For students, parents, and educators, homework is a part of everyday life. But who invented homework? How did it come to be a norm in education? Here is a brief history of homework in the United States.
David Nugent, a facilities coordinator at Mountain View, CA law firm Fenwick & West, has been named as Study.comer of the Month. David's success in earning a bachelor's degree through Study.com's Working Scholars program and subsequently earning a work promotion makes him an inspiration to other Study.comers.
For parents, homeschool can be like a ''Choose Your Own Adventure'' book. Which homeschool curriculum is best? Should you join a homeschool cooperative or go it alone? And how do you furnish a home classroom? The five ideas in this post can help you set up a practical, comfortable teaching space.
Homeschool families often struggle with finding back-to-school activities that fit their special circumstances. This post offers five activities to brighten up back-to-school time and prepare your child for another productive year in the homeschool classroom.
Without the support of a traditional school, homeschool parents face special challenges in educating their children. There are many ways that technology can ease the burdens of homeschool organization, lesson planning, and staying connected to a homeschool community.
As the parent of a homeschool student, you rely on your own methods to impart the academic knowledge and understanding your child needs to succeed. Here are five questions to ask yourself to determine if your homeschool methods are successfully preparing your child for life beyond the classroom.
You can't ask for a do-over for a less-than-stellar college semester, but you can plan to do better next year. Or, maybe you did well and you want to excel even more. This post will show you how to set yourself up for success over the summer.
Each year on May 17th, we observe Endangered Species Day to increase awareness of endangered species around the world. Here are eight facts about endangered species you can share with your children to help them understand the threats to biodiversity—and how they can help protect these species.
With the ACT assessments looming in your future, you may find the prospect of ACT prep a daunting one. You understand how important the ACT can be for your college choice—but the prep sounds deadly dull. Try these five activities that can make your ACT prep more fun and effective.
Use these resources to guide you on your quest to become an interpreter. With careful planning and tenacity, you can make your dreams of interpretation come true.
French has phrases that can move us safely through the fragile first phase of a relationship to the crucial moment when we declare our love—and words that show we’ve shot past simple commitment and crossed the Rubicon into recklessness.
Try these words on for size, fit, and finish as often as you can. Whether you’re just window-shopping or you’re planning to buy a whole new wardrobe, these words will keep your French vocab well-dressed all year round.
There are six distinct ways that quand même—a veritable Swiss army knife of French expression—can be defined in English. Let’s see why quand même is so indispensable, and take an in-depth look at the many ways we can say quand même in English.
College is all about freedom. You're at liberty to make more and more profound choices about your life and future. So is there any point to getting an internship if you don't have to? Here are five reasons why an internship is the gift that keeps on giving.