As summer comes to a close, it can be tempting to stave off all thoughts of the school year until the very first day. However, taking the last few weeks before the school year to mentally prepare can help set you up for success. Here are some low-key ways you can start to think about school while still enjoying the last bit of summer. Continue Reading ›
Back-to school is upon us and, for many students, entering/returning to high school can be an intimidating and overwhelming situation. But the reality is, it’s a place where we spend four vital years learning, making new friends, and finding ourself. As a high-school graduate in 2012, I have some fresh perspective so you can make sure your high school years are nothing short of rewarding, stress-free, and memorable. Continue Reading ›
Getting past icebreakers and guidelines
Students expect the first day of school to be unproductive. They walk from one room to the next, playing icebreaker games and collecting printed copies of guidelines and expectations. The first day is either a social event or a logistics meeting. It makes sense to have the class get to know one another and understand the rules, but there is a better way to kick off the year.
Rather than focusing on the personalities in the room or classroom policies, why not get them engaged in learning? Teachers start the year excited about the ideas they will teach, but students often have little understanding of what the class is about. The first day is an opportunity to pique their curiosity and get them excited about the subject matter. Continue Reading ›
We are amping up for back-to-school so that we’re prepared to help our eNoters with summer reading, pop quizzes, and upcoming exams. To kick off the season and help you transition from summer sun to classroom fluorescents, we’re excited to announce the #eNotes4BTS contest!
What you can win!…
All the prizes are designed to help you transition to back to school, and everyone is a winner!
- One grand-prize winner will receive a $500 grant and a Lifetime eNotes Student Subscription.
- Three runner-up winners will receive a 1-year eNotes Student Subscription, a $49.99 value.
- Everyone that enters will get 50% off an eNotes Student Subscription. Sent via coupon code after the contest ends.
How to Enter
Let us know why you’ll need eNotes for back to school on Twitter and/or Instagram. You can simply tweet it with text, or use images and videos on Twitter or Instagram…the more creative the better!
*You MUST include the hashtag #eNotes4BTS to enter.
Entries accepted August 5 to August 26, by 11:59 p.m. PST. Continue Reading ›
It’s almost time to head back to class. Are you ready? Make sure you’re set for school with help from eNotes!
In this post, we’re covering the 3 best areas of eNotes to find the help you need with your upcoming classes. Even better: most of the help you find on eNotes is completely free to access. Check out our eNotes refresher course below and be prepared for Fall!
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Don’t just ask for Homework Help, tweet it!
Twitter has changed the landscape of so many things–from literature, to politics, to education. That’s why we at eNotes couldn’t resist jumping into the Twitter pool to bring you the homework help you need in a new and exciting way. Introducing operation #swag!
Whether you write to us @enotes or simply vent to the Twittersphere (see above) we’re here to give you the help you need. Simply post your question in a tweet and we’ll post it for you on eNotes to be answered by our expert educators–a team of real teachers and professors.