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Schooling in the Modern Age
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Schooling in the Modern Age

What’s the point of memorizing a list of names, dates, and facts if you’ve got ubiquitous access to Google? Why not spend your time learning how to use tools like the internet to your advantage, bypassing the rote memorization doldrums from ages past? Resolute Academy stands firm on the belief that you should be taught...

“My dreams are finally coming true…” — Eduardo, 19
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“My dreams are finally coming true…” — Eduardo, 19

Eduardo had completed all of his credits. He should have been a high school graduate, seeing his dreams achieved. What happened? Eduardo was like many students in that he had difficulty passing the state testing required in order to receive his high school diploma. Resolute Academy was born to help students just like Eduardo. Coby...

Resolute: Firm, Steadfast, Unwavering
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Resolute: Firm, Steadfast, Unwavering

The greatness of America was born in the hearts and dreams of individuals cherishing the one belief…. Hope in a better tomorrow.  The resolute commitment to this dream caused the Pilgrims to perish and persevere through that first brutal winter.  The founding fathers risked life and property in pursuit of this dream.  The pioneers crossing...

The Entrepreneur Economy
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The Entrepreneur Economy

Entrepreneur enthusiast Cameron Herold spoke recently at TEDx Edmonton’s conference on April 5, 2010. In “Raising Kids to Be Entrepreneurs” he points out that many kids are lost in the traditional education system: We teach our kids to go after really good jobs.  The school system teaches them to go after things like being a...

Your Top Job Options
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Your Top Job Options

A great career starts with a plan of action! Start by deciding what interests you most and then start researching how to achieve your goal. Here are some options to get you thinking: Virtual Assistant (Median Earnings: $40 Per Hour) Gaming Manager (Median Salary: $62,820) Real Estate Broker (Median Salary: $58,720 Salesperson (Median Salary: $58,710)...

What would happen if supermarkets were like public schools?
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What would happen if supermarkets were like public schools?

This morning, Donald J. Boudreaux, a professor of economics at George Mason University, posted a blog posing the hypothetical comparison of education and government run grocery stores, in the Wall Street Journal. Here is the link: The piece is brilliant and the logic is good.  What if you could only shop in the grocery store that...

Less Homework is More!!!
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Less Homework is More!!!

Wednesday night, my 4th grade year….. Like every night, 20 – 30 minutes of math homework.  Sometimes, there would be social studies or science.  However, Wednesday night was the toughest assignment of the week!  Take the 10-15 spelling words and turn them into a story.  There were times when it was really tough, especially when...