Demystifying Math Struggles & Identifying Strategies to Help

teaching mathSome children excel in every class, but math has a way of getting the best of them. This is for the reason that the hardest subject most teachers have to teach by the book is Mathematics. While some children might be excelling at math; several may be failing, and others might just be able to pass the requirements. Nonetheless, teaching math effectively means communicating in many different ways to have the skills and modes of thinking. It is vital to identify all math struggles and then find different strategies to make sure children learn math.

Since Math is a hard subject for most children, a teacher cannot let the students just follow a textbook, as this is only part of the information needed to solve the Math problems correctly.

A question some teachers might want to ask themselves when it comes to teaching; should I follow the same traditional method while teaching math to all children? All educators should strive to teach for understanding of the mathematical concepts. Understanding, as I am sure most realize, it does not always come immediately, it may even take several grasps but with determination and the right teaching methods, a child will finally get an understanding. Teaching math to kids is very hard to learn even when teachers are trying to explain a simple solution to a math problem.

Math is a difficult subject it is extremely different from English or Science – or even History – for the reason that Math is the merely subject that distributes two characteristics:

1. Students must begin at the beginning and continue to create from what they have learned in the prior lesson.

2. There is no such thing as a partially correct answer; an answer is 100% right or 100% wrong.

In classes such as History, students can start at anywhere and study just that individual part of the subject. In English, there are some degrees of correctness and estimations as it may differ as to what is correct. But not in Math: Math is exact and requires precise execution. The answers are either right or wrong.

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Great things Happen When We Stop Waiting and Start Doing


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Some of us spend so much of our times waiting for many different things in life but if you are waiting for your life to start, know that your life is waiting for you to get on board of taking control of it. We as human are not good at putting time into perspective. One of my favorite quotes is “How much of human life is lost in waiting.”– Ralph Waldo Emerson. Take into consideration; this is your life you are responsible for starting your life. Question: Do you know the standard time people spends waiting day by day? Research shows the answer as forty-five to sixty-two minutes waiting every day.

Across the world, there are millions of people with an excellent project in mind, but they are putting no effort to put things in action. Why fantasize about a project and sit around waiting until it takes a turn for the worse? Perhaps it is because you like to dream big and be hopeful but to receive benefits and rewards it needs to be put into action.

Having information, which is backed up with hard work is the ingredient that ensures an excellent result. While you love to talk, rewards come to those who make things happen.

Finding The Right Hairstyle To Suit Your Face Shape

Finding best hair stye for face shapeAlthough many do not take into consideration, face shape is one of the most significant determining factors in finding the right hairstyle. An excellent hairstyle can make a powerful statement— it can enhance your ‘positive’ features and relax the ‘negative’ ones. Also, it can help you look and feel your best.

So, when searching for the ideal hairstyle for your face shape, it can be like going on a blind date if you do not know your face shape. You do not know what to expect or what’s you will receive. Even if you see a picture of what you are getting; it may even make your heart flutter, but as soon as you receive the style, and it does not flatter your face, you quickly understand why not every hairstyle is flattering for every face.

For a woman who love being as daring or as classic as she’d like and ready to update her look with the most flattering hairstyle. First, venture before choosing a style that fit your face. Start by learning your face shape. Then you are ready to have the freedom to change your looks by getting the hairstyle of your desire. The first ruling of discovering a flattering hairstyle for your face shape is not ever head to the salon for a new ‘do’ before establishing the shape of your face.

It is vital to know your facial shape because face preferences do not only affect hairstyle it has an impact on a diverse range of significant public outcome. It can affect mate choices, hiring decisions and the decision concerning a sociable relationship. Whether we know it or not the facial characteristics that influence attractiveness carries a powerful effect on each person because we are all judged by our faces.

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What Most People Probably Don’t Know about Juice Cleanse


The body goes through different situations that put it at an enormous disadvantage, especially if a person has picked up a bad habit, inhales toxic substances or is exposed to pollution. Owing to the changing lifestyles we live in today, the body needs proper cleansing; that is where juice cleanses can be extremely beneficial for the body. It can be particularly useful to the body if you suffer from digestive troubles or poor health.

With so much environmental toxins going into the body like passive smoking, pesticides and automobile fumes, we seriously need to reduce the toxin intake. That means we need to detox regardless what our diet is; so for the most part, a cleanse is what it takes to remove “harmful” things from the body.

When juice cleansing, it is best to target a specific organ like the liver or colon and cleanse that area to make the body feel better. It is best to consult a doctor before undergoing a cleanse just to make sure that it is safe for your body; as the body is not in the best of health, juice cleansing may cause risk.

For instance, If you have low blood sugar, or are a diabetic, you basically might feel awful during a juice fast. Even though juice cleansing is very helpful for the body, it sometimes can be terrible for people with poor health.

What Happens in Your Body during a “Cleanse” & What to Expect

If you are thinking about doing a juice cleanse, it is best to find out what to expect as the first step to take. Juice cleanses are popular and generally last from a few days to several weeks. It is the individual’s choice how long it last. Juice cleansing is where a person consumes only fruit and vegetable juices to maintain nutrition while otherwise abstaining from eating food. It normally improves the person’s health, mood, and appearance.

I enlisted the help of difference nutritionists to make sure I know what to expect and the kinds of things that can happen to the body when embarking on a juice cleanse.

