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(BPT) - Organizational skills are not taught in school, but maybe they should be. Almost everyone wishes they could be more organized, but unfortunately, just wanting it isn’t enough. Whether you’re a student or a young professional, getting organized for 2022 will make a big difference in y…

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(BPT) - In many companies, IT administrators are the unsung champions — and this has never been more true than it is today. With the sudden switch to remote work due to the pandemic, IT systems have coped with a huge variety of stressors — from the increased connectivity burden as employees …

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(BPT) - The holidays are a time when gratitude is at the forefront. In fact, gratitude has been shown to help kids and adults practice resilience through tough times by focusing on the positive emotions that come with spending quality time with family and friends. That’s why character educat…

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(BPT) - Did you know that there are simple, fun, everyday activities you can do with your kids to foster curiosity and interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)? If you want your school-aged kids to be more engaged in these crucial educational subjects, the good news is th…

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(BPT) - The holiday season is upon us, and with that comes the best and worst part of the year: gift giving. On the one hand, you get to buy the people you care about something that they will (hopefully!) love and cherish forever. On the other hand, what if they just ... don’t?

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(StatePoint) Love them or hate them, college entrance exams are unavoidable for most college-bound students. While every university has their own specific formula for evaluating prospective students, most schools do require that applicants submit either SAT or ACT scores, and some even requi…

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(BPT) - Most people would agree veterans have earned the best possible healthcare for their service and sacrifice. Unfortunately, veterans can endure dangerously long wait times for medical services, including those that require anesthesia care. One reason for these delays is that Certified …

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(BPT) - The CVN Veterans Day Survey 2021 explores the military-civilian divide following the end of America’s longest war. The survey by Cohen Veterans Network (CVN), a national network of mental health clinics for post-9/11 veterans, active duty service members and military families, reveal…

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(BPT) - Most parents typically tell their children not to go to the pantry for a snack before dinner but what if letting your kids into the pantry could help ignite their passion for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)?

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(BPT) - After an international study in 2006 placed the United States near the bottom for scientific knowledge, STEM concepts became a priority. And, Nov. 8 became what’s now known as National STEAM Day. While every National STEAM Day brings engagement in STEAM top of mind, this year it is m…

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(BPT) - Education is constantly evolving. Whether it’s early child care, elementary or high school curriculum, children are tackling new topics and methods each year, far from what they were 40 years ago. As Kiddie Academy celebrates 40 years of providing quality educational child care, let’…

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(BPT) - Whether you're a freshman taking your first college course or a lifelong learner trying to give your career an edge, higher education can help turn dreams into reality. To get the most out of any class, preparation is key. However, many students struggle positioning themselves for su…

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(BPT) - While big businesses receive attention during the holidays for offers of free shipping, buy one get one free and other promotions, it’s small businesses who are truly the heartbeat of local communities and help bring magical experiences to this time of year. From holiday lights in th…

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(BPT) - When the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world as we know it, access to the internet became a necessity for work, school, health care and everyday life. According to a recent Pew Research Center report, 90% of Americans say the internet has been essential or important to them personall…

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(BPT) - For parents of college-bound kids, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid should be on your to-do list this fall. Get a head start: Of those who have filled out the form, more than half (58%) have found it confusing to complete, according to a recent College Ave Student Loans s…

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(BPT) - Post-harvest gives farmers a chance to finally sit down and take a break after a busy season. It gives them the time to track their inputs, meet with their trusted advisers, evaluate the decisions they made this year and see how those decisions ultimately affected their return on inv…

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(BPT) - While the majority of American students have returned to in-person learning, the shift to a more virtual way of life in schooling has changed for the foreseeable future with the increasing use and acceptance of virtual programming. More than ever, American adults, teens and kids alik…

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(BPT) - At age 62, Sandy Weber became unemployed when her customer service job was eliminated during the COVID pandemic. A friend encouraged her to give substitute teaching a try. "I didn’t realize I could work in a classroom without a teaching background,” Weber said. “It was the best decis…

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(StatePoint) November 8 is National STEM Day and an excellent opportunity to encourage your child to embrace science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education both inside and outside of the classroom.

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(BPT) - Military spouses often face hiring challenges due to their spouse’s occupation, and the global pandemic has exacerbated this even more. According to Navy Federal Credit Union’s research, 13% of military spouses are unemployed, and 43% of military spouses are under-employed. In both u…

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(NewsUSA) - New Year's Day is a popular time for making resolutions to save more and spend less, but you don't have to wait until January 1 to commit to financial well-being. This October 6, World Financial Planning Day provides the perfect opportunity to refresh your financial plan and set …

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(BPT) - Thanks to new technology, animation is evolving at lightspeed. From High Dynamic Range imaging and faster internet speeds to software that brings 3D capability and Virtual Reality to their fingertips, animators can create almost anything they imagine. The evolution of animation also …

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(StatePoint) As students navigate finding their voice in today’s society, it is necessary that educators are equipped with the resources to empower leadership and self-expression. These skills provide students with the capacity to lead beyond the classroom and make an actionable difference n…

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(StatePoint) What if your family’s playtime was not just fun, but a pathway to future success? In a recent survey of parents conducted by OnePoll on behalf of The Genius of Play, a leading online hub of expert-based play ideas and resources for families, 87% of respondents said the skills th…

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(BPT) - After many schools were forced to close their doors last year, the new normal of the virtual classroom introduced the “COVID learning gap.” As K-12 students enter another unpredictable school year, 90% of teachers agree that learning gaps were more noticeable last year due to the int…

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(BPT) - With the school year underway, this can be an exciting time for students and parents, but it can also be a source of financial stress. According to the National Retail Federation, the back-to-school season is the second-biggest shopping season of the year, and a recent study showed t…

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(NewsUSA) - Had you tried to devise a situation that would bring our public schools to the brink, you couldn't have done better than imagining what happened in the spring of 2020. It happened so fast. Suddenly schools had to figure out how to teach students from afar, without the aid of summ…