The 5 W’s of Photography Competitions 📸 📸

The 5 W’s of Photography Competitions 📸 📸
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I, myself, am really just full of words. If the student you're looking after is more of the artistic variety, take a read through this week's installment of competitions for them to get involved in.Who: www.CelebratingArt.comWhat: CelebratingArt.com is a nationally recognized website that awards student...
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Humanities and History Competitions for Students

Humanities and History Competitions for Students
History is such an important subject of study, and for those students with a passion for the past, take a look at these competitive opportunities.Davidson Institute: The Davidson Institute's Young Scholars Program is a culmination of services designed to "nurture the intellectual, social, emotional, and academic development of profoundly intelligen...
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10 Competitions for Kids with Disability

10 Competitions for Kids with Disability
Adaptive Track & Field USA: This organization is a wonderful force that provides competitions for para-athletes and also serves as an advocate for high school-aged individuals with disability. World Para Athletics: Okay, yes, this is a bit ambitious, but for a really incredible (and entertaining) taste of what your child could potentially one d...
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7 Vocal Competitions for Students

7 Vocal Competitions for Students
​Let me begin by clearing something up, right from the get-go: you will not be forced to hear me sing today, no sir. Never fear, readers. I leave that unlucky fate to the inside of my shower and my poor car, Moneypenny. She's an attentive and unbiased listener and loves me no matter what, thank you very much.Now to the matter at hand. If you're rea...
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The Beginning of KudosWall, with Jag and Nikhil

The Beginning of KudosWall, with Jag and Nikhil
Hey everyone, Hannah from KudosWall here. Instead of imparting my usual wisdom on writing a recommendation letter or preparing for freshman year or standing out as an intern, I've decided to tell you all a story about your favorite edtech rockstars, Jag and Nikhil Vootkur. This father-son dynamic duo has redefined the meaning of the phrase "family ...
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7 Culinary Competitions for Teens

7 Culinary Competitions for Teens
Make no mistake - I cannot, and will never pretend to be able to, cook. My idea of fine dining is successfully bringing a pot of water to boil and not over-or-undercooking the pasta I clumsily pour into it. Past roommates of mine have intentionally disconnected our fire alarm when they know my dinner plans include baked potatoes. I am the twenty-so...
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Recommendation Letters: A Guide for Educators

Recommendation Letters: A Guide for Educators
First things first, I must applaud those of you who work in the pursuit of shaping the minds of young, angsty teenagers. This truly is a noble profession, one in which there is little recognition or commendation. At the same time, high school seniors and juniors face the stress of growing up and applying to college under the overwhelming blanket o...
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5 Summer Must-Reads for 2017’s Youths

5 Summer Must-Reads for 2017’s Youths
I know what you're thinking: the school year just ended! Why must you make me use my brain?Calm down, friends. I'm merely encouraging you to use some of your free time doing that wild and crazy thing called reading for pleasure. You likely didn't have time for it throughout the school year, and there's no way you're going to spend every last minute...
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