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Impact of Public Education on Dyslexics

The traditional classroom has become more technologically advanced from the one in which our parents learned. However, not everyone can experience success within the system. School can be challenging for dyslexic students.

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The Second Monday of October

“Have a nice weekend! See you on Tuesday.” We hear these words together only a few times a year. Long weekends are enjoyable for everyone, but their significance can sometimes be forgotten. The extra day of relaxation can be appealing and its true meaning is often overlooked.

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Sweating for Education

Work hard, play harder! From the very beginning, we have been encouraged to go to school, get a quality education and make a life for ourselves. However, part of that education is determining when it is time to hit the books or take the field.

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The Science behind Dyslexia: An Explanation of What’s Really Going On

As mentioned last week, Dyslexia Awareness Month is about educating and raising awareness about the learning disability. People tend to stereotype in society about what it means to be dyslexic; however, there is scientific explanation for such a “gift.”

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Finding the Time: What it means to relax in 2015

“Don’t forget to make time for planned leisure.” What does ‘make time for planned leisure’ mean? I remember the first time that someone told me that, and found it to be rather odd. I always thought that any form of available time should not need to be scheduled. With our busy lives, the concept of “planned leisure” is necessary to be able to enjoy the simple pleasures in daily life.

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Dyslexia Awareness Month: A Celebration of Learning Differently

Dyslexia is the most common yet most misinterpreted learning disability. The month of October is dedicated to raising awareness about what dyslexia is and what individuals with dyslexia experience.

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Looking up to Full “Blood Moon”

For those still awake late on Sunday evening, everyone should have been outside on September 27 to see the Supermoon Lunar Eclipse. Social media was the reminder that encouraged us to look for the “blood moon” in the sky.

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Mass. School honoring Marathon victim and family

On September 26, the state university revealed a memorial statue on-campus of Martin Richard, the youngest victim who died from the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. CBS Boston reported that the life-size sculpture, permanently located at University Park between East and West Campus, is the “representation of a well-known image of Martin holding a poster that he made that read, ‘No More Hurting People…Peace.’”

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All about that Apple and Pumpkin

It’s that time of year again! Summer has officially ended, as the leaves are changing colors and sweaters and boots are finally coming out of the closet. The Fall season is not only about the wardrobe change and new school year, but it means apples and pumpkins are coming back into style.

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Falling Back to Basics: Today’s Approach to Going Back to School

For millions of U.S. children, the Labor Day weekend signaled that summer was over and that school was beginning again. Time to start working again!

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