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  • College and Career Readiness in the Elementary School Setting

    Working in the elementary school setting, teachers are focused on teaching students those basic skills that build a solid foundation for the rest of their educational career. Discussions about college and a professional career come up randomly, but this is not usually the focus of educators working with 6-year-old kids.Read More
  • How Online Posts Affect Colleges' Decisions

    With social media’s permeation of teenage life, online posts have increasingly become an indicator of college readiness — and one that more schools take into consideration when making admissions decisions. For the first time, a full third (35 percent) of college admissions officers say they look at applicants' social media profiles, according to data released in November 2014 from Kaplan Test Prep.Read More
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  • Why Do We Grade? A Look Into Evaluations and Assessments

    More educational environments should take an in-depth look at how students are assessed each day. Schools are meant to be progressive atmospheres where pedagogy is constantly advancing to meet the needs of our students, so why should the grading process in which we determine their success or failure be any different?Read More