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We know that high school can be tough, but we want to make it easier. Our site provides high school resources for students and parents with everything from advice on how to get into college to what you should wear for your first day of class. 

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Finding Common Denominators of Rational Expressions Activity

- Sarah Carter

Do your students struggle finding common denominators when adding and subtracting rational expressions? I created this finding common denominators activity a few years ago when I was teaching Algebra 2. I found that my students needed plenty of practice identifying… [...]

Teaching Theme with Rock, Paper, Scissors

- Laura Randazzo

In order to grow more comfortable and confident when discussing theme, students need lots of practice. Early in the year, it’s wise to use shorter pieces, like short stories, to teach the basics of theme before we launch longer works… [...]

TFA Podcast Celebrates Denver Students Who Fought Reforms That TFA Once Supported

- garyrubinstein

If you want to know which way the wind is blowing in education politics, watch what TFA is doing. In the 2010s when ‘Waiting For Superman,’ Michelle Rhee, and KIPP charter schools were all the rage, TFA was busy touting… [...]

Paired Texts: Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall” and Ilya Kaminsky’s “We Lived Happily During the War”

- Dana Huff

I have to admit to a love/hate relationship with Robert Frost’s poetry stemming from the fact that I wrote a research paper on symbolism in his poetry as a senior in high school. That kind of thing will put anyone… [...]

Plant Possibilities

- Chris Hunter

My last series of posts centered on standards-based assessment, which for several years has been the focus of much of my work with teachers. I’ve been somewhat dragged into this work. I think–a lot–about my experiences in my own classroom… [...]