Navigating Your Child's Education: Grades 9-12

David Stoll

David has been an educator for over 20 years. He currently serves as Media Center Director at Worthington Christian's Upper School and teaches study skills, iJournalism, broadcasting and yearbook. He and his wife Emily have four school-aged children. He loves integrating technology and learning. He's passionate about encouraging students in their walk with Jesus and helping students develop their story-telling skills.

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Curbing Teacher-Student Clashes

By David Stoll on Jan 21, 2021 8:00 PM

“My History teacher hates me.”

“My English teacher has it out for me.”

“My science teacher wants me to fail.”

I believe that we have all, at one point in our lives and educational experiences, had a teacher whom we were convinced didn't like us! As students ourselves we likely thought this about a particular teacher or professor, and now we hear it from our own high school-aged children.

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The Study Cycle

By David Stoll on Sep 5, 2019 7:00 PM

Mom says: “Why are you watching Stranger Things? Don’t you have any homework?”

Student replies: “Nope.”

How many times has this very conversation played out in your home?

Many students erroneously believe that if homework has not been assigned or is already completed and no quizzes or tests have been scheduled for the next day, then homework doesn’t exist.

Parents, this is not necessarily the case. In fact, there is hardly ever a time during the school year when your student doesn’t have at least something that they should be studying or reviewing.

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