It is common knowledge that the first few years of a child's life are the most important. It is a critical time when a child's brain develops, and they begin to learn the skills they will need for the rest of their lives. But how exactly does the brain develop and how does it affect … Continue reading Neurons to Neighborhoods & Brain Development
This is post is dedicated to two very important professors who deserve some recognition. They helped me make it through grad school (I officially have my Master of Arts in Teaching as of May, 16, 2017). The first is Professor Sue Jackson. She taught at Hackensack High School in Hackensack, New Jersey as an English teacher … Continue reading Appreciating Our Educators- Two Professors At Fairleigh Dickinson University
As a final project in graduate school, I needed to write a research proposal on an educational topic. I chose Japanese education because I have had a fascination with Japan since I was a child, and have noticed over the years its education system is very different than the ones used in Western countries. I … Continue reading Japanese Culture’s Influence On Its Educational Practices
I have tutored many students in test prep, and one question I always hear is "Should I take the SAT or the ACT?" If you are wondering the same thing, look no further. I recently wrote an article comparing the SAT and ACT for Quesbook, a website that provides innovative prep for the ACT. The article … Continue reading ACT vs SAT: What Are The Differences? Which Should I Take?
Part of a teacher's job is classroom management. However, this can be extremely difficult if the students do not have the skills to control their behavior. Sometimes there are students who just want to cause trouble, but other times, students may have experienced some kind of trauma that affects their emotions and the way they … Continue reading Helping Children With Social and Behavioral Problems- The CLEAR Model
English. It is known as one of the most confusing and most difficult languages to learn. This, in my opinion, is partially because of the myriad amount of words that sound alike, but have different meanings. Even the most advanced English students sometimes still get mixed up when it comes to certain words. Below is … Continue reading 32 Commonly Confused Words In English
As much as I hate to admit it, classic literature isn't exactly popular among students these days. Even when I was in high school, most people couldn't believe my love for classics. Among many, these books are considered boring, stuffy, and overly complicated. Instead, many teens like to read modern fiction (if they read at … Continue reading How Reading Classics Can Help You Pass The SAT