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Keeping a journal can bring with it a few advantages that can make an impact in several areas of your life; e.g., academically, socially, and personally. For a better idea of what these are, continue reading.

Advantages to Keeping a Journal

You Can Vent

Keeping your deepest thoughts, doubts, and...
Being ready for their classes is a great way to ensure that your child will do well in them. However, if you need some guidance on how you can prepare your child for class, the following post has a few tips you can use.

How to Prepare Your Child for Class

  1. Needless to say, your child shouldn't...
As you may have heard a million times, "practice makes perfect". This means that the more you do something, the better you'll get at it. If your child requires a boost in order to completely master their math skills, you can help them practice more and improve with the tips below.

How to Practice...


Improve Your Child's Attention Span

These days few are immune from the relentless distractions that daily life throws at us. From ubiquitous marketing campaigns to quick-hitting digital entertainment, the competition for our limited amount of attention is stiffer than ever. Children are...
While you should allow your child to rest and have fun during their summer break, you should also encourage them to participate in different academic activities so they can reinforce their knowledge and improve in different skills. For instance, you can use the tips below to help them improve...
One of the most common difficulties for students of math is working with fractions. There really are two ways to think about what a fraction represents, and it is crucial to grasp them both to avoid misunderstandings in more advanced math classes. This article will explain what fractions are and...
Having a gifted child can lead to a great pride in your child’s abilities. It can also, however, provide it’s own set of challenges. To be sure, gifted when in reference to a child’s abilities, means that he or she has an exceptional ability to reason and to learn. These children are within the...
It’s understandable that sometimes, homework can be overwhelming for your child. However, if you ever see them have a tough time getting through their academic duties, you should encourage them to keep going. A way in which you can do this is by providing them with homework strategies they can...
You don’t need to try to study at a party, while tired and hungry, to know that the conditions you set out to do your schoolwork matter a whole lot. This post will go over a few tips you can follow, so you can create the right conditions for you to study effectively.

How to Set the Right Studying...

We here at The Tutoring Center in Houston recently offered a little advice on engaging reluctant readers and today we’d like to offer some similar tips, this time on motivating your child when it comes to math.

Give a good example

If your child hears you say a math problem is too hard for you or...
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