A New Study Says Teens Should Have Nap Time At School

Anybody who has ever had a middle or high schooler knows just how much sleep they need. I mean, our kids sleep All. The. Time. Well, there are some researchers that are saying that teens and pre-teens should have built in nap times during the school day to help their performance. According to The Telegraph, the…

Teachers In Florida County Could Soon Live At School

Teachers spend most of their waking hours at school, but in one Florida county they soon could live there 24-7. That's according to a Newser article that reports that Miami-Dade County in South Florida is looking at a proposal that would have teachers potentially living on campus to provide an easier commute and more affordable…

Get Ready For A Couple Of Florida Sales Tax Holidays

Get ready to save a little bit of money after two different sales tax holidays have been approved again for this year. Mark your calendar for June & August.  That's according to the Florida State Senate website. There's one for Disaster Preparedness that will run from June 1st-7th, to coincide with the beginning of Hurricane…

From The Experts: How To Talk To Kids About Violence

When there's a tragedy like the devastating school shooting in South Florida yesterday, it is important to talk to your kids. But, what and how much do you say? The National Association of School Psychologists is out with their list of recommendations of how to talk to your kids about violence. To see all of…

Proposed Changes To Start Times For Hillsborough County Schools

Next week is the week that Hillsborough County Schools will vote on the proposed changes to the start times for schools across the district. There are a few reasons for the move. According to ABC Action News, among other things, the superintendent says the current start times don't allow the buses enough time to get…

Tips To Learn Things More Quickly

Whether you're a kid in school and prepping for a massive test, an adult learning a new--and completely out-of-your zone--skill at work or you just want to master a new ability, how do you: Retain the info Focus better Boost agility Here are some great tips & tricks on how to learn faster:

It's Time For The Florida Back To School Sales Tax Holiday

This weekend is the weekend to save some extra money with the annual Florida Back To School Sales Tax Holiday. It's designed to give parents buying school supplies a little break, but EVERYBODY can take advantage of the savings. It is going on now through this Sunday, August 6th at midnight. Click HERE to print…