By Wei Hui (Wendy) Zhou, Tutor CLE Davie Mathematics is usually a dreaded [...]
I was a crammer in school. I would binge study for days before finals then collapse in exhaustion and disdain. In the downtime afterward, I would seek solace in role-playing video games, where I was free to explore landscapes and caves with my little band of adventurers or spend hours getting into battles with easy enemies in order to increase my experience points, amass gold and buy better weapons and armor.
I’m sure when you reflect on your most transformative moment; you will think of a lesson that you weren’t planning on learning that day. Educators and parents alike call these memories natural learning experiences, and they can be both contrived and spontaneous.
We recently had a roundtable discussion with students from CLE Rockville about this term, which the dictionary defines as: higher-order thinking that enables understanding, analysis, and control of one’s cognitive processes, especially when engaged in learning. Or put simply, thinking about how you think. Why do we want to do this? Because understanding how you think and how you process information can help lead to effective strategies for learning and studying.
By Lana J. Carlton, Academic Coordinator, CLE Austin Each day as we [...]
Now that I am close to graduating and getting my license in Cosmetology, I can say it has been the best and most colorful experience I have ever had!
I have the hair of a fairytale princess and the wardrobe of Lisbeth Salander. These two things don’t really go together.
Fashion. Individualism. First Impressions. Are these concepts mutually exclusive? Do they matter?
Sometimes fashion can speak for itself, but we wanted to know what it was specifically about our students’ attire that reflected their characters. Please enjoy this CLE fashion photo shoot and the voices of our students reflecting their fashion statements.
We set out to interview CLE staff, CLE Students and the manager of Uniqlo clothing to find out what the 'cool kids' are wearing these days.