15 October

Economy of Efficiency demystified

By |2019-11-19T04:57:11-04:00October 15th, 2019|Brain teaser, Fun Facts, Home School, Math-e-Magics, SAT, ACT, PERT, HSPT|

Look at every appliance, any technology, and many vehicles sold new today, and you’ll hear all sorts of claims about how more efficient that new thing is compared to its older versions. With those claims of better efficiency, you sometimes hear that the new technology will “pay for itself over time.” What does that mean, and how do we calculate that?

1 August

Tutoring helps high achievers as well

By |2019-08-01T06:35:50-04:00August 1st, 2019|Drumbeats, FPLA Winning Strategies, Home School, SAT, ACT, PERT, HSPT|

Tutoring helps high achievers as wellAn increase in class size stifles teachers from providing one to one personal attention to students who are falling behind. Typically, high achieving and students [...]

12 July

PERT: Your pathway to Florida college education

By |2019-07-16T02:22:54-04:00July 12th, 2019|Decoding, Reading Comprehenion, SAT, ACT, PERT, HSPT|

PERT: Your pathway to Florida College Education​​The Post Secondary Education Readiness Test (PERT) is a computer based adaptive placement exam, taken by students seeking admittance to the Florida public (community) [...]

18 June

Reading keeps ignorance at bay.

By |2019-07-15T01:51:34-04:00June 18th, 2019|Decoding, Reading Comprehenion, FPLA Winning Strategies, Home School, SAT, ACT, PERT, HSPT|

Reading keeps ignorance at bay. The shocking truth is that many students do not know how to read a textbook.Unlike some exclusive private schools, there is no one to hand [...]

10 June

Where physics meets biology: Pigment colors and structural colors

By |2019-07-09T02:56:54-04:00June 10th, 2019|Brain teaser, Fun Facts, Home School, SAT, ACT, PERT, HSPT|

Where physics meets biology: Pigment colors and structural colorsYou may be wondering what physics has to do with biology? Well, here I will provide you an example to show the [...]

6 June

Tips for parents to detect learning disabilities in children

By |2019-07-09T02:58:29-04:00June 6th, 2019|Brain teaser, Decoding, Reading Comprehenion, FPLA Winning Strategies, Fun Facts, Home School|

Tips for parents to detect learning disabilities in childrenMultiple studies have demonstrated that early intervention lessens the impact of learning disability.  Therefore, it is important to detect learning disabilities early. [...]