Peter Russo Media Collection
On this page, you’ll find links to Peter’s blogs, where he helps students navigate the intimidating world of post-secondary education and entering the workforce. Additionally, there are links to Peter’s media features where he discusses education, history, and politics.
Bullying inside and outside the classroom has a uniquely damaging effect on students’ lives. Where bullying was considered normal in prior decades, it has come to parents’ and educators’ attention that bullying can have extreme effects on vulnerable students.
Teachers are uniquely important in the lives of their students. A teacher’s attitude can be contagious, leading to a successful learning experience or more negative consequences.
Many successful people will say that they once had a teacher that changed their life. Teachers can have a powerful influence on people and the direction they take in life. In fact, on average, a teacher will affect 3,000 children throughout their career.
As a high school educator, Peter knows how daunting life after graduation can be for students. In this blog, he hopes to take some of the stress off the leaders of tomorrow by providing major tips for applying to the school of your dreams.
Post-secondary education isn’t the only way to stay sharp and stand out in the workforce! Online education providers are an increasingly popular alternative, with many platforms offering affordable courses that can be completed at your own pace. So which ones are worth your time and money?
Technology and homework are typically two things that don’t mix well. The distractions appear unlimited and unwavering- but, there is a way to turn technology into your friend. In this blog, Peter discusses the 5 apps students must download to help them stay on top of their homework.
Voices of a People's History
Peter with members of one of his Voices of a People’s History teams.
One of Peter’s favorite subjects to teach is history. From 2016-2018 he taught A.P World History, A.P European History, and DE Western Civilization (among a few other courses). Though many of his students were deeply interested in these lessons, many struggled with understanding the value of pursuing a career in history.
Graduating from high school is a major accomplishment. Unfortunately, it is often overshadowed by the stress of planning post-secondary goals. In this article, Peter breaks down the steps to determine a career path and get the most out of your post-secondary education.
Though many high school students are looking forward to the end of their school career, it is in their best interest to continue to post-secondary education. Peter breaks down the concept of opportunity cost and how a short educational career disadvantages students.