Parents everywhere struggle to find the right combination of studying and screen time for their children. If the kids had a vote, they’d “study” in front of their favorite TV show, or attempt to play video games while writing a paper. Concerned parents know that too much ..
Navigating the teenager years is hard. Navigating the teenager world while dealing with anxiety or other mental health issue can seem impossible for both the student and the parents on the other end. Trying to understand the root of their issues, researching and learning all you can ..
Good Grades Start At The Dinner Table If you’re like most families, you lead a pretty busy life. There are kids to wrangle and spouses to communicate with, dogs to walk and parties to attend, dinners to make and dance recitals to get to. There is always ..
Almost every high school student has asked themselves, their teachers, tutors and parents the same question: “When are we ever going to have to use this?” When an educator can respond with real world examples that matter to the student, chances are the student will put in the ..
For kids who are passionate about all things math, science and technology, educational camps may be an excellent way to give them even more exposure to the topics and subjects that they love. Many museums offer seasonal camps based on a variety of subjects, from astrology to computer ..
Building a positive relationship with your teacher is a key element in having a successful school year, especially for students who are struggling in a particular subject. We asked a few math teachers about the things that students can do to give them the best opportunity to succeed ..
Many people think that they fit into one of two categories, “numbers people” and “words people.” Numbers people have a field day with equations and graphs and formulas, and can look at a set of numbers and can immediately recognize a pattern. Words people are readers, writers, they ..
If math was your absolute favorite pastime, you aced every math test you’ve ever taken, and you jumped for joy at the sight of an algebraic equation, you probably wouldn’t be on this website. So since you are, chances are math has not always been easy for you. ..
As a tutor, teacher or parent, sometimes it can be difficult to explain how to work out a challenging math problem. We want to explain it in a way that the student understands, and also want to ensure that when it comes to test time, they are able ..
Dear Parents, As you’re going through your child’s school work, do you notice the margins of their notes are filled with doodles? Drawings, phases, shapes, squiggly lines that lead to nowhere? Before you jump on your child about needing to spend more time focusing on the lesson ..