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The Five Pros and Cons of being a Stay-at-Home Mom

The study shows that a number of experts in child development feel there is no replacement for the devotion and motherly love that mothers gives, especially if the alternative is a unstable, and poorly managed childcare. However, when faced with the dilemma to stay home with the children or go to work, it is not always an easy decision.

As a matter of fact, one would think that a stay-at-home parent live the life of luxury, but that is not truth a stay-at-home parent can sometimes feel as if they are trapped juggling many responsibilities. However, when a mother gives birth to a child she wants the best for her child. A mother always wishes that life’s greatest opportunities be offered to her child.

Working mother -VS- stay-at-home mother

Many working females need to make a difficult decision of whether to focus on earning money equal to two incomes or stay at home looking after the child/children to ensure they are given proper care. With the cost of living continuing to rise it is not an easy decision. But one thing for sure as a stay-at-home mom, odds are you will always be available when your child needs you as opposed to the child being stuck in a low-quality daycare. So let’s take a look at the pros and cons of staying home with the children or going to work.

The Five Pros of staying at home

#1 Spend less money: Working in the American corporate world, an individual must maintain the job. She must dress and look presentable, wear professional clothing, keep hair, nails and makeup, and simultaneously take care of bills and weekly gas expenses. It can be surprising how much money it costs to get through a weekly routine of fulfilling a job.

#2 Sometimes Females feel unfulfilled: Just taking care of the children, cooking, laundry, and grocery shopping just isn’t enough to make her feel complete, she needs more. She needs her own income to be able to feel complete.

#3. Staying at home can make a female feel lonely and depressed:Sometimes a woman can feel lonely staying at home. She might fear to lose her identity after losing a career that once made her feel complete. Taking care of children, doing laundry, grocery shopping and taking care of her spouse just isn’t enough to make her feel her own value. She can get depressed and thus she needs to find a way to feel complete and find happiness again.

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Why try to “fit in” when you were born to “stand out”?

We are living in an unpredictable world where people are always trying to “fit in”. Although some people go along with this journey called life they have no idea where they are going and how to fit in. Some people look for ways to make a difference in life while others go through twisting and turning trying to fit in. Are you among the crowd who are busy trying to fit in or are you one of the most peculiar people who were born to make a difference and stand out?

However, why try to “fit in” a world full of constant change when we were born to stand out? Did you know when something does not blend in, people cannot help but notice it? When you are a peculiar person you simply just cannot “fit in” and it is impossible to go completely unnoticed. It is much easier to blend in when you know how to “fit in” but when something stands out it cannot help but draw attention. Sylvia Marina said, “Stop trying to fit in – you were born to stand out.”

Questions: Are you one of the individuals busy trying to fit in or are you a peculiar person that focuses on making a difference and stand out? Do you focus on being accepted and spend a lot of time as well as energy in life trying to fit in? If you a peculiar person how will you make a difference in the lives of others? How will you make a positive difference and stand out in a positive way today? If you are one that focuses on being accepted, did you know focusing on fitting in and being accepted will lead to lost identity as well as being a puppet controlled by strings?


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5 Tips on How I Saved Money for an International Dream Family Vacation

vacationWhen my family and I decide that we want to take an international trip, we immediately begin saving for at least seven months in advance. Because international travel is so expensive, and not to mention the increasing airline flight charges, a vacation itself can be a significant drain on a family finances. We thus came up with different ways to save enough money for the trip in advance. Here are five ways I made a substantial amount of savings for an international trip.

Sacrifice Now, Have Lot of Fun Later

The first thing we did mutually agreed to cut back on our expenses for seven months so we could afford the trip and be able to have fun on the trip. This meant no eating out, no family weekend time, and no plan to do different things every weekend.

The family sacrificed on several things – like no sweets or junk food, making grocery bills cheaper; no unnecessary travel to save on gas expense; downgrade cable station channels like HBO, Cinemax, etc.; downgrade the cell phone plans to just a basic cellphone line.

Open a Vacation Savings Account

The entire family was serious about their effort to save and fund our trip directly, so we set up a vacation saving account. Each week I would deposit the money we saved by eliminating family weekend activities, cut down on groceries and other saving methods. For seven months I collected the money I saved from downgrading TV cable and cell phone plans, cut down in children’s allowance and the special activities which my children gave up. I even wrote up a family vacation saving account plan on an excel spreadsheet to keep up with the total amount save each week and monthly.

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In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure

Fear by Bill cosbySo often in life, the fear of failure is a threatening invasion that gets in the way of success. We will face many challenges on the way to success; we must not allow the attack on our mind to get in the way of our success. When an individual permits the thought of failure to become overwhelming, it takes away the will to succeed in someone’s life. When we allow our desire for success to exceed our fear of failure we can discover positive thoughts that will overrule negative thoughts that will not let fears get in the way of our success.

Fear carries a powerful voice that often tends to speak in our ear; especially during our quiet moments. However, it necessary to strive for silence, its sound, today, and tomorrow to prevent it from fooling us into thinking that we do not have the courage to overcome the inevitable challenges of our fears. Often that fear is unfounded when we listen to a deceitful voice that will give us reasons why we are not equipped to carry the burdens that come our way. It is best not to hear the cunning voice of fear and discover your unique reason why logical positive thoughts, attitude, and actions, are certainties to reach your goals.

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