Do you know a student that will be taking the new SAT? If you answer yes, encourage them to take advantage of the free SAT resources available through the College Board and Khan Academy. Before they take the test they should definitely

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]]>Did you know that study skills aren’t a focus of most K-12 programs? Crazy, right? Students are told to study for a test, do their homework, and make corrections. However, the “How” is important. Just telling a student to do

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]]>I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love Chipotle and their guacamole. While grabbing lunch a few months ago, I was able to watch an employee make a batch since they have an open kitchen. While observing, I tried to

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]]>Do you ever wonder how you could possibly help your child learn math at home? This post is a first in a series on strategies you can implement at home to help your child learn math. “Numerous studies indicate that feedback

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]]>Last night I enjoyed a few games of pool with friends. I must admit that every time I play I am reminded of the movie, Donald in Mathmagic Land. This movie is a classic I remember from my own school experiences.

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]]>Tutoring is not a one-size-fits all endeavor. Each student comes to tutoring for different reasons. The following is a list of 15 types of support a tutor may provide during any given session: Confidence Builder It is amazing how much a confident student

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]]>Many clients often ask when is the right time to get a tutor for their child. The right answer varies, depending on the child, but don’t wait until bad grades show up on a report card. Now is the right

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]]>Have you ever wondered if your child is prepared for middle school math? Look no further. Let Math Ninja assess your child using the Math Reasoning Inventory developed by Marilyn Burns and her team of experienced teachers. This set of assessments

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]]>I really enjoy spending time with friends over a shared meal. Today I thought I would share the math I use to calculate a tip mentally at some of my favorite restaurants. Since I eat out a lot, I get almost daily

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]]>Many students feel like their grades are arbitrarily chosen by their teacher. They believe they need to wait until the teacher tells them their grade to know how they are doing in class. Using a grade tracking tool helps students

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