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How tos for the learners and the learned; tips and tricks to help you study effectively, survive your school years, impress your teachers and more.

Samantha Rosea year ago
5 Ways to Engage Your Active Kindergartener
Kindergarten is a tough year for most parents and nearly all children. Once the sadness of separation is gone (I promise it will only take a month or less!), the real challenges may show themselves. T...
Ben Wa year ago
Learning About Question Words
Knowing how to pose a question in English is a key component towards developing proficiency in the language. You’ll be able to better get around a city, ask for directions, find nearby places, and ask...
Charley Bennetta year ago
Handling Your First Assignment
You’ve graduated from college and made it into your first year at uni. You’ve successfully moved into your new student flat and enjoyed the madness of Fresher’s Week. You’ve started classes and began ...
Home School Freshman
I started homeschooling my daughter after a series of unfortunate events at her school. It was not the usual suspect of bullying but simply the lack of everything outside Math and English (sorry Langu...
Mette Fiskera year ago
"Can I Get CAS for That?" – Ideas for IB Students
Here’s one for students studying the International Baccalaureate diploma program. In my last article, I wrote about my experiences with the IB diploma program, and a little bit about CAS. A subject sp...
How to Plan and Teach Lessons Effectively
Every teacher desires to plan and teach interesting and engaging lessons. Every teacher dreams about motivated students who are constantly active and involved in a teaching and learning process. Every...
Tiru Mastana year ago
How To Be Friends with Your Fellow International Students
I am Tiru, an international student from India. And according to U.S. news, around 900,000 students just like me will be joining colleges and universities all across America from all around the world....
Kristen Leea year ago
Grad School Application Guide
I'm just going to start this off by saying this is far from a perfect and complete guide for applying to grad school, much of what I have here is picked up from various other guides online. This is ju...
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Jo Wolfortha year ago
Home Schooling in the UK
Many parents do not realise that home education is a legal option.
Haley Petersona year ago
Start Your Day as a Substitute Teacher the Right Way
Being a substitute teacher is hard work. As a former full-time elementary school teacher, I was reminded of just how hard it can be to teach a class that isn't your own when I transitioned from teachi...
Seven Things That Stop Teachers from Leaving Their Jobs (And How to Overcome Them)
I've talked to a lot of disillusioned teachers. They want to quit but they can't, for various reasons. In this article, I'm going to run through some of those and give some handy hints to those who re...
Cody Deitz2 years ago
How to Survive the Dreaded Group Project
Group projects are the worst—yes, the worst. They take a lot of time out of your daily routine, they are mentally exhausting, and they are universally disliked by college students, yet they are a comm...
Jannatul Ahmed2 years ago
How to Get Into Your Dream College
We all dream of attending our ideal college or university. For many of us, these schools are the more competitive schools difficult to gain admission to. Regardless of where you're applying, here is s...
How To Effectively Study
Back in high school, I never studied. I never found the point of it because I didn't really think high school was that important and I would normally pass tests out of luck, but in college, studying i...
Hollie Taylor2 years ago
How To Effectively Support Positive Behaviour in Schools
The name of the policy relating to behaviour... well it is in fact the Behaviour Policy and there will also be a behaviour guide. Both should be available to view on the school websites. I have summar...
Fiona Ingram2 years ago
How To Survive Being a Broke Student
There's always that moment in the year where I log onto my internet banking, see how deep I am into my overdraft, and realise I probably could have been a little more smart with my money in the past c...
Mel Pearce2 years ago
A Witch's Guide to Dorm-Friendly Spellwork
The college years are a magical time for many young adults: first time away from home, first time working under their own schedule, first time looking after their own finances... and, for young pagans...