Tag: High School

Reflective Learning as Innovative Approach in Teacher Education

Reflective Learning as Innovative Approach in Teacher Education

| August 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Reflective learning involves assessing what one does in the classroom, thinking about why one has to do it and then thinking about if it really works or not. This whole process is focused towards self-assessment and evaluation. Through collecting data on issues that affect learning in a classroom, analyzing and evaluating that data, one is […]

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7 Tips for Parents of Athletes

7 Tips for Parents of Athletes

| April 2, 2013 | 1,405 Comments

1. Support your child on the field. Cheer for your athlete in a positive and respectful manner. Be encouraging. Emphasize fun and effort, not results and winning. 2. Help your teen set attainable goals toward which to work. Your child can’t control how fast the other swimmers at a meet swim, but he can strive […]

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Documenting (And Maximizing) Your Summer Experience

Documenting (And Maximizing) Your Summer Experience

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Your teen has returned from his/her summer experience full of stories, ideas and new resolve to take on more challenges…Now what?   After catching up on sleep, the very next thing that he/she should do is to compose a personal essay about the experience while it is fresh in his/her mind. The write-up may prove […]

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10 Summer Activities That Look Good on College Applications

10 Summer Activities That Look Good on College Applications

| June 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Does your child plan to catch some rays and chill in flip-flops this summer? While summer vacation offers a great respite from school, the activities your child chooses to participate in can actually help with college admissions. How an applicant spends his or her time during break can tell admission officers a lot about your […]

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Risky Pills Too Bitter: Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens

Risky Pills Too Bitter: Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens

| June 13, 2012 | 1,618 Comments

With all that we cover here at TeenLife, we feel that teenagers’ prescription drug abuse to attain higher-level achievements is an issue that has become very relevant to our readers. So much of what we write about on the TeenLife blog has to do with students’ achievements—or how to bring out the best in teens. […]

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