• April 24, 2014

Education

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Your next profession: Are you meant to be a teacher?

(BPT) - Teaching is an admirable profession, whether you’re helping kindergarteners learn to read or preparing high school students for life after graduation. If you’re looking for a fulfilling career, teaching could be a great option no matter how old or young you are. Are you meant to be a teacher?

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Monday 04/21/2014
Study Shows That Bachelor's-Prepared Nurses Improve Patient Outcomes
Updated: April 22, 2014 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Findings from a recent international study in The Lancet came as no surprise to Dr. Phyllis Marshall, dean of the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing.

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Tuesday 04/15/2014
These tech-related gifts will help college graduates start their careers in style
Updated: April 16, 2014 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - Graduation is right around the corner. If someone in your life is graduating from college and about to embark on their first career, you’re probably searching for the perfect gift to celebrate their educational accomplishments and to get them started on the right foot in the working world.

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Wednesday 03/26/2014
Nine great edutainment games to get kids excited about learning
Updated: April 01, 2014 - 2:32 am

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Tuesday 03/18/2014
Warning: Job scams pack a financial punch for employment seekers
Updated: March 20, 2014 - 2:31 am

As the country emerges from the Great Recession, many people are still looking for employment. Whether it’s a full-time job or a second job to earn a little extra money, hard-working folks across the nation are applying to job listings online. But beware: lurking among the real jobs are cleverly designed employment scams, and even the savviest of job hunters can fall victim.

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Sunday 01/26/2014
Know what employers want before applying to be in law enforcement
Updated: February 03, 2014 - 2:32 am

(BPT) - With the economy improving, more job opportunities are appearing, giving today’s students openings to show prospective employers their skills and professional talents. However, the job market is still competitive, and students need to know – and then acquire – the skills prospective employers want.

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Thursday 01/23/2014
Avoiding Mommy Guilt When Returning To Work
Updated: January 24, 2014 - 2:32 am

(NAPSI)—Motherhood is a great joy, but caring for a child brings many tough choices and decisions that can lead to stress and feelings of mommy guilt. One of the largest stressors many new moms have to deal with is attempting to re-enter the workforce. According to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive, 75 percent of new moms return to work post-baby. Moms re-entering the workforce face a variety of obstacles and pressure including balancing fulfilling duties at home and performing in the workplace.

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Tips to Get Kids Excited About Science
Updated: December 23, 2013 - 2:33 am

(StatePoint) Sometimes it can be hard to convince kids that learning is fun. While parents can’t necessarily control how exciting the school day is, they can make off-hours learning more fun and exciting -- especially when it comes to a potentially hands-on subject like science.

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Monday 09/09/2013
Tips for Sharpening Your Children's Math Skills
Updated: September 09, 2013 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) Math is often a student’s most challenging subject. And if your kids aren’t keen on it, it may not have anything to do with their natural aptitude, but that they could simply be lacking the tools they need to succeed.

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Live Oak Cemetery group meets Saturday
Posted: April 22, 2014

The Live Oak Cemetery Association meets at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church on State Highway 195. Bring a side dish. Barbecue beef and sausage will be provided.

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Bell County plans three-day tire recycling event
Posted: April 22, 2014

Beginning Thursday, Bell County residents can take old car, truck and tractor tires to the Heidenheimer auction lot, 4970 U.S. Highway 190.

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