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14 Websites that College Students Need to Know About

Today the Internet provides college students with a wide range of websites to help them improve their study habits, check their papers for plagiarism, or download reading material. It is important when you attend college that you develop good study habits and writing skills. Therefore, if you ...

Why is a Community College a Good Start for Some Students?

Before graduating from high school, many students spend their last two years searching for the university they want to attend. At the same time, their parents spend their time worrying about how much that school their children want to attend will cost. Furthermore, many parents wonder if the ...

How to Survive as an Exchange Student in Austria

Spending some of your student life as a foreign exchange student is probably just about the best thing you can do as far as your CV is concerned, and Austria is a wonderful choice of a destination.  Being removed from your familiar environment will broaden your horizons and will help you ...

When Teachers Bully Kids

As Bobby walks down the hall the other kids taunt him and tease him. They call him names and make fun of him for how he looks. The torment does not end there. He is constantly bullied when he enters the classroom too, but not by the other students. This time his tormentor is his teacher. The ...

Nipping Procrastination in the Bud: A Guide for College Students

For most college students, procrastination is a problem that trips up even highly motivated students. Some students procrastinate because they find their tasks boring. Others procrastinate because think they can learn the material without actually doing their homework. Just because you find a ...

Why Gifted Learners Need Stimulated Education

Even though they have high IQ's, many times gifted children find school boring and mundane. They feel isolated and frustrated with the normal classroom setting. Efforts have been made to enhance the gifted child's learning but often these efforts fall short of what the child needs. So ...

Too Much Free Time in Class

While doing my student teaching, I noticed that kids were given a lot of free time. They completed their work early many days and then had time to play and do other things. Free time is great but too much can be a problem. Free time is an excellent time for students to catch up on missing pro ...

Weekly Jeopardy: Keeping Students Engaged

I have so many great ideas planned for my future classroom. I want to find ways to excite and engage my students. Not all subjects are interesting and not all are engaging so it is important to make sure students stay engaged even during the boring lessons. One idea to help them remain engage ...

What is Social Emotional Learning?

Parents expect their kids to learn writing, reading and other skills at school. However, experts worry that children are not learning the social skills they need to prosper in life, which an aspect of learning that is as important as any other. According to the statistics, about half of ...