So here’s the unfortunate–but unavoidable–truth: Not everyone finishes high school. In 2014, 6.5% of our nation’s high school population of 50,468,456 students dropped out or failed to graduate. And in 2017, the average high school dropout rate was 4.7%, contrasting with 3.5% in 2007. Some
The world is ever-changing, and 2020 is presenting new challenges. In the path of uncertainty that life presents, it is crucial to give yourself the best chance of success, and while each individual contains different talents, goals, and desires, a solid education and high school
In a world where childhood – and adulthood – obesity and diabetes rates are on the rise, and experts are offering innovative solutions, school gardens and gardening present a low-tech, simple solution. Kids’ are living increasingly sedentary lives; gardens create opportunities for movement, skills development,
With the majority of the population turning to technology for their studies, questions might arise about how to attain the most impact from learning through your computer. Online learning comes with many benefits, from flexibility to convenience to affordability. Similar to an on-campus school, you
You have the required GPA, the recommendations, the college dreams, and goals. Now it’s time to get accepted by your desired schools. If a university is selective or competitive, you could be asked to write a personal statement, also known as a personal essay or
Here is the third installment of our Learning Styles Series: Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Learning. The zone of proximal development (ZPD) is the range of abilities that an individual can perform with assistance but cannot yet perform independently. These are “proximal” skills because the student
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To continue with our theme of diversity in learning types, we will dive deeper into the world of educational psychology and discuss Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Intelligence, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills. This definition
Let’s discuss the benefits of partnering with friends in a study group to knock out your homework and hit the books. Students often find the amount of studying needed to succeed in school overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be that way. Here is where