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Zines as Study Tools

I tend to fidget. I fiddle with my pens, bounce my knees, and doodle while listening. When I was in school, I resisted my fidgets as much as I could. In fact, the only times my fidgeting really got me into trouble was when I would get caught playing with beeswax under my desk or drawing in the ... Read More

 

Good Reads: Book Recommendations for High School Students from AJ Tutoring Leaders

Just in time for the holiday season, we crowd-sourced a list of book recommendations from leaders and veteran tutors at AJ Tutoring. 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

 

The Four Stages of Competence: Math Edition

We all like to think of ourselves as active participants in our lives. We make decisions from sun-up to sun-down: when to wake up, what to eat for breakfast, what email to answer first, what podcast to listen to on the drive home. However, the uncomfortable truth is that our behavior is more ... Read More

 

Monday Link Roundup (December 4)

How to Get Your Mind to Read If you have a child who can technically read but who struggles to make sense of what they're reading, this article is for you. Reading for understanding doesn't just require sounding out words on a page - it also requires having enough factual knowledge to fill in. ... Read More

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