High School: School and Academics Articles
In the college admissions marathon, focusing the initial attention on a solid foundation will inevitably produce the best results – both now and in the future.
It's called a "gap year." And while it's been a common and popular rite of passage in Australia and the U.K. for decades, the concept is now starting to gain significant steam here in America.
Auspicious. Aesthetic. Eclectic. These words may sound vaguely familiar to the teen in your house. But does he know exactly what they mean? If he's prepping for the SAT, he should.
The SAT Math section contains sections on Computations, Algebra, Probability/Statistics, Functions, and Geometry. Here are five practice problems that demonstrate the types of questions on the test.
A growing number of high school seniors are deciding to take a breather before heading to the dormitory. It's called a "gap year" and it's been standard procedure for students in England and Australia for years.
How can parents keep kids from cheating in a society that seems to stress winning at any cost? Here's what parents can do.
More students than ever are applying to college. And a rising number of these students are applying to seven or more schools. So what does that mean? Has the "safety school" gone the way of the typewriter?
The road to college can be a rocky one. Between SATs, ACTs, tough courses, teacher recommendations, a cutthroat pool of applicants, extracurriculars, college essays, and everything in between, itâs an exhausting journey. So what should you do if your child says she doesnât want to take the trip?
College applications are stressful, and perhaps the most daunting aspect of the process is the dreaded "personal statement." What with trying to be yourself and trying to be what college admissions officers want you to be, high school seniors often find themselves staring a blank page, hoping for ...
Graphic novels can entice students to read and think critically about contemporary issues. Here's a list of a few greats to get started.
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- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- Self-Directed Learning
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- The Advantages of Small Schools
- The School-Within-a-School Model
- Barack Obama on Education
- Size Matters: The Difference Between Big and Small Schools
- What Do Test Scores Really Say About a School?