Amber Johnson8 hours ago
Careers Advice
Second year. I've gained a respectable mark for my first year of study (that doesn't count towards my actual degree) and now things are getting serious. I have to think about graduation and how I'm go...
Call
I checked my watch—5:33 PM. Class ran thirty minutes over, and I was already late for call. I rushed up to the residents’ quarters where I found the surgical intern I would be working with for the nig...
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Samuel Gaitan13 hours ago
High School: Junior Year
Chapter One Have you ever had that sensation where you just didn’t want to get out of bed? Well, I feel that every morning I wake up. I don’t know if I’m just lazy or if I have some medical condition ...
Kaya Maya day ago
Welcome to Alternative Education
I recall the end of 2014 one of the most exciting times of my life. I finally finished my undergraduate degree in Psychology along with my now-husband and we were both ready to take that first step in...
April Lucasa day ago
How to Survive Exams
Last week I had the finals (I'm really hoping for the best) and I was so nervous. Before the exam, so many people gave me advices - some of them really good. And I discovered some interesting things. ...
Mark Smitha day ago
A College Student
Today I want to share my college education experience. One that is ongoing, but one that I feel people should hear. After High School, many feel like they are ready to conquer the world. Sadly, they h...
Tresa Elias7 days ago
Study + Instagram = Studygram
Studygram, a clever portmanteau of "study" and "Instagram," in its simplest form is a study motivation page. Studygrammers share pictures of their notes and study spaces to inspire students around to ...
Selena Lundy16 days ago
5 Stages of a College Senior
Every year, over a million students graduate from colleges all over the globe. They stand proud in their cap and gowns, ready to take their diploma with a smile. To the audience, they’re entirely pois...
Alyssa Hutchins23 days ago
First Grade Technology?!
When I was in first grade I think the greatest technology I'd ever seen was a crayon melter and an old school projector (those were cool back then)! Now, I teach first grade and what I had handed to m...
Susan Bonhotala month ago
The Art of Caring
I am a teacher. I inspire and in turn am inspired by my students. I am 61-years-old and teach nursing at a state university. Why did I become a nurse (many years ago, you can do the math)? I wanted to...
Maurice Berniera month ago
The Value of Education
I like to brag. Now, before you get the wrong idea, let me clarify my statement. When people brag, they like to laud their achievements and/or abilities over others. That is not what I do. I do brag t...
Paula Macenaa month ago
Six Things I've Learned in High School
When I was younger—in elementary school, middle school, even junior high—high school seemed like a faraway fantasy land. Everything in the media screamed at me, “High school will be the best years of ...
Mark Smitha day ago
A College Student
Today I want to share my college education experience. One that is ongoing, but one that I feel people should hear. After High School, many feel like they are ready to conquer the world. Sadly, they h...
Jasmine Smoot4 days ago
How to Succeed in College While Pursuing a Career
Trying to further your education while pursuing a career? Here's a list of things that will get you on the right track for success.
Becky Gaskell4 days ago
First Year Experience
My first year at University has just finished. I study Drama and Theatre at the University of Lincoln and I have loved every second of it. It has not been a breeze and there have been moments when I h...
April Lucasa day ago
How to Survive Exams
Last week I had the finals (I'm really hoping for the best) and I was so nervous. Before the exam, so many people gave me advices - some of them really good. And I discovered some interesting things. ...
Journey Scribe6 days ago
Essays Made Simple
"I expect a 4-6 page essay on Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Raven' turned in by next Friday." What rushes through your mind as you consider this assignment? Do you feel pretty confident? Does a rising panic ...
Holly M6 days ago
How To Learn a Language With Duolingo
Duolingo is a free language learning app that's very popular nowadays. As the majority of the world speaks more than one language, it has become an interest for many English monolinguals. The concept ...
Stephen Walden3 days ago
The Benefits of an Alternative Teaching Certificate
If you’ve ever considered getting into the field of education, but feel that you lack the necessary training or experience, you might actually be at an advantage. Every state has some form of an alter...
Shanita Marshall13 days ago
Post Graduation
Somebody, anybody, please well me why it has to be so hard? Finding a job even entry level to begin my career is probably going to be the death of me. I graduated from college in 2015 with a Bachelor'...
Emily Abbey21 days ago
Is Music a Good Choice for a Major?
Debating on Taking Music as a Potential Degree Candidate
Dana Kolderup11 hours ago
Owning It
As I walk into class on the first day of high school, I am so nervous! I’ve got to find a seat in the front row. The other students are smiling and waving at each other as they rush around hoping to f...
