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5 Ways to Help Your High School Senior Get Ready for College

Going off to college is a right of passage for approximately 62 percent of high school seniors. But not every high school senior is ready for college. And this often leads to havoc once these students arrive on campus and become immersed in life away from home. So, before your student leaves for college, it is essential for them to know how to manage their time, learn from mistakes, and perform not-so-basic basic tasks like doing laundry and calling in a prescription for medicine.

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History Shouldn’t be a Mystery: 5 Impactful Lessons of Studying History

How many times has your child asked when they would ever use something they learn in school? “Why do I need to learn trigonometry? What are Robert Frost poems going to mean to me in four years?” Well, you can easily tell your children that learning, processing, and evaluating historical facts will help them to better understand the world, to become more responsible contributors to their communities, and to become impactful professionals in our global world. Learning and understanding historical facts teaches children many different but essential lessons.

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5 Ways to Inspire Curiosity in Students

Curiosity prepares students’ brains for learning. When students are curious, their brains are more engaged in learning and they can retain more information. Curious students are more motivated to learn and more tuned into what they are studying. Yet, many students express that they are not curious about what they are learning in school these days. In fact, students these days are often so overwhelmed by their workload that they are just trying to get through everything that is on their plates. 

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5 Strategies to Help Students Succeed on AP Exams

In today’s ultra-competitive college admissions landscape, many students rely on AP, advanced placement, courses to show colleges and universities that they are “college ready.” While students are learning the curriculum for an AP Exam throughout the school year, it is important to invest a considerable amount of time studying for this test which encompasses approximately eight months’ worth of curriculum. Here are 5 strategies to help students succeed on AP Exams.

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5 Ways to Motivate Students to Become Confident, Lifelong Learners

Learning how to learn helps students to develop individualized strategies that will enable them to thrive in and out of the classroom. So, while children are mired down by memorizing theorems, dates, and endless facts, how can we teach them to learn? Here are 5 ways to motivate students to become confident, lifelong learners.

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5 Effective and Empowering Learning Strategies

One of the most important things that students can learn in school is HOW to learn. If a student develops the ability to learn how to learn, they become more curious about a wider range of topics, they develop strong problem-solving skills, and they are more open to becoming lifelong learners. By teaching students how to learn, educators open up new worlds….

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New Year, New Energy: 5 Ways to Build Academic Confidence in 2024

Studies illustrate that confident students face challenges enthusiastically, are more resilient, and become lifelong learners. Confident students maintain the inherent belief that they can achieve their goals, recognizing that they have control over their lives and can acquire any skills they need. Ultimately, confidence is a significant predictor of academic, social-emotional, and professional success. This year, we want to encourage every student to start off the school year confidently. 

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7 Ways to Support Students’ Mental Health

Between the social-emotional post-pandemic catch up, global uncertainty and dangers, and the greater academic stresses in our more competitive world, students are more debilitated than ever by external stress factors. To accommodate students’ increased stress levels, schools can expand social-emotional learning programs, make a greater effort to recognize signs of trauma and behavioral changes in students, provide mental health support for students, and support mental health professionals in academic environments. 

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5 Key Strategies to Becoming a Successful Math Student

It is vital for students to pace themselves when learning math, as mathematical concepts build on each other. By the time students reach Algebra 1, they must have mastered all basic mathematical concepts. Students must make sure that they master Algebra 1 before moving ahead to Geometry and Algebra 2, as even the most advanced math classes, like Calculus, involve one complicated step followed by a series of steps of basic algebra. 

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