Shaun Ennis15 hours ago
Music Education Is Dying - But It’s Worth Saving
The UK's music industry contributes £4.4 billion to the economy every year and projects soft power around the world. The top three albums of 2017 were all made by British artists and three of the five...
Brendan Rogan16 hours ago
8 Useful Revision Tips (Vol. 1)
It's two weeks before the big exams. You haven't opened a book or written a word of revision-worthy monikers. But don't fret, because you have came to the right place. Amidst this article are tips tha...
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Josie W16 hours ago
Top Tips for Getting Through Exams Alive
After 4 years of exam experience in the British education system, I felt I was finally qualified to express my opinions/advice/warnings about the big scary world of exams. Whether these are mock exams...
Bethany Ashlyn17 hours ago
7 Effective Tips for Your Morning Routine Before School
It is that time of year again that some of us are excited, while others are filled with complete dread. School zones are now in effect and stores are flooded with shoppers preparing for the upcoming s...
Best Study Tips for Visual Learners in College
Many educators have attempted to define the countless different learning styles, but one of the simplest and most popular is Neil Fleming's VAK model. VAK stands for Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic....
Rylie Travis20 hours ago
Freshman Year
Going into high school is nerve wracking for a lot of students. Having their environment change and being around older people can be very overwhelming. I remember my summer from eighth grade to freshm...
The Bedtime Story
I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always As long as I’m living My baby you’ll be. These four lines are repeated throughout the children’s story Love You Forever by Robert Munsch, illustrating t...
Haley Peterson9 days ago
Conquer Kindergarten, Part II: Math
In my previous article I described different ways parents can prepare their child for Kindergarten when it comes to literacy. Obviously, math is another skill students will work on throughout their en...
Sam B18 days ago
How to Make It Through High School
In this article, I will discuss many topics that come to mind when I think about how to thrive in high school, or at least get through it. If you ask most adults they’ll say, “High school is the best ...
Holly Rutherforda month ago
High School Advice From a Recent Graduate
About a month and a half ago, I can proudly say that I graduated high school. It was a moment I had anticipated for years and years, and to officially say I am a high school graduate feels incredible....
Sam Smitha month ago
5 Ways to Survive School with a Chronic Illness
Chronic illnesses can affect people at any age, from the young to the elderly. This can be problematic in high school and college when symptoms can get in the way of schoolwork. Here are tips to survi...
Sasha Konikovo2 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, ...
Best Study Tips for Visual Learners in College
Many educators have attempted to define the countless different learning styles, but one of the simplest and most popular is Neil Fleming's VAK model. VAK stands for Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic....
Amanda McNeill2 days ago
Four Years, For What?
Go to University straight out of High School! Get a jump on your education so you can get a job faster! Plan for your future before you are even considered a legal adult! What in the seven hells was I...
Madison Henry8 days ago
My Time School Hopping
Long story, but I have the time so I might as well write it all down. I'm from Toronto but I decided to go to school in Huntsville, Alabama after high school. It was a small (under 3,000) person, hist...
Bethany Ashlyn17 hours ago
7 Effective Tips for Your Morning Routine Before School
It is that time of year again that some of us are excited, while others are filled with complete dread. School zones are now in effect and stores are flooded with shoppers preparing for the upcoming s...
Evie Galvin3 days ago
Staying Organized at School and in Everyday Life
To some, the thought of staying organised is pretty simple and even a little fun if we really admitted it, but, for many, staying organised is a chore that requires effort that leaves them with a hear...
Elayna Swift3 days ago
How to Prepare for Your First Year of College
I still remember freshman year move-in day like it was yesterday. I dragged my mom and my boyfriend at the time along, not letting them leave until everything in my room was unpacked, organized, and i...
Vanessa Nduta2 days ago
Why the Cost of Knowledge
I like going to school. However, the conflict between me and school, specifically college education, is the expense of attendance. I mean there is nothing quite like gaining knowledge that no one can ...
Charlotte White4 days ago
Should You Do a PhD?
I am writing this with the perspective that hindsight is 20/20 after three years researching and writing my thesis, all the while wondering whether I had made the right decision. Three years feels lik...
Why I Spent Two Years in a Diploma I Knew Was Wrong for Me
I started working on a college diploma in woodworking when I failed out of university. I spent a lot of effort to be able to get into a university program. I took extra summer school courses to upgrad...
Rylie Travis20 hours ago
Freshman Year
Going into high school is nerve wracking for a lot of students. Having their environment change and being around older people can be very overwhelming. I remember my summer from eighth grade to freshm...
Ashia Martin8 days ago
Guide to Get Through High School
Coming from a Small Charter School Girl
Serena Magaña8 days ago
Odd Ball Out
It was the middle of freshman year and I was at war with my mom. Earlier that day, she had gotten a call from iPoly saying that I was number one on the waiting list and I would be able to start on January 22. “iPoly is such a good school. You’ll have so many opportunities there!” my mom exclaimed. “I get that it is a good school and everything, but it is MID-SEMESTER! I already made lots of friends at Chino and I found my place here!” I yelled. After that, the car ride home was silent. All I cou...
Say No to Cannibalism
I teach fifth grade now. Our European Exploration unit is one of my favorites so far, especially the bit where the kids learn what really happened when Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492. Minds bl...
Alyssa Hutchins7 days ago
Spoiling Students
What's better than spoiling children who are less fortunate? I work in a small school in a town I never knew existed until after college. Back to the story, if you haven't heard of DonorsChoose, let m...
Oksana Hayduk7 days ago
The System
If I had a longer life, I would devote it to changing the education system. Now, this isn't about me believing I don't have the time or the power to do this, it is about discussing the possibilities o...
Brendan Rogan16 hours ago
8 Useful Revision Tips (Vol. 1)
It's two weeks before the big exams. You haven't opened a book or written a word of revision-worthy monikers. But don't fret, because you have came to the right place. Amidst this article are tips tha...
JW
Josie W16 hours ago
Top Tips for Getting Through Exams Alive
After 4 years of exam experience in the British education system, I felt I was finally qualified to express my opinions/advice/warnings about the big scary world of exams. Whether these are mock exams...
Joseph Elvir2 days ago
Why Creative Learning Is the Best Education
Humans are not meant to sit down in a classroom and consume information, expected to be able to retain it fully and to understand it intuitively. Yet everything is set up that way, and that is why man...
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 Raney4 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 D7 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 Levi7 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 Callaway7 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 ...
Shaun Ennis15 hours ago
Music Education Is Dying - But It’s Worth Saving
The UK's music industry contributes £4.4 billion to the economy every year and projects soft power around the world. The top three albums of 2017 were all made by British artists and three of the five...
Evie Galvin4 days ago
Future Ambitions
Hey. In today’s blog post I want to talk about my future and what I want to hopefully do with it. So I recently completed my GCSE exams and my results will be arriving in just over a week. To be hones...
All About Adjectives
We have previously covered ‘adjectives’ to an extent in a previous blog post entry on the ‘eight basic parts of speech’ for which adjectives is one of them. However, I believe that it is crucial to go...
Sasha Konikovo2 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, ...
Becky Oberg2 months 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 Woiak2 months 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...
Annie Curran15 hours ago
Why Plastic Straws Harm the Planet and Eco-Friendly Straw Alternatives
Plastic straws have been around since I was born, I never knew the issues of plastic straws until I became aware of the impact plastic had on our oceans. I think many people have seen the video of a t...
Top 10 Underrated Books to Have for the Classroom
Reading is one of the most important parts of a child's school day. Whether it be independent reading, reading groups, or reading to the entire class, the plot of the story should be able to engulf th...
MrPie 3 months 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. ...