As a parent, it’s vital to understand the positive and negative effects of technology on early childhood development. Nearly 98% of students under the age of eight have access to technology. It prepares children for a new, tech-driven learning environment. We live amid a technological explosion. Resultantly, children are becoming technology experts at a young age. Elementary … Continue reading How Technology Is Affecting Early Childhood Development
Do you want your child to have an interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education? Many children are uneasy about approaching STEM. It’s full of complex concepts that can be overwhelming. For this reason, many children do not reach their full potential in the field. There’s a lot of job opportunities in STEM. … Continue reading How to Spark Interest in STEM Studies
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Fields that fall into the STEM category typically account for a wide swath of professions that offer excellent pay and prestige, as well as an opportunity to impact significant societal innovations. STEM professions are also increasingly sought after for their job security, due to sweeping technological upgrades … Continue reading A Guide to Supporting STEM Education for Students With Disabilities
Both the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) and ACT (American College Testing) exams help measure a high school student’s preparedness for collegiate academics. Answers are compared across all applicants, and tests are scored according to respective SAT and ACT grading tiers. SAT exams are scored on a scale of 1600 total points, with an optional essay. … Continue reading ACT vs. SAT: Which One Should You Take?
The student-parent relationship doesn’t work for tutoring math. We’ve had hundreds of calls from frustrated parents trying to tutor their kids in math. The results range from frustration to crying and shouting. Do you think that sounds like a productive learning environment? Why can’t I tutor my own child in math? There are … Continue reading Why parents should NEVER tutor math