Archive for January 2018
How to Improve Your Writing
“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”- N. H. Kleinbaum Writing is hard work. While writing often feels like thunder storms and blizzards instead of roses and sunshine, it is crucial to success. As a writer, I often spend more time glaring at my keyboard and being distracted by…Read More
Superheroes and Education
Everyone loves superheroes! Get ready! It’s a bird… it’s a plane… NO IT’S SUPERMAN!! Superheroes are all over the place these days. You can’t walk through Wal-Mart, the mall, or even the sidewalk without seeing Superman, Batman, Captain America, Iron Man or The Incredible Hulk hanging around. How do we use Earth’s Mightiest Heroes…Read More
Dinosaurs and Education
Imagine this… you are sitting there quietly in your home and all of a sudden the water in your glass starts to shake a little, and then the whole glass starts to shake… and then the entire room. You look out the window and find yourself face to face with something from 65 million years…Read More
What do the SAT scores actually MEAN?!?
Almost everyone in high school who would like to go onto college stresses about their SAT or ACT scores. But what is a good score? What do they mean? Let’s start with a few basics: The minimum and maximum scores The minimum score for both the reading and math is 200 each and the maximum…Read More
Are sports related to school?
Are sports related to school? If your child plays sports, they most likely have dreams of going pro or at least play in college. I’m sure that you are hoping they get a full ride from sports to play a Division I so that they get that “Free Ride” for college. However, did you know…Read More
How to help your student athlete be a better STUDENT
Student Athletes If your child plays sports, they most likely have dreams of going pro or at least play in college. I’m sure that you are hoping they get a full ride from sports to play a Division I so that they get that “Free Ride” for college. However, did you know that only 5%…Read More
Will the right school supplies REALLY help your child?
As much as I LOVE supplies, they will never really help your child be the star student you want them to be no matter what Office Max says in their new commercial. Do you know what will really help so they can make the most of this, and every other, school year? Someone who CARES…Read More
How to get a free college education
Free College Education You hear it all over the news right now – day in and day out – about a FREE college education. Yes, that SOUNDS terrific – no six figure or close to it debt that your child probably won’t be able to repay. If your child goes to a state college and…Read More
5 Ways You Can Help Your Child
“YOU CAN BE ANYTHING YOU WANT TO BE”; 5 WAYS TO TURN THE MYTH INTO REALITY You can be anything you want to be. It’s a complete lie… or is it? The reality is, without a plan, your child will not become whatever they want. By the time they realize what needs to be done…Read More
How standardized tests are ruining your child’s future and what you can do about it
It’s that time of year again – the time your child and their teacher has spent all year getting ready for…Standardized Testing. According to a report by the AFT (American Federation of Teachers), many students spend over a month each school year either preparing for the test or taking it. Below is an excerpt, but…Read More