Blended learning is being used in more and more classrooms at all levels. Find out why three teachers decided to start using it and the impact it had.
The subjects that comprise STEM—science, technology, engineering and mathematics—are more crucial to our world than ever, but sometimes students are less than enthused to study them. In this post, we'll highlight four ways to encourage your students' interest in STEM.
Students usually don't love working together on group projects. But is this inevitable, or is there a way to reinvent traditional group work so that it becomes something more enjoyable? We believe in the latter. Check out this blog post to find out how.
Did you get a not-so-perfect teacher evaluation after your classroom observation and don't know what to do next? Well don't freak out. This blog post will tell you just how to handle it.
Feeling stressed about what to do with all of these unfamiliar students? Check out this blog post for ideas of what you can do in the classroom as a substitute teacher if the regular teacher hasn't left you a lesson plan.
If your child doesn't love (or even like) to learn, don't worry. This blog post covers a number of options for what you can do if you find yourself in this position.
If you're anxious to make sure that you're ready for college, this blog post offers several ideas for how you can prepare for college even if you don't know which school you are going to attend.
Are you a high school student struggling to decide what you want to do for your career? Check out this blog post for some ideas for how to use afterschool activities to help you choose a job.
Attention, parents of students who'd rather do just about anything than homework! If homework time is making you want to pull your hair out, a) we feel your pain, and b) there's hope. Here we've compiled some handy tips that can make homework less of a battle in your household.
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.
Not many people get their own federal holiday. Martin Luther King, Jr. was special enough to be one of the honored few. Check out this blog post for five kid-friendly MLKJ facts.
Study habits can make or break your grades: Good ones can help you leap tall buildings and ace tests—while bad ones can make your grades plummet like a barrel over Niagara Falls. Find out which study habits may derail your academic success, so you can toss them out with the trash long before test time comes.
Do you have students in your class who are learning English as a second language? Here are five ways you can make sure that your ESL students are getting as much out of your class as possible.
Read this blog post for ideas about which elective courses you should take in high school. From impressing colleges to preparing yourself for the working world, these courses are sure to make a difference in your life.
Do your child's notes look like the absent-minded scribbles of a long-time doctor? If this sounds familiar, this blog post is for you. Check out our top tips for ways to help improve your child's class notes.
Are you having a hard time finding the patience to wait for your college acceptance letters? Check out these tips on how to keep busy during the wait.
If you're an education provider, a family member or a friend of an adult learner, an institution, or an adult learner yourself, check out this blog post to learn five statistics you should know about adult learners.
Your decision to earn your degree is one of the most impactful New Year's resolutions you can make. If you're concerned about the challenges you'll face in the months and years ahead, read on to see how you can keep on track through careful planning, motivation, and creative thinking.
It's long been said that we 'learn something new every day', but how can we show our kids why it's so important? In this post, we'll explore some ways to encourage and show your kids the importance of lifelong learning.
Homeschooling can be a viable alternative to the public and private schools attended by most children. Parents decide to homeschool for a number of different reasons. Here are six ways you can tell if homeschooling is the right choice for your child.
Announcing the first recipient of Study.com's Grant for Teachers! Meet Ashley Cox, an innovative English teacher who works tirelessly to make education engaging and impactful. Hear how she plans to use the $1,000 grant and Study.com membership to benefit her students!
Distraction is inevitable - at home, at work, and in the classroom. This blog post offers suggestions for how to transform five common classroom distractions into engaging, academic materials.
Are you struggling with a difficult classroom? Check out this blog post for tips on how to use New Year's resolutions to help improve your students' behavior in the classroom.
If you're worried about assigning your students homework over the holidays, this blog post is for you! Check out five interesting ideas for types of homework your students will enjoy.
Choosing to go to college is a big decision. Choosing to forgo a typical college education for a more untraditional path is a bigger one. Check out this blog post for tips on how to bring this topic up with your parents.
Are you a college student thinking about how to become a better you in the new year? Check out this blog post for six New Year's resolutions we recommend you make.
Are you worried about making sure that your child's winter break is educational in addition to being fun? Here are four ways you can ensure that both education and engagement will be part of your child's winter.
With the cost of earning a degree on the rise, many college students need to work in order to help pay for their tuition and related expenses. Keep reading to find out some of the worst jobs people had while they were in college.
If the fall semester doesn't go as planned, don't beat yourself up too badly. Instead, let it motivate you to turn things around in your spring classes. Keep reading to learn why the spring semester is the perfect time for a fresh start.
