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Top Tips For Upcoming Finals

It is time to show what you have learned! Here are some helpful hints for you to shine through finals and show off all that you have learned this school year! 1. Do not procrastinate. Start studying early and often. Ideally, you should’ve been actively learning the...

Is Technology in Our Classrooms Good for Learning?

 A recent survey from PBS Learning Media reported that three-quarters of American pre-K-12 teachers believed that technology in school has positive benefits on education. Differing opinions on whether educational technology is beneficial to learning in the classroom...

Decoding Often-Used Education Acronyms

The world is a busy place, and sometimes you just don’t have time to say three or four words in a row to describe the idea you would like to convey. Luckily that’s where the acronym comes into play: a string of letters, each one representing its own word, which can...

The Tradition of the Resolution

 “In 2014, I will lose weight, volunteer to help others, quit smoking, get a better education and get a better job.” – USA.govIf you molded your list of New Year’s resolutions after the government’s web suggestions, you would certainly be busy in the coming year....

Mandela on Education

 "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" Nelson Mandela spoke these words at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 2003. The speech came nine years after the recently elected president declared the state of education...

Does Music Training Make Us Smarter?

Legendary pianist Vladmir Horowits said he trained for four hours a day, and for many years. The question is – Are his math and reading skills better because of it? Did he improve his cognitive skills every hour along the way? Does he have a higher IQ than someone...

Apps to Help Your Child Get Organized

The most common question lately at Leading Edge Tutors has been, “ How do I help my child get organized with his classes?” Rather than answer with the quintessential lesson on note taking, I will give an answer with the age of technology in mind and suggest some phone...

The School of Empathy

The best start to a new school year doesn't fit in a backpack, and it can't be ordered online. It is as essential as a pencil.  Like an art class, it can come in many styles. It’s longer lasting than your summer vacation. It alters your brain better than a textbook....

Back To School Bargain Basics

 Back to school time… time to grab the shopping carts and try to make a dollar stretch. If you plan ahead a little, you can get your child ready for school and get yourself through the big stores without tears or melting your credit card. Here is a condensed list of...

Which Brain Does Your Child Use: Left or Right?

Thank you Melissa, for your Ask A Tutor question! A teacher recently told Melissa that her son is a “right brained thinker.” Melissa emailed us asking for an explanation of what a “right brained thinker” really means. Although generalized, studies show that we all use...

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