Pop quiz. Which of these options after high school is the best choice?

How to Help Your Students Make the Best Choices After High School

Career Exploration

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gratitude-lesson-for-high-school

Did you know teaching your students gratitude can improve your classroom culture? Read this post for five easy steps on how to teach gratitude.

Want a Better Classroom Culture? Teach Your Students About Gratitude (5 Steps)

Team Building & Motivation

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The time for your students to complete college applications will be here faster than you can imagine. You don’t want them scrambling at the last minute to figure out how to apply to college.

Here’s what you can share with your students so they will be ready to independently complete and submit their college applications on time.

Want to Help Your Students Apply to College? Share This with Them Now!

College Awareness

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Want to help your college-going students get strong letters of recommendation? This is what I tell students they need to do.

How to Ask for Letters of Recommendation (9 Tips to Give Your Students)

College Readiness Skills

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Would you like to have better Socratic seminars in your class? Read this blog post for Socratic seminar tips!

10 Powerful Tips Every Teacher Needs to Have a Better Socratic Seminar

College Readiness Skills

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socratic seminar

I had some issues with the Socratic method spoken so highly of among AVID teachers…I worried about groupthink or, dare I even say, indoctrination. 

Would You Like to Know What I Really Think about Socratic Seminars?

College Readiness Skills

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college research project

How do you decide what kind of college research project to assign your students if you want them to learn more about potential colleges for them? 

Need Some Great Ideas for Assigning a College Research Project?

College Awareness

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genius-hour-project

Have you heard of a Genius Hour project? It’s a project that students choose themselves and work on individually or with a partner or group while documenting and sharing their progress. Genius Hour projects are also referred to as passion projects or 20% Time.

One Thing Teachers Can Do to Help Students Get into Selective Colleges

College Awareness

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how to choose a college

“I have no idea where most of the people who worked for me went to college. I just know: Did they get stuff done or did they not?” (former President Barack Obama)

10 Tips Teachers Can Give Students on How to Choose a College

College Awareness

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gpa

If your students want to get into a selective four-year college upon graduation from high school, there is one thing they must know about high school grades.

Everything You Need to Know to Help Students Care about Their Grades and GPA

College Awareness

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college-entrance-exams

With test scores not being a requirement to get into most colleges and universities, do you even bother to teach college entrance test prep?

College Entrance Exams: How to Help Students with SAT and ACT Test Prep

College Awareness

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for Secondary Teachers and Counselors

16 Essential Lessons to Get Your Students College and Career Ready!

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