Mac 78321an hour ago
Learning Disabilities
I'm a 23-year-old musician from Scotland. I've been through seven years of primary school, five years of high school and one year at university. I am currently unemployed—due to my disabilities, it is...
Ronnie Deboeran hour ago
A Kindergarten Program Is Not Too Early to Teach Discipline
Teachers perhaps believe that anything goes is best. But it is precisely these students at such a tender age that need structure in their daily learning routines. They may have never been exposed to a...
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Dee Garciaa day ago
Surviving Without a College Degree
Did you know that 64 percent of students across the world actually suffer from clinical depression? Why is it that we are often warned from a young age about all the sexually transmitted diseases we s...
A Career of Reading Subjectively
My experience as an English major had primarily revolved around three professors who repeatedly drew me to their classrooms. I had found that each of these professors teaches literature from a distinc...
Rich Monetti3 days ago
Remembering Kathy Storfer of the Bedford Hills Library
After years of mindlessly pursuing computers, I finally figured out that I was a writer. So in 2002 I took a journalism course at NYU. I was focused on writing personal essays, and when we were assign...
Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing for Finals Week
Congratulations, you’ve made it through another semester of college. You’ve shown up for (almost) every class, turned in (almost) every assignment, and you’re in the home stretch before finals week. R...
10 Reasons Why Teachers Are Quitting Education
America is dealing with one of the worst education crises in history. As of right now, our country's ability to compete with others on an international level is in freefall. Schools have lower standar...
Nalda Parker2 months ago
14 Free Online Courses for Senior Citizens
According to the Population Referral Bureau, there are over 40 million senior citizens living in the United States today. A senior citizen is anyone who is aged 65 or older. This term is simply a way ...
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Lorraine Woiak3 months ago
College Summer Courses
Need to catch up on your course plan? Attempting to graduate early? Just interested in fitting some fun courses into your schedule? Taking summer courses might be for you. However, there are a few thi...
Maurice Bernier3 months ago
A Year in the Life of a Teacher
I’ve had many of you who are reading this. You should be congratulating US. Who is "US"? We are the teachers who taught you to read. We are the very brave souls who furthered our education so that you...
Alyssa Wilson3 months ago
Things No One Tells You About Life After College
When you're a student in college, all you can think about is the finish line, graduation, but what happens when you cross it? People often give advice on how to survive your first year of college and ...
Corey Adkins3 months ago
5 Quick Ways to Pay Back Your Student Loans
One in four Americans under the age of 30 are in debt from student loans. In fact, Americans as a whole owe about 1.3 trillion dollars. Although that is just a portion of what the Trump tax cuts are g...
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Dee Garciaa day ago
Surviving Without a College Degree
Did you know that 64 percent of students across the world actually suffer from clinical depression? Why is it that we are often warned from a young age about all the sexually transmitted diseases we s...
Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing for Finals Week
Congratulations, you’ve made it through another semester of college. You’ve shown up for (almost) every class, turned in (almost) every assignment, and you’re in the home stretch before finals week. R...
Chris Drew6 days ago
5 Top Reasons Not to Quit University
Most students contemplate it. Quit or not to quit: That is the question! University can be hard. It can often feel like your degree has no purpose and won’t get you a job at the other end. You see you...
Rose Sours7 days ago
How to Teach Effectively Using the Technique of Individualized Instruction
Many times, teachers face great challenges impacting knowledge not because they are not knowledgeable about the subject matter or effective teaching methods.
Skunk Uzeki17 days ago
How to Handle Being Bullied at School
Having been bullied throughout my school career, I can honestly say that the current school system rewards bullies more than it punishes them. Bullying was the reason why I dropped out, and why most o...
Heather Clark23 days ago
How to Study More Efficiently
Change your study habits in just 3 steps.
Nana Dougherty6 days ago
Three Difficult Realizations You Face as a Design Graduate
I am sure you are just like me struggling with the oh-so-dreaded job hunt and the tons of insecurities coming from watching everyone around succeed while you have to move back into your parents’ house...
Makayla Richards4 months ago
The Road to the Title RN: The 4 Things I Have Learned
Want to hear a scary story? Two words. Nursing school. No matter how you get there, how long it takes, or the detours you make on the road to the scrubs and long nights, nursing school is hard. The co...
World Education
I believe 100 percent, that in the future our education will be modular. One that will give way into a lego-like combination of stackable credentials. That idea was sparked from Anant Agarwal the CEO ...
Skunk Uzeki8 days ago
What Every Parent Needs to Know About Specialty Schools
"Did you go to private school? Public? You're so well-spoken for someone without a degree!" It's a trio of sentences I often hear. As a college dropout, it's something that irks me on a lot of levels....
Jordanna Romano10 days ago
Five Years Later
It's been about five years since I graduated high school. On June 12th, 2014, my former peers that I would typically see daily and I, finally threw our graduation caps in the air and went our separate...
