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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

 

Good Books: Reading Recommendations for High School Students

Stephen King said that books are “a uniquely portable magic.” AJ Tutoring is a team of avid readers, but our literary interests vary richly across genre, field, and subject. With that in mind, we’ve crowd-sourced a diverse list of book recommendations from leaders and veteran tutors at ... Read More

 

How to Give Effective Praise

While giving praise to students of any age seems like an overwhelmingly positive thing, it is important that we know the best practices to effectively give praise, or it can actually backfire. Building confidence and showing an appreciation of a student’s efforts is a huge part of steady. ... Read More

 

6 Tips to Increase Your Accuracy in Math

Frequently at AJ Tutoring, students come in who express a familiarity with key math concepts but don’t score as well as they’d imagined on quizzes and tests. A common source of missed questions is inaccuracy. It can be frustrating because such errors happen even if you have mastered the ... Read More

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