Have you heard of the “summer slide”? The term refers to when kids lose some of their academic gains from the school year over the summer, and it’s a very real thing for many students. The subject whe…

##### 4 Tips for Solving 2nd Grade Math Word Problems

Math word problems are challenging for students at any age, but particularly for second graders who have barely mastered their reading skills. Becoming proficient in math word problems is crucial in 2…

##### 5 Reasons to Ditch the Math Tutoring Center This Summer

For many students, sitting in the classroom during the school year is hard enough – and not an ideal learning situation. Asking them to do the same thing at a tutoring center during the summer when sc…

##### Does your child dread math worksheets? Try these tips to get them excited about homework

No one enjoys homework. It’s usually hard and takes up your student’s (and your) free time in the evenings and sometimes on weekends. And, having to do math homework particularly can be even worse. Ma…

##### How to Tell if Your Math Tutor App is Worth the Cost

If you’re new to the online tutoring world, you may not know what to expect from a math tutor app, so we want to help you make sure you are getting the most out of the experience. Whether you’re in th…

##### “Why are there no great tutors near me?” How online tutoring solves parent’s woes

Have you been trying to find a math tutor for your student? Are you having trouble finding one in your area that is qualified, experienced, knows your child’s curriculum, can meet on your schedule, an…

##### How a Math Tutor Can Prepare Your Student for Middle School Math Classes

Middle school is a key transitionary time in your child’s education, and a math tutor may help them reach their goals, setting the stage for long-term educational success. In the classroom, they are m…

##### 15 Qualities Every Online Math Tutor Should Have

If your child is having difficulty with math and isn’t able to get one-on-one help in the classroom, a skilled math tutor may be just the thing to help them achieve math success. But, there’s a lot to…

##### How to Master 3rd Grade Division Using Free Math Worksheets

Third grade is a big year in the life of an elementary school student. Third-grade students are expected to take the foundational math skills learned in the second grade and start building on these ba…

##### How to Help Your Child Understand the Ladder Method in Less Time

The ladder method is a useful way to help students understand and solve math problems in less time. But even though this is a helpful tool that tutors and teachers use in classrooms today, we know tha…