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Educational Success

5 Essentials For 'Back To School' Success

Dana Westreich Hirt | Posted 08.01.2016 | Education
Dana Westreich Hirt

If a teacher or administrator calls you about a serious problem -- an abrupt change in behavior, a bullying accusation, suspected drug or alcohol use -- how should you respond? CALMLY.

'Is Success In School Really Everything?'

Talise T. | Posted 10.11.2013 | Teen
Talise T.

There are whole other aspects of life that we should never leave out -- after all, what's the point of learning how to make a living when there isn't a life to make the living for?

The Key to Educational Success: One Teacher Is Sufficient

Ronald Tiersky | Posted 02.10.2013 | College
Ronald Tiersky

Not every kid will become a scientist, a CEO or a United States senator. But any student can succeed because there are so many kinds of success.

Character Is Destiny in How Children Succeed

Linda Flanagan | Posted 12.26.2012 | Education
Linda Flanagan

Journalist Paul Tough makes the case that non-cognitive qualities, rather than what we have in the way of gray matter, is what determines success. I.Q. is not destiny -- character is.

New Study Links Parent Engagement to School Success

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 12.13.2012 | Education
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

Teachers, administrators, and family engagement advocates have long been making this point. When parents are engaged in their children's education, kids get the message that they think school is important and that they value education.

The 'Grit' Factor

David Allyn | Posted 11.27.2012 | Impact
David Allyn

The stereotype of poor, academically-lagging student is a dangerous one.