Dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia

While the reading deficit dyslexia is more commonly known in academic and medical communities, its sibling disorders, dysgraphia and dyscalculia, can sometimes better describe the obstacles students face in achieving their academic goals. Understanding the specifics...

Tools for Memorization

The most daunting aspect of education is memorization.  For some people it may come fairly easy.  For others it is the bane of existence.  However, it doesn’t have to be.  While it may always be time consuming and a little frustrating, there are...

Tips for Taking an Online Test

Taking an online test is simply a different experience.  When taking a test in person, prep for the actual testing process is nearly all the responsibility of the teacher.  Beyond showing up on time and making sure you have a pencil, there’s not much more to...
Math is Not the Devil

Math is Not the Devil

Math is Not the Devil     I have been tutoring math for about 20 years now.  When I am meeting students for the first time, I am often told “I Hate Math” or “I am horrible at math”.  It is amazing how people label themselves and give themselves an...