The Wisdom of Julie Delmedico – Testing And The Impact on Student Creativity

Julie Delmedico states… “I think the best kind of education is one that teaches you to speak and think for yourself,” she says. “That’s much more valuable than passing your exams.” Let us know if you agree with her.

Education’s Effect on Income

Educations-Effect-on-Income-Infographic

Students…The following statistics speak for themselves. Use SKoolAide to discover your best fit and do what’s necessary to get where you want to go!

If You Can Hear Only One Thing…Hear This

This week the dreaded (by the unprepared students) EOC testing was in full swing.  As part of our commitment to support our educators and students, members of SKoolAide served as proctors for one of the local high schools that could benefit from our help.  Today was my day. (Oh Joy…Chemistry! 🙂 ) It’s always an […]

Necessity is the Beagle of Invention!

A simply amazing display of problem solving and fantastic example of creativity, innovation, and scientific analysis!  Paging Professor LUCY!  🙂

“Never Ever Give Up…Find A Way!” – Words to Live By From Diana Nyad

103 MILES. 53 HOURS.  64 years YOUNG.  A DREAM that was not allowed to die.  “Find a way and Never Ever Give Up.”  As this new school year starts the SKoolAide team (that knows a little about what it takes to hold onto the dream) encourages every student (and parent) to take Diana Nyad’s words […]

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 […]

Girl Scientists ROCK! … And Get PAID!

This is seriously cool news. What 17 year old you know couldn’t use an extra 50K? Eesha Khare’s name will likely go into the history books if the super capacitor technology she’s developed for energy storage fulfills the potential that truly big names in the space feels that it will. CNN Clip here… Yeeeah…it’s good […]

And Now…Something That Will Be a Little Controversial…But Important to Hear

Bringing attention and focus on “the good, the bad, and the desperately needs to be fixed”, is a commitment that we at SKoolAide are very intentional to perform. Sometimes that means bringing to light uncomfortable issues that will hopefully lead to responsible discussion and solution finding.  It is our hope that we’ve made it very […]

“Space…No Longer the Final Frontier”

“This is the Starship Enterprise’s FIRST voyage into space…and it’s all kinds of AWESOME!” Now…will some of you geek girls and guys get together and make the real thing happen?  PLEASE?! p.s. Triple high fives to Steve Schnier!  Check out his blog and see how he made this happen. p.p.s. There’s a rumor that he’s […]