The affect of video games on children and young people has long been a controversial topic among educators and parents. Although it has long been thought that playing video games promotes idleness and sluggish thinking, new research suggests the opposite. More and more educators are integrating video game use into classroom experiences, and researchers are looking into ways to fine-tune and enhance the learning possibilities of video game play. Here are some of the benefits of utilizing video games in teaching. Read the rest of this entry →
Dentists are some of the best-paid professionals in the United States, rubbing elbows, in this regard, with physicians and surgeons. With projections of an above-average growth rate for employment for dentists within the next decade, there is a need for more people who can diagnose, treat and prevent diseases in the oral cavity. However, the impact of dentists is not just felt in the care of teeth and gums, as proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits are linked to the overall health of their patients. Read the rest of this entry →
Besides being known for the overwhelming beauty of its landscape, situated as it is on Puget Sound between the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges, Seattle is also known for the excellence of its academic institutions. Some of the nation’s best major universities, as well as a number of smaller high-quality universities and colleges, are based in Seattle. Here are the top universities in the Seattle area. Read the rest of this entry →
As solar energy becomes more cost effective, the need for solar technicians will increase. Solar power is unlimited and can supply energy to heat water, power streetlights, and air condition and heat residences and commercial buildings.
Though some geographic areas are more optimally suited for solar energy, due to the ubiquitous presence of sunlight, any area can potentially benefit from it. Photovoltaic solar panels convert sunlight directly into electricity. A number of these panels are arranged on a solar panel to form an array. The relatively high cost of manufacturing and installing solar panels has been responsible for the limited use of solar energy until now, but as technology and production efficiency improve, costs will plummet and the use of solar energy will continue to expand. Read the rest of this entry →
Taking the SAT can be a very stressful endeavor for many high school students. Unfortunately, in order to do well on the SAT, most people have to spend myriad hours studying, which can be even more stressful than taking the test itself. Students these days feel enormous pressure to do well on the SAT, and given the test’s tricky style, this can make studying very difficult. Thankfully, there are tons of little tricks and tips that can be applied to make studying for the SAT a lot easier. Read on for some of the best of the bunch. Read the rest of this entry →