Meet My Students New Best Friend, Mat.

Everybody was Kung Fu fighting…except for Chester Rambo Zephaniac. The boy was clumsy, lazy, and not in my class out of free will. “Come take a karate mat,” I instructed him for the second time, as the rest of the class waited for him. He lugged his drooping body to the front and slowly….slowly…walked back. The mat fell on the ground and made a slapping noise on the linoleum floor. Normal people would have calmly lowered themselves on the karate mat, and then proceeded to cross their legs, but not Chester Rambo Zephaniac. You could almost hear the ground grunt as he plummeted his body downward like a gravity loving meteor. Never will you see someone sit down so painfully. …

Amazing Secrets Smart Students Have Tucked Under Their Belts For Years And Start Getting Better Test Scores Today!

Though there are hundreds of studies that suggest that many tests arent a true measure of your intelligence or potential for success, the reality is most universities still rely on them to measure a students academic acumen. Because of this, it is important that you learn how to do well on a test and succeed in college to further your post-college potential for career success. Test Taking Strategies So what can you do to boost your test scores without necessarily committing more time to the library? Fortunately there are hundreds of time tested strategies that smart students have been using for years. The tips listed below will help boost your test scores without committing you to countless hours in the …

Affordable Student Health Insurance – How To Get Student Health Insurance Cheap

Are you one of the many college or university students who plan to travel and study abroad during an upcoming semester? If so, you need to consider purchasing overseas student health insurance. Overseas student health insurance can be affordable and cheap, especially when compared to medical costs you would have to pay out of your own pocket if you were to get sick or injured while studying in another country. Students who plan to study abroad can usually purchase travel insurance from an insurance company that specializes in travel insurance. Overseas student health insurance can be purchased to last anywhere from one week to one year, depending on the insurance company from which it is purchased. You can also purchase …

Improvement in Florida Schools Libraries Boosts FCAT Scores and Students Reading Abilities

The purpose of any school library is to promote reading and improve reading and research skills. Educators have long agreed that good libraries are essential to academic success, since students must be able to read by third grade in order to learn other subjects, such as history and science. A study by Donna Baumbach, professor and director of the Instructional Technology Resource Center at the University of Central Florida, has found there is a direct link between professionally-staffed libraries and the number of Florida schools students reading at grade level or above. The year long study analyzed more than 1,700 Florida schools libraries and found that well-stocked libraries had a direct correlation to better students FCAT (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test) …