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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

This Blog post was originally published by Moon Prep, a Georgia based company specializing in college admissions counseling. For more information about their services, please visit www.MoonPrep.com In Defense of the Benefit of the Doubt

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…