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Statistics Software for Both Students and Researchers

MaxStat software is a great statistical tool for analyzing biology, sales and other types of data. Fast and accurate, users have found this software affordable and successful at replacing both the too-simple Excel and the expensive software typically used by statisticians.

MaxStat is easy to install and use, even if you are not a statistician, as it is highly intuitive. Just open the single dialog box and you will get your statistics in 3 simple steps; the software will guide you step by step through selecting the statistical test (out of the 100+ it supports), variables, and parameters.

Then, using the most common procedures, like descriptive, hypothesis, time series, linear and nonlinear regression, correlation, and multivariate analysis, you can easily interpret the results and create 30 different, high-quality graphs, such as bar, box-whisker, scatter and biplots, regression lines, etc.

Free and premium versions

There is a free and a pro version. The free software is called MaxStat Lite, and is suitable for students and junior researchers, that is, for non-commercial purposes; Lite works great for medium complexity projects, and it never expires, which is neat.

On the other hand, the Pro version requires a fee that varies with the person using the software; thus, people requiring infrequent statistical analysis, such as for their theses, can download the Pro version that is valid for 12 months; students will pay 39 €, while researchers 79 €.

There is yet another Pro version that never expires and that is meant for established scientists in need of frequent statistical analysis; this one costs 129 €.

MaxStat Pro features a word-processor for taking down notes for your reviewed data, and is more powerful at analyzing large data sets, while retaining its simplicity. Moreover, the graphs it produces comply with the current standards for publication in scientific journals.

You can download, try and / or purchase MaxStat software on this link.

Preschools using the Montessori Curriculum

Pre-school education in kindergartens is carried out by public and / or private kindergartens. In most countries children at the age of at least 12 months are eligible to go to kindergarten, although pre-school education is not mandatory. Parents choose whether to send their children to kindergarten or not.

Results from PISA 2009 study couldn’t be clearer: in nearly all OECD countries, 15-year-olds who had attended pre-primary school performed better in reading than those who had not. And the benefits accrue to all students, regardless of their socio-economic backgrounds.

The basic tasks of kindergartens are:
-assist parents in the overall care for children (parents have jobs that they need to attend to),
-improve the quality of life for families and children,
-create opportunities for the child’s personal development.

Public versus private kindergartens

Although public kindergartens are in no way a bad thing for your child these institutions usually lacks innovation when it comes to education methods and education as a whole.

The good thing is that they are cheaper than private kindergartens as usually the government will cover a certain percentage of your monthly fee (depending on how many children you have, what is you material status and so on).

Private kindergartens on the other side are usually quite a bit more expensive than public one’s. But there is added value to that. Professionals employed in such kindergartens will focus on your child and help him (or her) to spend their time most effectively. This is where private kindergartens excel!

A good example of such kindergarten is Montessori School, a small preschool and kindergarten located in Arizona. They focus on every children alone that is why they only accept 19 children at any time to be member of a class.

Their goal is to create and maintain an environment that is challenging and interesting at the same time to allow children to exercise their full potential.

Have you ever hired a professional to help you with an essay?

Essay is a longer, more detailed text, usually from 700 to 1000 words or more on a specific topic. It requires a lot of effort and time invested to write such paper.

In the essay, the required complexity of writing is high and the use of direct speech (text inside “quotes”) is not encouraged. Direct speech should be replaced with proper citations. The language should be rich and very descriptive. Precisely because of the greater complexity of writing the essay, a use of an additional sheet with facts about the topic is recommended.

Essays can be philosophical, literary, art related etc.

Some people have the skill to write an essay and some do not. It is nothing wrong with that. If you do not have writing skills there must be another area where you are good at – for example photography or painting.

Not everyone is good for everything. I believe this is the motto of every essay writing service – to help students / people that are unskilled in the art of writing to put together a well crafted piece of text.

You should be careful though when hiring such an agency. Not all essay writing agencies are of high quality, in fact there are many companies on the Internet that are scamming people off with their low quality service. Such companies are to be avoided if you want to invest your money smart. This website lists some of these companies and is also a good resource and reference for students, writers, and academic paper services on how to improve their services and relations with their workers and clients.

So if you want to write an essay and do it well, I suggest you hire a professional to help you with the task. There is no shame in asking for help, nor will people judge you for that.

In fact, only smart people know that no one is perfect and that asking for help simply shows that you are ready to learn something new and that you are not afraid of the challenge.