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 moreHi All, This is a bit of a “mini blog” but looks at a topic many of us have some questions about. We will update it as we learn...

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 moreRelated Rates: it is a topic that strikes fear into the hearts of AP Calculus students everywhere. Why is this topic so challenging for first year calculus students and...

Read moreAs we have done for the last several years after the AP results are in, we have catalogued tweets from Trevor Packer, the College Board’s Head of AP, as...

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 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 moreAs we have done for the last several years after the AP results are in, we have catalogued tweets from Trevor Packer, the College Board’s Head of AP, as...

Read moreWritten by Steve More than half of the employers in the UK, and likely elsewhere, are looking to recruit employees with data analysis and communication skills and so it...

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