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Best Family Games for Math Enrichment

Playing games with your kids doesn’t have to wait until schoolwork is done! Math skills for all ages are hiding in your favorite family games. Using these games as teaching tools isn’t just fun, it encourages play and is a great tool for visual and kinetic learners. Yahtzee The…

Can’t Believe I Just Said That

“I can’t believe I just said that.” Is this inner monologue familiar? I say it to myself all the time! “Don’t hit your brother with salami.” Followed by, “I can’t believe I just said that.” There are three HUGE skills that probably seem obvious to your parents (they can’t…

Multiplication Box Method

If you were asked to multiply 24 x 36, how would you do it? No calculuator! Most of us (parents) learned what we now call the traditional algorithm, as shown below. One technique that teachers have been demonstrating in the Common Core era is the box method for multiplication….

Benefit of the Doubt

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Studying for Math

We are commonly asked to assist with study skills (don’t worry, that’s a natural part of tutoring). One of the problems we notice among our students is that they study the same way for all of their classes. If you had a geography test how would you study? How…

Selecting a Tutoring Center

A good tutor is hard to find Live in the suburbs? You probably see half a dozen tutoring places dotted among the shopping centers in your area. And yet, why is it so hard to find a good tutor? Sometimes the answer is the delivery method itself. Are you…