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Category: High School

Q & A with the English Faculty

English teachers Amy Wallace and Bev Graybill joined me to discuss some relevant topics for high school and middle school English. Why is grammar important? How should it be taught? How do you handle plagiarism and giving appropriate credit? What are some of the best ways to build and maintain English skills over the summer? Read More...

Q & A with the Math Faculty

Today is Math Monday 🙂 Earlier we posted this free printable. The math teachers also got together on Zoom to answer some common questions about teaching math. First, take a moment to meet our math faculty. What are some tips or best practices for learning math? What is a good course plan for high school Read More...

Printable Graph Paper

Graphing can be one of the toughest skills for math students to master. In my decade of experience as a high school math teacher I noticed that a good sheet of graph paper can make a big difference. I’d run off a bunch of double-sided copies of this before each unit on graphing so it was Read More...

How to Earn a College Scholarship

“Getting a college scholarship is your new summer job.” These words spoken by my mom shaped my four years of high school and eventually landed me a full tuition scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh. She believed I could earn more money by developing a stellar transcript than by working a minimum wage job…and she was Read More...