Author: Victoria Kerns

6 Habits to Pick up to Help You Prepare for College

  It may seem like only yesterday you were starting high school, but juniors and seniors are now thinking about college.  For juniors, the task is narrowing down the list of possibly schools and thinking about visits.  For seniors, the …
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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…?”  …
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Are Study Halls Effective?

If you’ve seen any movie involving teenagers, you’ve probably seen some pretty brazen abuses of the humble study hall.  It raises the question of whether today’s study halls are as chaotic as the ones on TV, or if they provide …
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10 Back-to-school Tips for Parents

It may seem like summer has just begun, but the beginning of the next school year is just around the corner!  This can be a hectic time of year, so to help ease the transition from the easy-going world of …
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How to Keep Kids Learning Over the Summer

The first day of summer is June 20, and by this point, your child is probably already knee-deep in his or her summer break.  At this time of year, many parents find themselves faced with a dilemma: do they give their children a …
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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 …
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