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.

Know Your Learning Styles to Increase GPA and Test Scores

Co-authored by Renae Hintze Let’s play detective. I’m going to give you a quick case, and see if you can solve it! Meet Sara. She’s a Freshman in High School. Sara notices she’s struggling on her vocabulary quizzes, so she asks her friends to help her study. At lunch, Sara’s friends help her practice by: …

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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 …

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5 Reasons Why Online Tutoring Outranks In-Person

Online tutoring can connect you to any tutor in America. You can be sitting at home on your couch and receive tutoring lessons from a grad student at Yale, or MIT! We’re using the same online platform as Harvard and UC Berkeley. Learn more about our online tutoring platform.  But how can that compare to face-to-face …

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Top 10 Back to School Tips for Teens and K-6

  Co-authored by Renae Hintze So you had a great summer. You went to California with your family and had some relaxing beach days, you hung out with your friends at the movies and got some frozen yogurt…maybe you binge-watched the latest episodes of your favorite show on Netflix. And just like that, 2 months …

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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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4 Steps for Overcoming Writer’s Block

Writing a good essay can take hours… even days. If your child is struggling to write essays in a timely manner, it’s not because essay-writing isn’t their forte! What’s highly likely is that they are suffering from some stage of the dreaded Writer’s Block. Here are 4 steps to help your child blast through their …

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The Dream Team: How to Form the Ideal Study Group

Preparing for exams and completing assignments can be time-consuming, exhausting, and altogether difficult. Does your child ever wish they had an extra helping hand to lighten their workload? Perhaps your child should consider forming a study group! I’m sure you’ve got all sorts of questions and concerns: How many people should my child have in their …

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How Not to be the “Bad Guy” When it Comes to Grades

“OKAY MOM.” “I KNOW DAD!” “Quit nagging me!” Sound familiar? Your child has deemed you Public Enemy #1 and all you’re trying to do is help them! What’s going wrong here? You may be crossing the line between micromanagement and motivation with your child. While it is important to maintain a healthy level of involvement in your child’s …

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