Tags » Math

The Math Behind Student Loans

Even though we’re an online tutoring app, we always look for ways to apply math concepts to every day life. No matter what field of study interests you beyond high school, math will continue to matter in your personal finances. 652 more words


Reflection on 3 Act: Lego Slide

We combined our first grade classrooms today for the 3 Act lesson I just completed on comparing lengths.  This was a different format than we had used before for 3 Act lessons. 910 more words


Dealing with Math anxiety as a parent

Most of my schooling and adult life has been plagued by Math anxiety.  It came to a head when I had to sit for the GRE exams, a requirement I needed to fulfil if I wanted to apply to graduate schools in USA. 1,203 more words


Sir Math-a-Lot

(In advanced Math 8, we are working on graphs. They are doing an activity to graph data from an experiment they did on each other. I’ve told them to make their graphs take up most of the page, but I see a girl making a tiny graph.) 56 more words


The math of conspiracy theories

By Shannon Bohman

Fig. 1 Almost everyone has heard of or even bought into a conspiracy theory.

A conspiracy, or the idea that certain groups secretly manipulate important events and power structures, can be political, scientific, or even supernatural. 207 more words

Stony Brook University

Charlotte's Web

We read Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White.  This is a great introduction to the literary classics for Ava and easy to incorporate additional learning throughout the book. 95 more words

GED webinar

First, the usual description of “traditional unproductive.”   Why, why is the “traditional” way of doing things always deemed “unproductive”?   It’s incredibly unscientific to start that way.   206 more words