Rich Monetti12 days ago
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Mt. Kisco Hosts Undoing Racism Workshop
In the fall of 2014, Reverend Kym McNair, Associate Minister at Antioch Baptist Church in Bedford Hills, was excited to receive an invitation to attend a workshop at Fox Lane on diversity, racism and ...
Ronnie Deboeran hour ago
A Kindergarten Program Is Not Too Early to Teach Discipline
Teachers perhaps believe that anything goes is best. But it is precisely these students at such a tender age that need structure in their daily learning routines. They may have never been exposed to a...
Podcasting Amplifies the Voices of a Unique Group of Students at Bed-Stuy Brooklyn School
“I’m using technology that many students are already familiar with to show them the power of their own voices.” —Michael Peterson (Coach Mike), Teacher, Abraham Stockton School
Katie Hall12 days ago
The Joys of Teaching High School
I confiscated my first vape today. I took it as a win since I've been teaching at this particular school for one month and two weeks. That's a long time to go without a vape spotting in an inner city ...
Mac 78321an hour ago
Learning Disabilities
I'm a 23-year-old musician from Scotland. I've been through seven years of primary school, five years of high school and one year at university. I am currently unemployed—due to my disabilities, it is...
Rich Monetti10 days ago
Part I: Mt. Kisco Childcare Kids Doing Their Thing
The kids at Mt. Kisco Childcare are always up to something, and it's always worth knowing what that is. Here's the first in a series with Sienna and Sienna.
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Tobias Gillot12 days ago
How Students Can Make the Most Out of Spring Break
Vacations give students more than just the chance to relax after all the tests you spent weeks studying for. These week-plus breaks give you the time needed to prepare for future schoolwork, which red...
Tiffany Harper3 months ago
Smart Manufacturing Apprenticeships Can Give Students College Alternatives: This Is How
Many high school students see college as the obvious step toward adulthood. There is some truth in this since a college diploma opens many doors in high-demand fields and greatly boosts your chances a...
Should You Lose Your Accent?
I grew up in Rock Ferry Wirral and in the 70s my family witnessed a murder. Not long after that, I was diagnosed with speech problems, hyperactivity, and lack of coordination. I was from a working-cla...
Miranda 6 months ago
Five Assigned Reading Books You Shouldn't Skip
No one likes assigned reading; it’s okay to admit it. A lot of the time they are boring and drone on and on and on. Each page is a chore! However, my rebellious "I'm not going to read this and you can...
Ryan Whitaker6 months ago
10 Classic Pieces of Literature That Everyone Forgot
Even with some classic literature taking a tech turn, the sheer amount of classic literature wasted on youth across the United States is disheartening, to say the least. I know for a fact that, while ...
Nancy Da year ago
Young Adult Novel Takes Place in Lakefield
Warning! The following book review is extremely Canadian! Brian Gallagher, Irish author, publishes his latest young adult book called Arrivals. The best part is that the story takes place in a local C...
A Career of Reading Subjectively
My experience as an English major had primarily revolved around three professors who repeatedly drew me to their classrooms. I had found that each of these professors teaches literature from a distinc...
David Wyld11 days ago
A GPS for Adulthood?
Every once in a while, you just run across something that simply makes you marvel. Yes, you kick yourself when you see it, thinking "Why didn't I come up with that?" But at the same time, you see the ...
Changes to Sex & Health Education in British Schools - My Thoughts
On Monday, it was announced that the Department for Education was changing the law regarding Sex Education lessons in Britain. Not only does the government want to make these lessons compulsory, but t...
Patty Ramsen5 months ago
10 Best Podcasts for Surviving Law School
While it may seem a bit dramatic to discuss your time in law school as something you must survive, there are many times when every law student starts to think that it may end up being such a battle. I...
Patricia Sarkar5 months ago
Golden Tickets for Alumni Turns a Night Out at an Event Into an Opportunity to Give Back
Going to college is something that changes you, and anyone who has been there can attest to it. It’s a place where you transformed from a shy high schooler to a fully-fledged adult. It’s a place where...
Sasha Konikovo9 months ago
10 Tools to Improve Your Writing and Editing Abilities
Writing is a skill that everyone needs, even if they are trying to get a career in something completely different. It's a skill that allows you to communicate with others, put your best foot forward, ...
Alisha Johnsona month ago
Ten Words with No English Language Equivalent You Will Wish They Taught You in School
There are so many situations in life where you can’t help but think, “I wish there was a word to describe what I’m experiencing right now.” I created this list to help shorten that list, because belie...
Greg Bogarta month ago
The 10 Best Sports Scholarships in America
For any student athlete, there is arguably no higher honor than receiving a sports scholarship to a prestigious institution. As a former student athlete myself, I can attest to this. Unfortunately, as...
Nancy D2 months ago
10 Laundry Tips for the New College Student
Let's be honest here, mom and/or dad have always done your laundry for you... and you're kinda tempted to just bring it all home with you one day so your they can still do it for you. However, you won...