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Path to successful learning

As you know, I am a tutor. I am already hounding my students to review, review, review. But this method can help all of us improve learning. When should you start preparing for finals? Map to success Final exams are … Continue reading

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The power of math can be exponential

When I was in elementary school, my parents made sure that I learned. They knew that all of my subjects were important, certainly. But I have special memories of discussing literature and history over the dinner table. They made sure … Continue reading

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Practice being

I tell one of my students, who struggles with his motivation and consistency, “practice being the man you hope to become”. At times he finds this axiom to be hilarious. Why is that? Well he is in 7th grade, and … Continue reading

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algebra in kindergarten

For my students, the regular school year is almost over. We now head into the summer school season. This is when I help them fill in the gaps. For those who think math is “a drag” what do you think … Continue reading

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Finger Paint, Calculus, and Music

The summer I turned 10 I had just finished 4th grade. Two of my classmates and I were given a wonderful opportunity. Each day for a few weeks we got to go to a very cool workshop at one of … Continue reading

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Mom said: Learn something new every day

My mom (and my dad) told us to learn something new every day. At dinner we were required to share, one at a time, what new thing we had learned that day. A shrug and saying “i learned nothing”, ¬†was … Continue reading

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