Refection on high school study habits

  Reflecting on High School Study Habits The 2014-2015 school year is here. The new year is the perfect time for a little self-reflection. We encourage you to find a moment to consider your goals and aspirations (for both the immediate future and beyond). Of course, amidst this quiet contemplation, we recommend assessing your scholastic […]

A Walk in My Shoes: Military LIfe

A Walk in My Shoes: Military Life. Seven perspectives on life in the military are told through the lives of our current and former students. Each has grown up or worked within the military and share powerful experiences to help teachers understand what it is like to live and work in the military

A Walk in My Shoes: First Generation College Students

About: Made by the College of Education at Kansas State university, the documentary followed first- generation college students and graduates who work in and study education. These stories are but few f the thousands of young people all across America who are the first in their family to attend college. 

Let Them Sleep In: Docs Want Later School Times for Teens

Your teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees. Middle and high school students shouldn’t have to start school until 8:30 in the morning or later, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. “The research is clear that adolescents who get enough sleep have a reduced risk of being overweight or suffering depression, are […]

The Heart of A Champion – Meet Patrick

It’s been a little while since we’ve posted anything because this launching of a website/platform/education resource thing has been just a wee bit demanding.  But because our passion is to bring positive change and impact for students, parents and educators alike, it’s also a labor of love.  So when the candle wick gets close to […]

Kiara Molina – Poised, Precocious, and Purposed 9th Grader! The Power of Educational Excellence!

Kiara is just one powerful example of success from Geoffrey Canada’s education reform initiative in Harlem, NYC. She’s also a wonderful reflection of the level of achievement and return on investment that  parents (& grandparents) who’re committed to motivate their children to fulfill their potential can receive.  Who knows…this might just be a warm up […]

Alarming Statistic – Two in Four Adults (Worldwide) Lacking High School Education

IBM and Education in 5 years

Startling statistic: “Today, nearly 2 in 4 adults worldwide haven’t achieved the equivalent of a High School education. Innovation to expect in Education over the next 5 years as projected by IBM CTO Dr. Katharine Frase to help change this paradigm – “In five years, the classroom will learn about each individual student and provide […]

Calvin and Hobbes *(Almost) Share The Meaning of Life…

In the spirit of Calvin & Hobbes - The Meaning of Life

…or as it should be. This AMAZING homage to the spirit of the greatest comic strip eva’ (Calvin & Hobbes and their phenomenal creator Bill Watterson) by cartoonist Gavin Aung Than is a must read for students, parents, and educators alike. Take a long trip through your imagination as you step into a world of…truth.

DRIVE

In light of this young man’s life journey this word has many meanings. To move forward, to pursue a goal with fierce and unwavering determination to accomplish it regardless of the obstacles to be faced and overcome, to use a resource to get from one place to another. All of these things and more has […]

“About to Be Startin’ Somethin’!”

Wow.  This has been a LOOOONNNG time coming, but we’re FINALLY getting close to launching SKoolAide 1.0.  To that end. we’re starting to turn up the heat a little.  Today we had our first interview published by this really cool team of journalists with DetailedBlock  whose focus is on tech start ups and the benefit […]