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Learning Styles for Languages

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The idea of individualized learning styles became popular in the 1970s, with the common concept being that individuals differ in how they learn.   Proponents of individualized learning styles recommend that teachers assess the learning styles of their students and adapt their classroom methods to best fit each student's learning style and there is ample evidence that individuals express preferences for how they prefer to receive information.   With that in mind, here is our breakdown of the four main learning styles and how you can cater to ESL students with those particular styles. Visual Learners Students with an inclination..


How to Stay Healthy During Your Exams

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Your exams can be one of the most stressful periods of your life and involve long nights cramming and days filled with library visits and sitting in cramped exam rooms. Staying healthy during that time can be difficult, with the temptation being to mainline on junk food and energy drinks while you say up as late as possible to revise.   While that might work in the very short term, in the long term sacrificing your health won't make you any more likely to pass your exams and, in fact, a lack of sleep, exercise, and good food will make..


How to Become a Probation Officer

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TV shows might project the idea that probation officers are hard-nosed bounty hunter type characters who are all about hunting down people who break their probation, but the reality is quite different.   Probation officers can often be a lifeline for criminals who have committed non-violent crimes, supporting them while they overcome drug addictions, leave criminal gangs and generally reintegrate into normal society.   So, if you are looking for a career in which you can really make a difference in people’s lives, here is all the information you need to become a Probation Officer. What Does a Probation Officer..


5 Wellness Blogs That Will Help Make You a Healthier Dental Assistant

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Becoming a dental assistant is all about wanting to help others stay healthy, but what about you? Working in any healthcare field is a demanding and stressful experience with the added complication of potentially exposing you to all the illnesses that your patients might have.   The best way for you to help keep your patients healthy is for you to stay healthy yourself, so, with that in mind, here are five wellness blogs that will help make you a healthier dental assistant. The Balanced Life with Robin Long As a fitness instructor and mom of four, Robin Long’s motto..


3 Signs That Legal Assistant Is the Right Career for You

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Have you always wanted to work in the field of law but don’t have time or money to spend on the years of expensive schooling required to become an attorney? The good news is that you don’t to. You can graduate as a legal assistant from Northwest in as little as 9 months, and our schedule allows you to attend Legal Assistant training, care for family and have a balanced life in Las Vegas while advancing towards your new career. Changing a career, or beginning a new one, is always a daunting prospect, but if you find you alight with..


4 Yoga Poses You Can Do at Your Work Desk

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We all know that sitting slouched over at our desks is bad for our bodies, but, at the end of the day, your desk is where you work and most of us don’t have the option of leaving that behind. To help you keep supple and avoid some of the common back and neck complaints suffered by office workers, here are four simple and easy to do yoga poses you can do at your work desk. Seated Crescent Moon Pose One of the most common issues with spending hours sat at a desk is that your side body tends to..


4 Dental Administration Skills That Employers Look For

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As the dental industry in the US expands, the need for committed dental administrative assistants in greater than ever.   Employment for entry-level positions in the dental field is expected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.   Salary expectations for dental administrative assistants are also on the rise. On average, entry-level employment in the dental field earns between $38,660 to $54,800 a year with more than half of working DAAs earning more.   So, if you are looking..


Tips for Veterans Returning to Education

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Many veterans choose to return to education after their service in order to find a new skill set that will help them better integrate with civilian life.   The good news is that there is plenty of financial support for veterans returning to education. So, if you are thinking of going back to school once you have finished your term in the armed forces, here are some tips to help you make that idea a reality. Find a Veteran Community in Higher Education Veterans face a unique challenge when it comes to relating to their civilian classmates who may not..


The Differing Symptoms of Heart Attacks in Men and Women

Symptoms of Heart Attacks

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States for both men and women. Each year, over 735,000 people have a heart attack in the United States.   Despite the numbers of heart attack victims being roughly equal between then genders, more women than men die every year from a heart attack and women are also more likely to suffer a second heart attack within five years of the first.   This is, in part, because the symptoms of a heart attack differ between men and women. In this..


The Best Healthcare Careers for Introverts

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Would you prefer to be working in a quiet environment where you can remain focusing on your work without being distracted? Does the thought of enforced social stimulation or interaction make you feel uncomfortable?   There are a lot of misconceptions about introverts; that they’re antisocial, unfriendly, shy or lonely. The reality is that introverts are just normal people who get their energy from spending time alone.   The good news is, the healthcare sector has interesting career options for the less socially minded and that’s what we’ll be looking at in this article. Medical Lab Technician A medical lab..