Liberal arts degrees have gotten a bad rap in recent years, probably as a result of the boom in science and technology related career paths. However, those who aren't cut out for science and technology careers aren't doomed to a life of substandard employment. Plenty of good opportunities exist for those with a general education in the liberal arts. Following are five of them.
A liberal arts degree provides a good educational framework for anyone desiring to work in person-to-person sales, and real estate is no exception.
If you're like most parents, you want to present your soon-to-be high school grad with a gift they will remember for years to come. An extravagant gift, like a car or some cash, may be appreciated upfront, but the experience of such gifts can fade pretty quickly once life as an adult starts normalizing. Instead of choosing a traditional or trendy gift, surprise your new high school graduate with a gift that inspires and encourages them as they learn to stand on their own two feet as an adult – consider one or more of these ideas:
It is important for U.S. students to excel in science to help them compete in the global market as future engineers, scientists, and doctors. A 2012 analysis by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) rated the U.S. 20th out of 34 countries in science performance. It is important to help grow your child's interest in science at an early age so they can succeed later in their school career. You can help your child gain an increased interest in science and supplement their education by completing fun science activities with them at home.
They have to be highly skilled, well-trained and are in high demand. Are they doctors or lawyers? No. They are electricians. And as the economy continues to improve, so does the demand for these workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the need for electricians is expected to grow by 20 percent between the years 2012 and 2022, which is faster than the average for other occupations.
There are numerous reasons why electricians are in such high demand now.
While it's impossible to pinpoint exactly who invented the concept of sensory toys, special education settings have made use of them for some time. Designed to focus on specific senses, they have shown an innate ability to attract and hold attention, helping children to relax, engage in fun, or even calm down from a tantrum.
Although they work especially well for those with special needs, toddlers can also benefit from a steady diet of sensory play, as most of the learning they do is through touch, smell, sight, or sound.