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What do you think students need to thrive in school and in life? (1965 hits)
Too many students are thinking about dropping out of K12 schools. It can start as early as 3rd or 4th grade. How can we help young people to thrive and know that they can make a valuable contribution to society. Students often do not know hoe there ...
Posted Thursday, October 15th 2015 at 1:45PM
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Webinar recorded-Topic- K12 college Bound student Success (1646 hits)
This webinar was designed for individual families, schools and community organization's. Dr. Jones was the first person in his family to go to college. Listen to the recording to learn what you can do to help your child to succeed. Webinar Topic. Sev ...
Posted Friday, October 9th 2015 at 9:56AM
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Free Study Skills/College Preparation Webinar (1822 hits)
Effective study skills are essential for any student who wants to learn and excel within and beyond the classroom. Oftentimes it is not students’ level of motivation but rather their study habits that prevent them from reaching their academic g ...
Posted Monday, September 21st 2015 at 11:41AM
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12 Tips Schools can Share with Parents of College Bound Students (1756 hits)
For over 10 million students and parents, time to prepare for college becomes a reality they must confront sometime during their junior or senior year of high school.  The parent of a successful college bound student is well prepared for the dec ...
Posted Thursday, September 10th 2015 at 3:26PM
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Books Teach Students How to Earn A+ Grades and Parents too (1667 hits)
Do you want to improve your student’s academic performance? Did you know that your student can earn A+ grades. The key to a successful school year is having the right books for parents and students. I’ve designed three easy to read books ...
Posted Wednesday, August 19th 2015 at 9:58AM
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Amazing Back to School How to Study Tips (3193 hits)
The journey back to school is a time when students meet new friends and get adjusted to a new school environment.  The adjustment is not limited to K12 students there are changes for college bound students too.  Often after the first week s ...
Posted Wednesday, August 12th 2015 at 5:48PM
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Back to School Shopping Tips That Work For Parents (1476 hits)
Shopping for back to school items can be a very costly adventure for most families.  It can be difficult when you have a shoe string budget and several students to cloth and to prepare for school. For many parents it is easy to go to the local s ...
Posted Thursday, July 30th 2015 at 4:22PM
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How to Parent's Book that Teaches K12 Students to Excel (1364 hits)
Do you know why K12 parent involvement is so important? A student’s parent is the first educator they will ever know. My passion showing parents how to help their child to succeed inspired me to write the Parent’s Ultimate Education Guide ...
Posted Thursday, July 9th 2015 at 6:25PM
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Study Skills Book Helps College Students Succeed (1403 hits)
Do you know why most college students don't succeed? It is due to poor study habits. My passion about helping students to succeed drove me to write the Seven Secrets of How to Study at Did you now that most high schools do ...
Posted Wednesday, July 8th 2015 at 4:16PM
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New Education Newletter (1714 hits)
There are k12 schools and colleges that are going through a tremendous amount of change. Too many students are dropping out. There are k12 administrators and colleges that do not know what to do about it. That is why I am writing a Newletter. We must ...
Posted Thursday, June 18th 2015 at 12:31AM
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How to Massively Turn Failing Students Around (1945 hits)
Now that the school year is over it time to turn up your preparation for the next school year. There is a saying that insanity is doing what you've always done and expecting different results. Tell everyone in your school that change is good and idea ...
Posted Tuesday, June 16th 2015 at 12:49PM
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15 Creative Summer Job Ideas for K12 Students (1869 hits)
There are many benefits to encouraging K12 students to work during the summer. They can learn how to use some of the knowledge they obtained during the school. They benefit from learning what professionals do at work. Also they may uncover a career t ...
Posted Tuesday, June 9th 2015 at 10:43AM
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Seven Secrets of How to Study the Bible (1961 hits)
The Seven Secrets of How to Study the Bible is a fantastic way to jump start your knowledge of how to live a life that is pleasing to God. Get tips that you can use right away to experience a new and vibrant Christian life. This book provides all tha ...
Posted Thursday, December 4th 2014 at 6:29PM
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9 Ways to Reduce Your Student Dropout Rate (1875 hits)
Every year school administrators, teachers and parents struggle with students who have decided to drop out of school. In some cities the dropout rate is over fifty percent among high school students. Something must be done. We are in an education c ...
Posted Wednesday, October 1st 2014 at 3:52PM
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Is your Student Ready for College (1581 hits)
Over this decade, nearly 8 in 10 new jobs will require some post-secondary education or training beyond high school and of the 30 fastest growing occupations, 50% require a college degree. College graduates earn an average of 77% more per hour than a ...
Posted Tuesday, September 9th 2014 at 6:28PM
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How to Retool your School for Greatness (1449 hits)
How to Retool your School for Greatness Gearing up for innovation in your school is one best ways to retool what you are doing. You must find a way to get everyone in the school involved. Everyone must be a leader the staff,teachers, students and ...
Posted Tuesday, June 10th 2014 at 2:25PM
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How to Teach Yourself When you're in College (1598 hits)
One of the biggest fears for a college student is running into a class where you must teach yourself in order to succeed. It may be due to a professor’s teaching method, a language barrier or a lack of knowledge about the subject. There can be fear b ...
Posted Sunday, May 25th 2014 at 7:19PM
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First Year Teachers who Defeat Discouragement (1837 hits)
The National Education Association, “estimates that one-third of all new teachers leave after three years, and 46 percent are gone within five years.” This is a startling number when one considers that number of teachers who will retire within the n ...
Posted Wednesday, March 12th 2014 at 1:04PM
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Radical Ways to Spark K12 Student's College Interest (2070 hits)
The best way to prepare a student for college is starting at the beginning of their education. Too many school systems wait until high school to start a college conversation. During the early years students are like sponges that are waiting to absor ...
Posted Friday, February 21st 2014 at 1:42AM
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Keys to Maximizing Your Student's Motivation (1721 hits)
One of the biggest challenges for any school is how to keep students motivated. It's challenging to create a school environment where everyone wants to show up every day. There are some key things that you want to keep in mind. Students are not alwa ...
Posted Wednesday, February 5th 2014 at 3:20PM
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Promises Kept:Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and Life (2230 hits)
The film is the centerpiece of a campaign to assist parents and educators in helping Black boys to close the educational achievement gap. I have written the film's companion book, Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life. Th ...
Posted Friday, January 24th 2014 at 9:02AM
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Why #DrsCorner Twitter Chat (29 hits)
I am starting a Twitter chat at #DrsCorner and I will answer your education, career and college questions every Monday evening from 7:00 - 8:00 pm est. Please join the conversation by submitting your questions, sharing information and comments. Th ...
Posted Monday, June 24th 2013 at 1:01PM
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Why Historically Black Colleges and Universities Are Still Important (3746 hits)
It is important to acknowledge what Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have contributed to the United States not just during February but all throughout the year. It’s hard to believe that hundreds of years have passed since Africa ...
Posted Monday, February 4th 2013 at 10:23PM
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10 Tips to Reduce Your Company’s Health Insurance Costs (1653 hits)
For the past 25 years there has been an ongoing debate about the cost of health insurance. Companies have responded by implementing healthy living strategies to overcome the increasing cost of health care. Employees who are young and more seasoned c ...
Posted Monday, January 14th 2013 at 3:59PM
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How to Keep your motivation to pursue scholarships (1583 hits)
Too many students start down a pathway to pursue scholarships and then give up. They key to winning scholarships is consistency every week. You must not give up. You must let everyone know that you are looking for scholarships. Here are 10 things ...
Posted Monday, January 7th 2013 at 4:37PM
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