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How to Excel on Final Exams

By now, the fall semester is nearing its end at Bay Area schools.  Many students have received grades on major tests or projects, and finals are just around the corner!  Whether your student is a freshman looking to start high school with great grades or a senior concerned about GPA for ... Read More


Transitioning Back to In-Person Math Courses

As we all know, the online school format during the 2020-2021 academic year created many challenges for everyone involved in the educational process. There has been quite a bit of discussion about problems related to distance learning, but in this post I will discuss challenges that students and ... Read More


How to Eat an Elephant

Many years ago I worked with an engineer whose favorite aphorism was: “How do you eat an elephant?” “One bite at a time!” My engineer friend thought this was the most important and profound thing he had learned in his entire engineering education, and I think he might be. ... Read More


How to Navigate AP History Class Content

There are three main AP level history subjects offered by the College Board, AP US history, AP European history, and AP Modern World history. By far the most commonly offered subject from this group is AP US history of ‘APUSH’ as many refer to it, and it is typically taken by high school ... Read More

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