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Three Reasons Why Teaching Active Reading is Essential in our Math & English After School Enrichment Classes

By APlus on 17 November 17 Blog

There is a simple idea behind active reading: To promote understanding, it is better for scholars to be proactive in exploring the written word than it is for them to just sit there and absorb it. By applying various techniques, from reading aloud to asking critical questions of the text through their time reading, it’s…

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4 Essential SAT Prep To-Dos for Students

By APlus on 3 November 17 Blog

The SAT is a big moment in a teenager’s life, and it is important to be well prepared for it to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible. Ensuring that your child devotes enough time to study, has all the supplies they need for the exam, and feels relaxed and confident come test day…

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How Students in Intensive SAT Classes Can Boost Scores at Exam Crunch-Time

By APlus on 20 October 17 Blog

There is no denying the importance of the SAT when it comes to college applications, and so it is understandable that students and parents may get a little bit stressed as exam time approaches. Weeks or months of reviewing material often lead to last-minute studying meant to cram every bit of information possible into a…

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Effective Homework Strategies to Use in English & Math Enrichment Programs

By APlus on 6 October 17 Blog

For their ability to help students improve their grades and grow in confidence, enrichment programs for English and math are a great investment in your child’s future. While they do involve adding extra exercises and homework onto an existing workload at school, good homework strategies can make this easy to handle. Curious about what kinds…

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Developing Great Critical Thinking in English and Math Enrichment Programs

By APlus on 15 September 17 Blog

Having the ability to think for oneself and separate good ideas and solutions from bad ones are hugely important abilities in today’s world. These kinds of critical thinking capabilities are also skills that are difficult to teach directly. Instead, it’s often through doing other academic work that children can hone their critical thinking abilities and…

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