If you follow PEMDAS to the letter, you are going to get the problem wrong in some cases. Algebra students need to know the correct order of operations to build a good foundation for higher level math classes. This article tells you what’s wrong with the PEMDAS mnemonic (Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, used […]

# Author: Orrin Cowley

Your Algebra student is probably like most who don’t have enough time to learn how to use a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator. That’s because teachers are under a time crunch to teach the standards within a pacing guide. Every day needs to be content-focused. There’s just not a lot, if any, time to teach students […]

The typical class has 6 basic units. This article is a detailed overview of each unit covered in Algebra class. Knowing an overview will familiarize students with the material and help them better grasp the concepts when they are taught in class. I’ve been teaching Algebra to high school students for years, so I can […]

Algebra for high school students (and, sometimes, middle school students) is hard enough. Throw in a constant repeat of common Algebra mistakes and it’s a huge blow to a student’s confidence in math. Help your child stay motivated and confident as a new Algebra student. This blog post will go over these top three common mistakes […]

The news is out: Coronavirus spikes and social distancing guidelines mean school will be virtual, at least for the beginning part of the year. What isn’t definite is how your student will react to it. This blog post will guide you how to get your child ready for his or her math class. Here’s what […]