Are you worried about your upcoming college midterm exams? Check out this article for six effective ways to make sure that you get the grades you want.
Every child loves trick-or-treating but, as a parent, it might not seem like the healthiest or most productive activity. Here are our suggestions for seven ways that you can make trick-or-treating educational this Halloween.
Are you still mourning the fact that you never got your invitation letter from Hogwarts? Well, it's not too late. If you want to attend Hogwarts every day, check out our suggestion for how to make your classroom feel more like the famed wizarding school.
With all the talk of robots taking over jobs and doing more in our everyday lives, Study.com had a key question: are consumers actually ready for AI? We conducted a survey that asked how comfortable consumers are with robots performing various tasks. Keep reading for some surprising artificial intelligence statistics.
In this blog series, Study.com CEO and Co-founder Adrian Ridner interviews learning and development leaders across the industry for their perspectives on professional development, recruiting, company purpose and more. Today, Adrian chats with workforce development, retention and engagement expert Beverly Kaye.
Workers today rely heavily on emails, but mistakes can happen. We asked professionals to share the most embarrassing work emails they've ever sent.
Student athletes have no shortage of options when it comes to choosing the right college. Take a look at some of the country's top choices when it comes to academics and athletics.
Stuck in traffic on your way to work? Sitting on the train while commuting home after a long day? Take a look at some activities you can use to make the most of your long commute.
Are you in the process of evaluating whether a certain company is a good fit for you? Don't forget to determine whether or not the organization will invest in your future. Here's how you'll know.
Professional development can be an invaluable tool for teachers, but finding time to complete it can often pose a challenge. If you're struggling to fit professional development into your hectic schedule, check out the following pointers.
What are we talking about when we say that there is a student debt crisis? Just how many Americans have student debt? How much money do they owe? Read this article to learn the answers to these (and other) questions.
Are you embarking upon a search for a new job? When seeking a new place to work, looking for these seven things can help you find a company where you'll be happy.
Are you curious which of your favorite silly characters are played by much smarter actors? Here's a list of six actors who are more intelligent than the characters they're known for portraying.
Teachers: have you discovered that your students are more tech-savvy than you? Are you struggling to keep up with them? Don't fret just yet! Read on for some advice that can help you make the most of your situation.
Do you have a child who seems to soak up knowledge? Does he or she know just about everything about everything? Here are a few ways you can engage your little genius.
Do you have a dream job that you wish you could apply to but that you don't quite meet the requirements for? Check out our tips for how to land the role anyway!
When it comes to teaching, lesson planning can often be one of the most time-consuming aspects of the profession. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be. Check out our top three strategies for helping teachers reduce the amount of time they spend on their lesson plans.
Are you wondering how you can best help your child decide which college or university to attend? Here are our suggestions for five ways you can be of assistance.
Are you having trouble with some of your students' difficult parents? Here are the four types of parents you're probably dealing with and how to handle them.
As a parent, you want to make your child's college dreams a reality. But what can you do if you can't afford your child's first choice college? Here are four realistic options for parents to consider as they determine the financial feasibility of their child's college plans.
In this blog series, Study.com CEO and Co-founder Adrian Ridner interviews learning and development leaders across the industry for their perspectives on professional development, recruiting, company purpose and more. Today, Adrian chats with Mike Francomb of RecruitMilitary about learning agility, recruiting and more.
Are you finding yourself yawning in your classroom and struggling to make it through the day? Here are our tips for how to combat boredom as a teacher.
When it comes to a new school year, many teachers would probably agree that getting students enthused about learning is one of their biggest challenges. Here we've compiled six sure-fire methods that teachers can use to up the excitement factor for their students as the new school year begins.
These days, many recruiters are looking for candidates who have key soft skills. Check out this blog post to find out how to develop these skills during college.
Are you worried than not enough of your employees are using your tuition reimbursement program? Do you think it might need an update? Here are our suggestions for how to go about refreshing this important benefit.
Sometimes a new school year can start off on the wrong foot, but that certainly doesn't mean that the entire year has to be a bear. Continue reading to discover four ways teachers can fix a school year that's off to a bad start.
Your child has a wild imagination and a voracious appetite for odd trivia, and shares these gifts generously. Take a turn at dumbfounding your child with these eight bizarre facts from a rich natural source of astonishing factoids: the animal kingdom.
