What’s better than one amazing Graider of the month? Two, of course! We are pleased to announce our May Graiders of the Month, Rachel Zgabay and Shelby Islet. Both rising sophomores at Tarleton State, Rachel and Shelby are best friends and aspiring high school teachers. Read on to learn more about these two charming, talented young ladies.
“Often when I read younger students’ writing, they don't yet have a full idea of what they can or cannot write about, so their writing is very innovative and creative. I feel I can take a lot from what they are saying.”
In the past couple months, we made two big improvements to our git strategy. In this blog post, I'll detail these improvements and give you some of the problems we were hoping to prevent in implementing them.
We are thrilled to announce new funding that will accelerate the development of our feedback and grading technology and expand access for students across the country to benefit from timely, personalized feedback.
“I LOVED working kids and being able to bring excitement to them and serve as a role model […] My favorite afternoons were the ones spent tutoring. I realized that I looked forward to going to the elementary school, rather than going home. That is where I found my passion.”
"I love writing, I love talking about writing, and I love helping students with writing. I believe it's an incredibly important skill for all students to develop. I was on the debate team in high school and that is when I really fell in love with writing. Debate taught me argument building, critical thinking, and effective communication skills - all of which translate to writing, too." - Bronwen Hale
Courtney is going to become a teacher in ten short months. Her experience attending Emory helped her appreciate that she was fortunate to an opportunity that many kids from her community didn’t have – and she wants to help change that.
STEM professionals don't just sit around solving math problems all day - we build things, test things, break things, and communicate with others. Math and science students need to learn to love writing so they can pass their passion on and inspire future generations of scientists, engineers, and technology leaders.
AP US History students from Muchin College Prep in Chicago, IL were asked to give candid feedback on their experience. In total, 30 students responded to the survey. We want to share the results with you!