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Samuel Gaitan13 hours ago
High School: Junior Year
Chapter One Have you ever had that sensation where you just didn’t want to get out of bed? Well, I feel that every morning I wake up. I don’t know if I’m just lazy or if I have some medical condition ...
Tyler Meek2 days ago
Lessons Learned From Teaching Hispanic Youth
In my first year of teaching, I gained insight into the ways that Hispanic youth thrive and sometimes suffer in the American education system. To be clear, this is not a rant aimed at the injustices d...
Kaya Maya day ago
Welcome to Alternative Education
I recall the end of 2014 one of the most exciting times of my life. I finally finished my undergraduate degree in Psychology along with my now-husband and we were both ready to take that first step in...
Alyssa Hutchins8 days ago
Dear Parents (a Letter Teachers Wish to Write)
Dear Parents, I am your child's teacher. I'd like to spend some time to make write down some things I'd like to make clear. I feel this is necessary as the standards put upon me and the expectations y...
Journey Scribe11 days ago
The Overworked and Underpaid
The average high school teacher makes a salary somewhere between $50,000-$60,000. Sounds pretty good, right? Just wait... Consider the education and licensing required. An elementary or secondary scho...
Amber Johnson8 hours ago
Careers Advice
Second year. I've gained a respectable mark for my first year of study (that doesn't count towards my actual degree) and now things are getting serious. I have to think about graduation and how I'm go...
Call
I checked my watch—5:33 PM. Class ran thirty minutes over, and I was already late for call. I rushed up to the residents’ quarters where I found the surgical intern I would be working with for the nig...
Tamara Nicotra4 days ago
High School vs. College
High school, like for many, was not a memorable time for me. It was actually the worst four years of my life, rather than teaching me about English and literature, I learned about the wonders of a com...
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...
Mira Raney2 months ago
The Realities of Culinary School
I am about a year out from culinary school now, and I find myself missing it often. It was one of the best and hardest experiences of my life. If you’re here, you’re probably considering culinary scho...
Nancy D5 months 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...
Dr. Ethan Levi5 months ago
Best Required Reading Books of All Time
There are countless books that could easily have made this list (i.e. 1984 by George Orwell, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homer, etc.), but we j...
Gina Callaway5 months ago
Book Review: 'Children of Exile'
I've read and enjoyed other books written by M. Haddix; it wasn't too hard to be cohered into picking this one up. Not surprisingly, the writing lured me in, just from the first few pages turned. Set ...
Michel Roitberg3 days ago
What Effect Do Gifted Programs Have on Kids?
When I started 1st grade, I was put into a gifted program at my local public school. We were the kids that supposedly had "high IQ's" and the ones who pretty much were believed to be geniuses since we...
Direct and Indirect Speech – Knowing the Difference
One of the biggest challenges that the average English learner can face is not being able to interpret or understand the difference between direct and indirect speech. In order to really understand ho...
Be Open to Writing Opportunities
You know that feeling—a thought you get excited about? And then an opportunity arises and your eyes widen? Maybe you’ve been toying with an idea for a while and then, magically it’s right there in fro...
Becky Oberg7 days ago
The Ten Best Free Foreign Language Apps
Simply open the app store on your smartphone and type “free (target language) app,” and you’re bound to get a lengthy list. Even obscure languages have their own apps; I’ve seen them for languages I’v...
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Lorraine Woiak11 days ago
ProctorU
Whether you are a long distance student or are taking some online courses, there are multiple options for proctored exams. The rules on who can be your proctor are most likely listed on your school we...
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Lorraine Woiak3 months ago
ALEKS: The Worst Online Learning Program
I was first introduced to ALEKS my freshman year of college. Like most first years, I had to take College Algebra as a general education credit and a prerequisite for many other courses. This year, my...
MrPie 25 days ago
Top 5 Hardest Languages to Learn
5. Mandarin Like many Asian languages, Mandarin does not have an alphabet; however, it has wide variety of different characters, which there are over 50,000 in total. However, only 20,000 are in use. ...
Robyn Welborne2 months ago
Speaking American’ese 101
Now, I know this may feel like your high school English class all over again, but let us be real with ourselves for a moment. We all can admit that we do not know how to use these following word/phras...
Rachel Blanchard4 months ago
Celebrities Who Went to Catholic School
Celebrities are just like us. Yes, they really are—shocker, I know. And even if you think Justin Bieber is an angel summoned from heaven...he's still human like us. And many celebrities attended schoo...