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  • The other learning exceptionality: Poverty
    The other learning exceptionality: Poverty

    Parents, students and educators are well aware of a great many learning exceptionalities nowadays. We’ve all heard of ADD, ADHD, dyslexia and so many more issues that affect academic performance. But often overlooked is one with a source that’s outside the ...

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  • Getting ready for a new school year
    Getting ready for a new school year

    Is it back to school time already? Yes it is! But while a lot of people tend to focus on things like school clothes and school supplies, there are some other steps you can take to help ensure a happy and productive school year. 1. Set up a calendar Really, ...

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  • Just what is stress, exactly?
    Just what is stress, exactly?

    Stress is a huge part of our lives. There’s just no escaping it. Young, old, rich, poor, it doesn’t matter -- we all experience it from time to time. Sometimes it affects us very badly. But what exactly is stress? Where does it come from and why does it ...

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  • It's time to stop struggling with math
    It's time to stop struggling with math

    There’s just no getting around it: if you want to go to college or university, you’re going to have to have at least some math credits under your belt. In theory you might be able to find a way of getting around it, but in practical terms math is a ...

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  • Don't start stressing about college too early
    Don't start stressing about college too early

    We’re used to high school seniors to feel stress about the college application process. It can seem overwhelming: the ACT, the SAT, extracurriculars, charity work, tests, assignments, presentations, projects … it’s all so real, not to mention important. ...

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