Creating An Effective Study Space Students who do their homework, read and study in the same physical space improve their chances of retaining more of the information in front of them, and also improve their ability to recall that information on test day. Sitting in the same, clean, organized ..
Everyone knows the feeling of sitting at the lunch table, 17 minutes before a math test, and trying desperately to absorb everything in the math chapter and in the notes you've scribbled down during the week. It's not a great feeling, but we've all been there.Successful test prep ..
When it comes to giving your child the help he/she needs to be successful in math, some parents have no idea where to start. Most parents haven’t stepped foot inside a math classroom in years, and can become easily overwhelmed not only by trying to teach their child ..
As your child grows and develops, their personality will emerge, and as a parent, it is a joy to watch them realize their strengths, weaknesses, likes and dislikes. Some parents will watch their child bloom into a natural mathematician, a child who can pick up on math concepts ..
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 ..
Every parent has experienced it. The car ride home from school, the walk home from the bus, or dinnertime conversation. One curious, well-meaning parents asks “So, what did you learn today?” and the overwhelming response from all school aged children is a simple “Nothing.” How can they ..
Getting together with a few students from class can be a great way to share ideas, tricks, tips and methods to help students to prepare for a big test or exam. Unfortunately, the wrong study group dynamic could also lead to mass confusion, distraction and poor test performance. ..
When Am I EVER Going to Have to Use This?! Frustrated and overwhelmed students often throw down their pencils in defeat, wondering when they will ever have to apply complex math problems in their daily lives, and wonder why they even have to learn it. Parents who ..
Ask any teacher about the makeup and dynamic of their class, and one of the first observations will be the differences between their male students and their female students. Boys and girls vary greatly in their behavior patterns in the classroom, their study habits and their strengths and ..