15 October

Economy of Efficiency demystified

By |2019-12-14T06:35:41-04:00October 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 |2019-12-14T08:04:27-04:00August 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 [...]

18 June

Reading keeps ignorance at bay.

By |2019-12-17T07:13:36-04:00June 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 |2019-12-19T02:08:16-04:00June 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 |2019-12-19T02:16:17-04:00June 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. [...]

4 June

Biology of Life: Living under extreme conditions

By |2019-12-19T02:22:14-04:00June 4th, 2019|Brain teaser, Fun Facts, Home School, SAT, ACT, PERT, HSPT, Summer Jump start|

Biology of Life: Living under extreme conditionsWhile humans and other organisms are facing consequences of global warming, there is lot to learn from organisms living under extreme conditions on earth. [...]

1 June

The Chemistry of oral hygiene

By |2019-12-19T02:25:48-04:00June 1st, 2019|Brain teaser, Fun Facts, Home School, Inspirational Quotes, SAT, ACT, PERT, HSPT|

The Chemistry of oral hygieneAre you intrigued by what chemistry has to do with oral hygiene?There is a lesson to be learned from cultures where people rinse their mouth with [...]

24 May

Pros and cons of hiring a tutoring company vs a private tutor

By |2019-12-19T05:22:13-04:00May 24th, 2019|Decoding, Reading Comprehenion, Drumbeats, FPLA Winning Strategies, Home School, SAT, ACT, PERT, HSPT, Summer Jump start|

Advantages of hiring a tutoring company vs a private tutorEducation is the steppingstone for a successful personal and professional life. Higher education enables increased career opportunities, high compensations, and improved [...]