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01/07/2016

Science Help: Glossary of Terms

Preparing your child for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) world that will face them as adults does not need to be a challenge. Here are a few terms your child should know. Test your children yourself and ask for examples where...
12/09/2015

Avoiding the Winter Break Slide

We all remember how much fun winter break was- sleeping in, playing in the snow, spending hours with TV and video games while the parents were at work. While a bit of play over the break is fine, it is important to not overdo it. Here are a few tips and activities...
11/10/2015

Tips for Helping Your Child Succeed in School in Kansas City

It is proven that parents active in their children's education find their students do better in school. Being active does not mean attending an occasional parent-teacher conference. Here are some extra steps you can take to help your...
10/09/2015

Math Formulas to Memorize

Here are a few math formulas that will come in handy in your math studies.

Percentage and Percentage Change

To calculate the percentage, divide the part by the whole and multiply by 100: (Part/Whole)*100. For the percentage change, divide the difference by the original...
09/14/2015

Learning in the Summer

Have you ever heard of the summer slide?  It's something that can affect your child's learning, and therefore something every parent should be familiar with.  The summer slide is a reference to what happens to young minds when they sit idle for the three months of summer...
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...

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