Back in late May, when the results of the FCAT Writes came out, my school was one of the many that improved by percentages unheard of before. As a language arts teacher and a writer, my principal called me into the office to share the news. There was a Sun Sentinel reporter on speaker in the office. She asked few questions about how we got the kids to improve their writing scores. There was another teacher in the office. We looked at each other as if to say, how do we answer this question?
Find out whether the course work actually takes you further in your line of work. Is it repeating what you already know or is it going to introduce new concepts and innovations.
Once you have got your certified nursing assistant certification there will be a time in the future when you will have to renew it. Mostly the registration should be completed once every two years. There will be a small fee and some paperwork to renew your certification. In order to keep your registration current you will need to complete a refresher course and do a little bit of continuing Languages and perform a certain number of hours annually. Mostly these days renewal can be done over the phone or internet.
There are two proactive actions that the parent and/or educator can do. First, look for signs in the child to see that they are being bullied. Have they been withdrawn or uncharacteristically sad? Have clothing or books been torn or soiled? Are grades falling or is sickleave increasing? Has the child changed friends or dropped friendships? Once open communication is established, do not brush it off with, “Oh well, boys will be boys…” or think that they can handle it on their own. Find out from them what you can do, and work on a plan together.
I was writing for a local bicycling newsletter whose editor, Brian Potter, asked me to join a League of American Bicyclists Road 1 class. (The first draft of this had “League of American Wheelmen”, which betrays my age!) Brian and I rode through Tulsa to plan a route for the class.
Rip-Off #2: Crafty Claims Like: We Use High Temperature and High Pressure. You may read this in ads, or hear this from power washers. High temperatures and high pressure should not be used in every situation. Both can cause damage when not used properly. Excessive pressure and hot water can damage surfaces like vinyl siding, asphalt shingles, wood, and your landscaping. We know by using contractor grade cleaners, the right amount of pressure, and hot water when needed, your property is undamaged and thoroughly clean.
Finding a college and deciding on what you want to qualify in is the first part of the process. The second step is to confirm that the college you have selected is accredited and that the course work covers what you need.
In a positive sign, it appears that the worst of the job cuts have passed and the economy is showing multiple signs of improvement. According to Reuters, manufacturing, housing, and construction have all shown moderate signs of improvement and the government reported last week that the economy shrank at a pace of 1 percent from April to June. Many analysts have stated that the economy could start growing in the current quarter. With the recent improvement in unemployment, the signs of moderate improvement in several segments, the analysts may be correct and the recession may actually be over.