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Write, Debate, and Argue like Aristotle

Posted by Caitlin G. 10/8/2017

The art of argumentation has been studied since the time of Aristotle. His book, Treatise on Rhetoric, approaches argumentation and public speaking as a science; skilled rhetoricians are said to be able to persuade anyone of any topic. In fact, rhetoric is sometimes known as the art of persuasion.

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Topics: Academics

Preparing for an Acting Career with a High School Acting Program

Posted by Caitlin G. 10/8/2017

If you’re in middle school and looking to prepare for an acting career by joining a high school with a great acting program, there are plenty of things you can start doing now that will help in your chosen profession. The four tips below are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to preparing for an acting career.

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Topics: Arts & Activities

Finding Top Jewish Day Schools

Posted by Caitlin G. 8/29/2017

Finding top Jewish day schools is much easier now than in years past. Rather than sending students to a supplementary program after school, many Jewish parents are looking for secondary schools that are more like traditional American independent schools, with a strong focus on academics and college prep that also weave traditional Jewish studies into the curriculum.

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Topics: Choosing a Private School, Academics, Jewish Studies

Three High School STEM Experiments to Try Right Now

Posted by Caitlin G. 8/28/2017

If you’re looking for high school STEM experiments you can try at home, you’re in the right place! We’ve rounded up three of the best hands-on activities from around the web so that you can quickly and easily start making science, technology, engineering, and math innovations right at home.

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Topics: Academics, Science

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