Category: Academic

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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Academic Top 10 Tools for the Jedi Masters (Teachers) Around The World

Top 10 Tools for the Jedi Masters (Teachers) Around The World

Written by: Pavita Singh and Sushma Sharma Being an educator is one of the most important jobs in the world, as it is teachers (along with parents) who set the foundation for the next generation to achieve their dreams and make their marks on the world. However, one of the saddest realities of today is …

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Academic How to Write a Killer College Essay for the Admission You Deserve

How to Write a Killer College Essay for the Admission You Deserve

Step-By-Step Guide to Writing a Killer College Essay Written by Sushma Sharma (Columbia University and University of Oxford) and Pavita Singh (Yale University and New York University) As a high school senior or rising senior, you’ve worked so hard these past 12 years and you’re just about ready for the next chapter of your life. You’ve …

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