During this presentation, Dr. Palmer offers an overview of IQ testing and giftedness identification, discuss traits of gifted children, including the potenti...
Why Schools Need to Bring Back Shop Class
Viewing vocational programs as second-rate is education's most corrosive problem
How To Get Rid of Ants: Ant Removal Tips
The ants go marching one by one, hurrah, hurrah…cute song when you were a kid, not so cute to see in your house as a homeowner! When you discover you’re sharing your house with ants, you want…
Charter school facts vs. myths: What NAACP needs to learn
Two Fridays ago, a national debate in education came to Florida: Are charter schools a good thing, and specifically, are they good for children of color? The second part of the question is particularly interesting to the civil-rights organization that hosted a hearing in Orlando to explore it: the NAACP . It’s also a vital question to me as an African-American educator. So, I made the trip from Polk County to speak.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What does it take to be an LVN at Summit College?
You have decided to enroll in Summit College’s Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) program. Learn about the steps to complete your training at Summit College.
How what you eat may affect mental health
A new field of study called nutritional psychiatry looks at how diet can impact conditions like depression
What does the IHS monogram mean?
It is extremely common to walk into a Catholic church and see the letters IHS etched on a crucifix or prominently featured in a stained glass window. What do they mean? Contrary to popular belief, …
IRS Summertime Tax Tip 2017-04: Tips on How to Handle an IRS Letter or Notice
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sent this bulletin at 07/10/2017 11:37 AM EDT Inside This Issue Tips on How to Handle an IRS Letter or Notice The IRS mails millions of letters every year to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Keep the following suggestions in mind on how to best handle a letter or notice from the IRS Do not panic. Simply responding will take care of most IRS letters and notices. Do not ignore the letter. Most IRS notices are about federal tax returns or tax accounts. Each notice deals with a specific issue and includes specific instructions on what to do. Read the letter carefully; some notices or letters require a response by a specific date. Respond timely. A notice may likely be about changes to a taxpayer’s account, taxes owed…
The Best Colleges for Women in 2017
We've identified the 20 best colleges for women. Find out which colleges are making the effort to support women and set them up for success in school and beyond.
How field trips boost students’ lifelong learning
My second-grader recently went on a school field trip to the zoo to learn about bats His teacher prepped his class leading up to the visit, asking the students to read books and magazine articles about bats. My son peppered me with bat facts. When the day of the field trip arrived, my son was super excited. He reported back that while at the zoo, they watched a video about bats, studied the tiny bones of a bat’s skeleton and compared the wings of a bat to that of a bird. “Did you see any live bats?” I asked. “Mom, bats are nocturnal. They were all sleeping.” Oh. Of course. Some of my most memorable school experiences stem from field trips in which I had immersive, hands-on experiences, seeing and experiencing things we…