# Tips from Tutors

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### Linear Algebra and Its Role in the University Curriculum

Linear Algebra Linear Algebra is included in the curriculum of almost all university technical majors. The objective of this publication is to highlight the most common topics that are included in its study at the

### A Reader in the Rough

Challenge The majority of students in the upper elementary and middle grades are beyond decoding ability and need more assistance with comprehension to help them become more mature readers. A collaborative effort by the Center for

### The Story of the Box Plot

Box Plot The word box plot always reminds me how to organize things and how to achieve the goal of success for any object. So, let’s have a look at the 5 objectives that really

### Improve Your Memory with Holistic Language Learning

Memory and rest Today neurosciences reveal that what was learned during the day is consolidated in thebrain/memory while we sleep. It is during deep sleep that the brain’s mechanismselaborate and archive the acquired knowledge. And

### The 5 Easy Steps to Hypothesis Testing

I would like to make the process of understanding hypothesis testing much simpler for students need help learning statistics. Hypothesis testing is a five-step procedure. Let’s address the difficulties of students while they learn the

### How to Know Your French Proficiency and Why Use DELF

What is DELF? The French Language Proficiency Certificate or DELF is an internationally recognized certificate awarded by France’s national education ministry. It consists of multiple assessments that measure language proficiency. The exam consists of four

### The Science Behind the Perfect Dough

While the kitchen is very different from the controlled environment of the scientific laboratory, there is chemistry, biochemistry, and physics behind crafting the ideal baked good. Flour is the central ingredient used in baking cakes,

### 7 Debunked Myths About Working as a Tutor

There are quite a few myths out there about becoming a tutor. This is unfortunate because there is quite a substantial need for tutors in today’s world. Typical schooling may not be enough to help

### A Close Up on the Atom

The composition of matter is an important chemistry topic. Atoms and molecules make up the world around us. Everything is composed of invisible, indestructible atoms. Atoms are so small that they are invisible to light

### How to see language learning as a joy, not a chore

I’m absolutely crazy about languages, and when I don’t have the opportunity to actually travel, immersing myself in a new language is the next best thing. I wasn’t always dreaming in French and slinging Italian

### Titration and Food Chemistry Techniques

Titration and Food Chemistry Techniques Titration is a familiar laboratory technique for general chemistry students. There are many different types of titration, including acid/base titration, reduction/oxidation titration, precipitation titration, and complexometric titration. As an analytical

### Understanding the Real World – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 5 of 5)

In previous blogs, we discussed four categories involved in developing math skills which are: Understanding concepts where the student becomes aware of individual facts and information presented and where there is also a fundamental understanding

### Understanding Logic – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 4 of 5)

In the previous blogs, we discussed the first category of developing math skills which was: Understanding math concepts where the student becomes aware of individual facts and information presented and where there is also a

### Understanding Strategy – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 3 of 5)

In the previous blogs, we discussed the first category of developing math skills which was: Understanding math concepts where the student becomes aware of individual facts and information presented and where there is also a

### Understanding Procedures – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 2 of 5)

I always mention that I do not teach math, I teach the understanding of math. The development of math skills can be broken down into 5 categories that have a high degree of inter-dependency. These

### Understanding Concepts – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 1 of 5)

First of all, let us debunk the most common idea people have about math: “You are born with the math gene or you are not.” This is the typical scenario that gives a person a

### Effective and Tested Techniques to Reduce Math Anxiety

“Math anxiety” is a feeling of anxiety, fear and apprehension that affect your performance in mathematics. As a Math tutor, I’ve come up with several effective techniques to help students overcome obstacles and succeed.

### What I have learned about learning French throughout my university career

Throughout the years, here are 3 things that I have learned that have greatly helped me in learning French and these tips are helpful for any French learner, wishing to succeed.

### The ABCDs of Coding in Python

Anybody Can Develop in Python! Why is it important to learn how to code? There is a simple answer to this very valid question, and that answer has been complicated for decades by ‘complicators’. It’s

### Is 1 a Prime Number or Not?

Prime Numbers The prime numbers are the natural whole numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, etc.) which are only divisible by 1 and themselves, which leads to the elimination in the previous list of

### Make it Write: The A-Zs of Writing

The essential components of writing begin with the usage of punctuation. An essay can start with a quote from a famous person that sheds light on the statements that follow. The Introductory Paragraph That first