Help for Parents

How Much Does Tutoring Cost?

There are lots of options for families and individuals seeking expert help, including online tutoring platforms and brick-and-mortar tutoring centers. The average cost of tutoring ranges from $35/hour to more than $155/hour, depending on where you choose to hire your tutor.  The trick, though, as you’ll read below, is finding accurate and transparent pricing info …

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What Tutoring Is (And Isn’t)

As we begin the third decade of the 21st century, automation is becoming more commonplace, whether it be in production, banking, or customer service. Education has not been spared from the trend, as the internet is littered with neatly packaged instructional videos showing people how to do or learn basically anything. While there are plenty …

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Everyday Math: How To Bring A “Boring” Subject To Life

Simple applications of math are all around us, ready to be explained. I, for one, am passionate about sharing it and converting new math fans. Knowing that passion might not come naturally to everyone, I’ve compiled a list of easy examples that stem from a challenge presented by my 9-year-old son. These are just the …

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6 Tactics For Working With A Learning Disabled Student

I know the struggles and intricacies of helping a child with learning issues — I have two. Here’s what I’ve learned on my journey that can apply to anyone working with a learning disabled student. This list is in no way exhaustive, but offers advice on working around the struggles these brave students face. Denial …

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Recognizing The Challenges Of Learning Disabled Students

For most of us, school was simply one of the responsibilities of being a child. But for students with learning disabilities, there’s nothing simple about school. From the morning ride to evening homework time, every day is filled with anxiety. So much so that the only thing left at night is exhaustion from trying to …

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4 Homemade Recipes for STEM Fun on Thanksgiving

You don’t need Thanksgiving dinner recipes, you need ways to keep your kids engaged while you cook them. Why not use science? Why science? Because cooking involves a ton of chemistry, for one. This Thanksgiving, help your kids draw that connection while giving them ways to be inquisitive about learning and explore the wonders of …

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Boo! The Top 5 “Scariest” School Subjects In 2015 [Infographic]

Where are elementary, middle and high school students looking for extra help this school year? To answer this question, we’ve combed through every single lesson taken by students in these age groups. We captured data from August 15th to October 10th, because we wanted to know what students were taking at the beginning of the …

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6 Halloween Costume Ideas For Smart Girls

This year, help your daughter get excited about more than a plastic pumpkin head full of candy. Halloween is a great opportunity to teach her about positive women role models. With our Halloween costumes for girls, we help you avoid browsing through stores where pink and a-little-too-provocative costumes tend to reign supreme, so you can …

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The 4 C’s Of Coping With The Type Of Homework You Never Had

It’s wonderful feeling. The moment when your busy student comes to you and asks for help. As a parent, few things are as fulfilling as lending a strong, guiding hand. You thought they’d never ask. But there’s a downside. The homework they have is a heck of a lot different than what you had as …

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