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10/23/2015

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."...
10/09/2015

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...
09/21/2015

Understanding the Pythagorean Theorem

Several years ago, while playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, the great Shaquille O'Neal was asked by a reporter about why the Lakers' offense was so great. He responded that the team's offense could be compared to the Pythagorean Theorem--because "there is...
09/14/2015

Starting a New School Year With Ease

It's that time of year again.  September has arrived and brought with it a brand new school year.  Your young student is now getting accustomed to new teachers, new classmates, new classes, and most likely new, more challenging subjects.  Transitioning back to...
08/14/2015

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.

Introduction

The first...
08/14/2015

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...
07/28/2015

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...

07/20/2015

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...
06/29/2015
 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...
06/18/2015
 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...

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