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How the Top High School Students Solve Tough Math Problems

By APlus on 21 February 20 Blog

Read time: 3 mins High school students who do well in math have learned effective strategies that give them the confidence to tackle the most difficult mathematical concepts. Where do they start with complex math problems? How do the top students build up the necessary confidence to feel ready for math assignments and tests? The…

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Writing Is One of the Most Important Skills Students Learn in Elementary School, Here’s Why

By APlus on 7 February 20 Blog

Reading time: 3 mins When Albert Einstein went to Boston in 1921, he was confronted with a questionnaire that Thomas Edison was using to find employees. On this questionnaire Einstein noticed that applicants could simply look up some of the answers in a reference book. This prompted him to express an idea about the value…

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How ISEE Courses Help Students Master Quantitative Reasoning

By APlus on 17 January 20 Blog

Reading Time: 3 minutes Taking the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) can help your child expand their educational options. Each section of the test will assess a student’s abilities in different ways, all of which will benefit from focussed study and guidance from teachers. If you have a child who struggles with the Quantitative Reasoning…

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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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