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The Agile Mindset: Learning for the Future

This blog is the second of a five-part series looking at how the Agile Mindset at Becker College prepares students for jobs that do not yet exist. The first entry in this collection provided an overview of the college’s affirmation of the ...

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early puberty in girls at an all-time high

Kids these days are growing up too fast – literally. A recent study shows that a significant number of girls are beginning to develop breasts and hit puberty by age 7 or 8, around second grade. Often referred to as precocious puberty, ...

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homeschooling pros and cons

Homeschooling is becoming more popular every day, with a growth rate of 7 to 15 percent per year. There are about two million children currently learning at home. Homeschooled kids do well on standardized tests, are welcome at colleges and universities, and ...

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8 tips to protect your kids from “catfishing” online

If you’re like most parents, you probably didn’t learn what “catfishing” means until the news of theManti Te’o hoax broke and the new MTV documentary-style show Catfish became a hit in early 2013. For those who still don’t know, catfishing means “to pretend ...

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top 10 skills for high-school students

Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, developing the following 10 skills will help you achieve success in school, in your chosen career, and in life.   Share to FacebookShare to PinterestShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to More Time Management ...

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how to get involved in the pta

If you’re a first time parent of a grade school child, you may want to consider joining joining the PTA. Here’s how you can get involved. Share to FacebookShare to PinterestShare to TwitterShare to EmailShare to More If you’ve never ...

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