Monthly Archives: August 2018


My Classroom Story: Elizabeth Wallace
MicroOne / Shutterstock.com Q. What grades and subjects did you teach? I taught mostly high school, but have experience teaching from seventh grade through community college. I taught AP [Advanced Placement] German 1, AP and IB [International Baccalaureate] French, English grades 7–12, and business administration at the college level in […]

My Classroom Story: Elizabeth Wallace



How to Be a Better Listener
De Repente / Shutterstock.com The experience is probably depressingly common: You’re scrolling through Instagram or watching a show on Netflix when your roommate asks you a question. If you’re considerate, you’ll look up from your phone or pause your show before answering. Many people, though, keep scrolling or watching and […]

How to Be a Better Listener











My Classroom Story: Lillian Miller
ProStockStudio / Shutterstock.com Q. What grade and subjects do you teach? I teach third grade in Charleston, South Carolina. On paper I only teach social studies, science, English/language arts and math. In reality, I am also a second mom, nurse, guidance counselor, disciplinarian, and on some days, the person my […]

My Classroom Story: Lillian Miller


Eight Business Leaders Who Went to College
Asier Romero / Shutterstock.com When you hear about Mark Zuckerberg dropping out of Harvard before the booming success of Facebook and about the similar successful dropout stories of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, it might be a tempting thought to follow in their footsteps. Although dropping out worked out for […]

Eight Business Leaders Who Went to College


Seven Electives Everyone Should Take in College
iravgustin / Shutterstock.com Colleges have different policies for when students are allowed to declare their majors, but often it’s not until sophomore year. This gives you plenty of time to take electives, get prerequisite classes out of the way, and explore topics you wouldn’t otherwise consider before you get bogged […]

Seven Electives Everyone Should Take in College