Becoming a college freshman is challenging, and some of us have a harder time with the transition than others. If you're struggling, here are some suggestions for what to do.
Affecting focus and memory, and often accompanied by depression and a panic disorder, social anxiety is a serious condition that can have a negative impact on your child's learning. These five learning resources can help your child cope, both in and out of the classroom.
Do you harbor secret hopes of becoming a reality star one day? Here's what you should study to help yourself succeed.
If you're a college freshman moving into a dorm room for the first time, consider doing a few special things to make your dorm as conducive to learning as possible. Here are our top five tips.
As more schools decide to ban homework, the debate continues on whether such policies are helping or hurting students. Find out what education professionals think of these bans.
The first week of school can be both a difficult and an exciting time in a teacher's life. Here's what you're probably thinking during this crazy week.
A child who has fallen behind with schoolwork needs help now, before the situation becomes unmanageable and a whole grade must be repeated. Your vigilance in spotting these four signs that your child is behind in school can make all the difference in resolving academic struggles.
With a new school year rapidly approaching, you probably have a million and one things running through your mind, and it's no wonder as to why! Luckily, we can help you prepare. Check out eight important things that teachers should have on their back to school to-do lists.
Group projects might be one of the more challenging parts of college, but what if you got to pick your dream team? Here are the six celebrities we'd want to work with.
While there's a lot of pressure on freshmen to pick a college major, undeclared students are the majority. Most students enter college undeclared or change their major. Read on to learn when you need to pick a major and the best strategies for choosing a major - and future career - that you'll love.
Has your child ever come home from school unhappy because he or she can't get along with the teacher? We know this situation might be daunting. Here's how we suggest handling it.
Your senior year of college is a time of transition that involves finishing your undergraduate schooling and preparing to enter the workforce. Your career path can lead you through an exciting yet challenging adventure. To get off to a great start, take action now with these essential career-building steps.
Having trouble separating fact from fiction? Join us in imagining which fictional professors we wish we could learn from.
In this blog series, Study.com CEO and Co-founder Adrian Ridner interviews learning and development leaders across the industry for their perspectives on professional development, recruiting, company purpose and more. Today, Adrian chats with workforce training and development expert Dorothy Martin.
Regardless of your field or desired professional position, one of your most valued skills as a prospective employee is your aptitude to learn. Here are several ways to use your résumé to impress potential employers by underscoring your learning skills.
In a highly competitive job market, your résumé can make or break your chances to be noticed and move on to the next phase in the hiring process. Follow these five suggestions to build a résumé that will help you stand out as a big fish in a crowded sea of applicants.
Smartphones have become ubiquitous, bringing great convenience into our everyday lives. You may be wondering what value they can deliver in the business world. Here are three ways phones can enhance your company culture.
Are you looking for a way to adapt your teaching style to different learning styles? Check out this article that suggests tips for how to do so successfully.
If you're worried about balancing your education and work life now that it's time to go back to school, you're not alone! Almost 14 million people in the United States are both working and pursuing college or postsecondary training programs. Read on to explore 5 ways that can help you manage work and school.
Are you mentally prepared for being a college student? Advice from these former freshmen can help prepare you and let know who to go to for support in tough times.
Starting your first year of college can be a stressful time. You want to do well but you're not sure you're ready for this new challenge. Use the tips below to learn from people who have done it before you.
For many students, college often means living frugally on a tight budget. After all, the term 'broke college student' certainly doesn't exist for no reason (ramen, anyone?)! In today's post, we'll highlight six solid ways for college students to earn some extra cash.
With the start of the school year right around the corner, a fresh batch of students will soon enter your classroom. You'd like to customize your lesson plans to optimize their learning experience. As you get to know your new students, try these suggestions to identify their learning styles.
Back to school is a frenetic and exciting time for students and parents alike. If you're dreading the inevitably hectic mornings to come, check out our five tips for how to ease your morning routine.
Barring a very unique circumstance, your freshman year of college is only going to happen once. Here are six ways to make sure you get the most out of it.
The school year is approaching. Is your child dreading it? If so, check out this list of five movies that will get your little student excited to go back to school.
Are you in the process of looking for a new job? Read this blog post to find out how you can best use social media to help you make your next career move.
