Say goodbye to cliques, set schedules, and mandatory classes, and say hello to choice and independence

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College life is a big transition from school life. We go through a lot of changes when we enter college. Our schools were a safe place where we had grown up and spent half our lives. The transition to college is so sudden that you’re no longer protected by your teachers and friends of my school time.College life poses a lot of challenges in front of me.I am  now in a place that have a full of unfamiliar faces where you need to mingle in. It teaches me to socialize and form opinions of our own. In college, students learn their free will and they go on to become more confident and composed.In school life, we were always dependant on our friends or teachers. College life teaches us to be independent. It makes us stronger and teaches us to fight our own battles. It also makes us serious about our careers. We make decisions that will affect our future all by ourselves, as in school life our parents did it for us.Additionally, in schools, we viewed our teachers as our mentors and sometimes even parents. We respected them and kept a distance. However, in college life, the teacher-student relationship becomes a bit informal. They become more or less like our friends and we share our troubles and happiness with them as we did with our friends.

https://anncatharineblanza16.wordpress.com/2021/05/09/college-life-is-far-different-from-high-school-life

I am genuinely fascinated by what makes people and organisations tick

Keywords: life long learning , organisational psychology , back to school , organisational psychology , organisational studies , psychological science , tertiary education , university

Through organisational studies I would acquire a deeper understanding of human behaviour as it relates to workplaces and a solid grounding in research methodologies needed to inform strategic goals. Qualifications in Psychology and Organisational Studies will allow me to pursue my professional goal, which is to continue working with organisations to solve business problems. As an Organisational Psychologist I will be equipped to do this at strategic level.

https://rebeccajacksonblogs.wordpress.com/2021/04/18/my-plan-to-study-organisational-psychology

I am so grateful for the experience I had and what I was taught through it – literally and academically

Keywords: bookish , lifestyle , 2021 , academics , books , creativity , embracing change , homeschool , interesting , literature , school , stories , struggles , update , writing

I was also shown the importance of balance in one’s life. I learned what really matters to me as a person – SPOILER ALERT: academics is not everything. While I still believe school is incredibly important, there are other things that matter to me, too – spending time with my family, hanging out with friends, attending church and growing in my faith, pursuing my hobbies and interests, writing for this blog, working at Chick-fil-A, exploring career opportunities for the future, discovering what mark I want to leave on the world – the list goes on. Balance matters.

https://artsyarrow.wordpress.com/2021/03/15/why-i-stopped-reading

I don’t think I have learned to write any better

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I know that all of you RPC students like me only have a blog because you have to post your essays on it. But The only reason you d that is so people can correct them. But that is what i have noticed! No one is correcting them. All we do is like or say it is good because we don’t want to take the time to correct the essay. I do this too.

https://creativeskate.wordpress.com/2021/06/03/whats-the-point

See that all I want is for you to see me so I can know you and you can know me

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Behavior is a message. When a child is being disrespectful, disruptive, rude, or otherwise not the typical kid you know, they’re telling you something. In this environment, in which we have been crisis schooling, remote, hybrid, physically distanced, masked, barriered, pool noodle-spaced, and disconnected, behavior is a big Vegas style sign with neon flashing lights.

https://tallpoppyteaching.wordpress.com/2021/02/12/see-me

I knew the curriculum and organizational options of homeschooling were vast

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It felt infinite. When I think back on the days and weeks following the homeschool decision the words heavy, overwhelming, and panic come to mind. If you are in this space right now […]

https://couturehomestead.com/2021/02/08/the-couture-homestead-homeschool-week

This first post will go over my path towards instructional technology, and goals I have for my first semester in the Instructional Systems Technology graduate certificate program from Indiana University Bloomington

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Since the COVID 19 pandemic began in 2020, I saw my students struggle with online learning and the sharp transition in their academic and personal lives. I also saw my colleagues shift to a more virtual work environment, with success and challenge. It made me want to learn more about the ways my students were learning through technology, and hopefully transition to a career in instructional design or educational technology someday. I love working in education, and I want to be able to help people learn and teach better. It has become very clear this past year that online learning isn’t going away, and we need people who can help students and educators use technology effectively to keep folks moving forward with their education.

https://edtechmadi.wordpress.com/2021/01/21/introduction-and-goals