May 2016

FREE 2-HR workshop! How to score higher on exams in 2020!

By Tianhao Li on 14 January 20 Uncategorized

In this Free 2-Hour training, children will learn how to increase their test scores on the MCAS, ISEE, or SSAT in 2020. Eventbrite RSVP About this Event This free training is provided by the A+ Program of Boston to help young students (Elementary – Middle School) develop the test-taking skills they would need for the…

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How a High School Writing Workshop Improves Reading Skills

By APlus on 3 January 20 Blog

Reading Time: 3 minutes The subject of how writing skills connect to reading skills has been heavily researched, especially in recent years. The connection between reading and writing is intuitive and logical, but one that isn’t widely understood. In the published literature, teachers and education experts have found evidence to show the ways that reading…

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3 Ways SAT Classes During the Holidays Can Lower Students’ Test Anxiety

By APlus on 20 December 19 Blog

It is common for students preparing to write the SAT to have some anxiety about the test and how to write a successful essay. Fear or anxiety often indicates that a student cares about the results of the test, which is a good sign. However, if a student feels so nervous that it blocks them…

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How STEM Tutoring Over the Break Helps Students Excel in the New Year

By APlus on 6 December 19 Blog

There is a perception that the complexity of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) is too advanced for children and teens. Some people, meanwhile, think these subjects must be taught in a very rigid way. STEM workshops show that this is not true. How? Activity based: STEM training focuses on application of knowledge instead of just…

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Using Math Skills from Enrichment Classes in the Real World

By APlus on 22 November 19 Blog

Even though we use math all the time, for many students mathematical concepts are tied to taking tests more than solving problems in the real world. Being able to apply knowledge is an important way to make that knowledge “stick.” If your child understands how mathematical concepts and operations apply outside the classroom, it makes…

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