Elementary School

Elementary school, as called grade school, usually includes Kindergarten through 5th or 6th grade, depending on the school district. Elementary subjects cover mathematics, history or social studies, science, english, physical education, and art. When kids struggle in elementary school it is usually in the main subjects of elementary math or elementary language arts like reading and writing.

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How to Learn Multiplication Tables in a Fun and Engaging Way!

Kids start learning multiplication tables in 3rd grade and need to master it quickly. Every other subsequent year in math and science rely on using multiplication skills without error or taking lots of time to think about it. Most kids who struggle often are those who are slower to compute these basic math facts. It …

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Kindergarten Sight Words You Can Teach Your Kids at Home

Kindergarten sight words are the basic building blocks toward reading. As adults with years and years of experience reading, we no longer have to sound out words. Words do not even need to be spelled correctly and we can still read and understand! Take this famous example often shown in psychology classes: This is pretty …

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13 Books for 5th Graders That are Worth Reading!

Reading to a kid–or reading as a kid–is such a special thing.  There’s something important in those books for 5th graders that stick with you, especially when you find those same reads on “classic” lists or on “bestseller” bookshelves years later. If you’re a parent reading your child’s books, you’ll find them ridiculously well-written. The …

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51 Helpful Math Websites for Teachers and Students

Your child’s success in school and on standardized tests like the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and state exams (depending on which state you are in) all hinge in great part on his/her math skills! Unfortunately, many parents report having forgotten most of what they learned about math from school and/or a general fear and anxiety at …

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Computer Coding for Kids Made Easy by these 21 Products and Apps

As technology becomes more prevalent in our lives, an increasing number of apps and organizations that teaching computer coding for kids have cropped up. Having coding knowledge will only provide more opportunities for your child, obviously! During our research on this project, we tried out over 50 of the most popular kids coding products and …

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How to Use a Planner: The Ultimate Guide for Students

Understanding how to use a planner for school is an essential skill in studying. Don’t believe me. Let me give you an example. You are relaxing at home after a long day at school after freelancing as a writer. You kicked back on the couch with some snacks, watching your favorite Netflix show, when suddenly …

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15 Classic Science Experiments for Kids and Teens!

If you’re looking for an idea for an upcoming science project, or just looking for something fun to do one afternoon… you’ve come to the right place because we listed some science experiments in this blog! Here at Student-Tutor, we love science! From Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Nikola Tesla, to today’s modern renegades like …

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Top 21 Math Websites for High Schoolers and Kids

You are probably reading this right now stressed and frustrated because of the 4 letter word “math.” Well, we understand! That’s why we have decided to compile the top math websites we have found you can visit to enhance your skills in numbers and problem-solving. Important Note: If you are a teacher, advisor, organization, or …

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19 Ways to Ease Your Child’s Middle School Transition

Your child did it! They made it through elementary school with flying colors, and now they’re ready to embark on the next phase of their academic journey–their middle school transition. Whoa! Where did the time go? And while we’re sure you’re excited–and your child is probably even more excited–it makes sense that they might be …

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Top 10 Strategies to Help Your Child Deal with Grade School Bullying

Whether it was being shoved in your locker in the halls or getting a swirly in the bathroom during lunch, we’ve all had to deal with bullies at some point in our lives. That’s why it is vital to learn how to deal with bullies at school. Okay, maybe those types of shenanigans only happen …

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