Keeping your High School Student Well-Prepped for the SAT over Summer Break

Many students go into summer vacation intending to spend at least a little time preparing for the SAT or ACT exams they will take in the fall.  However, it is easy for these intentions to fall by the wayside, and as parents and teachers both know, kids lose valuable academic ground over the summer months if they aren’t focused on retaining and building on the knowledge and skills gained during the school year....more

"Stand-Up Biology" by guest blogger Brian Leiken

  "Stand-Up Biology" by guest blogger Brian Leiken Third block biology is a bitch.The class has improved slightl...more

Man on Fire by Brian Leiken, guest blogger

Man on Fire by Brian Leiken, Guest Blogger ...more

DonorsChoose Challenge: Help kids become historians

A popular African proverb counsels, "Until lions have historians, hunters will always be heroes." Today, I am asking BlogHer readers to help two groups of young lions get excited about studying history by experiencing it first-hand. ...more