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Improving Analytical Thinking in English Class

English students face many challenges unique to the humanities classroom. From reading books whose relevance remains elusive to in-class writing projects where rubrics prompt fear and trembling, the young writer enrolled in a Bay Area English course has myriad reasons to seek tutoring. The ... Read More

 

More Reading Recommendations for High School

With the success of our last list, we’ve added some more recommendations from AJ leaders. As a reminder, here are the ground rules: the only requirements were that the books be appropriate for high-school-aged readers, and that they not be books that regularly show up on high school reading. ... Read More

 

What is AP Environmental Science?

In 1998, the College Board first administered the AP Environmental Science exam for high school students. The exam is relatively new, and so is the larger discipline: the academic field of environmental science began to take form in the 1960s and 1970s as public awareness and complex regulation ... Read More

 

Economics: How do you teach it when even experts disagree?

Economics is an increasingly popular subject for students at AJ Tutoring, both at the high school and college levels. It’s also one of the most interesting—and challenging—to tutor because so little of it is scientifically testable the way chemistry or physics are. President Truman ... Read More

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