Learning Math during covid-19 Many parents are wondering how they are going to help their kids catch up in math after missing material during the Covid-19 pandemic.  I’ve had the opportunity to see how many different schools have reacted to the crisis, every story is different.  Some schools really rose to the challenge and some … Continue reading How to Catch Up in Math for Free this Summer

## Fractions, the mother of all math issues.

This lesson we’ll be covering fractions which are a math subject that causes the most trouble with students going all the way from junior high, all the way to the end of high school. Many students don’t ever master the fraction. And what happens is, later in their high school career, it really comes to … Continue reading Fractions, the mother of all math issues.

## Theory of Relativity Series Day 1

Theory of Relativity Lecture Series #1 This is an introduction to my favorite physics topic:  The special theory of relativity. In my career as a physics tutor I have always wanted to teach this subject in a one-on-one format.  This is my opportunity. I’ve spent years studying this topic and have developed a curriculum to … Continue reading Theory of Relativity Series Day 1

## Unicorn Meteor Shower!

The Physics of a meteor Shower We’ve all seen a meteor shower, but do you understand the physics behind it?  A giant rock hurdling through space?  Nope.  It’s actually dust burning up in the atmosphere.   Most meteors are no larger than a grain of rice.  The most interesting thing about a meteor shower is that … Continue reading Unicorn Meteor Shower!

## Stephen Hawking’s Ph.D. Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It’s Posted Online

Stephen Hawking’s Doctoral Thesis Interest in “Properties of Expanding Universes” is at an all-time high: Stephen Hawking’s doctoral thesis of that name crashed Cambridge University’s open-access repository on the first day the document was posted online. The Cambridge Library made several PDF files of the thesis available for download from its website, from what it … Continue reading Stephen Hawking’s Ph.D. Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It’s Posted Online