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What's the purpose of the college essay, anyway?

So, you’re an incoming high school senior, and the time has come to write your college application essay.  Where do you begin?

You’ve probably already heard of the Common Application.   413 more words

Secondary Education

One Diploma for All: What Does It Mean to Earn a High School Diploma in America?

High school graduation rates are on the rise, but a growing swell of voices is asking what these increasing rates really mean. The more I read, the more I question whether the high school diploma itself means what we think it does, or whether we Americans even agree on the meaning of earning a diploma. 1,096 more words


Research Results on Writing Differences between Boys and Girls

In order to be better teachers, teachers are encouraged to differentiate in the classroom. In order to differentiate, teachers need to respect the differences in their students. 264 more words


Quick Book Review: A Modern Reader's Guide to Dante's The Divine Comedy by Joseph Gallagher (1996)

Author: Joseph Gallagher

Year Published: 1996

Reading Level: Moderate

Morality Level: Profound (Dante clearly had a sense of morality, philosophy, and theology, giving imagery to evil, that which lies between good and evil, and good; Gallagher creates a simple overview so that readers can get the big picture without getting lost in the details) 339 more words


A year from now...

So, looking at the dates on the overview I have of my course, this time next year I will have completed my PGCE in Secondary RE. 294 more words


Striving for a personal best – who judges?

In this post I’m going to look at some of the issues surrounding a form of assessment you’re probably familiar with, but not with the terminology that goes with it: ipsative assessment. 1,095 more words