Parents play a key role in helping their child achieve success in school. Dr. Sascha Mowrey, assistant professor in the childhood education and family studies department at Missouri State University, shares with GateHouse Media a few things parents can do to engage their young school-aged children. … [Read more...] about How parents can prepare a child for elementary school success
There are many reasons to learn a foreign language, such as facilitating international travel, expanding your job skills, making friends from other countries and increasing global understanding. While learning a new language is a lot of work, it is no doubt beneficial and rewarding. If you want to learn a new language for personal or professional development, look no further … [Read more...] about Master a foreign language
Considering starting your own business? Do you plan to work from home? Is there a better solution? Paige Oxendine, business icubation coordinator for the efactory, provided her thoughts on finding the best office space solution in an article by Commercial Cafe. … [Read more...] about Finding the right office space
What species of ticks live in Missouri and in what quantities? Dr. David Claborn, director of the Master of Public Health program at Missouri State University, is trying to answer these questions through his latest tick surveillance project. It’s made possible through a grant from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Claborn highlights his research and shares … [Read more...] about Looking for ticks in Missouri
Many people carry very little cash with them and prefer paying for their purchases with a credit or debit card. Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, shares with Reader’s Digest a few instances when cash payment is best. … [Read more...] about When should you pay with cash instead of a card?