6 Great Books for Elementary Education Teachers to Read

6 Great Books for Elementary Education Teachers to Read

If you are an elementary teacher, or looking to become one in the near future, it is always a good idea to get your hands on some great books about elementary education. Quality education books will help you become the best teacher you can be and will be very valuable to you as you create lesson plans for your students. Here are a few great books to help you get started in your journey as a teacher. 6+1 Traits of Writing: The Complete Guide: Grades 3 & Up: Everything You…

Study Up On Social Media Marketing

Study Up On Social Media Marketing

Social media marketing has revolutionized the way that businesses and customers connect and interact. In the past, businesses were primarily responsible for generating interest in the products and services they offered. Now it is possible for businesses to harness customer interest and work together with the people they serve to reach an increasingly broad base of potential customers. Multimedia marketing is no longer confined to just print and television. Many types of branded media can be turned into value-rich content for users around the world. Navigating the increasingly complex world…

Common Core Deserves a Better Implementation

Common Core Deserves a Better Implementation

Common Core, the latest reconfiguration of education in the United States, is causing confusion and frustration for many public schools, teachers, and parents. While it was meant to bring consistent standards and benchmarks, in both English language arts and math, to every school in America the implementation of the tests and standards has not been seamless or received positive feedback. In 2009, the National Governors Association (NGA) met to create the Common Core standards for English language arts and mathematics for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. The NGA stated…

5 Books About Richmond, VA You Won’t Want to Put Down

5 Books About Richmond, VA You Won’t Want to Put Down

Have you ever been to Richmond, Virginia? Would you like to learn more about it? Whether you are living in Richmond, wanting to travel there, or just love learning about different places, there are several books that you won’t want to put down. Each book is chalked full of information about the history and culture of Richmond. There are also several which are specific to certain topics that you may enjoy. The following are reviews of books that are highly recommended. 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Richmond: Including Petersburg, Williamsburg,…

Understanding the of Attention Spans of Elementary Aged Students

Understanding the of Attention Spans of Elementary Aged Students

Teaching students of any age group can be a challenge. However, from my experience, elementary aged students are the most difficult to tutor due to their shorter attention spans. Although very few people enjoy the idea of sitting down and studying for a few hours, this actual process is nearly impossible for younger children. If you are finding it challenging to help your child study, tutor a student, or work with kids in a classroom setting, the following information might be helpful to you. I have found it to be…

Conserving the Unique Chesapeake Ecosystem

Conserving the Unique Chesapeake Ecosystem

The Chesapeake Bay area is one of the most scenic and beautiful in the whole United States. This area of the coast is home to rich biological diversity and is claimed by many native species of birds, fish, wildlife, and plants. The diverse ecology of this large area has been serious affected by many types of human activity. Many people have stepped up to the challenge of conserving the unique bioregions within the Chesapeake Bay area. Together, I believe that we can preserve the beauty and diversity of this unique…

How To Prep For SAT (A simple guideline I followed)

How To Prep For SAT (A simple guideline I followed)

The date of your SAT test is looming ever closer, and you are beginning to sweat bullets because you don’t feel prepared. Thankfully, there are many things that you can do to prepare for that big test and pull off a great score. Since your future education opportunities will depend in part on your SAT score, it is important that you take your test seriously. Here are the top 5 ways you can prepare for the upcoming SAT and get a score that you can be proud of. 1. Take…

Human Resources and why it is important part of a company

Human Resources and why it is important part of a company

The Human Resources Company can help any company manage their staff confidently. This is a busy and efficient department. Not quite sure what the Human Resources department does? Its your first stop in getting hired. When you first visit a company on a job interview, 99.9% of the time, your initial interview is with the Human Resources department. They vet candidates and decide if the hiring manager should see any qualified applicants. This department receives resumes and combs through them, looking for the best of the best to fill positions….

My Greener Life

My Greener Life

There is no more opportune time than the present to make a positive change. That is especially true when it comes to how you treat the environment. I recently made the decision to live a greener life.  I felt inspired and motivated as well as confused and intimidated. The prospect of changing my way of life seemed so grand and impossible. How can I, one person, make a difference? Am I going to have to drop out of society and live on a commune? What sacrifices will I have to…

Designing an Effective Business Brochure

Designing an Effective Business Brochure

Sy Syms, the discount retailer who owned scores of clothing stores in the northeastern United States, and who had many hundreds of thousands of customers, had a saying which everyone who sells for a living should know: An educated consumer is our best customer. What did Sy Syms mean by that? Did he mean that he wanted only those customers who had studied at Harvard and had gotten a Fulbright scholarship to Cambridge? That’s not what he meant at all. He meant that the more your customer relies on you…