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February 14, 2018

"I don't really care about your right answer though." The confusion was back. I was pushing her past what she had always been taught. In school, it was all about bubbling the right answer- and today I was asking her to look past that. She had probably nev...

October 10, 2017

The good news is, math mentality can be turned around. Students can teach themselves to be comfortable with math. Check out these three suggestions below for ways to help your child overcome math anxiety and build a better mentality when it comes to math.

May 17, 2016

Can I share with you something that I have been itching to scream from the rooftops? 

Math doesn't have to be boring!! 

There. I said it. 

I have been thinking a lot lately about my personal view of mathematics as well as the view that my students bring in to tutoring ses...

May 3, 2016

Summer is coming up fast! If you are anything like me, you are getting pumped up for all the fun festivals, swimming, beach time and vacations. Summer is hands down my favorite time of year (sorry winter lovers!) summer is simply the BEST.

Of course summer also means th...

March 10, 2016

Sometimes what a child needs after learning a math concept is practice, practice, and more practice. Flash cards or worksheets can become dull and can be time consuming for parents. Websites can be a great place for students to practice while having fun and being engag...

February 8, 2016

Do any of these situations sound familiar to you?

  • Your child is stressed about school and their homework, it stresses you seeing them this way and you are at your wits end with what to do.

  • You feel like you are failing in helping your child with their educatio...

February 8, 2016

Fall is approaching quickly! I get excited thinking about the crisp air, football, holidays and as always back to school time. Okay..well the air doesn't get so crisp here in Florida at first..but by darn that wont keep me from enjoying it. Along with fall it seems com...

February 8, 2016

Like most people in America I like to visit this magical land they call Target ALOT. This summer especially has been filled with hours spent in Target with my husband "remembering" things we "need" for our new apartment. This month especially, I feel an extra jolt of e...

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