New to Learning at Home? Start Here:

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Recently, because of the COVID-19 virus and its implications for education, I was interviewed by Matt Villano for his CNN article on How 'regular school' parents can homeschool their kids. The article is packed with experts sharing interesting information for parents, and he included my advice on getting kids outside (you know that is a passion of mine!).

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Learning at home? The internet is a big place!! Here’s our ever-evolving guide to the best free online educational resources. (Just started homeschooling? Read our New to Learning at Home? Start Here.) Let’s go!

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

The Captivating Mountain Ranges of Whistler

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The mountain ranges of Whistler are some of the most beautiful in the world. Within an hour and a half outside of Vancouver, Whistler is world-renowned as a hot skiing stop, yet many don't realize how much it has besides just the slopes!

The Captivating Mountain Ranges of Whistler

If you’re curious about Whistler, here’s a taste of everything it has to offer from season to season.

Scholarships to Apply for in September 2021

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With college and graduate school tuition and fees rising each year, it's no surprise that the majority of students are stressing to find ways to cover the costs of paying for school. If you're looking to earn a few extra bucks to help you pay for college, check out these great scholarship opportunities, featured here for the month of September! 

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Back to School—Managing expectations

by Stacey Ebert / Sep 08, 2021 /
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‘Expectation is the root of all heartache’ - William Shakespeare

The Complete Guide to J-1 Students Tax Return

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Every year, thousands of people travel to the United States on J-1 visas. Every J-1 participant is required to file a J-1 visa tax return; this is required by law! Many J-1 visa holders are perplexed by the complicated tax jargon that can be found in the United States. However, it is not as complex as it appears.

Artist Spotlight: Kippy Sage

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 01, 2021 /
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The minute I saw the art of Kippy Sage, I was entranced. There's a certain joie de vivre that glows from within her art; her creativity is extraordinary! Read on for more about Kippy, including inspiration, finding her art online, and a special project with the Smithsonian.

Without further ado, the words and art of Kippy Sage...

Artist Spotlight: Kippy Sage

“Josh Recommends” by Josh Garrick – in a Season Preview – Fall 2021

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“Josh Recommends” by Josh Garrick – in a Season Preview – Fall 2021 

The Arts Scene in Central Florida is chock full of wondrous arts groups who can’t wait to get back into their performance spaces to – once again – share the extraordinary joys of LIVE performance with us. Read on, my friends. There are classics for some and new works for others, and NOW is the time to reserve your tickets to become a part of it all … 

4 Money-Saving Tips for Your Next Getaway

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Shoulder season is around the corner. Holidaying during this season means fewer crowds than in the summer, thus cheaper transportation and accommodation. It is also the best time to enjoy outdoor activities without sunburn scares.

If you wish to take a break from reality this coming season and hope to have fun without breaking the bank, here are the top tips to reduce your spending and still have a great time.

5 Ways to Travel the World Solo

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If you’ve ever dreamed of lying on a beach in the tropics, watching the sea crash against the shore while sipping on a cold beverage, you’ve probably come up with all kinds of ideas on how you could actually achieve the dream. Traveling is an incredible experience—you get to see new places, experience new cultures, and eat wonderful food. The biggest drawback is it costs money… and without a way to fund your adventures, you will remain lying on your sofa dreaming, rather than doing. Luckily, the following are five ways you can fund your travels and scratch the itch. 

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