9 Steps to Foster Teen Motivation

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Can you remember doing something that you absolutely hated?  Maybe you took an accounting class in college that you ended up withdrawing from, or maybe you spent years stressfully re-decorating a room in the house that you weren’t happy with in the end. Now think of something you love to do. …

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6th Grade Math Curriculum, Worksheets, Problems, Lessons, Games and More!

You are probably reading this right now stressed, frustrated, exhausted, etc. because your 6th grade student is having difficulty with the 4 letter word “math”. I feel you–and as someone who tutored for 7 years, I absolutely understand where you are right now. But there’s good news! You don’t have to feel this way! As …

7 Time Management Techniques for Teens

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Our time. We get paid for it, we make memories with it, we learn from it… Some weeks it seems like we don’t have nearly enough! Your high schooler may feel the same way, and when they’re stressed about upcoming tests and losing track of assignments in their messy backpacks, their …

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7th Grade Math Curriculum, Worksheets, Problems, Lessons, Games and More!

You are probably reading this right now stressed, frustrated, exhausted, etc. because your 7th grade student is having difficulty with the 4 letter word “math”. I feel you–and as someone who tutored for 7 years, I absolutely understand where you are right now. But there’s good news! You don’t have to feel this way! As …

How to Write a Research Paper in 11 Steps

Co-authored by Renae Hintze It’s a beautiful sunny day, you had a big delicious breakfast, and you show up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for your first class of the day. Just as you’re getting comfortable in your chair, your teacher hits you with it: A 5-page, size 12 font research paper… due in 2 weeks.  The …

8th Grade Math Curriculum, Worksheets, Problems, Lessons, Games and More!

You are probably reading this right now stressed, frustrated, exhausted, etc. because your 8th grade student is having difficulty with the 4 letter word “math”. I feel you–and as someone who tutored for 7 years, I absolutely understand where you are right now. But there’s good news! You don’t have to feel this way! As …

FIRST: The Essential Organization for STEM-Bound Students

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Ever seen the movie transformers?  We see robots in movies like RoboCop and TV shows like Futurama, where the scene is set in the future. But the truth is that the kinds of technology we see in these movies and shows is already being used today. If you ever visited an …