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Lack of teacher diversity contributing to education attainment gap

Lack of teacher diversity contributing to education attainment gap

Richard Conklin :A recently released study by the IZA Institute of Labor Economics found that economically disadvantaged black male students who had at least one black teacher in third,

Three alternative approaches for correcting student misbehaviour

Three alternative approaches for correcting student misbehaviour

Jim Paterson :Three popular new ideas in education that might help resolve discipline issues are closely linked, experts say, and support each other in expansive school-wide plans or in

The unmotivated student

The unmotivated student

Dr. Ken Shore :A motivational problem is not always easy to define, although teachers usually have no trouble recognizing it: The unmotivated student is the one whose attitude toward

Higher Math in lower grades: Hurting or helping kids?

Higher Math in lower grades: Hurting or helping kids?

Cindy Donaldson :Every parent wants to see her child keep up with peers, and these days that means taking algebra in the eighth grade. But sometimes we forget that

The homework debate

The homework debate

Johanna Sorrentino :Every school day brings something new, but there is one status quo most parents expect: homework. The old adage that practice makes perfect seems to make sense

A special learning journey cut short

A special learning journey cut short

Charity Chimungu Phiri :When building a house, it's critical to lay a strong foundation. The same applies to education, with studies showing that children who attend early learning centers

Staying fit while studying

Staying fit while studying

Joanna Hughes :While the demands of academia can often feel more intense than a full-time job, some other commitments are of equal importance. One item deserving your time and

Making the most of textbook reading?

Making the most of textbook reading?

Joanna Hughes :The typical college student reads at a rate of 450 words per minute, according to the results of a speed-reading study by Staples. The world speed reading

Is your future flexible?

Is your future flexible?

Elizabeth Koprowski :The business world is ever-changing and smart professionals know that they need to adapt to new trends, adopt new skills, and remain flexible in their career outlook

How to survive an enduring career

How to survive an enduring career

Alyssa Walker :It's like riding on a subway without holding onto anything for balance: the consistent shifting and evolution of your place and space on the train mirrors the

The Master's degree dilemma

The Master's degree dilemma

Joanna Hughes :There are practically infinite master's degree options available around the world. In fact, whatever your interests or career aspirations, there is a program that will work for

Paramount Textile awarded the International Trophy for Quality from Global Trade Leaders' Club. AHM Habibur Rahman, Director of the Company receiving the award from Ricardo Roso Lopez, Secretary General and CEO of Global Trade Leaders' Club on behalf of the Company recently. M Shahidul Islam, Ambassador, Ambssade du Bangladesh in France was also present on this occasion.

Paramount Textile awarded the International Trophy for Quality from Global Trade Leaders' Club. AHM Habibur Rahman, Director of the Company receiving the award from Ricardo Roso Lopez, Secretary General and CEO of Global Trade Leaders' Club on behalf of the Company recently. M Shahidul Islam, Ambassador, Ambssade du Bangladesh in France was also present on this occasion.

AJM Sajedur Rahman, Managing Director of IDS Address Maker Limited congratulates Md Idris Shakur, Managing Director of Fashion Forum Limited for achieving CIP card (Export), 2013. Mohd Arshad DMD, Fashion Forum Ltd and other officials were present on the occasion.

AJM Sajedur Rahman, Managing Director of IDS Address Maker Limited congratulates Md Idris Shakur, Managing Director of Fashion Forum Limited for achieving CIP card (Export), 2013. Mohd Arshad DMD, Fashion Forum Ltd and other officials were present on the occasion.

World equities wobble as Trump health bill vote canceled

AFP, New York :World equity markets wobbled Friday, with US stocks finishing mostly lower, as investors monitored a swirl of negotiations surrounding President Donald Trump's health care replacement bill, before

WB approves $200m loan to support Nigeria's agriculture sector

Xinhua, Lagos :The World Bank has approved a 200 million U.S.  dollars credit facility to further support Nigeria, in its efforts to enhance agricultural productivity of small and medium scale

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1m weekend travellers

AFP, Dubai :Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest

UN peacekeeping chief defends cost of missions

AFP, United Nations :United Nations peacekeeping missions, under threat from budget cuts if Washington's promise to slash its UN spending goes ahead, are already costing as little as possible, a

Save the world through renewable energies studies

Joanna Hughes :Human demand for once-abundance natural resources now exceeds what the earth can renew by more than 60 percent, according to the Global Footprint Network. One of the biggest

Sports management needs unique educational models

Alyssa Walker :While it may not seem obvious, sports management degrees focus less on athletics and more on finance, management, marketing, and law-as they pertain to the sporting industry.  Students

Education will change by 2030

Elizabeth Koprowski :Can you believe that we're more than half-way through the second decade of the new millennium?! Every day brings new developments and breakthroughs, and there are few things

Studying by own choice

Alyssa Walker :The voices of pragmatism and passion sit opposite each other, one on each of your shoulders, telling you what you should - or shouldn't - do.  We're here

Strategies for teaching ADHD students at home

Campus Desk  :According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is not considered a learning disability.  But the reality is that many students who

Amazing apps to help students stay on track

Talk to any university student, and a common concern rises to the top: keeping up with the massive demands of a college course load. Luckily, today's students have a huge

Is my child learning enough?

Is my child learning enough?

Campus Desk :One of the big questions most new homeschoolers ask is, "How will I know if my child is learning?"When a child is in public school he or

Ideas for teaching addition skills

Ideas for teaching addition skills

Campus Desk :The purpose of this article is to put forward some ideas to help with the teaching of addition.Combining groups of physical objects: for many students, this is

Teaching kindness in schools

Teaching kindness in schools

Campus Desk :Most people have heard the phrase 'random acts of kindness', which refers to a selfless act of giving resulting in the happiness of another person. Terms like

Helping children in Anxiety

Rebecca VanderMeulen :Every kid worries now and then, but some children are constantly anxious. The two types of anxiety that are most common with kids are fears of specific

Characteristics of motivated kids

Characteristics of motivated kids

Fostering motivation-a child's desire and drive to succeed-is a universal challenge for teachers and parents. A "well-motivated child" is a pleasure to teach. His hand shoots into the air

When teenagers lie Charlina Stewart

When teenagers lie Charlina Stewart

Lisa Medoff :All teens lie, and that is because all people lie. We often do it in the service of sparing the feelings of others, but sometimes we lie

Teaching preschooler to dress himself

Charlina Stewart :Learning to get dress is one of those essential life skills that fosters independence in children, and encourages logical thinking. And when kids are taught to be independent,