When it comes to math, vocabulary is a very important factor. Some teachers and tutors can spend so much time focusing on the functions and formulas, and disregard some of the basic WORDS that make up those formulas. If students don’t know that “finding the sum” means to ..
Whether you are a parent looking to supplement your child’s education in a fun and easy way, a tutor looking for a unique way to keep your client’s engaged, check out these four games that will be fun and educational for students in the primary grade levels. Make ..
If you have a son, more than likely you’ve had enough robots, pirates, dinosaurs and trucks to last you a lifetime. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a list of even more activities that boys will love and that will foster their love and understanding for everything math ..
What do the White House, the Eifle Tower and the Taj Mahal have in common? Yes they are geographical landmarks, and yes they are magnificent and impressive, but they also have something else in common. They all started with a strong, solid foundation. A beautiful building is nothing ..
It is important for parents, teachers and tutors to remember that before students are students, they are children. And children are built to play. They learn through playing from the time they are very small, and continue to grow mentally, emotionally and physically when they are encouraged to ..
For students in the primary grades, learning how to deal with numbers in their original form can be challenging enough. When you introduce standard, expanded and word form, they may feel overwhelmed and under-enthused. They may get confused with the difference between expanded and word form, or may ..
Legos: The Building Blocks of Math Believe it or not, having a bunch of Legos all of the floor could be a way to help your younger child develop important math skills. These colorful building blocks can help build your child’s confidence in math at an early ..
Battleship Sunk! – Using The Game of Battleship To Practice Graphing Students will be so excited to challenge each other in a new version of the famous game of Battle Ship that they won’t even realize they are learning! Battleship is a game based on coordinates. ..
Sarah knew a few very important facts about Andrew before they ever sat down for their first tutoring session. She knew, based on the phone call with Andrew’s mom, that he liked Star Wars, the color green, and that zebras are his favorite animals. To some, these may ..
Children can learn to count, add, subtract, divide and multiply all before they can read. This is because it can be taught at such a young age. There are a lot of different ways to tutor arithmetic to young students, but the most effective ways are the ones ..