The news of Robin Williams’ death is heartbreaking, as is any news of the death of one of our heroes. Just as was the news of mega-church pastor Rick Warren’s son’s suicide. I can understand Williams…
What Will Your Child Learn at Grace Community School?
Grace Community School has a variety of advanced learning programs to help your child succeed! What Will Your Child Learn at Grace Community School?
How treating your perfume like beer will make it last
Feel like your fragrance has faded to nothing by the time you even get into the office? Getting a scent to linger is easier than you might think when you follow a few simple strategies.Treat your fragrances like...beer?It might sound odd, but even the finest flacons of perfume are a little like bottles of beer — at least in how you should store them. Just as a lager can turn 'skunky' after being
My Advice for High School Graduates: Learn a Trade
In the classic 1960s movie The Graduate, a family friend offers Dustin Hoffman, the recent graduate, one word of advice: “plastics.” My advice for today’s high school graduates: “learn a trade.” Unfortunately, there’s a historic stigma about “voc-ed,” the result of snobbery toward certain occupations.
How to Make Rich and Smoky Collard Greens, With or Without Meat
Braised collards in rich pot likker, simmered with smoked pork until meltingly tender, are a classic Southern dish. Here, we offer two recipes: one hewing closely to tradition with ham hocks, and a vegan version designed to evoke the same flavor.
Infographic: How Easy Is It To Switch Instruments?
Drummers, are you curious about the cello? Is it easy or hard to switch from guitar to piano? Learn the tips and tricks for switching instruments in this post by teacher Willy M… Have you bee…
Why High School Non-completers Deserve the Attention of Career Schools
Learn more about this student's transition from homelessness to student ambassador. See how she accomplished this through Dorsey Schools' high school completion program.
Glasses Case Sewing Tutorial with Free Pattern
make this DIY glasses case sewing tutorial for protect your sunglasses all summer. Through your glasses in your bag and not worry about it.
How Autism Is Reshaping Special Education
Special education in the United State is based on the concept of access--public schools are open to all children. But access is no longer a sufficient foundation. Approaches and accommodations that lead to academic success are increasingly demanded for those with learning disabilities. Functional, independent-living, and employable skills are requisite, but rare, for those with serious handicapping conditions. Since the last reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, four events have transpired that will have a dramatic impact on the next iteration of the federal law: the increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, the rise of applied behavior analysis, the birth of social media, and the reality of unbundling. In How Autism Is…
How parents can set an example
David Teater, senior director of Transportation Initiatives at the National Safety Council, explains how parents can protect their kids from using cell phone...