Category: Academic

Academic 10 Tools to Cope with School Stress

10 Tools to Cope with School Stress

10 Tools to Cope with School Stress As we enter the beginning of the school year, it is normal for students to experience academic stress and anxiety. While stress related to school cannot be completely eliminated, it can negatively impact a student’s academic, social, and psychological outcomes if not effectively dealt with. Even worse, school …

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Academic Konversation with Literature Scholar Samcha Lowang

Konversation with Literature Scholar Samcha Lowang

Konversation with Literature Scholar Samcha Lowang For this week’s Konversation, we are talking to Samcha Lowang. Originally from Arunchal Pradesh, India, Samcha is currently working on her PhD in literature in New Delhi, India. In addition to reading, she loves writing, traveling, history, DIY projects, and fashion. She offers sessions on all of the above …

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Academic Konversation with Educator, History Lover, & Humanitarian Aditi Maheshwari

Konversation with Educator, History Lover, & Humanitarian Aditi Maheshwari

Konversation with Educator, History Lover, & Humanitarian Aditi Maheshwari This week’s Konversation is with Aditi Maheshwari from Indore, India. A woman of many talents, Aditi offers a whole range of sessions on Konversai, including Hindi, Sanskrit, math, yoga, Indian cooking, and Indian history. She is also fluent in English, French, and Arabic. Aditi is currently …

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Academic Send Your High Schooler to Summer Camp at a Top American University

Send Your High Schooler to Summer Camp at a Top American University

Send Your High Schooler to Summer Camp at a Top American University We recently published a blog post about summer camps for high school students at some of the top universities in the United Kingdom. Continuing with that series, this week’s blog post looks at summer camps for high school students offered at some of …

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Academic Send Your High Schooler to Summer Camp at One of the UK’s Top Universities

Send Your High Schooler to Summer Camp at One of the UK’s Top Universities

Send Your High Schooler to Summer Camp at One of the UK’s Top Universities Many students (and their parents) dream of attending a prestigious university. What better way to get a feel for the college experience than to actually spend time on the campus, taking classes from the professors, staying in the dorms, and getting …

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Academic The Ultimate Guide to Experiential Learning Activities for Math

The Ultimate Guide to Experiential Learning Activities for Math

The Ultimate Guide to Experiential Learning Activities for Math As we talked about in a previous blog post, experiential learning—or learning by doing—helps students to better retain what they learn and appreciate the real-world relevance of the subjects with which they engage. Math in particular is one subject that gives many students anxiety. What’s more …

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Academic Konversation with Sarah Allmon: Choir Teacher, World Traveler, Language Lover, and Fashionista

Konversation with Sarah Allmon: Choir Teacher, World Traveler, Language Lover, and Fashionista

Konversation with Sarah Allmon: Choir Teacher, World Traveler, Language Lover, and Fashionista Konversai is starting a “Konversations” series as part of our blog where we conduct interviews with our users and learn more about who they are and what they do, both on and off Konversai. This week, we interviewed Sarah Allmon (brzyskis), a middle …

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Academic 5 Ways to Make Experiential Learning Part of Your School Year

5 Ways to Make Experiential Learning Part of Your School Year

5 Ways to Make Experiential Learning Part of Your School Year Whether you’re currently a student or you have long graduated, school has likely played an important role in your life in some way, shape, or form. For many people, school consists of studying, completing assignments, writing and passing exams, and moving on to the …

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Academic 8 Creative Ideas for Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

8 Creative Ideas for Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

8 Creative Ideas for Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week Teachers have one of the most important and challenging jobs on the planet. According to data from the National Education Association, the average teacher in the US works over 52 hours a week, including 30 hours of in-class instruction and 22 hours preparing lessons and grading assignments. …

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Academic Let’s Plan Out Your Kids’ Summer!

Let’s Plan Out Your Kids’ Summer!

Let’s Plan Out Your Kids’ Summer! It’s summer! Woohoo! Time to get out those tents and bathing suits and clean out that barbecue. Perhaps you’re also getting your kids enrolled in summer camps and planning for some much needed family vacations. Of course, what your kids are probably most excited about is not having to …

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