High School

High school, also called secondary school, usually includes 9th or 10th grade through 12th grade, depending on the school district. Secondary subjects cover mathematics, history, science, english, physical education, sports, and art. When kids struggle in high school it is usually in the main subjects of math (algebra 1, geometry, algebra 2, pre-calculus, calculus, statistics), science, or english (reading and writing). There are on-level classes, honors, and Advanced Placement courses. College preparation is also important during this time.

Top 7 STEM Resources for High School Students

Co-authored by Renae Hintze I’ve been talking a lot these past few weeks about STEM. You may be wondering why. As I mentioned in the previous article I wrote, it’s because the The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2015 depicts that more than 50% of students entering STEM majors will struggle. Many students focused on STEM …

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5 Mistakes STEM Students Make in High School

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Every junior and senior in high school knows the drill. Holidays, birthday parties, family gatherings… suddenly, every conversation is the same, “So, where are you going to college?” And then, “Oh alright, what are you going to major in?” Which is followed by… “What do you want to do with that?” …

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8 Practical Tips on How to Speed Up Your Writing

Writing an essay… or pretty much any writing assignment can be a rather painful process. It can take hours to work out a decent text. And after you’ve finally managed to write something, you feel exhausted and unable to do anything else! I have 2 questions for you:  Are you working productively during those hours …

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How to Deal with Cyberbullying and Teens

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Cyberbullying is a very real problem in the world today. With the internet becoming more and more integrated into everyone’s lives, younger students may not grasp the consequences, or even REALIZE what they are doing when they sign in to an online account. Cyberbullying statistics prove overwhelmingly that cyberbullying is a …

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