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What Is FiOS? FiOS is a name that Verizon has created for their services, which includes the Internet, home phone, and television. The system is run through fiber optic cables, which is able to bring fast Internet speeds, high-quality phone calls, and high definition TV to it’s customers. Cable used to be the most popular type of television back in the day, but now, fiber optics has taken over. Using fiber optics is a great way of bringing many services into a home, without having to connect to a local cable service. Many people don’t have cable in their area anyways, so Verizon’s FiOS is a very welcomed change, especially since the service tends to be lower in cost and much more reliable. What Services [&hellip

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School canopies and playground shelters offer a great way to protect children from all kinds of weather conditions. They also enable children to enjoy that all important free time in the great outdoors, breathing in the fresh air and burning off the steam that builds up when they are restricted to the monotony of sitting in the classroom.   However, in order to continue to function properly and to ensure that they always provide the adequate protection, it is important for playground shelters and school canopies to be maintained well. Particularly in freezing or snowy conditions, lots of pressure may be placed upon the canopy, so it is important to ensure regular checks are made so that health and safety rules are adhered to.   [&hellip

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Information Technology, IT, continues to be a very popular career outlook for those considering higher education. There are many different fields to venture in the World of IT whether it’s becoming a consultant, working in the health industry as programmer, or managing websites as a web developer. An early start into IT can bring many great benefits. An interest at a young age can help those individuals find a passion for specific areas of computing that will continue through their adult life. Practice and exploration of IT-related technologies, software, and hardware can give future students a leg-up before, during, and after they finish their degree. The following are three such areas of knowledge worth knowing if you plan to be a part of the growing [&hellip

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It was in the 1990s that the term Enterprise Resource Planning – usually referred to by its initial letters as ERP – was introduced to replace Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRPII). The principle of this business software application suite is the same as MRPII, the name change reflecting the growth of the software over the years. Essentially, ERP systems manage information from all departments of an organization to bring together data that is collated in one central database. The original software had programs that managed inventory and developed material requirements plans to which a number of other functions were added. These included master planning and forecasting, purchasing, production control, financials and costing. All these functions contributed to an integrated suite that manufacturers could rely on to [&hellip

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The Arduino is an open source electronic projects prototyping system that allows you to make a huge range of electronic projects. Whether you are a beginner making your first foray into the world of resistors and switches, an intermediate tinkerer who understands logic gates, or someone who wants to delve deep into the world of electronics and programming, there are projects to suit you.     Projects for Beginners The Arduino is frequently used as an educational tool, but many of the projects that you can make with it have practical uses. Simple projects such as desk lamp dimmers, clocks, and automated fan systems are relatively easy for beginners to make, and teach you how to use sensors, timers and basic logic. Even though these [&hellip

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Although technology is being adopted in almost every known field in the world, the education system is not able to implement the technology to full extent due to some major challenges. In this article, we are listing the 6 major challenges that are being faced by present education systems in adapting the technology. Professional development: among all the challenges, lack of professional development is the key challenge facing by education systems. Teachers are not able to effectively bring in the new technology into their teaching methods. Most of time, teachers are unprepared and are unable to understand most of technology matters. Even when using technology has made mandatory, teachers don’t have skills to integrate them in their teaching methods. Resistance to change: the second key [&hellip

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As the heart and soul of our country’s economy, small business owners give back to their communities, provide valuable jobs, and help to support the cost of running both state and federal government entities. Unfortunately, the road to becoming a successful entrepreneur that has their own business is one that is fraught with hard work, stress, and uncertainty. You may be wondering whether or not you need an MBA or other type of formal degree to live out your dream of owning and operating your own business. While an MBA can certainly help you develop some of the important skills necessary for running a company, the only true requirement you need to be successful as a business owner is having some basic business essentials so [&hellip

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Health and education are two of the most important things that one needs to stay happy. Reasonably, children may not understand the importance of these things due to their tender age. It is the parent’s duty to feed this information to their children and make them responsible. Nonetheless, children can be a nuisance at times and pretty difficult to deal with, especially when they are forced to do things they have no interest in. To help parents deal with such trouble, given below are some steps that they should take to ensure a good future for their children. Talk to Children Parents should sit down with their children and talk to them about the importance of health and education. Parents have the power to lead [&hellip

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There are few things more important than the health and well-being of both our families and of the communities we live in. And choosing a career in public health puts you in a position to exert a real, meaningful influence on helping to build and maintain the general welfare of everything from private organizations to entire population centers. With a Masters degree in Public Health, quite a broad range of careers impacting the overall welfare of cities and institutions of every description lays open before you. Let’s take a look at five of the many options this multifaceted discipline makes available to students who are considering following this challenging, and rewarding field. Public Health Inspector – this is a field that deals with something every [&hellip

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While many students excel in school, and need little to no additional assistance with their schoolwork, other students need parent and teacher intervention to get them on the right track.  We are all responsible for our child’s education.  Often times, the teacher will be alerted if a student is experiencing a learning challenge; however, sometimes it is the parent who first recognizes the struggle to learn.  Whether your child has a learning disability, or they are simply falling behind, here are some ways in which you can help your child be successful in school. Get Involved We are all an essential part of an interdisciplinary team aimed at educating our children.  Studies have shown that children whose parents are involved in their education are 70% [&hellip

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