Haunted by Homework? While October has been a month of spooky, scary Halloween fun, students won’t appreciate homework they’re afraid to attempt. To make sure homework doesn’t scare your students, consider these three factors: Practice that doesn’t spook students Why punish students for making mistakes on homework? If students fear failure, they may not even … Continue reading Halloween edition: Homework that students don’t fear!
How do you ensure your students don't get spooked by grammar? For many students, the rigidity of grammar instruction feels like a nightmare. Here are a few ways to make it less scary: Keep It Relevant. Many viral memes focus on hilarious grammatical errors. Compile a simple slideshow of them and discuss why grammar is … Continue reading 🎃4 ways to make grammar less scary🎃
The National Center for Education Statistics says today’s 17 million undergraduate students look a lot different than they have in the past. Almost 74% of undergrads are now considered “nontraditional,” meaning that they are financially independent from their parents, have a child or other dependent, are a single caregiver, lack a traditional high school diploma, … Continue reading The New “Typical” College Student