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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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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Private School vs Public School: Which is Best for Your Child’s Future?

As your child nears the age of five, you’re going to have to make what might seem like one of the most important decisions of your life–where to send your kid to school. And, inevitably, you’ll have to pick a side of the private school vs public school coin. There are loads of beautiful schools …

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8 Best Free Mathematics Apps for Kids

Let’s face it–children struggle with math. Why? Well, for most kids, math class is a one-way ticket to snoozeville. Why waste time doing math problems when you could be Facebooking, or tweeting, or Instagramming, right. There are several effective ways to make your child get interested in math. One way is through using free mathematics …

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Why YOU Should Attend Your Child’s Back-to-School Night

Getting ready for a new semester can be tedious. You’ve got to take your child back to school shopping, you need to get them all the right textbooks, and you need to make sure they know how to get to all their classes. Amidst all the craziness, attending your child’s back-to-school night or elementary school …

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Mental Math Tricks

Mental Math Tricks: No Calculator Needed!

Quick! What’s 14682 times 5? Or 77 times 14? Can you square 75 in three seconds flat? No, don’t use your calculator tricks! Believe it or not, there are quick and easy ways to do these problems in your head, saving time, paper, and calculator batteries. If you are someone who has a child struggling …

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10 Classic Science Experiments for Kids and Teens!

A Short List of the World’s Most Timeless Science Experiments! 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! Here at Student-Tutor, we LOVE science! From Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Nikola Tesla, to today’s modern renegades …

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Top 7 Computer Coding For Kids Products

Top 8 Computer Coding for Kids Products

Computer coding for kids has become a hot topic among parenting and educational circles. As technology becomes more prevalent in our lives, an increasing number of organizations that teaching coding for kids have cropped up. For example, I am not even a programmer and have had to use basic HTML, CSS, PHP, and Javascript a …

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7 Tips for the Most Successful Planner

Updated May 4, 2016. Co-authored by Renae Hintze You’re relaxing at home after a long day at school. Kicked back on the couch with some snacks, watching your favorite Netflix show, when suddenly you recall something your teacher mentioned at the end of class today… That research paper is due tomorrow. Your teacher has been …

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