduated from high school, I decided to skip the whole college thing and start working. I did alright as a receptionist, but I really wanted something more challenging and dynamic. I decided to think about investing in my education by enrolling at a local trade school, and it was really amazing to see my journey unfold. I was able to choose a career path that really worked with my personality, and it was incredible to feel like I was worth something. This blog is for anyone out there who isn't sure whether or not they should invest in their education.

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Tabula Rasa: Why These Two Latin Words Mean So Much To Child Development And Preschools

Tabula Rasa ‚Äčis a Latin phrase that means "blank slate." This phrase is at the heart of a lot of things that preschool programs believe in, and repeated studies of young children in development prove this concept to be true. Everyone is born "empty" of knowledge and experience. Preschool teachers provide a lot of knowledge and experience to hungry little minds, filling up all those "blank slates" with things that children will need to know and know how to do as they grow. Read More 

Outdoor Learning Activities To Do With Your Preschooler

As summer nears, having your preschooler home with you all day long can sometimes get stale. Doing the same activities each and every day can get boring, but maybe you can't always afford to go somewhere. Turn your backyard and neighborhood into a learning area and do fun activities that will help teach your child and keep your day from feeling too mundane. See below for outdoor learning activities you can do with your preschooler. Read More 

4 Essentials To Look For When Considering An Electrical Trade School

Most states in the U.S. require professional electricians to obtain an electrician certification. While state requirements vary, becoming certified usually requires taking classes from an electrical trade school, and sometimes completing an apprenticeship afterwards. The National Electrical Contractors Association lists each state's specific requirements. While this training does not take as long or cost as much as most post-secondary degrees, there are still some key considerations to think about when choosing an electrical trade school. Read More 

Want A Career In IT But Not Sure Where To Begin? What Are Your Best Degree Options?

If you've always been interested in technology and are eager to begin a career in the still-rapidly-expanding IT job market, you may be overwhelmed by the number of different courses of study in the information technology sector. A generation ago, those interested in technology had no choice but to go the general Computer Science route, but today's colleges, universities, and technical schools have highly specialized degree programs focusing on everything from coding to technology marketing. Read More 

Helping To Ease Your Child’s Separation Anxiety When They Start Preschool

Preschool, whether at a school like Sammamish Montessori School or a more traditional school, can be both an exciting and nerve-wracking time for a child. They are venturing into a new environment with new people and adults around them. While some children have no problem letting go of their parent's hand and running off to play with the other children, other children may cling to their parents and experience separation anxiety at the thought of their parent leaving. Read More