Category: Education

Four Reasons to Start Classes in June

Summer is when you go on vacation and leave school behind, right? So why does A Grade Ahead start classes in June? Why Start Classes in June? Yes, our school year starts in June. And, yes, that is when summer …
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Vocabulary Practice Doesn’t Have to be Boring!

With a skill like vocabulary, sometimes it seems like the only option for learning is repetition and memorization. But for many children, this method can lead to boredom or even frustration – especially if the child struggles with those types …
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The Most Important Math Formulas to Know in High School

All High School mathematics students are familiar with learning and memorizing new formulas. There are hundreds of formulas, postulates, and theorems that they are expected to understand and implement on homework, quizzes, and tests. But should students memorize all of …
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My 1st Grader Can’t Read – Should I Be Worried?

Reading happens at different times for each child. Most reading happens in a sequence, beginning with decoding letters and sounds. Then, forming words and sentences – eventually paragraphs. Leading to forming ideas and the understanding of what they are reading. …
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How to Make the Most of Preparing for Tests Material

A Grade Ahead’s Preparing for Tests material is curriculum designed to help students study for their standardized tests. Most of our academies offer this material in February to guarantee that students have time to study before testing begins. And when …
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When Will I Ever Use Geometry?

It’s understandable when students as, “When will I ever use Geometry?” After all, Geometry is a shift in mathematics in school. It’s the first time where students are asked to prove statements using definitions, theorems, and axioms. This can be …
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Should Students Memorize Times Tables?

Everyone can agree that multiplication is a necessary part of a student’s early math education.  Something that is not agreed on is if memorizing multiplication facts is essential.  There is much debate over the question “Should students memorize times tables?” …
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How to Make Amusement Parks Educational

Want to treat your children to a theme park but make sure they’re learning at the same time? Believe it or not, that’s simpler than you may think. In fact, if you want to make an amusement park educational, just …
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Why Is Math Different Now?

It’s pretty common to hear an adult say something like, “That’s not the way I learned to do that,” when kids try to explain what they’ve learned in math class. Particularly when they need some help to figure out the …
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