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Educational Link Round-Up

California Tells Schools to Start Later, Giving Teenagers More Sleep “A new law pushed back start times at most public middle and high schools, citing research that says attendance and performance will improve if teenagers get more sleep.” Spelling Their Way to Success “Four past ... Read More


The ACT Science Section: Busting 3 Big Myths

Myth 1: The ACT Science Section is a Test of Content Knowledge The name of the section is a bit of a misnomer: The ACT Science section does not test a student’s science knowledge. So what is it, then? The Science section is really a reading comprehension test with lots of charts, graphs, ... Read More


Stress Management

At AJ Tutoring, it’s our goal to get as many students as possible through the academic and test-taking gauntlet with as little stress as possible. In order to achieve this, we need to know what stress is, why it exists, what it looks like, and what we can do to manage it.  What is? ... Read More


Educational Link Round-Up

Arithmetic, Meet Algebra “Even a third-grade teacher with a firm math background can present the arithmetic in a children’s poem in such a way that students later recognize the beautiful ideas associated with a geometric series.” Why school districts need a ‘Consumer Reports’ for ... Read More

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