As students in the lower level grades prepare for the shift into higher order math classes, algebra can sometimes be overwhelming and frightening for students who have had no experience with it before. “Math is hard enough with just numbers,” many students complain, “now what will we do ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Millions of teens around the world find excitement and pride in landing their first after school job. Whether it is as a lifeguard at a community pool, scooping ice cream in the local ice cream shop, or folding clothes at their favorite boutique, having a job is a ..
Some middle school students go through a weird phase in which they seem like they are eating their parents out of house and home. Growing teenagers seem to have a insatiable appetite, and can be found in the kitchen more often than not. If this sounds like your ..
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 ..
Your brain, just like your heart or your lungs or your biceps, is a muscle, and becomes stronger when it is used regularly. You may be familiar with exercises that strengthen your biceps, or workouts that keep your heart strong, but you may not be as familiar with ..
Many parents struggle with knowing how to help their children who are having a hard time with math. If the parents are not math aficionados, helping their children with high-level math can cause stress in the relationship and end up doing more harm than good. Parents who love ..