Let's be real: breakfast in college often consists of a cereal bar or nothing at all. Unfortunately, those aren't the best choices if you want your mind and body to run at full speed during your A.M. classes. Here are five easy breakfast options that can help you stay rolling all morning.
You already know that you want to start your own company after you get your bachelor's degree. Now you're looking for a college that will teach you the entrepreneurial skills you'll need to succeed. Here are five top schools for future entrepreneurs.
Hoping to save some precious study time by skipping your college reading and watching the movie version of the book instead? Here's why you shouldn't.
Identity theft isn't just a problem for adults in the workforce. College students can easily fall victim to it too, but these strategies can help you keep your information safe.
Before you go back to high school this year, take a couple of hours to watch Mean Girls. Then check out this article about what the movie can teach you.
Sometimes it can be tricky for teachers to create lesson plans that are both useful and engaging for their students, but in today's tech-driven world, nearly anything is possible. Continue reading to discover how technology can help teachers increase the engagement factor of their lessons.
Imagine showing up to your first day of college and finding out that your roommate is a superhero. Would they be easy to get along with? Read on to find out.
Have you decided that four-year college might not be the best choice for the next step in your education? Are you curious as to what your other options are? Continue reading to explore some viable alternatives to four-year institutions.
Homework might seem like an inevitable part of school, but more and more schools are banning it from their classrooms. Read on to find out the pros and cons of homework bans.
Whether you're dealing firsthand with a homework ban or might face one in the future, you may be wondering how it could affect your students academically. Check out these four ways to encourage learning at home after a homework ban has been put into effect.
Whether you're undertaking professional training, changing careers, or just finishing a degree you started long ago, you may feel apprehensive about being back in the classroom again. These suggestions for adult learners can help you get back into the swing of being a student.
Yes, we all love food. It's a fantastic, if obvious, workplace benefit. But some workplace perks are even better. Don't believe us? Here are five examples to change your mind.
Employee retention is crucial when it comes to saving time and money. One potential avenue to keep your workers longer involves creating a company culture that focuses on loyalty and engagement.
Are you gearing up for your first year of teaching and feeling a little nervous? Never fear! In this post, we've compiled six things you can do to feel more confident as your first year of teaching approaches.
Looking for a way to differentiate your resume from the other hundred in the stack? Check out this list of four ways to stand out from other job candidates.
Your first year of college is a whirlwind. At times you'll feel like the star of your own TV show, and other times all you'll want to do is run and hide from the cameras. Here are major challenges you'll face your freshman year - and how to handle them.
Earning a degree can be expensive, and many students learn the hard way that they didn't budget as well as they should have, forcing them to make some interesting food choices. Here are some of the worst meals people have eaten in college.
Want to feel better about your own interview experiences? These embarrassing interview moments will not only make you laugh but will also give you hope that you can recover from anything.
Need assistance in college? Your phone might seem an unlikely solution, but it can help you academically by performing tasks that include scheduling study times and viewing lessons and lectures. Read on to learn how to transform your phone from educational distraction to academic asset.
Summertime is a great opportunity for children to relax, but they also need to stay sharp mentally. Use these fun activities to help kids continue learning over summer vacation without sacrificing their chance to have a good time.
Do you feel like something is missing from your life as a teacher? Maybe it's your work spouse. Read on to find out why every teacher needs one to get them through highs and lows.
Have you ever wondered which Hogwarts house your favorite professional athlete would be sorted into? Well, wonder no more! Here are our picks for eight famous athletes' houses.
Keeping employees motivated and engaged in the summer can be a tall task, as the months between May and August are rough on motivation. Use these strategies to keep your office staff engaged and lively throughout the year.
We know you want to start the school year off on the right foot. Here are four tips for what all teachers should be sure to do on the first day of their classes.
If you're planning to live on campus this fall, you may have a general idea of what you'll need to pack for your dorm room. However, there may be some less obvious things you might not have considered, which we'll explore in this post.
Everybody loves their alma mater, including your favorite celebrities. Check out our list of eight stars who have plenty of school spirit for the universities they once attended.
Finding ways to attract and bring in top talent to your company can be accomplished through a variety of ways. Proven tips for success include highlighting the company's mission, providing ongoing learning opportunities, creating a reward management plan, and offering flexible work schedules.
