5 Tips for Setting Successful Goals

Setting successful goals is not as easy as it looks and can easily be demotivating if not done properly. Many students give up on their university goals all together after failing to achieve unrealistic, even physically impossible learning-targets. Unfortunately, no...

Exploring Rockets and Poetry at Summer School

An enjoyable time of exploring rockets and poetry at summer school is a very different approach from previous years. The D.C. Everest summer program in Wisconsin goes beyond math and literacy with activities that include designing and engineering structures, cooking...

Engaging Parents in Student Success

A gifted teacher has discovered that the secret to engaging parents in student success is to make interaction with parents accessible and inviting. Fifth grade math teacher Brandon Eiland at Jenks East Intermediate School starts every period welcoming students to his...

5 Success Secrets of Straight-A Students

Straight-A students‚ÄĒthe magical beings of high schools worldwide, those students who¬†somehow manage perfection throughout their entire high school careers. Though they¬†may seem illusive, these perfect report card-bearing students are simply in on a few¬†simple...

Helping Parents Be Connected to Kids’ Online Lives

New technologies mean new responsibility for adults who care for children, and one school district has taken on the task of helping parents be connected to kids’ online lives. It can be difficult for parents to involve themselves with a child’s online...