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08/03/2015

Algebra Help: Simplify Equations Using the FOIL Method

You probably already know how to simplify an equation like 6(2x-3). Using the distributive property, you multiply 6*2x and then 6*(-3) to get 12x-18. What about an equation like (2x+4)*(3x-5)? For these kinds of equations, you need to use the...
07/17/2015

Begin with a Book

Engage your child with theme activities revolving around a recently read book. For help choosing the “right” book, checkout the site, startwithabook.org, with your child. "Start with a Book" is a website with a ton of ideas to get your child hooked on reading. They even offer a...
07/16/2015
Here is a list of commonly confused words with tips for how to tell them apart.

Ascent vs Assent

"Ascent" comes from the verb "ascend" and means to climb. "Assent" means agreement. To tell them apart, remember that when you climb a mountain, you get a "scent" of fresh air.

Elicit vs Illicit

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06/29/2015
 The sleep habits of your children are a crucial part of their mental and physical develop, yet this important feature is somehow overlooked. Keep in mind that quality sleep can enhance cognitive skills, improves the mood and provides enough energy to learn in school. For this reason at The...
06/22/2015
 If you’re taking your family on a road trip this summer, make sure you plan some fun activities to keep your children busy during the long drive. Avoid backseat brawls and general boredom by preparing activities that are not only fun, but also educational. The Tutoring Center in Tampa Bay...
06/18/2015
 Parents always want to help their children as much as they can, but sometimes providing homework help can be difficult if you don’t know the subject. But this doesn’t mean that you can’t interact with your child's learning, especially at an earlier age. In this post, The Tutoring Center in...
05/25/2015
Final exams are the only thing between you and your summer vacation. However, they are incredibly important for your grade, so you need to stay focused. It’s easy to get distracted by the fun after school is out and lose focus of your final exams. To help keep you on track, The Tutoring Center in...
05/20/2015
Many people see students that get extra one-to-one instruction or private tutoring in a negative light. In reality, there are many different reasons to get a tutor other than not understanding your schoolwork. For younger students, one-to-one instruction will help them form good habits and time...
05/13/2015
There’s no denying that even today, television has a pretty big impact on our day-to-day lives. However, allowing your child to sit in front of it all day is probably not the best idea. After all, this can take time away from other activities they could be doing to stay mentally and physically...
04/29/2015
Getting your child to be more interested in academic pursuits may seem like a difficult task. Surely getting your child to find joy or excitement in a subject he or she doesn’t enjoy, is not easy. However, there may be a way that you can help introduce your child to something new and spur a more...

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