Student Success: Guide to Online Research

Adolescence, Study Skills

The internet is a very useful tool for students seeking information for school projects, research papers, presentations, essays, etc. There is sooo much information online; therefore, it is important for students to learn how to search for information, evaluate the results, closely analyze, and cite properly. Check out our flow chart designed to teach students … Read More

Distance Learning Reveals Study Skills Deficiencies

Adolescence, Study Skills

By now, you’ve probably heard someone talk about the good that will come from our current situation; whether it be stronger family bonds, an appreciation for what is really important in life, or pollutant relief for the environment.  When looking back on bad situations, humans are often left with two questions to answer: How prepared … Read More

Interview With a Teacher: Distance Learning During Coronavirus Pandemic

Adolescence

Schools are closed across the country and our education system has shifted to distance learning, for the foreseeable future. This is quite a seismic shift in the education world. Most people rushed to internet search engines looking for information and advice regarding distance learning. After a couple weeks of distance learning, most information online talks … Read More

The Responsibility of Learning

Adolescence, Study Skills

Should teachers or students be responsible for learning? This is a question that is seemingly easy to answer but very difficult to put into play. If you ask any teacher, they will say that they need to develop out of this world lessons that reach every student in their classroom, but the students must also … Read More

Time to Check in With Your Child

Adolescence, Study Skills

Have you ever heard the term “pivotal point”?  Well, this is your captain speaking, we have arrived at our destination.  Right now is a pivotal point in the school year for students.  The word pivotal is defined as, “of critical importance in relation to the development or success of something else”.  We all hope for … Read More

Teenage Stress, Part 2

Adolescence

In Teenage Stress, Part 1, we discussed the causes and possible results of adolescent stress.  According to the Challenge Success Program at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Education, the type of teenage stress they see the most is school-related.  The transition to high school can be especially difficult with heavy workloads and frequent tests.  These … Read More

Teenage Stress, Part 1

Adolescence

How many times have you expressed the impossible desire to be young again, free from the worries of the adult world?   The days of care-free living are often associated in our minds with our teenage years.  The reality is that teens experience stress as often, and with the same level of intensity, as adults.  Adults … Read More