All Blog Posts Tagged 'freshman' (8)

Different Minds, Different Majors: How to Pick the Best Major for You

When it comes time to choose a major, the task may seem daunting. With so many different options available, deciding which one to best invest your time, energy, money, and mind to is difficult. There are some ways to help ensure that you best match your mind with your major of choice.

Determine Your Motivation



A college major is a…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on April 27, 2016 at 2:56pm — No Comments

The Case Against Freshman Academies

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network


Over the past decade as I have worked with high schools across the country, I have noticed that the term Freshman Academy has almost become synonymous for Freshman Transition Program.  This is a mistake along the same lines as saying that the word Hammer is synonymous with the word Tool.  A hammer is a type of tool.  A Freshman Academy is a type of…

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Added by Scott Habeeb on December 8, 2011 at 9:07am — No Comments

Essential Components of a Freshman Transition Program - Part 4 - Classroom Leadership

This series of posts on the essential components of a Freshman Transition Program is based on ideas found in The Ninth Grade Opportunity: Transforming Schools from the Bottom Up by Scott Habeeb, Ray Moore, and…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on December 21, 2010 at 10:14am — No Comments

Essential Components of a Freshman Transition Program - Part 3 - Standardizing Expectations

This series of posts on the essential components of a Freshman Transition Program is based on ideas found in The Ninth Grade Opportunity: Transforming Schools from the Bottom Up by Scott Habeeb, Ray Moore, and…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on November 14, 2010 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Essential Components of a Freshman Transition Program - Part 2 - Making Time for Teams to Meet

This was originally on The Freshman Transition Network.

This series of posts on the essential components of a Freshman Transition Program is based on ideas found in The Ninth Grade Opportunity: Transforming Schools from the Bottom Up by Scott Habeeb,…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on October 28, 2010 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Creating a Freshman Transition Program

The Freshman Transition Network is full of blogs and resources related to starting/creating a Freshman Transition Program (FTP). In an attempt to make it easier for members to find these resources, this blog post is being added to the Hot Topics section of the main page to consolidate the resources related to starting/creating an FTP.


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Added by Scott Habeeb on August 26, 2010 at 1:28pm — No Comments

4 Steps for Starting a Freshman Transition Program

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Added by Scott Habeeb on March 11, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Recommended Books for Teachers

This blog was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.



Here are some great books to consider reading and/or sharing with your students.


Over the years I have been amazed by the number of educators who don't read books related to our field. We recognize the importance of our students reading but then overlook how important it is for us. Perhaps part of the reason is that many books on…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on February 16, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

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