Participating in the Advanced Placement program requires a serious commitment. Although the courses and exams can yield numerous advantages for college-bound students, not every teen will benefit from the program. So how can you know if your child should take AP courses?
Looking for some tunes to accompany you as you start the new school year? Here are our suggested song choices, all put together into a convenient playlist. Get ready to rock and learn.
DoDEA teachers work with students of military families around the world. Working as a DoDEA teacher can be very rewarding, both personally and professionally. Read on to learn how online resources can support your professional journey to becoming a DoDEA teacher, and start packing your bags!
Preparing for a new school year can be a bit overwhelming for teachers, but it doesn't have to be. With the right approach and proper planning, the transition from summer to school can be smooth and successful.
If you're just starting college and want to get a sense of the experience to come (or just get excited about your future), here are 5 movies you must watch.
Feel like you've been waiting years for a promotion? Maybe it's time to check your workplace habits. Newsflash: they can have a huge impact on your chances of getting that raise. Here are 7 habits you need to break right now.
Dinosaurs have been extinct for 65 million years. But as Jurassic World teaches us, it's never too late to make a comeback! Here's how you survive when dinosaurs rule the world - again.
Are you starting college and worried about whether or not you'll get along with your first roommate? Check out these 7 tips for making sure you and your roommate become friends.
If you're looking for a TV show to watch that will fit your scholastic interests, look no further. Here's a list of the best TV shows for each university major.
Study.com's Working Scholars program was recognized as a 2018 California Nonprofit of the Year. Keep reading to learn more about the program and the recent award.
Study.com recently added about 30 credit-recommended courses to its offering, bringing its total number of credit-granting courses to more than 150 and increasing the options available to students to earn college credit online.
By now, you've probably integrated some degree of technology into your teaching, but have you thought about how tech can make your upcoming school year a super success? In this post, we'll explore three ways teachers can use technology to enhance learning and have a successful school year.
Bringing in new hires through employee referrals is a great way to save time and recruit like-minded job applicants. You can build your own successful program by recruiting employees, offering incentives for referrals, announcing job vacancies regularly, and promoting the program throughout the company.
Sure, Disney princesses don't usually need to join the workforce, but that won't stop us from imagining the perfect careers for them. Check out a list of the careers Disney princesses should have.
As an employer, you likely know the importance of your employees' ability to learn and grow. However, what are the best ways to foster this ability so that your workforce and company benefits? Read on to explore five techniques that can help you improve your employees' ability to learn.
Let's get real, parents: sometimes homework can be more than we bargained for. So, what exactly should you do when you realize that your child's homework is over your head? Continue reading to explore four strategies that can come in handy when the going gets tough during homework time.
Whether you're a recent graduate yourself, or just looking for some inspiring words of wisdom, check out our round-up of this year's best graduation speech advice.
Looking for a television show to get addicted to this summer? Check out our list of the 5 best TV shows for brainy binge watching. Because who says you can't watch TV and learn at the same time?
Once the school year is over, students often let their skills deteriorate over the summer. However, a cell phone can open up multiple educational opportunities that can help you stay focused and return to school stronger than ever in the fall.
Close your eyes and picture your favorite celebrity. Their accomplishments, piercing blue eyes, that smile... Now imagine them teaching your Econ 101 class. Is it a dream, or a nightmare? We put together a list of 5 potentially awesome and 5 potentially awful celeb professors. Let's see if your fave made the list!
We've all been there. What started out as a promising gig has left you stressed, bored, punching the clock, so on and so forth. Here are 6 tell-tale signs that it's time to go from passive to active job-seeking.
Are your employees tired of the same old team-building activities? Check out these four unique options that will help your employees bond as a team without boring them to tears.
Your college essay allows admissions officers to learn more about who you are as an individual. If you want to get noticed, you'll need to write an essay that leaves an indelible impression. Here are five secrets to writing an unforgettable college essay.
Looking for online freelance work can be tough, but if you have expertise in areas like math, physics, economics, finance, accounting, or computer science. Study.com could have the perfect solution for you! Read on to learn about Study.com's Expert Q&A contractor opportunity.
Setting yourself apart from the competition in the job market is no easy task. To improve your chances, consider improving your soft skills, particularly your ability to process and learn new information.
