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Help with Composition: Punctuation Rules

Here are some rules of punctuation you should follow on your next writing assignment.

Using Colons

A colon is like saying "that is to say." Use it to introduce a series of items, as in "I brought a lot of food: sandwiches, chips, hamburgers, and hot dogs."...

Helpful Math Concepts

Here are a few math concepts it helps to remember as you advance in your math studies.

Vertical Angles

When two lines intersect to form an X, the angles formed opposite each other are called vertical angles. The two adjacent angles will always add up to 180 degrees. The...

Algebra Help: Using the Quadratic Formula

Use the quadratic formula to solve single-variable, second order polynomials, where the highest exponent is 2. These are a specific kind of equation called quadratic equations written in the form ax^2+bx+c=0. This article will build upon our previous post...

Help with Composition: The Parts of an Essay

An essay consists of three basic parts- an introduction, the body, and the conclusion. Each section plays an important role. This article will tell you how to structure an essay so you have all the pieces performing their role.


The first...

Giving Your Child the Tools to Take Better Notes

If you find that your child has trouble preparing for tests, the problem could very well be their notes. In this post, The Tutoring Center in Hoover has some ideas for you to share with your child to give their note taking a helping hand.

How to...


Get Your Child Ready to Enter High School

Making the transition from middle school to high school can feel scary for your child. Entering a new school crowded with unfamiliar faces can be intimidating at first. Help your child through this transition and make sure they make the most of all their...
 Do you remember what your favorite thing to do was when it was hot?  Running under the sprinkler, of course!  In this post The Tutoring Center in Hoover will show you how you can expand on this staple of summertime fun and create an activity that can help to increase your child’s...
 As your children travels through their schooling path, listening skills will naturally increase as they are presented with common words and sounds.  In this post, The Tutoring Center in Hoover will give you some ideas on how you can give your children a head start with their listening...
Now that finals are just around the corner, it’s probable that you’ll need some study techniques to memorize all of the information that will be on your tests. Mnemonics can be helpful in this regard, since they are different devices that allow you to recall important information. However,...
Learning basic math is something everybody needs to learn in order to get by in everyday life. For some people, the ability to understand the concepts of mathematics comes relatively easy. For many, it can seem like trying to learn an entirely new language. Fortunately, there are ways to help...


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