Articles tagged with Learning and Studying Tips

3 Reasons to Incorporate Technology Into Your STEM Studies

3 Reasons to Incorporate Technology Into Your STEM Studies

If you take a moment to look around, you may soon realize that technology is at your fingertips nearly every minute of every day. As a result, there are many ways in which you can use it for more than social purposes, including incorporating it into your learning time. In the STEM realm, technology can improve how concepts and skills are absorbed, from elementary and middle school lessons, to high school, college, and graduate courses. Incorporating technology into your STEM studies can elevate your personalized experience with learning, connect you with others in the STEM field, and introduce you to unique tools. Here is how you can utilize t ... Read More About 3 Reasons to Incorporate Technology Into Your STEM Studies

3 Ways to Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

3 Ways to Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

If you love to read, this April holiday may be perfect for you—World Book and Copyright Day. World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on April 23. On this date in 1616, Cervantes, Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, and William Shakespeare—all famous authors—died. It’s also the birth or death date of several other celebrated authors.                                                                          In 1995, the United Nations Educational ... Read More About 3 Ways to Celebrate World Book and Copyright Day

3 Strategies to Bounce Back from a Sophomore Slump

3 Strategies to Bounce Back from a Sophomore Slump

At this time in the semester, it can be easy to fall into a slump—particularly if you’re a high school sophomore. Freshman year is full of excitement. During sophomore year, however, you begin to get questions about your future you may not be ready to answer, or to have classes you may not feel fully prepared for. Don’t panic. There are steps you can take to overcome a sophomore slump, such as identifying what the root cause is or being honest with your teachers and parents. If the spring semester of your sophomore year of high school feels endless, utilize these strategies to bounce back from a sophomore slump: Sophomore s ... Read More About 3 Strategies to Bounce Back from a Sophomore Slump

Which SAT Subject Tests Should I Take?

Which SAT Subject Tests Should I Take?

SAT Subject Tests are exams offered by The College Board that further illustrate to potential colleges and universities what you bring to the table. With 20 tests in five different subject areas, it’s key to select the SAT Subject Tests that best reflect your strengths by examining criteria such as what courses you have taken or are currently enrolled in, knowing what your potential major might be, and identifying schools of interest.  Choose SAT Subject Tests based on your course schedule Technically, you can take an SAT Subject Test at any point in your high school career. However, it’s key to be strategic about what tests ... Read More About Which SAT Subject Tests Should I Take?

3 Tips for Student Teachers

3 Tips for Student Teachers

Student teaching can simultaneously be one of the most exciting and intimidating stages of becoming a teacher. No longer are you just reading textbooks, discussing what you would do if things occurred, or role-playing a student-teacher scenario. As a student teacher, you are able to become familiar with the school’s culture, observe how other teachers operate, and take initiative in various situations. Keep reading to learn three tips for student teachers: Student teaching tip #1: Familiarize yourself with your school’s culture During the first week or two of your student teaching experience, spend time getting to know your schoo ... Read More About 3 Tips for Student Teachers

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