3 Minute Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are quite an event at a particular high school in Manhattan. In response to having many students and only a short time for conferences, teachers must adapt to accomplishing their meetings on a very tight schedule. A New York Times article contains photos of a parent-teacher conference day […] Read more »

Advice for Teachers: Tough Students – Patrick Capriola

Most teachers have had an experience with a student that was particularly challenging. Whether the student didn’t listen to direction or refused to abide by disciplinary measures, teachers had to overcome a tough situation. Happenings like these push the teacher to improve and the results can be impressive, where the […] Read more »

Skills Students Acquire from Arts Education – Patrick Capriola

The world is undergoing a change of awareness in education. Once known as STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math is slowly turning into STEAM which includes an A for arts. Proponents of the arts are informing others that this area has a great value to students including learning academic […] Read more »

First Lady Advocates Higher Education to Latinos

First Lady, Michelle Obama recently lectured at a conference about the need to uplift Latinos in education. As a way to combat immigration issues, Obama advised that this ethnic group educate their people to tackle such situations without waiting for a change in Congress. She emphasized that in order to […] Read more »