A shopkeeper buys some books for £80. If he had bought 4 more books for the same amount, each book would have cost £1 less. Find the number of books he bought? Thank You

A shopkeeper buys some books for £80. If he had bought 4 more books for the same amount, each book would have cost £1 less. Find the number of books he bought? Thank You

on a trip Liam agreed to drive 2/3 of the total distance if Jessica drove the remaining distance. Upon completing his share of driving, Liam fell asleep. When Liam awoke, Jessica still had 20% of...

in an up-and-down natural number, the digits increase to a maximum digit and then decrease. This maximum is not the first or last digit. (Example: 256850 is an up-and-down number, but 255876 is not...

Josh has more than 250 toy soldiers. when he tries to arrange them in rows of 3, there are 2 left over. When he tries to arrange them in rows of 5, there are 2 left over. When he tries to arrange...

For the 8th consecutive year, all the students whom I tutored for the New York State Common Core examinations, have passed. All have been promoted to the next grade, and or graduated. Some of the students have received Academic Awards from their schools. Tutoring takes much diligence, patience and determination. There may be good and bad days, depending on how... read more

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There are many posts every year from parents who seek either for a tutor or for a teacher to make sure their kids would pass the test. B&N has very good curriculum books full of educational material to practice for the test. Those books are rightly called the "Complete Curriculum." All what the parents should do is to select a grade level. Those books go as high as up to the 5th... read more

In mathematics, word problems have been known to pose challenges for elementary school students, middle school students and even some high school students. In addition, a vast majority of students also have difficulties with solving problems with fractions. If we mix a word problem with a problem with fractions, then we end up getting an even tougher problem to solve. How can we expect those students... read more

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This elementary math concept quiz allows the tutor to see where the student is located in their math skills. It touches on the topics of...

For most fluent readers, it can be hard to imagine how the sight word "have" can be tricky for emerging readers. Yet many parents drilling the Dolch sight words find "have" is misread over and over again, made to rhyme with "gave" and "behave". The child is likely making this mistake because he or she is diligently applying the guidance that a silent... read more

Have you ever wondered what spelling bee champs know about spelling? I have, and my research led me straight to the 31 spelling rules as taught in the Logic of English method. These simple yet powerful rules explain 98% of English words when coupled with 74 phonograms. While that may not be enough to win an elite spelling bee, its a huge step forward for everyday literacy. The 31... read more

English is widely regarded as being full of exceptions, and often logical/literal learners struggle with the ways in which it is commonly taught. Fortunately, though, there is logic to our language, and methods have been developed that carefully distill it into a limited number of spelling rules and phonograms. These concepts are quite simple to learn but very powerful in application, transforming... read more

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Use this printable study guide to help your child with decimal places.

There are 24 space patrol vehicles in a hanger. Some of the vehicles carry 3 crew members. The others carry 4 crew members. All 86 crew members are at a briefing. How many vehicles carry 3 crew members...

I tutor a lot of "little learners:" students K-6. In order to keep my costs of materials and resources low but maximize the expanse of my creative lessons, I recently signed up for a membership to my local public children's library. Although I do not have any children of my own, I stop in once a week to pick up several books for my students to use during our lessons. They... read more

A volleyball league organizer collected $2,040 for both divisions of volleyball teams. The Blue division costs $160 per team and the Red division costs $180 per team. How many teams will play in each...

1. Hopscotch Draw a hopscotch outline with chalk or tape and write the letters of a spelling word in the squares. Your child says the letters out loud as he hops. Erase one letter at a time until he can successfully spell the word without hopping, and then move onto the next spelling word. 2. Ball Toss Toss a ball back and forth to reinforce spelling in a fun way. Each... read more

There are several points in grade school that involve a critical shift in the thinking that is required in the school work. Parent's should be aware of these points as they navigate through the abyss of raising a school-aged child and supporting the child as he/she moves forward through the grades. 3rd Grade - The third grader is transitioning from whole number thinking into... read more

"Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear, identify, and manipulate the individual sounds in spoken words." In order for a student to be able to read words off the page they must understand how words are made up of individual sounds called phonemes. Phonemic awareness is not something that comes easy for all children but if a student has a strong foundation in their phonemic awareness... read more

The answer: Let them read what they like. Most kids have a preference. For instance, some children will not read chapter books, but they love non- fiction text with pictures and captions, great vocabulary, and scientific or historic content. Standards actually encourage this type of reading. Some kid's love reading dictionaries, encyclopedias, magazines, and even religious stories. Video... read more