Back to School

Back to School

backAnother school year has started, and a record number of public and private school students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in education, one of the most important human endeavors. Children have another year to acquire more knowledge, develop their minds and build on their character.IT’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL time, parents, and you know what that means! It’s time to get the kids off the TV-room sofa, using logging equipment if necessary, and take them to the mall for back-to-school supplies, reading books at the library and most of all studying.

After a summer of sleeping in or doing things on your time, the alarm bell announcing the first day of school can be a rude awakening. Whether you’re an anxious new freshman or a confident senior heading back to school signals a time of transition: new classes, new teachers, new schedules, and a new social scene.  We all know how hard it is to get up early in the morning at 7 or 8 am; this applies to most of the high school students, particularly to those who are fresher’s. So what’s high school really like? Is there more work? More stress? Will it be difficult going from being one of the oldest middle school students to one of the youngest high school students? If you’re having thoughts like these, you’re not alone: Lots of other freshmen are feeling the same way you are — you’re all starting out in a new place.

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STEM Education

STEM Education

prepzenHave you considered how often we experience STEM in our lives? STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. In today’s world, technology means computers and smartphones, but it goes back to television, radio, microscopes, telegraph, telescopes, the compass, and even the first wheel. Yes, engineering designs buildings, roads, and bridges, but it also tackles today’s challenges of transportation, global warming and environment-friendly machines, appliances and systems. We only have to look around to see what improvements to our lives and our homes have been engineered in the last decade alone.

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