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Teaching Independence To Improve Math Skills, Plus A Big Secret

Teaching Independence To Improve Math Skills, Plus A Big SecretWhat Happens In Class Imagine 20 still-wiggly 5th graders, or maybe too-cool middle school students, all lined up in their desks for math class. Backpacks everywhere. Enormous three-ring binders spread over their desks. Pencils at the ready. After going over the […]

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For Parents: How to talk with the math teacher.

Parents: How to communicate most effectively with your child’s math teacher. Life as a busy parent is full of challenges, and today we’re going to start looking at how to work through just one of them. Your child’s math teacher is almost certainly drowning in a sea of emails, planning […]

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Middle School Organization: Three Things You Can Do Today

Middle School Organization: Three Things You Can Do Today Middle school is a shock to your child’s well ordered world. Not only do they go from being the┬ábig fish to the minnow again, the common middle school schedule includes six or seven classes per semester. This occurs normally with six […]

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Helping Parents Help Their Math Students

The Best Curriculum Resources For Your Child We teachers and tutors hear the same question from parents almost every day: What else I can do from home to help my child achieve in math? Well, the incredible connected-ness of our networked world can help us answer that question. Or it […]

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Parents: Talking To The Teacher Part 2, Reach Out Before You Need To

Hello Parents, This is part 2 in a 3 part series about effectively communicating with your child’s teacher. We’re not talking about those dreaded parent-teacher conferences with a half-dozen people in the conference room gravely discussing Johnny’s lack of organization. We’ll get to that later. Instead, here’s a simple email […]

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Parents: Talking To The Teacher Part 1, Gathering Information

Parents: How to communicate most effectively with your child’s math teacher. Life as a busy parent is full of challenges, and today we’re going to start looking at how to work through just one of them. Your child’s math teacher is almost certainly drowning in a sea of emails, planning […]

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