January 2018

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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What Makes the SAT Essay Unique and How Can SAT Courses Help You Prepare

By APlus on 8 November 19 Blog

In 2016 the SAT was revised and changes were made to the essay component.  Here are a few key details about what the essay assignment is now: Test-takers are given 50 minutes to write 650-750 words The essay is a response to a text on a general topic. No specialized knowledge is required. The test-taker…

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3 Essay Writing Tips Your Child Will Learn in an Elementary, Middle, or High School Writing Workshop

By APlus on 30 October 19 Blog

Writing skills are necessary for success in all stages of a child’s education, which is why our writing workshops are available for elementary, middle, and high school students. Being guided through skills and techniques to master essay writing will benefit students from the early levels of their education all the way through to university. These…

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How AP Physics Could Increase Performance in Other Subjects

By APlus on 29 October 19 Blog

Every parent wants their child to reach for the stars and accomplish the things they set their mind to. For many teens, higher education at an Ivy League school is an exciting dream. In our program, Ivy League coaches train students in STEM subjects such as AP Physics, providing them with the skills and know-how…

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