When you were in school, did you ever find yourself shaking your head at the totally unnecessary things your teacher was forcing you to learn? Well, schools may have finally listened. Read on to find out the 5 things you learned in school that your child probably won't.
While a college education can open doors in the workplace, it comes with a price — one you don't want to be paying indefinitely. Summer break is an opportunity to reduce the amount you owe. Consider using the carefree days of summer to whittle down the worrisome burden of student debt.
Four signs that your employees are bored by your training program include a decrease in requests for training, workplace innovation, and employee morale as well as a decline in customer satisfaction. If these signs sound familiar, then it's time for you to revamp your employee training program.
Although the summer melt is a real problem, there are resources that can help you overcome it. If you're planning on attending college in the fall but worry that something might derail your plans, the resources highlighted in this post can keep you on track and help you avoid the summer melt.
While educators acknowledge that remedial learning is important, there are many remedial programs that just aren't meeting the needs of students. Are higher education institutions considering how edtech can help them better serve their students? If not, they should be.
Exit interviews are a critical component of the hiring and firing process, making it an important part of HR that executives should take part in. Exit interviews give executives the ability to discover weak and strong points in company structure and operations, clear up misunderstandings, and reiterate reasons for termination if the employee was laid off or fired.
If you find yourself in a remedial class like many other prospective college students across the country, don't get discouraged. With the right attitude and tools, you can greatly benefit from the remediation. Use the pointers in this post to help you make the most out of being in a remedial class.
Your choice of college is possibly one of the most important decisions of your life. You felt confident when you made that decision—but now you're starting to have doubts. Before you think of dropping out or transferring, consider these suggestions for reevaluating your college choice.
Starting your first job after college can be daunting. While you have a solid educational foundation, you're entering a new environment with unknown expectations. The five tips below will help you to thrive in your first job as well as prepare you for the successful career that will follow.
Automation is taking over. The robots are coming for your job. No one's career is truly safe. That's what recent headlines and news stories would have you believe. Thankfully, there's still hope for a variety of gigs that will still be around after the robot apocalypse.
Having a gifted child can certainly be a blessing, but it can also present a distinct challenge for parents. How can they support their gifted child and help him or her reach full potential? Read on for four methods that parents can use to help their child get the most out of his or her giftedness.
Study.com's Working Scholars program has some exciting updates to share. Keep reading to find out what's currently happening and learn the story of one of our scholars.
Before effective managers can handle employee frustrations, they first need to know what those frustrations are. If you're having a hard time getting your employees to open up, read on for some strategies on improving communication.
Gifted and talented students are often quick learners with high levels of curiosity, as well as the ability to think abstractly and problem solve. In this article find out how the unique characteristics of gifted students can help teachers get other students engaged in the classroom.
We know that technology has the power to transform the way children learn; this may be particularly true for gifted students, as they have their own unique set of often overlooked needs. Keep reading to learn three ways in which technology can help you support gifted students.
You excelled at learning during your school years; now you're trying to move ahead at work, which can involve leveraging your learning abilities. Based on the needs of your workplace, these suggestions can help you turn your learning power into earning power.
Defining the top three soft skills that new employees should possess can help you quickly narrow down the field of qualified job applicants. Here's a look at why adaptability and flexibility, creative thinking and problem-solving, and the ability to learn make for the top three soft skills.
Employee engagement has taken a plunge, yet many employers remain unaware of their employees' overall satisfaction. To prevent losing your company's valuable personnel, know the symptoms of employee disengagement and empower your human resources department to implement lasting solutions.
Studying for finals can be a time-consuming task that typically requires a lot of attention and discipline on your part. Keep reading to learn how you can get the most out of your time by using your phone to study for finals.
Finals week may be an inevitable part of the semester, but it still routinely causes stress, anxiety and sleepless nights. Read on for some tips that can help you improve your mental and physical game and maximize what's left of your study time before finals.
Summer vacation, with its leisurely stretches of unstructured time, may be an ideal season for your gifted child to learn and grow outside of an academic setting. Here are four ways parents can keep children actively engaged in learning, even during the lazy days of summer.
Teachers work hard to ensure that their students are successful throughout the school year, but how can they be sure that success will carry over into the summer months? In this post, we'll explore some ways in which teachers can encourage learning during summer vacation.