Registering for an entire semester's worth of college courses involves a lot of planning and careful consideration. Here are our top five tips for making sure you're happy with the classes you choose.
As a card-carrying procrastinator, you may believe that it's never too late to start any project, including studying for finals. The truth is, time waits for no one. Find out how to fool yourself into studying sooner and avoiding the pitfalls of procrastination.
The holidays can evoke a sense of joy and excitement in your classroom, but they can also cause your students to become distracted and lose focus. In this post, you'll learn some fresh ideas for engaging students when they're distracted by the holidays.
Are you struggling with frustrating parents who seem to keep finding new ways to bother you? Check out this blog post for tips on how to handle parents who can't stop crossing boundaries.
College life can be hectic at times, but luckily there are some apps that can make it more manageable. Read on to explore the details of five must-have apps for college students.
If you've ever wondered what would happen if your favorite reality stars went to college, wonder no longer. Read this blog post to find out what five popular reality stars should have majored in.
If you've just gotten your final exam schedule and realized that you have more than one final on the same day, this is the blog post for you. Read more to learn what you can do to succeed.
You don't have to let your children's education take a back seat during the holiday season. Check out this blog post for our top tips for how to keep learning alive - even during the holidays.
A big part of a teacher's job is keeping his or her students engaged. If you're finding this particularly difficult after the holiday season, check out this blog post.
No matter how well prepared a first-year teacher is, chances are the school year won't be perfect. Keep reading to find out some of the biggest mistakes teachers made as they started their careers.
Don't let the stress of final exams trip you up and make your life difficult. This finals week, get a leg up by avoiding the five most common mistakes made by college students.
The holidays are coming up, which means you might be thinking about what types of gifts to get your children's teachers. This blog post has ideas for gifts that are sure to be treasured by any teacher.
College is much less affordable for Generation Z than for previous generations. Many members of Gen Z are bypassing college and entering the workforce directly after high school. Here's why college assistance would be one of the most valuable work benefits employers could offer Generation Z.
Traditionally speaking, a college education usually means spending four or more years at a pricey university, but the times are definitely changing. Read on to learn why alternative college pathways are transforming and becoming the future of postsecondary education.
Applying to colleges can be an overwhelming process. This free video resource can show you the different paths to earning a college degree and the types of colleges you should apply to.
Learning is an opportunity typically open to anyone, but it can take on an entirely new meaning when it becomes a family activity. In this post, we'll look at four unique ways to make learning fun for the whole family.
Group projects are like taxes: unpleasant and unavoidable. If you have a group project coming up in one of your college courses, check out this blog post for a few suggestions about how to survive.
If you're a teacher experiencing a lack of support from your school, check out this blog post for our top tips on how to handle a difficult administration who won't support you.
Thanksgiving is coming! Check out this blog post for a few fun ideas on how to bring the holiday into your classroom in a way your students will enjoy.
Asking for a raise can be intimidating, but these five women were able to do it and get positive results. Keep reading to learn about their approaches.
If you're a human resources professional, check out this blog post for specific suggestions on how to prepare your company's learning and development program to engage Generation Z.
Your grade point average is a snapshot of your academic performance. But as long as you manage to graduate, does your college GPA really count? Discover how maintaining an exemplary GPA in college not only helps you transition to the next phase of your life but can also impact your finances.
Not all homeschooling experiences are the same, but there are some commonalities. Check out this blog post to see some thoughts every homeschool parent has.
If you're planning to celebrate National Family Literacy Month by reading books with your children, check out this blog post for six recommendations. They'll be fun for your entire family!
Many companies are getting creative with their benefits in order to attract and retain employees. Keep reading to learn about some unique workplace perks.
Once upon a time, you made a decision to pursue a career you thought was right for you. Recently, you've been wondering if you chose the wrong career path. Should you try to hang in there, or is it time to jump ship? Here are five signs that you picked the wrong career.
There are many benefits to earning a college degree, including the ability to earn more over the course of your lifetime. Keep reading to find out exactly what a difference a degree can make.
Teaching your kids about elections is an important job as a parent, but when is the right time to do it? Continue reading to find out when you should start discussing elections with your kids as well as how to go about it.
If you're unhappy with the benefits offered at your workplace, check out this blog post for suggestions on how employees can persuade their management to make new benefits available.
