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Getting Good Grades

The Social Construction of Grades

Rachel Leventhal-Weiner | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Rachel Leventhal-Weiner

I am there to teach students something new, to help them expand their worldview and become critical thinkers, and to enhance some of their existing skills. My students are there to get the piece of paper on their way to getting a job.

Why Grades Aren't As Important As You Think

Vanessa Petion | Posted 09.11.2013 | Teen
Vanessa Petion

That moment had finally come and boy, was I feeling dumb. I used to cringe at the stereotypical slacker who always had those backhanded remarks for the teacher and just didn't want to do anything, but now I realize that at least they were being honest.

Grades vs. Learning

Jen Rubino | Posted 03.24.2013 | Teen
Jen Rubino

While grades are extremely important, people often forget about the importance of learning, not just getting good grades.

20 Lessons That Will Take You Further in Life Than Good Grades

The Stir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The Stir

We all want our kids to make good grades in school. However, at the same time, there are so many more important lessons and skills our kids can come home from school with.