40 More Competitions Every Student Needs to Know About πŸ”­ ✍️ 🎼 πŸŽ₯

40 More Competitions Every Student Needs to Know About πŸ”­ ✍️ 🎼 πŸŽ₯
We've covered a number of competitions thus far, contest in areas like photography, poetry, humanities and history, vocal talent, contests for students with disabilities, and much, much more. Now, there are more opportunities than ever before to benefit from your wide range of skills and talents. Check out the list below:STEAM AwardsRegeneron Scien...
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Sophomore Year: Top Five Keys to Success πŸ—πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ“

Sophomore Year: Top Five Keys to Success πŸ—πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸŽ“
Last week, we discussed five things ninth graders should do to ensure success their freshman year and to lead to continued accomplishments throughout their high school and post-secondary careers. This week, we are moving on: sophomores, it's your turn.Yes, you're only in tenth grade. Yes, you are not even halfway to high school graduation. Yes, you...
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Class Tech Tips' opinion on KudosWall

As you look to make the most of both traditional and digital experiences, you'll definitely want to check out KudosWall. I think it's a great option for keeping student work organized, accessible and ready to celebrate. It provides an easy-to-use space for remembering every big and small moment and capturing student work to show off accomplish...
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Music Competitions for Students 🎻 🎺 πŸ₯ 🎀

Music Competitions for Students 🎻 🎺 πŸ₯ 🎀
Sinatra. Crosby. Cole. Hendrix. Armstrong. Grohl. What do all of these incredibly talented individuals have in common? No matter what year they launched their careers in, they all are still considered to be the best singers, trumpet players, and drummers of modern times. They became "the greats," but they all started at the beginning.If your studen...
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What are transferable skills?

What are transferable skills?
Hoping to land a job or internship but not sure you have the right skills for the role? You'd be surprised! When you consider the skills you have gained from school, hobbies, sports and jobs in unrelated fields, you have a lot more to work with than you think. Here's some information about transferable skills you might want to know:What are transfe...
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Culinary Camps for Kids πŸ₯˜πŸ©πŸ°

Culinary Camps for Kids πŸ₯˜πŸ©πŸ°
There's no doubt about it, summertime can be something of a nightmare for parents. While yes, it is wonderful having the kids at home and happy and homework-less, it is also difficult to balance them and their needs with work and everything else life throws into the mix, when they don't have school to occupy most of their time.For many parents, the...
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6 STEM Competitions to Make this Summer Count πŸ”¬

6 STEM Competitions to Make this Summer Count πŸ”¬
​​​Summer is a time for relaxation, vacation, and...concentration? The summer months speed by but a good way to make sure you're using that precious time effectively is by setting a goal and working towards it. So, check out these STEM competitions, grab a glass of lemonade, and make this summer count!Regeneron Science Talent SearchEvery year, the ...
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9 Youth Art Competitions πŸ–Œ πŸ“½ πŸ“·

9 Youth Art Competitions πŸ–Œ πŸ“½ πŸ“·
There are various ways to keep your child in an active pursuit of their passions, and the following competitions even provide the chance to win recognition and monetary awards. Art competitions serve as a way for middle and high school students to earn money, learn from others, and be assessed for their work.CelebratingArt.Com Student Art Competiti...
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How to Prepare For Your Freshman Year

How to Prepare For Your Freshman Year
The summer after high school graduation truly is a magical time; you're stuffed to the brim with grad-party food, your responsibilities have all but blown away with the end of high school, and you're looking forward to a huge life change. These three months can be daunting as you look to the future of uncertainty, but there are things you can do to...
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The 'I' in 'Internship': How to Stand Out as an Intern

The 'I' in 'Internship': How to Stand Out as an Intern
From the beginning of high school to the end of college, it seems as though you can't get through a day without someone lecturing you about internships and why they are the golden ticket to your dream job; your fast-track to the corner office. The pressure of having that resume-worthy experience, coupled with an already full academic load, and an a...
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Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day!
We wish all the mothers out there a very very happy mother's day!  Thank you for all you do!- KudosWall Team

KudosWall reviewed in School Library Journal

About School Library Journal:School Library Journal is the premiere publication for librarians and information specialists who work with children and teens. A source of quality journalism and reviews for more than 60 years, SLJ produces award-winning features and news coverage on: literacy, best practices, technology, education policy and othe...
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8 Scientifically Proven Study Tips πŸ“˜ πŸ“ πŸ’§

8 Scientifically Proven Study Tips  πŸ“˜ πŸ“ πŸ’§
1. Get movingMultiple studies, including this one published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, suggest that exercise can help improve memory. Factor in at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise a couple times a week to get your blood pumping. 2. Close the textbookThis might be counter intuitive advice ...
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9 Competitions for Tech Savvy Students πŸ’»

9 Competitions for Tech Savvy Students πŸ’»
Whether you would like to pursue a career in computer science, want to learn more about programming, or simply want to put your skills to the test, you should check out these competitions: Technovation Challenge Focused on offering opportunities to girls, this challenge calls girls around the world to identify an issue in their community and create...
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7 Competitions That Teach You How To Be An Entrepreneur πŸ“ˆπŸ“‡

7 Competitions That Teach You How To Be An Entrepreneur πŸ“ˆπŸ“‡
We've already discussed DECA, a great organization for anyone interested in entrepreneurship. However, there are many opportunities to learn and practice entrepreneurship in high school and middle school. Here are some examples: Diamond ChallengeThe Diamond Challenge is a unique entrepreneurship challenge as it offers two competition tracks. A trad...
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14 Weird Scholarships You Might Qualify For

14 Weird Scholarships You Might Qualify For
There's a scholarship out there for everyone. Scholarships for the creative...The Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship fosters creativity by asking students to submit an essay regarding what they would do if a zombie apocalypse hit their campus. The winning essay writer will receive a $2,000 scholarship. The Make Me Laugh scholarship is for students who l...
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50 Competitions Every Student Needs To Know About πŸ† πŸ† πŸ†

50 Competitions Every Student Needs To Know About πŸ† πŸ† πŸ†
Looking for a way to challenge your skills, inspire growth in yourself, and motivation to try your hardest? Check out this list of 50 competitions that might help you do just that!Academic National Economics Challenge - While not available in all states, EconChallenge is an online competition for high school students. Winning teams can eventually c...
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After School Clubs You didn't know you wanted to join

After School Clubs You didn't know you wanted to join
Junior High and High school is a good time to broaden your horizons and participate in a variety of activities. You may want to look into some of the following clubs you didn't know existed:Gaming ClubGaming clubs have increased in popularity over the past few years. These clubs focus on creating teams that will participate in local and national co...
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All about it: DECA

All about it: DECA
DECA is a non-profit student organization, with over 3,000 high school chapters and 215,000 members total it's an organization you want to know about. What is DECA?As mentioned above, DECA is a student organization whose mission is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, and other business related fields. While it has m...
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Should you write a letter of recommendation?

Should you write a letter of recommendation?
Being asked to write a letter of recommendation is an honor. A student you have mentored and watched grow into the talented individual they are respects your opinion enough to ask you to write a letter of recommendation on their behalf. But are you the best person for the job? Here are a few things to think about before taking on the responsibility...
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