Archive for September, 2013

SAT Prep: The Final Push

SAT Prep: The Final Push How to spend your last week before test day

You’ve been working hard for weeks, or maybe even months. You’ve put in your time, despite your demanding schedule of AP classes, shifts at the local fast-food joint, and grueling pre-season training. You feel you’re almost ready, but know that you owe it to yourself to make one final push.

Here’s how to make the best …

What Teachers Can Learn from Designers

What Teachers Can Learn from Designers

As any teacher or tutor can tell you, the development and implementation of a curriculum is hard. Planning out the sorts of goals and quantifiable outcomes you want and defining effective ways to get there with your students requires a great deal of foresight and abstract thinking. What will students get out of this activity that they couldn’t get from other activities? Am I …