What’s your IQ… and why does it matter?

IQ tests
1947 photograph of Albert Einstein.

The term IQ (short for Intelligence Quotient) was coined in 1912 by the German psychologist William Stern. IQ referred to his scoring method for intelligence tests at University of Wrocław.

Contrary to what many believe, however, An IQ score doesn’t actually measure intelligence. Instead, an IQ test measures reasoning and problem-solving abilities.

How are IQ tests scored?

According to Wikipedia, “IQ tests are standardized to a median score of 100 and a deviation of 15. This means the most common score is 100 and 2/3rds of test takers score between 85 and 115. If …

Share your vision of an addiction-free world and win a $2,000 college scholarship. Applications open 4-21-2017!

college scholarshipsDid you know that addictive substances abuse has killed more people than every American war combined? 

Through the years, millions of lives have been damaged due to drug abuse and addiction. In the US alone, there are an estimated 3.6 million people who are addicted to some form of drug, whether for recreation or by prescription. These include people who accidentally become dependent, and eventually addicted to, painkillers like Opioids.

AddictionResource.com is raising awareness on this important issue by sponsoring a scholarship. Each year, AddictionResource.com awards $3,000 in scholarships each year to students who share their vision for an addiction-free …

What is academic college readiness and how to get your student prepared!

According to a recent study release by the Delaware Department of Education, an unprecedented 41% of all public high school graduates who are entering in-state colleges and universities are unprepared. In Delaware, and across the nation, far too many students are graduating high school unable to succeed academically due to the level of rigor necessary in a college course. Simply put, acceptance to college does not equal readiness.

Which students are unprepared?

It may not surprise parents to hear that many high school students with less-than-stellar academics struggle when they begin college classes. But, shouldn’t their high-achieving “A students” …

HIRING! New jobs for foreign language teachers and tutors in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware

Hiring tutors teachers jobs in DelawareDo you love teaching? Here’s your chance to make a real difference!

Tutors needed for 1-on-1 tutoring of elementary school, middle school and high school students, in the daytime and after school hours in the Wilmington, and Newark, Delaware areas. All positions are part-time, as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must have 1+ years of teaching / tutoring in the language to which you are applying, exclusive of practicum, student teaching or substituting. Language proficiency alone is not sufficient.

LANGUAGES NEEDED:

  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Russian

A rewarding career is just around the …

David Brower Youth Awards Scholarship deadline is fast approaching

The David Brower Youth Scholarship recognizes six people ages 13 to 22 living in North America who have shown outstanding leadership on a project or campaign with positive environmental and social impact. Applicants must have played a major leadership role in creating, organizing and implementing a project or campaign. Examples of projects and campaigns eligible for the award could include, but are not limited to, conservation, preservation and restoration.

Six winners annually receive a $3,000 cash prize, a professionally produced short film about their work and an all-expense paid trip to the San Francisco Bay area to attend an awards