Middle School Math

The educational standards in the United States varied from state to state as there was no common curriculum across the country. Finding their students lagging behind international students in mathematical understanding and application of math concepts, the Federal Government embarked upon an initiative to enhance the mathematical skill of US students to bring them on par with international students. Accordingly, the Common Core Standard in Math and English language was evolved to improve students’ skills in these areas. The Common Core Standard was adopted by 45 States with agreed standards for each grade. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) published educational … Continue reading

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COMMON CORE MATH

The common core is the set of high quality academic standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA).  The learning objective of a student outlines what a student should know and do at the end of each grade from K-12.  The standards were to ensure that the students as they come out of schools have all the necessary skills to succeed in their college, career and entire life. Math and English were chosen as the subjects for Common Core standards as they are the building blocks of skill sets for various other subjects.   Accepted by 42 states in the … Continue reading

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Elementary School Math Tutor

Elementary school is the foundation for a child’s educational progress and it is important to have a logical approach to teaching at this level. At the elementary school level, the instructors interact with students and work along with them through the exercises. The tutors help students to get comfortable with numbers. The role of an elementary school math tutor is to give children a firm foundation in mathematics. Students who are good at math are given challenges that tease their talent. Such challenges at the elementary level help build a strong foundation for sustained growth at higher levels. A good … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten is the first real step for young children towards the outside world. At Kindergarten, children meet new people, learn new rules and discipline, spend considerable amount of time away from their comfort zone, viz. home. Children learn most things through playing, exploring and just by being with parents. Therefore, no age can be considered as too early for children to make them ready for kindergarten. The process can ideally start about a year ago, while the child is in Preschool. Starting early makes the transition smoother. The parents should consider a child’s strengths and weaknesses, special talents and social … Continue reading

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Engaging Kids in Learning during the Thanksgiving Holidays

Are you looking for ways to keep your kids active, entertained and learning over the Thanksgiving holidays? We have some tips and ideas for you from cooking and writing to games and puzzles. Writing Exercises and Keeping it Fun One way to build family connections and keep your kids engaged in learning and writing is to have your child interview a family member who is attending the Thanksgiving holiday with you. Have your child ask about where they were born, where they went to school, when did they meet their husband or wife (your child’s grandma, grandpa, aunt or uncle), … Continue reading

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