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 »

President Obama Appeals to Millennial Youtube Viewers

President Obama finds ways to appeal to the millennial demographic by sharing political views via new media. Google, the owners of Youtube teamed up with the White House to bring the voice of President Obama to a sector known to appeal to younger audiences. Youtube creators Hank Green, Glozell Simon, […] 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 »