BL Tutoring – SAT and Math Tutoring Welcome to BL Tutoring Your Path to Success in SAT and Math About Brett – Your Tutor Brett has been working in education for over a decade and has a deep passion for learning. He is a National Merit Scholar and holds a summa cum laude bachelor’s degreeContinue reading
For the past two years, education has experienced unprecedented interruptions as the world has grappled with the COVID 19 pandemic. In 2020 when schools were forced to shutter abruptly, many did so without the infrastructure to fully support students through virtual learning. Math skills, in particular, were vulnerable to the ‘COVID slide,’ and studies basedContinue reading “How Tutoring Can Help Prevent the ‘COVID Slide’”
“It is widely accepted that we learn approximately 10% of what we read, 20% of what we hear, 30% of what we see, 50% of what we see and hear, 70% of what we discuss, 80% of what we experience and 95% of what we teach others. Collaborative learning is vital for enhanced learning inContinue reading “Should I choose individual or group tutoring?”
Often it is not a lack of intelligence or an understanding of subject matter that stands in the way of student success. Rather students simply need help strengthening their executive functioning skills, which are basically self-management tools. Executive Function Skills: Paying attention Organizing, planning, and prioritizing tasks Starting tasks and staying focused Managing emotions KeepingContinue reading “What are Executive Function Skills?”
Can you solve this math puzzle??? Test your skills and give it a go! Answers will be posted on Friday 🙂
I saw this puzzle in Scientific American. Apparently it was designed for Taiwanese 9 year-olds. Dust off your multiplication skills! A, B, C, D, and E represent digits (0-9). Post your solution!
This joke comes from one of my calculus students: Q: “Why were the Romans so good at Algebra?” A: “Because X was always 10.”