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From balancing your course load to forging relationships with classmates to extracurricular involvement, these are the tried and true methods to nail your career as a student.

Haley Peterson2 years ago
Conquer Kindergarten: Literacy
As a first year teacher, I was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. I could not wait to have my own classroom and my own students to teach. I landed a job teaching Kindergarten. I loved teaching my students,...
Rebecca Sharrock2 years ago
My First Year of School
Like the vast majority of six year olds, I was extremely excited from the realisation that I would be starting school in a month’s time. In Australia just about every school (independent or state scho...
M Sweeney2 years ago
The Life and Death of a Paper
Every student knows that crushing feeling of being assigned a paper. It’s like your stomach is falling and you just added another weight to your already drooping shoulders at the same time. Not only t...
Wesley Holm2 years ago
The Difference Between High School and College
The age old question that every high schooler wants to know. And the answer that college students realized they cared way too much about. Obviously, high school and college are very important times de...
Samantha Reid2 years ago
Keeping the Kids Home
Ah, winter in Canada. It can be a beautiful and fun thing, but it can also wreak havoc on the school system. Depending on what region you live in and how intense the winter is, buses could be cancelle...
Ashley Lacey2 years ago
High-Risk Inner Students Systematically Doomed to Street Life?
I was always the quiet girl, lurking in the background of every school that I attended in my youth. I didn’t make many friends; I had terrible facial eczema, I was chubby and extremely nonverbal in so...
Motivational Teaching - Motivated Students #2
“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin If you retrospect to school years, how would you describe that period of time? Joy, fun, pleasure?... Or, may...
Chrissy P2 years ago
Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School
Parents have a decision in their child's education. While it is true, some parents have fewer choices but there are always decisions that will guide your child to success. Here are a few ideas to boos...
Melissa Matheson2 years ago
Passing Exams
The first and most important step is to understand and truly believe that tests do not measure how smart you are. The only thing they measure is your ability to answer questions in a subject area. The...
Writing About My Writing
Writing about writing…when I think about writing, my mind goes directly to writing something by hand and handwriting. My style of handwriting normally consists of cursive, and you will most likely fin...
Amanda Doyle2 years ago
Am I Stupid for Dropping Out?
Have I made the most fatal mistake of my life? After three successful years of university, I dropped out. I had a good reason (one that you don't really need to know about), but I was still surrounded...
Mimo le Singe2 years ago
How to Get Students Motivated to Learn
Whenever a grade-level standard was put in place, I would always try to achieve it or even go beyond expectations. As the years went by, I realized that it is not that difficult to excel in school, if...
Sophie Moule2 years ago
How To Survive Your First Semester at Uni
Having only been at uni for one semester, it seems a bit pointless to write something like this as I am probably just as clueless as people who haven't gone to uni yet, but I know that if I had read s...
School
School is either that awesome period of your life where you make a ton of friends who will stand by you your whole life, or it can become one of the loneliest places on the planet and can give you dep...
denise knight2 years ago
College Degree vs. Skill Set
South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, Nelson Mandela, has been attributed to saying, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world". (Strauss, 2013). Not many woul...
laura casey2 years ago
Single Mum Study Time
OK, so how did I get to being a mature student? Well, let me tell you, there is a stigma attached to being a stay at home mum; some say that you aren't willing to work, others say how easy life must b...
Moving Back to Mum's at 25
So my names Heléna, I'm 25 years old, a Gemini and I've just moved home for the first time properly since I was 18. Not something I ever saw myself doing ever! When I was 18 and heading to university ...
Jenna Goldberg2 years ago
A Fifth Grade Nightmare
This was maybe two weeks ago. I got a new fifth grader, a sweet boy. Sadly, some of my troublemaker boys had gotten to him and were not exactly the best of influences on him. He started acting out a b...