Want some interesting reading for the summer? We took a poll of our tutors for their literary suggestions, and came up with the following, all deemed appropriate for a...

Read moreThe Revision Cycle Written by Jocelyn. Jocelyn is available for private tutoring! Most students don’t actually know how to revise. They re-read their notes and recognize the content,...

Read moreWritten by Giuseppe; Giuseppe is available for private tutoring. Conservation of Linear Momentum Almost everybody can easily stop a ball thrown at 40 km/h in a tenth of a...

Read moreWordymathphobia Written by Marizza Illustrations by Sabrina @binathewitch Wordymathphobia: (noun) An abnormal or pathological fear of seeing words in your math Many students seem to be under the impression...

Read moreDan Koshland, the Berkeley biochemistry professor whose work yielded major contributions to studies of enzyme structure and function, was fond of repeating a student review turned in at the...

Read moreSome misconceptions about science, and scientists One of the surprises gleamed from our years of tutoring high school students is the misconceptions about what a scientist does, the creativity...

Read moreWritten by Giuseppe Introductory Physics classes will typically cover three important conservation laws: conservation of energy, conservation of momentum and conservation of angular momentum. In this blog post, we...

Read moreWritten by Andy One thing that many high school students struggle with in the study of probability is the topic of conditional probability, and, in particular, the difference between...

Read moreWritten by Andy Coordinate Proofs Writing proofs is an essential part of any high school geometry course. Consider, for instance, the triangle midsegment theorem, which states “A midsegment of...

Read moreWritten by Chris; Chris is available for private tutoring. In this blog we are going to look at how to identify errors and propagate uncertainties present in practical work....

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