Junior High School

Junior high school, or middle school, usually 6th or 7th through 8th or 9th grade, depending on the school district. Junior high school subjects cover mathematics, english, history, science, physical education, and art. If students struggle in middle school it is often in the main subjects of math, science, or english. Junior high can also be a difficult transition time period as students get used to more independent work and faster paced course work.

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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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Crazy Scholarship Money from PSAT

“How will I ever pay for college?” It’s a question on the minds of most students and their parents. Imagine if you could earn well-respected recognition to highlight your college entrance application? + monetary rewards just for performing well on one test that takes under 2.5 hours? And might I add that this test could …

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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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Top 10 Pre-Algebra Worksheets!

What is pre-algebra? If you want to be a smart-aleck, I guess that any form of arithmetic before algebra could be considered “pre-algebra.” But Khan Academy’s description is more apt: “Think of pre-algebra as a runway. You’re the airplane and algebra is your sunny vacation destination. Without the runway you’re not going anywhere.” Almost all …

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