Winter is right around the corner, and with it comes the possibility of a snow day here and there. But how should teachers spend a snow day, anyway? Read on to explore our not so run-of-the-mill suggestions.
If you want your students to be knowledgeable about the elections coming up in November, check out these recommendations for five lessons you can use to help them get up to date.
Fun fact or fiction? The Sunda flying lemur can glide the length of two football fields. Do you think that's true? Keep reading to find out if it's a fun fact or fiction.
Are you finding yourself frustrated when every day, you ask your child how school is going and keep getting the same old, empty, 'fine'? Step up your question game with these five options that will help you to get your child talking about his or her school life.
Are you a college student about to go on winter break? Check out this blog post for six suggestions for the best things to do during your vacation, whether you're focused on relaxing, learning, or making some money.
In order to craft a strong college application, you'll want to personalize your application materials as much as possible. This blog post offers five options for ways to do so.
If you're starting at a new job soon, you might find that the nerves you're feeling aren't completely unfamiliar. Where have you felt them before? Maybe the first day of school. Check out this blog post to read about the four ways a new job feels like the first day.
Fall is more than just pumpkin spice latte season; it's also one of the best times of year for teachers to engage their students. This blog post will tell you the four reasons why.
Is this a fun fact or fiction? An ostrich can kill a lion. Is that true? Or did we make it up? Keep reading to find out and learn more about the ostrich.
Study.com recently surveyed teachers to find out if they had the resources needed to prevent bullying in schools. Keep reading to find out what they said.
When it comes to being rich and famous, there's often more than what meets the eye. Check out our list of six celebrities who have earned unexpected college degrees.
Has your household decided to make the switch to homeschooling? Could you use some advice on how to make the transition as successful as possible? Check out our top-notch tips below.
If you're having issues with your manager and struggling to decide how to approach the situation, this blog post will go over the four most important steps for you to take.
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 talent management professional and lifelong learning expert Brian Poland about the importance of company purpose.
Are you finding yourself wondering whether or not you might have declared the wrong college major? Check out this blog post for four suggestions on what you should do next.
Are you a substitute teacher looking for a way to make a positive impact in the classroom? You might not have a lot of time, but you can certainly achieve your goal. Here four tips you can use.
If you're a student looking to get a degree in journalism, you're probably seeking a college that will be a good fit for your intended major. Here are the five top colleges you should look into.
If you're looking for a way to boost innovation at your company, check out this blog post. We offer three strategies for real change that you can begin implementing today.
Looking for some interesting bits of information to share with your children? From Ancient Egypt to outer space, check out these seven amazing facts from world history that your kids will love.
There is no better feeling than walking out of your last midterm and taking a breath of relief. Now that you're finally done, check out this list of four ways to recover from midterms season.
Are you a high school English teacher looking for an educational movie to show in your classroom? Well, you're in luck! This blog post offers five great options.
The choice of what to study in college is an important one. A future college student might want to seek guidance on this topic from their parents. Parents can help by asking their children these five guiding questions.
We know that technology has seemingly endless capabilities, but have you thought about how it can help you get ready for important standardized tests? Read on to explore five ways tech can help you prepare for the SATs.
Technology is transforming our world - and our classrooms. This article is a go-to guide for teachers looking to convince their school administrations to implement technology tools in the classroom.
Are you a business major in college looking to make a little (or more than a little) extra cash in your free time? Check out our tips for five ways to make money on the side.
In the game of life, sometimes things don't go as expected—and that's okay. If you took the SAT, received a lower score than anticipated and aren't sure where to turn, the tips in this post can provide some guidance.
We know that technology has the power to do great things in the classroom, but parents often need some extra convincing. If your students' parents are skeptical about classroom technology use, the pointers in this post can help you get them on board.
If you're an HR professional interested in getting more people in your organization focusing on their impact on your company's culture, this blog post is for you. We offer suggestions for how to involve everybody from individual contributors to managers.
Preparing for college isn't something to take lightly, nor can it happen overnight. In today's post, we'll learn what high schoolers at all grade levels should be doing to ready themselves for college application season.
Are you preparing for an upcoming job interview? Don't forget to think about what questions you'll ask your interviewer. Here are our five must-ask questions.
Are you a college student who has had the experience of registering for courses and wishing you had some other options? Check out these five elective courses colleges should offer.
A new school year means new opportunities to introduce innovative lesson plans. Read on for a few ideas for lessons that will make your students excited to learn.
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.