Education Development

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A Summer of Learning

Are you a school teacher? Perhaps, the start of each summer is bittersweet to you. You may enjoy the downtime for a while. However, you might become bored after staying home for a few weeks. If you can relate to this scenario, consider enrolling in a continuing education class this summer. If you’re a parent, you might even wish to sign up for a fun class with your kids. For instance, you may absolutely adore taking a pottery, cake designing, spinning, step aerobics, or basket weaving course. On this blog, I hope you will discover the amazing benefits of taking exciting, continuing education classes during the summer months. Enjoy!

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Benefits Of Adult Education For Seniors

12 June 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

Recent studies show that senior citizens who keep both their bodies and their brains active suffer less from dementia and Alzheimer's. Those that already have some form of dementia or level of Alzheimer's can slow the progression of these diseases and disorders by getting the body moving and the brain active. For that reason, new adult education centers are focusing on classes that help seniors stay active and actively thinking. Here is a sample of the classes commonly offered to seniors for this very purpose. Read More …

How Can You Best Prepare For Your First Teacher Observation?

29 May 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

If you're in your first or second year of teaching and have been notified of an upcoming teacher observation by your principal or school administrator, you may be dealing with some major nerves. The success of your first teacher observation can dictate your future at your current school or even impact upcoming class assignments. However, as long as it's evident you enjoy teaching and are having fun with your students, your skills should shine through. Read More …

Four Benefits Of Expanding Your Flight Rating To Seaplanes

25 July 2016
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

If you have already completed your basic single-engine flight rating and are looking to expand your horizons even farther, you may want to consider the world of seaplanes. These light aircraft are primarily designed to land on and take off from bodies of water, though some are also capable of terrestrial landings. Considering the four following benefits and the relative ease of adjusting to this style of flight, earning your rating is often well worth a few hours at a local aviation school, such as Institute of Aviation at Parkland College. Read More …