## How to reverse the effects of math trauma

Middle School and High school can be a difficult time for many students. There’s a lot of pressure to do well academically, and math class can be particularly daunting. For some students, this anxiety manifests as “math trauma.” What is Math Trauma? This condition can occur when a student has a negative experience in math … Continue reading How to reverse the effects of math trauma

## Five Easy Ways to Fight Summer Slide

Starting the academic year with achievement levels lower than where they were at the beginning of summer break is commonly known as summer learning loss, summer setback, or summer slide. Studies have shown that on average, students’ achievement scores declined over summer break by one month’s worth of school-year learning. It’s concerning because declines are … Continue reading Five Easy Ways to Fight Summer Slide

## A summer math tutor is the best way to help your student

One third of students say they do not feel confident in their math skills. It’s time to put an end to that statistic! Take advantage of the freedom that summer has to offer and grab a summer math tutor! Summer tutoring is on the rise. Statistics show that 56% of 8 to 17-year-olds get help … Continue reading A summer math tutor is the best way to help your student

## Best online summer math program for middle school students

Middle school is a tumultuous time for all students—everything from social interactions, to schedules, to school subjects become more complex in grades 6, 7 and 8. Math especially can be a pain point since concepts transition from concrete ideas in elementary school to more abstract concepts in middle school math. It’s important to set your … Continue reading Best online summer math program for middle school students

## The Quadratic Formula

The quadratic formula is one of, if not, the first “big” formulas introduced in algebra. It looks pretty daunting: Many students have get a lot of anxiety when they see this. However, it is a powerful analytical tool that helps us find the roots, or zeros, of a quadratic function. These are the points where … Continue reading The Quadratic Formula