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  • Kiser and Butterworth named Capital One Academic All-Americans
    Kiser and Butterworth named Capital One Academic All-Americans
    University of Idaho seniors Alycia Butterworth and Hannah Kiser were honored this past week by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as they were named Capital One Academic All-Americans.Butterworth, who was an eight-time...
  • Academics' Choice
    Academics' Choice Reveals Top Educational Toys and Media for Spring 2014
    Academics' Choice has announced the winners of the Spring 2014 Academics' Choice Awards, a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys.The independent Academics' Choice Awards...
  • Students
    Test anxiety treatment for students has additional benefits
    Teaching students how to cope with test anxiety in school through behavioral intervention programs appears to help them with suppressed anxiety and restlessness with other issues not related to anxiety from taking tests. A new study led by Carl...
  • 4 key differences between high school and college academics
    4 key differences between high school and college academics
    College looks different, feels different, and to most students, it’s essentially a whole different world. You’ll be eating mass-prepared food at dining halls, sharing a room that’s probably smaller than your current bedroom with...
  • paper
    North Carolina University athlete's paper is incredibly bad but gets an 'A-'
    What’s wrong with higher education in relation to some student athletes these days, you ask? Check this out. According to a whistleblower who was reported on by ESPN and Yahoo! News on Thursday, an athlete at the University of North Carolina...
  • 3 academically productive ways to spend your spring break
    3 academically productive ways to spend your spring break
    Like Winter Break, Spring Break represents both an opportunity for downtime and an opportunity for exploration. While enjoying peace and quiet can be a valid and wise decision, it is likewise easily abused. Before you decide upon a vacation that...
  • Classroom Instruction
    All things new academically
    The beginning of a New Year can provide you new opportunities for academic success. Take some time to think about your academic goals for 2014. Do they serve your future well? Are they obtainable? Are they sustainable? Take a look at how the goals...
  • Acheve more on your SAT
    Use your time wisely on the SAT
    One of the most heard complaints about the SAT is not how hard it was; rather it is about the number of questions that went unanswered because students ran out of time. How can students make better use of their time while taking the test so as to...
  • Citizen Schools Texas sold out luncheon
    Citizen Schools Texas host sold out luncheon
    September 26, 2013 – Houston, TX - Middle school students in four Houston Independent School District schools will get a boost after the sold-out second annual Citizen Schools Texas Luncheon. The benefit celebrated the partnerships that make...
  • 1912 eighth grade exam may put today's education to shame.
    1912 eighth grade exam puts today's education to shame? Take the 1912 exam
    A 1912 eighth grade exam was recently gifted o the Bullitt County History Museum in Kentucky, and a sad realization comes over most anyone whoreads this.The 1912 eighth grad exam isa goodindication of how much academics have slipped in the last...
  • graduation stats
    Are high school graduates ready for their future?
    This week, the research group Child Trends released a statistical portrait of the high school class of 2013, compiled by a senior researcher, David Murphey. The numbers were reported in an opinion article published in the New York Times by Charles...
  • Physical education suffered for competitive academics its a tragedy
    Physical education suffered for competitive academics its a tragedy
    This is not a new topic and for those who homeschool their children, the lack of gym class and recess is one of the biggest complaints in the modern age of“let’s play academic catch up with the Asian students.”We are America...
  • Figure Skating Competition
    The art of encouragement not coercion
    It’s all around us, competition, competition, competition. You see this spirit of rivalry in the arenas of academics, spelling bees, sports, activities, and in the arts. The ages of children being pressured to be the best is becoming younger...
  • 2012 Intel finalists
    How 2 LI students won $7500 each
    Two of the 40 Intel Science Talent Search finalists (Intel STS) are from Long Island, the science competition announced yesterday. For 2013, New York is the state with the highest number of young innovators, with a total of seven finalists. The...
  • ORU educating body, soul & spirit
    Spiritual gifts can be developed within the academic process, part 1
    When it comes to spiritual development, the mind automatically envisions seminary or bible school or some other Christian institution of higher learning. Yet many people have come to view these types of facilities as being the death of...