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Oct
25
2011

SAT Strategies

SAT Strategy and my Aunt Sadie Guest Post By Jeff Beers Usually, when we talk about SAT prep, we’re helping you to understand academic material and picking apart example questions.  And that work is essential to your success.  But what if we told you that there was one SAT strategy that is not about your algebra skills …Related Posts:Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to Succeed in an Online SchoolCollege Entrance Exams: Raising [...]

Oct
18
2011

Book Review:Griff Carver Hallway Patrol by Jim Krieg

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Author:  Jim Krieg Book review written by StorySnoops.com Hello! It’s StorySnoops again, and we are back with another awesome book recommendation for middle grade readers. Here is the story: Twelve-year-old Griff Carver may be new to the halls of Rampart Junior High, but he is not new to hallway patrol. He’s been sporting the safety patrol badge for years, which …Related Posts:Okay for Now By Gary D. SchmidtWonderstruck by Brian SelznickBook Review: Silver Rain by Lois [...]

Oct
14
2011

10 Wacky Science Project Ideas

Guest Post by Andrea Erins 1. Mentos & Coke Geyser – This experiment has spectacular results, but you might want to perform it outside to avoid making a mess. Open a new 2-liter bottle of soda, then drop a whole roll of Mentos mints in at once—the best way to do this is to put all …Related Posts:Ideas for Teachers/Parents

Oct
9
2011

Book Review: Liar,Liar by Gary Paulsen

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Author: Gary Paulsen Book review written by StorySnoops.com The StorySnoops are back with another fantastic book recommendation. Here is the story: Older tween and younger teen boys will enjoy this speed read about main character Kevin, who says that he is the best liar you will ever meet. He tells some whoppers, some little white lies, and everything …Related Posts:7 STUDY SECRETS FOR TWEENSTouch Blue a Review

Oct
8
2011

Working Effectively in the ESL Classroom

Guest Post by: Dee Mason   I have taught English in multiple countries on multiple continents to multiple age groups.  I was considered a successful ‘English as a Second Language’ instructor because my students were comfortable speaking in English, could communicate their ideas clearly on paper, and their listening and reading comprehension skills were often noticeably better …Related Posts:No Related Posts Found

Oct
4
2011

Top 7 iPad Apps for Teachers

Guest Post By:Maria Rainier With more and more consumers tapping into the iPad app market, there are various different iPad apps that have been created specifically for teachers who are hoping to integrate their favorite new technological device into their classrooms. As a matter of fact, there are numerous different apps that could not only make educating …Related Posts:25 iPad Apps Changing College Prep

Sep
10
2011

How to Study Vocabulary and Ace Standardized Tests

Guest Post by: Miriam Holt  If your student is preparing for a standardized test like the SAT or GRE and needs to expand his or her vocabulary, your primary goal should be to develop in your student an automatic, reflexive response to seeing an unfamiliar word: first, your student should guess its meaning (from roots and …Related Posts:Common SAT Errors Students Make (and How to Avoid Them)Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to [...]

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