Author: Victoria Kerns

Tutoring Centers vs. Online Tutoring: Which is Better for You?

If you have decided that your child needs tutoring, it may seem like that was a big enough decision on its own.  And, really, it is huge.  Give yourself a pat on the back for being productive and engaged in your child’s academic future!  Unfortunately, though, it’s not the end of the road.  You still […]

How to Get the Most out of Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences are right around the corner, and you may be wondering how to make the most out of that short amount of time with your child’s teacher.  Whether it’s your first conference or you’re looking to make this one more productive than past ones, there are a few basic guidelines you can follow to […]

When Will I Ever Use Statistics in Real Life?

  Students can feel overwhelmed by all the information they receive in school from time to time.  Most often, especially with older kids, I see this manifest in the same way: a frustrated plea of “When will I ever use…?”  It can be tough to answer these questions sometimes, so we would like to introduce […]

Father’s Day Drawings from MathWizard Students

Father’s Day             Happy Father’s Day to all of our dads!  This year, we wanted to take a moment to talk about where Father’s Day comes from and show what our students think about their dads.             Father’s Day dates back to 1910, and the idea can be credited to an Arkansas woman named Sonora […]

10 Free Online Math Games to Build Foundational Skills

Have you ever struggled to engage your child in his or her math homework?  Kids can feel bogged down by their workload, making motivation to learn difficult regardless of how important the skills are to hone.  Here, we have compiled a list of 10 math games kids can play for free online to practice essential […]