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School trips are an eagerly anticipated event in the school calendar for children, and it seems that this sentiment is shared by parents too, with nearly half (46%) believing children learn more from visiting places than they do in the classroom.
Children’s positive attitudes to school not only decline once they move from primary to secondary school but keep on falling two or three years after they make the transition, according to one the largest-scale studies ever to look at the problem.
Researchers have long known that moving schools at age 11 causes problems for significant numbers of children. But the survey by GL Assessment, based on data from almost than 32,000 children in England and Wales, has found that the problems persist in Years 8 and 9 as well as Year 7.
SAM Labs wireless blocks revolutionise studying with the Internet of Things, teaching kids programming while they study or complete their homework
As of 2015, children clock around an average five to seven hours per week on homework. One in four parents is said to use a tutor to “top up” their child’s education. What if you could replacing expensive tutors and make homework an enjoyable, learning experience? With SAM, you can.
There are many ways for a person to make a living in the United States, with any level of education or skill. But statistics do show that a person with a four year college degree (a Bachelor’s degree) will earn, on average, nearly $22,000 a year more than a person with only a high school diploma (Farnen, n.d.).
Over a lifetime this can come out to more than a 1.1 million dollar difference! Of course, earning a college degree is challenging and expensive.
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