Student-Teacher Relationship

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In order for teachers to teach, and students to learn, one criteria must be met. That is simply trust. This responsibility initially lies on the teacher; he or she must begin to establish this trust, the connection with students that makes them feel willing to learn from him/her. The teacher must show that they are willing to trust their students before students can trust the teacher. Otherwise, students will say to themselves, “Why should I listen to this person in front of the class?” Continue reading

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How to Cram for the SAT?

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We are in the midst of the SAT season and I know that many high school students have either taken the test already or are going to take it in the very near future. The SAT is no joke; the reason why many have been prepping for years. However, many of you are probably reading this because you have been procrastinating and are looking for an SAT cramming solution guide. FEAR NOT!! I am here to make your life easier! Continue reading

Go Ahead and Nap!

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Just came home from work or school? Do you ever find yourself tired and unmotivated to do anything at all with the dying temptation to just lie down on your bed and rest? Well of course we’ve all experienced this mood because it is a human instinct to want to rest after a long workday that had just drained the life out of you. You lie on your bed and your eyelids begin to close shut….BUT then you remembered that you have a lot of work to get done for the night. Well? What do you do? You have a few options. You can head to Starbucks and grab yourself a can of caffeine, you can choose to withstand your drowsiness and attempt to work diligently, or you can sleep. THE BEST AND HEALTHIEST SOLUTION IS… Continue reading

The Death of APUSH in Oklahoma

The current APUSH textbook

APUSH, or Advanced Placement US History, is a class that was made for students that wanted more out of history.  It goes in depth on all major events that have occurred in the United States.  Oklahoma, as you may or may not have heard, has decided that the course itself is “unpatriotic,” and “consistently negative,” so they’ve decided to remove it and replace it with something more positive.  WHAT?  I’m shocked something so incredibly stupid could be ratified in Oklahoma. Continue reading