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Silhouette Island, Seychelles

Conservation organizations from around the world have joined together to create the Alliance for Zero Extinction, an initiative that focuses on preventing extinctions by identifying and protecting key sites that are the last remaining habitat for one or more endangered species.

Utah Automotive Schools

The Utah Department of Workforce Services predicts that the demand for automotive service technicians and mechanics will increase by more than 35 percent from 2006 through 2016. A number of schools in Utah offer training programs in automotive service technology. Granting certificates and...

How to Write an Effective Teaching Philosophy

A teaching philosophy introduces students, parents and administrators to who you are as a teacher. Teachers use four specific points to expand upon their philosophy, goals and accomplishments. An effective teaching philosophy is written in first person with a strong, confident tone that portrays you

Bartolomé de las Casas [1484-1566]

Spanish Dominican priest Bartolomé de las Casas was one of the early Spanish visitors to the New World, arriving in Santo Domingo in 1502.

Who Murdered the Baroness of Galapagos?

The Galapagos Islands are famous for being remote and sparsely inhabited. They only rarely come to international attention. That all changed in 1934, when the islands were home to a scandal involving sex, lies and murder. When all was said and done, three people were dead and two more missing. Do yo

Operation Theatre Technician Course Institutes In Delhi

The success of a surgical procedure depends not only on the credentials of the attending doctors and nurses, but also on the technical aptitude, sagacity and agility of the operation theatre technicians. Their laidback attitude ...

Hypatia of Alexandria

Hypatia of Alexandria was a mathematician, astronomer, and Platonic philosopher. "Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all," she is credited with saying. "To teach superstitions as truth is a most terrible thing."

Capture a Teachable Moment With a Tool As Simple As a Telescope

I'd like to share with you that as both a parent and a former teacher observing children at their leisure is one of the strongest opportunities for a teachable moment and a lifelong experience for a child. Have you ever lain face up on the summer grass in the early evening gazing up at the star

Innovative Science Projects for Recycling

The most innovative recycling projects require students to engage with recycling concepts both in school and at home. Through classroom projects, students can learn creative ways to reuse what they would typically categorize as household waste (such as greywater, used coffee grinds, and discarded ca

Top 2012 Survival Guide

A movie has greatly affected almost all of the people around the world to believe that the world is ending in 2012. This is a guide on how to survive the year 2012 but not necessarily helping you survive man-made tragedies and natural disasters or even zombie invasions. This is a 2012 survival guide

How to Write a Letter of Appeal to a University

You messed up in school due to personal problems at home or conflicting schedules caused by working. There are many other issues that could have an effect on your performance at school. Since you have not met the required GPA to stay in school you will not be able receive financial aid, you may have

Fun ESL Grammar Lessons

Incorporating grammar games and activities into your English class is essential when teaching students of English as a second language. Moreover, making these activities or games fun and exciting increases motivation and encourages interest in the lesson. Generally speaking, the more interested and

University of Alberta

The university is one of the largest in Canada. Its main campus is located in downtown Edmonton. The campuses that are located here are: North Campus, South Campus & Michener Park, Augustana Campu

About the Philippines - The Country, Islands, and the Philippine People

The Philippines is a country in the Pacific Ocean. The republic of the Philippines has one of the largest populations in the world. The country is an archipelago of a large group of islands surrounded by crystal clear water and beautiful and unique coral reefs.

Conquering the world one subject at a time

Meet homeschooling grandmother, Linda Cage. I am raising my special needs grandson. Because I homeschool him, he is able to attend physical and occupational therapy 3 times a week and go on field trips. He is in the Special Olympics, plays challenger baseball and challenger soccer.

Using Technology in Your Classroom Lessons

A common belief among your students may be that the computer is there to play games and even interact with their friends. Kids of all ages have social networking pages and identities, email accounts and text messaging knowledge. Be prepared to learn more than you may have thought you originally need

Synthetic Hormones or Bioidentical Hormones

Hormones are the key to a healthy lifestyle. The human body needs hundreds of hormones in just the right quantity to keep it working with its usual flare. As with everything else, there is a ...