High School: School and Academics Articles
Ed Carroll knows what it's like to take the SAT. In fact, he may know better than any other person on the planet: over the past ten years, he's taken every single test the College Board has put out there. Here are his tips on how to boost your score.
For most parents, paying for college can be an ordeal. Fortunately, there are tons of financial aid resources out there for those who are willing to do a little research.
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.
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
The lessons I learned over three years and hundreds of tours as a Stanford University tour guide could fill a book. Here are the Cliff’s Notes:
Your teen has been balancing academics, athletics, and high school social life for years now. But all her hard work is about to pay off: as most kids and parents know, the more accomplished teens are in a variety of fields, the better their chances of getting into the college or university of their ...
Is your child having nightmares about the SAT? Does the thought of writing the essay keep her up at night? It's prime test-taking season for kids hoping to get into college next year. And while it may seem a little scary, the essay section is actually one of the easiest areas to ace. As a parent, ...
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
Although everyone knows that pulling an all-nighter is no way to go, many see no alternatives to the occasional late-night cram-session. But all-nighters may be doing more harm than good.
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- Self-Directed Learning
- The Advantages of Small Schools
- Barack Obama on Education
- Size Matters: The Difference Between Big and Small Schools
- No Homework: A Growing Trend?
- What Do Test Scores Really Say About a School?