Baby Boomers and Gen Xers are beginning to prepare for retirement, while millennials are taking over as the largest portion of the U.S. workforce* -- leaving us with a substantial leadership gap and the need for more succession planning. With more and more millennials maturing in the workforce, organizations should ensure their leadership is represented by a variety of generations and ages by investing in and developing younger managers.
With summer on the horizon, it's time to start thinking about the dreaded summer slump, also known as the summer slide. How can you prevent your child from forgetting what he or she has learned and encourage summer learning? Read on for five tips that can help your child avoid the summer slump.
The summer slump may seem beyond your control. However, there are some teacher tips for both students and parents that will encourage summer learning and keep skills sharp before the next school year starts.
Company culture is critical to any business's success in today's marketplace, and HR departments can play a key role in that area. Read on to find out why HR professionals should be putting company culture at the top of their priority lists.
Are you looking for a tried and true way to build study habits that will last? Using Nir Eyal's Hooked Model of habit formation, you'll learn how you can create new, exciting, and even addictive study habits to use over and over again. Read on to learn how it works.
Are you ready to move up the corporate ladder but don't know where to start? If you find the idea of asking your manager for a promotion intimidating, check out the following tips, which can provide you with a blueprint for taking your career to the next level.
If you're a reporter who needs background information for a story or some added detail for a feature piece, Study.com can be your source. We have thousands of lessons and articles on a wide variety of topics and in all subjects.
Keeping employees on board is crucial to any company's long-term success. If you're having difficulty keeping your employees around, read on for some helpful employee retention strategies.
The FTCE, GACE and TExES exams are mandatory teacher certification tests. If you're planning to teach in Florida, Georgia or Texas, you know that your career plans depend upon your test performance, so be sure to avoid these four costly mistakes.
The summer before you start college can be a time of uncertainty. To set yourself on a positive path toward your new college adventure, try to avoid these common mistakes.
Effective parent-teacher communication is an important aspect of a successful school year, but what are some of the best ways to establish open lines of communication with your students' parents? Keep reading for four teacher tips that can make communicating with parents easier and more efficient.
Most college students will take a class taught by a TA at some point. These graduate students may not be tenured professors, but they're knowledgeable and enthusiastic and usually function as the main class contact. Get to know your college TAs to achieve a better learning experience and maybe even higher grades.
Creating a blended classroom for next year can be a big task. Blended classrooms are a recent trend that has gained momentum in the educational sector. If you're thinking of introducing one next year, here's a list of tasks you might want to consider immediately.
What could be smarter than using your smartphone to learn as you travel and relax? During the long summer days ahead, you can earn college credit for the upcoming academic year. These tips and suggestions will help you make the most of your summer learning time.
Performance reviews are often nerve-wracking, and receiving negative feedback is always a disheartening experience. The following tips can help you recover from a bad performance review and bounce back stronger than ever!
Evaluating a job candidate's ability to learn can be accomplished through reading resumes, asking the right kinds of application and interview questions, and presenting hypothetical situations and problem-solving exercises. Check out how you can measure your job candidates and their ability to learn.
Preparing for your first day as a substitute teacher can be nerve-racking and even a bit scary. Will the students respect you and take you seriously? Will you be comfortable with the subject material? Keep reading for some tips and advice that can help you have a great first day as a substitute teacher.
The transition from high school to college can be a rocky one due to the many differences between the institutions. Prepare yourself for the changes and expectations that await you by considering the five significant ways that college differs from high school.
AP tests can earn you college credit and look great on your transcript, but they also require preparation and can cause stress. Read on to learn about deadlines, scoring policies and other AP test details so you can focus on studying and earning the best score possible on your exam!
Though employees often dread annual evaluations, there are ways to leverage performance reviews to motivate your employees to achieve new goals. All it takes is a shift in mindset, purposeful communication, and a better understanding of what your employees value.
With AP test dates quickly approaching, you might be wondering how to study and prepare yourself for these important exams. Are there specific things you can do? In this post, we'll take a look at some handy tips that can help you get the most out of your study sessions for the upcoming AP tests.
When used appropriately, technology can definitely enhance both teaching and learning in the classroom, but how do you know which tech tools are the most beneficial? In this post, you'll get the details on four great tech tools that you should be using to boost learning in your classroom.