Browsing articles in "Guest Posts"
Mar
30
2012

7 STUDY SECRETS FOR TWEENS

Guest Post By: Eric DelaBarre   It’s hard to imagine, but you can actually learn how to study and get amazing results in the process.  Saltwater Taffy’s 7 Study Secrets for Tweens will help you today and all the way through college. One of the biggest hurdles for students is the fear of failure.  I don’t think anyone wants to fail a …Related Posts:Book Review: Liar,Liar by Gary PaulsenTouch Blue a Review

Mar
18
2012

Five Great Conferences for Teachers in 2012

Guest Post by Mary Ellen Ellis Attending conferences is a vital part of professional development for educators. At conferences, you have the opportunity to learn new ways to become a better teacher and to confer with colleagues whom you normally never see from the seclusion of your classroom. There are so many meetings for professional educators, that the choice of …Related Posts:Tips for the First Day of SchoolTalking to Teachers About Disabilities and IllnessSocial Media [...]

Feb
24
2012

SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR STUDYING HABITS

By Kelly Hughes, Parliament Tutors & Hughes Tutoring There is one prevailing strategy for succeeding in all aspects of school and test-taking: organization! It’s incredible the things you are able to accomplish if you organize, and you will be surprised by how much less time it takes you to reach your academic goals! Organizing your studies maximizes results in shorter time-frames and opens up more …Related Posts:College Entrance Exams: Raising Scores College Entrance Exams: Raising Scores [...]

Feb
18
2012

BOOK REVIEW SECRETS OF THE CRYSTAL CAVERN

 Secrets of the Crystal Cavern

Guest Post By Dawn Little Secrets of the Crystal Cavern is my first foray into middle grade reviews. Written by an educator, Secrets of the Crystal Cavern is a fun read about a brother and sister who find themselves in the middle of an adventure with fairies one summer.  When Nina finds a half drowned fairy clinging to …Related Posts:Okay for Now By Gary D. SchmidtTouch Blue a Review

Feb
11
2012

The 40 Best iPad Apps for Young Learners

Guest Post by Jasmine Hall The best way to get your parents to buy you expensive gadgets has always been to really sell the educational value. “But Mom, if you buy me a Nintendo, think about how much my spelling will improve playing Wheel of Fortune.” Of course, these days it’s all about the iPad. For every Angry Birds there’s …Related Posts:The 10 Most Common Teacher Complaints Against iBooksPuppets: A Fresh Approach to Storytelling Social [...]

Jan
22
2012

Four Tips for Encouraging Shy Students to Participate in Class

Guest Post: By Mariana Ashley While class participation may not be particularly important for student success in grade school, it becomes increasingly critical as students progress to higher levels of learning. Especially in college, when class participation is actually a requirement in many classes, it is advisable that students start learning to speak up in class as early as possible. …Related Posts:Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to Succeed in an Online School8 [...]

Jan
14
2012

YouTube and Teaching Go Hand in Hand

Gueat Post By Heather Smith New social media tactics can be scary for teachers to implement who are set in their ways and nervous about branching out into different realms of teaching. However YouTube has proved to be a significant source of providing quality information in a succinct and engaging manner that appeal to the younger generations. Combining a more …Related Posts:Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to Succeed in an Online School8 [...]

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