The best part of it for me is that I have never required their participation. It is time for a fresh look at helicopter parents, a set of individuals hovering ever more frequently and dramatically over college students nationwide. In a weeks time, the link button for teachers to submit inappropriate comments was created. Features Fill almost half your paper with human interest stories. You need to offer a better alternative. And reach out to alums. Any more extreme, offbeat or especially high-paying gigs? I like the fact that we can see the students' comments and have control over whether to post them or not.
The next six days were filled with the most unimaginable misery my insides could ever create. Many students already have suffered the consequences of Yik Yak. Medium These days, you can see a lot of innovation in the formats in which the newsletter is published. When you detail the ins and outs of entertaining on a limited budget, you help readers in a real-world way. And if she messes up, everyone will see. I plan on sharing it with my entire staff and getting other Ann Arbor classrooms using it! In addition to covering the events themselves, you can do preview stories in which you alert readers to an upcoming event on campus.
How about the oldest and newest? These Ducks will soon join the ranks of alumni such as Phil Knight, Ann Curry, Kurt Widmer and Ken Kesey. For the last eight years, I have taught reading in the middle school. Also hone in on a sure reader favorite: What are the weirder questions they have been asked by tour-takers? Some school papers have who are full of great story ideas; others, maybe not. Parents help develop these attitudes! Ask students to donate one personal good apiece and discuss its relative in significance in their lives — building atop their giving with a report on the stress and mess of rising college clutter. The ultimate goal, at least the one the Daily Cal series seems intent on achieving: presenting a slice-of-life student perspective, unvarnished, possibly even slightly nonsensical, but definitely real. However, this starts to become a problem when it enters certain areas of our environment like the classroom. In that case, you will have to rely on hand delivered hard copies.
That small percentage, however, equates to about 10 tons of food waste a week amongst the five dining halls. For all of these reasons, TweenTribune seems like a great idea. What is the median amount given to guests? Interview the school guidance counselor and a local college admissions officer. Please read the articles below that pique your interest now and bookmark others for later. Helping kids understand the consequences and rewards of homework.
Inspirational stories from local sporting heroes would also interest students. Political issues are the biggest source for satire. How do students feel about the charges? I am so happy we explored Tween Tribune. Request, collect and share selfies during orientation, homecoming, family weekend, sports rivalry weekends, commencement, across campus during a random Wednesday or even while students and profs are in class. Someone cool has a charismatic edge and a dark side. In an essay for The Yale Daily News, Yale University student Rachel Williams writes candidly about discussing her suicidal thoughts and an act of self-inflicted cutting with a school counselor. With TweenTribune, there is no fear of a test but just true engagement in the reading process.
Every week I introduce a new topic and address how students can make each day matter and make a difference. Interesting stories can always be found by developing ideas from the day-to-day events that happen in and around high school students. Explore student-run and school-run support groups and counseling services. . Ask students to recap a recent day in their lives — ones that are momentous or perfectly ordinary.
What are the stranger things abandoned or discarded? For example, in the interview below, online editor Katie Cole responds to 65 rapid-fire questions on topics ranging from favorite drink to least favorite fashion trend. Guns, swords, knives, grenades, a rocket launcher, a bazooka round and parts of a human skull. And how do they cope? Do they have any positive, or negative, stories about the chance encounters occurring in these common bathrooms? At the end of your designated question-empowerment period, read the list over and reflect on what the exercise compelled you to consider possibly for the first time. Determine a manageable time line to explore, such as the last 50 years, and dive into highlighting the most popular toy choice for each decade, including price. It is known by a single buzzword, weirdly spelled and at times strangely capitalized, seemingly designed for a hashtag more than a dictionary: neknominate a mash-up of the words neck and nominate. Kids love it and have really taken an interest in what is happening outside of our school. What led to their decline? We studied many good samples and poor samples.
Don't tell them, but they are engaged learners that are practicing reading and writing skills! For this story though, veer from exploring on-the-field-related injuries. Review your research and notes. This realization causes them to reflect on missed opportunities and try, possibly too hard, to make up for lost time at any cost. Schools are increasingly pushing to exist as year-round educational centers, in some cases offering reduced tuition rates and other perks between semesters to grab higher enrollment. Separately, building on the Telescope piece, how have their jobs changed in recent years with the implementation or transformation of state, federal and school rules and regulations? Crazy as it might seem on spec, Quidditch is far and away the fastest growing college sport in the U. Conclude with a reiteration of your argument and why you hold to the particular solution you presented. The Washington Post recently profiled members of The Quitters Club, a small group of Washington D.
Need a wake-up call for your staff and news audience? And beyond allergies, what about phobias? The spouses and grown children of college presidents often do not officially work for the schools with which they are most closely affiliated. Humans of New York is the perfect project to inspire you on that journey. When and how do students, faculty, staff and alums find themselves most at peace or blissfully happy? Even my classes that are very small and have very quiet kids get into it, and share story topics with each other. What internal and external food pressures hover over them? What items sit unclaimed in the lost-and-found pile at the campus security center? Rethink your ideas of what makes us successful, then apply them to your parenting. Your students will really like it.