October is National Arts & Humanities Month

  The United States of America is home to many cultures and heritages. This is one of the reasons we have the nickname, The Melting Pot. We are home to many different individuals that come together and stand united in more ways than one. This is a reason  for celebration! Lucky for us, October is…

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What you need to know about AP Exams

  While in highschool it’s common for students to enroll in AP courses. AP stands for Advanced Placement. This is beneficial to take while you are in high school because it gives you more opportunities compared to a general course. AP courses can earn you college credit, stand out on transcripts and get you ahead…

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Study Habits and Starting the Year off Right

After summer break, it can be hard to get back into a routine once school rolls around. We’ve been in the mindset of swimming, relaxing, sports, hanging out with friends and school is definitely the last thing on our minds.    In order to have a successful school year, it’s important to go into the…

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College Essays: The Basics

  Conversations around your junior and senior year of high school are often focused on what your next steps will be, exploring college, military, career and other programs. For students planning on college, the questions center on what type of school, including size, location, and programs offered. Sometimes what you plan to major in will…

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Top 6 TextbookHub Staff Summer Reads

The Look of the Book: Jackers, Covers, & Art at the Edges of Literature by Peter Mendelsund – I’ll nearly always pick up a book about book covers and this one concentrated largely on the twentieth century. I appreciated hearing from designers on their process and interactions (or not) with authors, as well as seeing…

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Approaches to Rigor

Recently we had the opportunity to present at a K-12 Conference and we hosted a roundtable on the Pros and Cons of Rigor and Acceleration.  Rigor is an important topic and always deserves attention. NAIS just shared an article on the “Dark Side of Rigor.”  It’s a great read with examples of specific schools and…

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Teacher Tips: Rest, Relax, Restore

After a long year of ups and downs, summer comes at a very welcoming time. Our teachers have expanded their everyday knowledge of teaching to include online learning, zoom meetings, extra emailing, internet collaborating, etc.  Now it’s time for our teachers to rest, relax, and restore. We have put together some ideas to help restore…

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Fun Ways to Celebrate Graduations in 2021

Graduation is a time to celebrate for students and their families. This year, the restrictions may still be a bit tighter than “normal,” but there are still some great ways to celebrate the recent grad!  Graduation Celebration Ideas for 2021 Parties indoors may still not be the safest way to celebrate, but there are still…

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Successful Use of Summer

  Summertime is geared towards fun in the sun, rest, and relaxation. TextbookHub believes that students can keep their minds engaged all summer long. Summer reading and exploration is a great way to keep students fresh and eager for more. What can you do to help your student have an enriching and fun summer? Let’s…

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Thank You Teachers!

“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” Malala Yousafzai Teacher Appreciation Week is celebrated the first full week of May. After the last year and a half that our teachers have had, we know teachers deserve to be celebrated each and every day. More than ever before, educators everywhere have stepped…

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