Category: Education

Classroom Supply Shopping SPREE

Teachers Joan Juarez (with her kids!) and Tori Klug from North Elementary School in Tracy, CA went with me on a shopping SPREE yesterday to Staples in Tracy for school supplies. Great fun! ForCarol.com had gotten an extra $60.00 in donations and Tori and Joan jumped at the […]

Teenage Brains

I read an article in National Geographic this month about the complexities of the teenage brain.  The entire story can be read there, but, I’ll quote a bit of it here.  It is a VERY good article, and very appropriate to this web site’s message! Beautiful Brains Moody. […]

UC Berkeley Student Orientation by Caitlin Dong

UC Berkeley Student Orientation by Caitlin Dong Just as high school freshmen attend orientation, so do college freshmen. I attended freshman orientation for UC Berkeley in the middle of June. Everyone abbreviated and referred to orientation as CalSO (Cal Student Orientation). I just learned the other week that […]

Congratulations to Caitlin Dong

Read Caitlin’s application essay here. ForCarol.com congratulates Caitlin Dong, Tracy High IB student with a 4.52 GPA(!!!), for being the winner of the $1000 2011 Carol Phan College Scholarship!  🙂 Caitlin submitted an outstanding essay (“My Passion for Dance & How It’s Changed”) describing her passion for dance, […]