Author: Ken Walters

Why Parents Should Help Their Children With Schoolwork

While I was teaching, I was surprised to find how many parents (for whatever reason) weren’t helping their children with their school work, and quite a few of these parents were blaming the teacher’s for their child’s poor grades in school. The teachers, on the other hand, blamed the parents for not being more involved. After all, it’s very difficult to teach a subject and make sure that all of their students, especially math and science, to more than 25 students. Teachers are well aware of this epidemic. They try their best to help teach a national class average...

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What is an Individualized Education Program (IEP)?

An Individualized Education Program (IEP) is a federal program that is designed to help your child do better in school. It is a plan or program that is developed to ensure a child who has a learning disability (identified under the law and is attending an elementary or secondary educational institution) receives specialized instruction and related services. Each plan and program is specific to that child’s needs. If your child has been diagnosed with an IEP, it might be a bit confusing and frustrating to deal with, especially when your child is first diagnosed. Some parents go so far as to think...

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7 Signs That You Might Have a Shopping Addiction

A shopping addiction is the compulsion to spend money, regardless of need or financial means. This person may be addicted to a certain product, such as clothes or jewelry, but they may also buy anything from food and beauty products to stocks and real estate. Some people love to shop, while others hate to shop. Personally, I don’t like shopping. I don’t like the long lines in retail shops, the annoying people that bring their screaming kids with them, or the people that stink up the whole store by either putting too much perfume or cologne on. For most...

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The Most Trusted Domain Extensions

A domain extension is the last bit of information that you enter in an online address such as the .com in www.theeducons.com. There are many different domain extensions, and they vary from each country. However, this guide is focused on domain names that are registered within the United States. Have you ever wondered why there are so many different domain extensions (.com, .net, .org, .gov, etc.) out there? Why can’t people just use the same extension? It will be so much easier to remember, right? Yes, it would be easier to remember, however, people like to categorize everything. Since there are so...

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Should You Attend College?

A lot of people, mostly high school students that are about to graduate, are wondering if they should go to college. The short answer to that question is it depends on what you want to do for work, and it also depends on what kind of education you need to get there. As you leave high school and enter ‘the real world’, you will realize that a lot of things can’t be answered so easily. This is what I like to refer to as out of the box thinking, and you should definitely familiarize yourself with that if you...

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