The ABCs of Exemplary Conduct

Doing well in school can be as easy as A, B, C! A ttendance: It has been said that showing up is 88

Commit to Professional Development

Did you bring your ‘A Game’ to class today? Because you’ll need it. In addition to

Improve Performance Through Regular Assessment

It is no secret that providing students with immediate feedback on their performance is arguably the

 

The ABCs of Exemplary Conduct

September 11, 2012 in K12 Students & Parents

Doing well in school can be as easy as A, B, C! A ttendance: It has been said that showing up is 88% of success. And while that may sound trivial, one proven key to succeeding in High School (and subsequently in college), is regular attendance. The most successful secondary school [...]

Commit to Professional Development

August 2, 2012 in K12 Educators

Did you bring your ‘A Game’ to class today? Because you’ll need it. In addition to working in professional learning communities, the best teacher leaders commit to ongoing personal and professional development.  By reading 10 pages a day from any of these best in class authors, you will equip yourself [...]

Improve Performance Through Regular Assessment

July 26, 2012 in Study Skills

It is no secret that providing students with immediate feedback on their performance is arguably the most powerful single intervention to improve achievement scores on standardized tests. Once students complete an assessment, they need to know their specific areas of strength and weakness. Provided that subsequent remediation addresses a student’s specific [...]

Leadership Lessons for Life

July 25, 2012 in Professional Development

If collaboration is the new leadership, then students must understand the real world benefits of this new paradigm. According to Geomagic co-founder Peng Fu, the real sign that you’ve emerged as a leader is that you value clarity and buy-in over being in control. That means that you understand that [...]

Q & A with Bianca Moore

February 20, 2012 in High Schoolers Guide to College

As the Ecology Club Secretary, the Elite Chamber Choir Chaplain, and a National and Spanish Honor Society inductee, Bianca Moore is a dynamic student leader with a stellar record of achievement balancing a rigorous program of studies with extra-curricular participation, church involvement, dance and music commitments, and community service initiatives. TeachersBox sat [...]

Q & A with Graphic Designer Corey Robertson

January 23, 2012 in Featured, High Schoolers Guide to College

Corey Robertson  is an award-winning web, user interface, and graphic designer based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Having founded C-Rob.com a few years out of undergrad, in 2010 he launched the world’s first company to feature an entire collection of fantasy football inspired t-shirt designs.  An exceptional designer with an impressive [...]

World Language Scholarships

January 21, 2012 in High School Students

TeachersBox would like to make its clients aware of the following International Relations and World Language scholarship opportunities. And if you need help drafting resumes and/or personal statements for admissions or any of these scholarship applications, contact TeachersBox today.  We’ve helped several clients throughout Hampton Roads earn over $3 Million in merit-based aid! [...]

A College Education Should Not Break the Bank

January 20, 2012 in Featured, High Schoolers Guide to College

This week’s featured scholarships are from the The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program which will award 100 scholarships of up to $25,000/year and 1000 scholarships of $2,000/year to college bound and community-minded students.  Each week TeachersBox will post scholarship information to help its clients emerge from college debt free. Check back [...]

TeachersBox Hosts Networking Reception at W&M

October 25, 2011 in Academic Coaching, Career, Featured, Workshops

On Friday, October 21st TeachersBox sponsored the Second Annual Alumni Networking Reception in conjunction with the Hulon Willis Association and the Cohen Career Center at the College of William and Mary. The panel discussion – moderated by Mikael L. Davis, William and Mary Class of 1995 – featured  Reyna Cartegena of [...]

College Corner

October 2, 2011 in Featured, High Schoolers Guide to College

There are 3,200 colleges and universities in the United States.  The trick for aspiring college students is determining which one is right for you.  Each month TeachersBox will post information about admissions metrics, internships and pre-college opportunities to help students narrow their college choice. This month’s feature is the University [...]