The Periodic Table of College Scholarships

At SKoolAide, we want to make your scholarship search easy and fun, while helping you find free money to pay for your college education. That’s why ScholarshipExperts.com created the Periodic Table of College Scholarships — an interactive tool to help you explore thousands of scholarships available online and find opportunities that match your academic achievements, […]

The (Literary) DNA of Heroes and Heroines

What makes up a hero(ine)? The following is a fantastic video crafted by the TED-Ed crew that helps answer the question. The beautiful truth I’ve learned is that this DNA is inside each one of us. And the wonderful thing is that we don’t need gamma ray radiation, a bite from a radioactive spider, or […]

The Power of Transformation: Taking Pop and Creating ART

Or if you prefer…Turning that which ROARs into something that beautifully SOARS!  As I caught wind of this today, it made me reflect on the extraordinary potential that exists within every single thing that’s been created to be transformed into something different (or greater) than the original expression or purpose.  As I listened to this […]

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 […]

Girl Power…Genuises for Good!

The all-girl team from Providence Day School includes, from left to right, Taylor Gerlach, Rose DelleFave, Blaire Barton, Abbie Cochell, Kelly Albert, Alexandra Embs, Grace Clements, Katherine Holway, Haley Ritchie, Victoria Xu, and team advisor Barbara Morrow. A team of 9th grade girls is developing a system of interconnected desks that turns the nervous foot-tapping […]

Chemistry is Cool!!

The science behind chemical reactions is pretty amazing and this one raises the ‘Wow’ factor to a whole new level.  The fields of study and career opportunities for students with an interest in Chemistry are practically endless.  A subscription to brusspup‘s  YouTube channel is HIGHLY recommended!

Calvin and Hobbes *(Almost) Share 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.

A Teaching Evolution Inspires A Science Revolution

Wu-tang in the house! Yeah, we’re down like that…we’ve got flow.(smile) Real talk….despite the MANY, MANY problems with both rap and hip hop in their current styles and use, the core of the genre remains as being part artistic expression and social commentary. Sort of like being an amalgam, which is in and of itself, […]

MINDDRIVE – Students Build A Car Powered by Tweets – Let’s Gas Em Up!

Our Minds are Officially Blown! More details on exactly how the social fuel works are described in the following HuffPost clip. Very cool. We’ve tweeted them up…what about you guys?

4 Pillars for College Success

For students, parents, and educators alike, the following TEDx talk from Dr. Freeman Hrabowski is full of powerful insights on how we can work together in building paths of success. We promise that it’s well worth your time. Work from strengths and set high expectations. Build a community of scholars. We help students develop strong […]