Sorority Reputations and Stereotypes

The biggest sororities have hundreds of chapters across the U.S. and abroad and the oldest have been around since the 1850s. There is wide variety, culturally, from one sorority to another. Some are more popular in the northeast and others in the southern states; some sororities are more focused on philanthropy or academics and others

The Art of Constructive Criticism

I stand before a sea of pre-teen eyes; they are slightly narrowed, as if suspicious as to whether or not I have anything genuinely useful to say. “I will let you in on a little secret,” I say with a mischievous twinkle in my eye: “Ninety percent of what you write is awful—not worth reading.”

Student Profiles: Contextual Factors for Literacy-Based Instructional Decision-Making for Students in Grades 4 to 6

Every child’s development is unique. Although children develop through a generally predictable sequence of milestones, we cannot say exactly when a child will reach a specific stage of development. Every child has his or her own timetable. Research has suggested that the best teaching takes into consideration children’s general developmental, cognitive, and social characteristics. In

Teach English Around the World

Travelling is one of those experiences that enthuses almost a state of anarchy in many adventurers. The feeling of preeminent wanderlust when you’re at the airport, jetting off, knowing that in two weeks time you’re not returning to your boring nine-to-five is an exhilarating sensation. Whether it’s backpacking around the world, hitchhiking around Europe, or

Periodic Table Games for Education and Fun

The periodic table of elements is a very useful tool for both chemistry students and chemists. It shows all known natural elements as well as every synthetic one made in labs. Each element is placed in its own box along with several numbers. Interpreting the numbers can provide valuable information about the element. The table