Educational Psychology

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Educational psychology is a branch of mainstream psychology which deals with the psychological aspects of teaching and formal learning processes. It is a broad field which involves the study of how humans learn in educational settings, the psychology of teaching, the efficacy of educational interventions as well as the social psychology of schools as organizations. It also incorporates topics that cover human […]

Timeline of Children’s Rights in the United States

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The timeline of children’s rights in the United States includes various events ranging from mass demonstrations to youth activism.  Children’s rights in the U.S. have a long history dating back to the latter part of the eighteenth century and ranges from the early beginnings of European settlements in North America. I will fast track and provide an overview of the events that transpired in […]

Delayed Puberty

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Puberty is said to be delayed when a girl or a boy has gone through the usual age of onset of puberty without any physical or hormonal signs that it is beginning. The typical signs of puberty normally appear by age 13 for girls and age 14 for boys. However, puberty may be delayed for a number of years […]

What is Your Car’s Carbon Footprint?

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Carbon footprint refers to the amount of carbon that is emitted by any equipment or machinery that uses energy. It is the total amount of greenhouse gases that is given off by a given household or organization. Motor vehicles are one of the contributors of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere and knowing how much a car contributes can […]

Recycling

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Recycling is the act of processing used materials to make new products for various reasons. Recycling guards against losing materials that are potentially useful, and also reduces the need for using fresh raw materials in manufacturing products. It reduces air pollution since it prevents incineration and in turn the harmful gases associated with it. Recycling also prevents water pollution from […]

EPA Environmental Center for High School Students

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The Environmental Protection Agency Center for High School Students is an initiative that encourages all high school students in the United States to learn about the environment and actively participate in taking care of their surroundings. It is a resource center for students who are interested in protecting their environment. The main areas of concern that the Center […]

Student Scholarship Scams

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Financial aid is becoming more of a necessity nowadays with the financial recession taking place. Genuine students in need of help may fall victim to unscrupulous individuals making promises of tuition grants, causing frustration in many potential undergraduate and graduate students. Below is some valuable information about scholarship scams that you will need to know […]

Learning Resources for Students, Parents, and Teachers

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There are numerous free learning resources available for students at all levels of learning. Such resources are especially found online, and they can be easily accessed by teachers, parents and students to help aid learning. One comprehensive source of learning materials is the Federal Resources for Educational Excellence or F.R.E.E. in short. This website contains […]