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08/14/2015

Algebra Help: How to Solve Exponents That Are Negative

An exponent represents the number of times you have to multiply a number by itself, but what if the exponent is negative or a fraction? Is it possible to multiply a number by itself a negative number of times or 1/2 times? While it can be a...
07/16/2015
So often we hear people use "whom" to appear sophisticated. The irony is that they often misuse the word. Here is a tool to help you notice when "whom" is used incorrectly and how to properly employ it yourself.

Subject vs Object

"Who" and "whom" are relative pronouns and their deployment depends...
06/19/2015
School is out and it is time for summer vacation! During these summer months, you may find you have more time with your children. If your child struggles with science, summer vacation can be a great time for him to develop renewed curiosity and interest in the subject. Use this time to make...
05/22/2015
Have you ever tried to work, study or read in the middle of a noisy theme park? You don’t have to give it a try to know that it won’t be a very successful experience. This is because the environment in which you work can have a huge impact on your performance.

For this reason, your child should...
04/14/2015
 Receiving a report card from your child, with a grade or two you weren’t expecting, can be unpleasant, and unfortunately it happens all too often for some parents. If your child has recently given you a disappointing report card or progress report, you may want to consider, among other...
03/12/2015
In the public education system we often find that the class sizes are larger than the ideal, leaving the teacher with less time to spend in individual student instruction. Though we have to make due, all children can benefit with one on one time with their teacher. Since that’s not the reality in...
02/20/2015
Math is a crucial academic skill, and it’s useful in everyday life too. Luckily, just like encouraging reading, there are many things you can do to motivate your child to practise their math. Follow these tips from The Tutoring Center in Kansas City to help your child learn to love math.

Set a...

01/28/2015
If you are thinking about ways to make your child stand out on college applications, and to give him or her some skills that will help in the real world, there is not much better than ensuring your child has great leadership skills. After reviewing our blog on the most common college application...
12/10/2014
A college application is a long and complex process that involves finding an institution that suits your children’s interests, preparing for tests and even for an interview. However, there are a few details that can ruin the effort you put in, and for this reason at The Tutoring Center in Kansas...
11/12/2014
The holidays are approaching, and the colder weather means your child needs some indoor activities to enjoy. Take this opportunity to foster a love of reading in your child so they can reap the many rewards; it’s a vital academic skill, it aids overall mental development and, perhaps most...

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