3 Emerging EdTech Tools That Can Spark an Interest in Learning

3 Emerging EdTech Tools That Can Spark an Interest in Learning

This post is part of a month-long series to help you start 2018 on the right foot. Throughout January, visit the Varsity Tutors blog for advice, tips, and tricks on how to reignite your passion for learning this winter. Incorporating technology into the classroom provides teachers with the ability to enhance their  curriculum. It also  offers students a unique learning experience. The growing field of EdTech is making this possible through a variety of emerging EdTech tools, such as Newsela, CricketTogether, and Flipgrid. Interested in bringing EdTech into your classroom? Keep reading to learn about three emerging EdTech tools that ... Read More About 3 Emerging EdTech Tools That Can Spark an Interest in Learning

What is it Like to Attend Middle Tennessee State University?

What is it Like to Attend Middle Tennessee State University?

Ken is a current senior at Middle Tennessee State University. He is majoring in general science, and specializes in elementary math tutoring and life sciences tutoring. Below, he shares his experience at Middle Tennessee State University: Describe the campus setting and transportation options.  Ken: Middle Tennessee State University’s campus is set in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The campus has plenty of places for commuter students to park, but you have to get there early to get a spot since close lots tend to fill up fast. The campus is more rural than urban. Even though the town is growing, MTSU is still a bit of a drive away ... Read More About What is it Like to Attend Middle Tennessee State University?

How High School and College Students Can Set—and Achieve—Academic Goals

How High School and College Students Can Set—and Achieve—Academic Goals

This post is part of a month-long series to help you start 2018 on the right foot. Throughout January, visit the Varsity Tutors blog for advice, tips, and tricks on how to reignite your passion for learning this winter.  Once the new year begins, many students aspire to set significant academic goals. Many high school and college students start the year with good intentions, but they ultimately fall short of the academic goals they set out to accomplish. Often, this is not for lack of trying; some students simply set goals they are ill-equipped to achieve. If you have experienced this in the past, don’t let it stop you from setting ... Read More About How High School and College Students Can Set—and Achieve—Academic Goals

How Parents Can Help Students Set—and Achieve—Academic Goals

How Parents Can Help Students Set—and Achieve—Academic Goals

This post is part of a month-long series to help you start 2018 on the right foot. Throughout January, visit the Varsity Tutors blog for advice, tips, and tricks on how to reignite your passion for learning this winter. As we enter a new year, many parents, students, and families are focusing on setting goals. For students of all ages, these may center around academics. And while it can be easy for parents of elementary and middle school students to overlook their role in helping their children identify and accomplish goals, parental involvement can have a significant impact on the outcome. Among other tasks, parents can provide background a ... Read More About How Parents Can Help Students Set—and Achieve—Academic Goals

The Brigham Young University-Idaho College Experience

The Brigham Young University-Idaho College Experience

Blythe earned her bachelor’s degree in geology from Brigham Young University-Idaho. She specializes in writing tutoring, science tutoring, and a number of other subjects. Below, she shares her experience at Brigham Young University-Idaho: Describe the campus setting and transportation options. Blythe: The campus is fairly small for a university campus. It’s about a fifteen minute walk from one end to the other. The campus is rural, located in the small town of Rexburg, Idaho. I felt very safe on campus; there was never a time when I felt at risk in any way. There are buses for specific places, such as Walmart or certain apartment ... Read More About The Brigham Young University-Idaho College Experience

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