UNMAZE.ME: Developing Character Through Activities

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As a mom of four, entrepreneur, and wife to the president of a youth organization, Osceola Panthers, I help oversee some 250 football and cheerleaders ages 4-14. For the last 16 years, our Osceola Panthers has impacted many families in the community with our programs, and I feel privileged to be on the journey with the families we serve. Our goal is to keep kids off the streets and afford them a place to go and belong.

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UNMAZE.ME: College Series: College Visits 101

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It is extremely important that you visit the colleges in which you are interested. While some schools may look great on paper, it may not meet your expectations or simply “not feel right.” I have seen too many students who accept a spot, only to transfer after the first semester because it was not what they expected. When I ask, “Did you visit?”, most readily admit they did not.

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UNMAZE.ME: Why Every Teen Should be MOOCing!

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Does your student not know what they want to do in life?
Do they want to explore a passion for a topic?
Do they want to be challenged in an Ivy-League course?
Do they want to earn college credit or industry certificates?

Answer yes to any of the above questions, then a MOOC is for them!

MOOC stands for “Massive Open Online Courses” that are hosted on a variety of platforms from businesses and higher education institutions all over the world. Students can explore topics like photography, business, molecular biology, chemistry, mathematics, and more- all from places like Google, Yale, Princeton, and MIT!

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UNMAZE.ME: TESTING – MAY 2018

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f you live in Florida or others states with multiple state end-of-the-year tests you can almost feel the anxiousness in the air from teachers and students.
In this issue of UNMAZED Magazine: Test Habits that Work!, Test Anxiety: When to Worry, Your Guide to Florida Testing, PERT, ACT & SAT

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NEWS-PRESS: Southwest Florida’s future workforce in making, one step at a time

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What does Southwest Florida’s ideal future workforce look like and what’s the path to get there? Those were among the questions tackled Tuesday during a conversation at the Florida Economic Development Council conference at Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Myers. Five panelists discussed developing a skilled workforce, working with different community partners, developing a regional approach and bringing philanthropy to economic development.

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