Ginny's Helpful Blogs
Beyond Dorm Decor: College Level Academics
Students constantly hear “college is not like high school” but it doesn’t really sink in. What exactly does that mean? How is it different and WHY is it different? Understanding what's expected and the reason behind it can help students prepare for the transition.
A Prof’s Manifesto on Paper Planners in a High-Tech World
With every passing year since returning to teaching in 2007, I saw more and more students struggling to complete their schoolwork.
Ratemyprofessors(.com), Registration, & Drop/Add with Coursicle
Here is how to use the Coursicle app to get a better schedule using the Drop/Add option at most colleges and universities.
An Introduction to the planner by its creator, Prof. Ginny Horan
Find out more about the Centered Student Planner with a video from it's creator, Prof. Ginny Horan
Hey Student, Here's How To Use Your Planner!
Most people are visual learners so "seeing" what they need to do, written in a planner, helps them remember.
BIO: Virginia Horan
For the past ten years, she has focused her attention on advocating for students and helping colleagues update various teaching methods to engage Generation Z students.
The Secret Weapon of Success in School
When you write by hand, rather than tap into a laptop or tablet, you slow down just enough to think more about WHAT you are writing. Handwriting activates the thinking part of the brain and helps with memory.