How to Find a Great Math Tutor for High School Classes
Finding and hiring a local math tutor for yourself or your high school student can be tricky. Discover the truth about paid services, how to find a private tutor, and how to get the most for your money when starting math tutoring sessions.
Improve High School Math Grades: Tips for Parents and Students
A student struggling with algebra in high school needs gentle guidance to bring up their grade and maybe even actually enjoy math. Here are some tips and resources to improve their math skills.
What American Schools Could Learn From the French School System
An American high school teacher's look at what we could learn from the French when it comes to secondary education.
How to Get a 5 on the AP Literature Exam: Tips to Ace the Test
Need to do well on that AP literature exam in the spring to get college credit? Check out these tips, tools, and products to get the grade you want.
Books for Clever Girls: Graphic Novels & Comics for Teens/Young Women
Looking for graphic novels and comic series for new readers? Here are some recommendations for teens and young girls I made with some help from my husband, who works as a comic book illustrator.
Is the National Society of High School Scholars Legit or Is It a Scam?
Students from around the country receive invitations to join the National Society of High School Scholars. What is this organization, and is the enrollment fee worth it?
Unit Plan Teaching The Great Gatsby and the American Dream
This four-week unit plan for Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and theme of the American dream includes a pacing guide, daily lesson plans, pre-reading activities, in-class essays, related readings, review games, and exam topics.
Shakespeare's Comments and Point of View on Acting From "Hamlet," Act 3, Scene 2
Here I take a brief glimpse at Hamlet's speech to the players and briefly discuss Shakespeare's take on the actor.
Why I Did Not Pay for My Children's College
Do you feel guilty for not paying for your child's education? Don't. Paying for college is hard in this economy. Kids learn responsibility for their actions and have ownership in their education when they have to pay for their own college tuition.