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Whether you want to admit or not – college students need help – in more ways than one. No reason to be ashamed…college life is hard! Your first few steps into an independent life, an onslaught of new responsibility smacking you in the face and intimidating decisions constantly being thrown at your feet – yeah, it’s not […]

50 Insanely Useful Websites College Students Need To Know

Whether you want to admit or not – college students need help – in more ways than one. No reason to be ashamed…college life is hard! Your first few steps into an independent life, an onslaught of new responsibility smacking you in the face and intimidating decisions constantly being thrown at your feet – yeah, it’s not […]

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Dystopian Society Research & Essay Project - Use with ANY Dystopian novel

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A "getting to know you game" for a large group of people. This was a hit at our recent Relief Society Meeting.

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Teaching students to overcome challenges can be difficult when we live in a society that is all about getting things done quickly. We have technology, parents and constant distractions constantly t…

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Canterbury Tales Stereotype Poem: Creating a Modern-day Pilgrim

In this Canterbury Tales assignment, students become a modern-day Chaucer and create a stereotype poem based upon a contemporary figure in society. They must write a poem that describes this modern-day pilgrim, including imagery and rhetorical devices, that reveals a clear tone either approving or disapproving of the figure. After creating the poem, students are asked to write a paragraph explanation of their stereotype poem that includes the effect of their rhetorical devices.

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Poetry of Dead Poets Society, Analyze 3 Poems, Add Rigor to Film Study, Whitman

Add rigor to your students’ enjoyment of Dead Poets Society with these three separate lessons that focus on the poetry Mr. Keating presents to his students in the film. #DeadPoetsSociety #WaltWhitman

25 Apps Every College Student Should Have

*Article contributors: Anu Sekar, Deborah Rankin and Sereen Hamawi College? There’s an app for that! Well, lots of apps, actually. Each semester we find new apps that are the next social media trend, health buddy, or just all around life saver. And...

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Encouraging Better Online Student Faculty Contact

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Possibly a great activity here, on the way technology advancement has influenced society - in a way that will make sense and is relevant to younger students.

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Very is Lazy! Force students to dig deep into their vocabs- identify connotation

Get high school students to dig deep into their vocabularies to ditch "very" with 44 words- then students arrange their responses on a connotation continuum to illustrate that synonyms have different connotations. YouTube clip of Dead Poets' Society included.

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