Category: Education

The Age of Independence: Children and Cell Phones
Read more: The Age of Independence: Children and Cell Phones91.04% of the world’s population owns a cell phone. 95% of adults have a cell phone, and for kids, this percentage varies. 42% of kids […]

New Years’ Resolutions for Student Success
Read more: New Years’ Resolutions for Student Success2023 is behind us, and it’s time to embrace 2024. In a poll conducted in the US, 37% of Americans said that they had a […]

Increasing Productivity With Dual Monitors
Read more: Increasing Productivity With Dual MonitorsYou might think that having more than one computer monitor is excessive, but did you know that having multiple monitors can improve productivity? In a […]

Theorycrafting: The Mathematics of Video Games
Read more: Theorycrafting: The Mathematics of Video GamesParents often scoff at video games because they see them as time sinks that kids should stay away from. Multiple studies have shown that video […]

Develop Your Future with Academic Consulting
Read more: Develop Your Future with Academic ConsultingAcademics is becoming increasingly more competitive. The minimum requirements that your parents had to enter university have likely increased tenfold in contemporary times. This is […]

Letter Grades: Are They Harmful or Useful?
Read more: Letter Grades: Are They Harmful or Useful?Starting in June 2023, in British Columbia, students from kindergarten to Grade 9 will be assessed with a proficiency scale instead of letter grades. Students […]

Back to September: Tips for Going Back to School
Read more: Back to September: Tips for Going Back to SchoolIt’s the last day of August. You’re sitting with your friends on a picnic table, all with an ice cream cone in hand. You’re watching […]

Trends, News, Bad Statistics
Read more: Trends, News, Bad StatisticsIn a world obsessed with possessing the latest and greatest things in life, the drive to either make it or break in such a pursuit […]

Go Beyond: Advanced Placement vs. International Baccalaureate
Read more: Go Beyond: Advanced Placement vs. International BaccalaureateAcademia is becoming increasingly more competitive, with students achieving more and reaching higher heights than previous generations. It simply isn’t enough to achieve high grades […]

Math From a Different Perspective: Singapore Math
Read more: Math From a Different Perspective: Singapore MathMath is often a student’s most difficult subject in school, followed by physics, languages, calculus, and biology. While working through derivatives, trigonometry, and statistics, you […]

Math Superpowers: Numerical Precision
Read more: Math Superpowers: Numerical PrecisionWelcome back to Math Superpowers, a series of blog posts where I’ll be focusing on different superpowers related to math or physics. None of these […]

Math Superpowers: Division by Zero
Read more: Math Superpowers: Division by ZeroWelcome to the second installment of Math Superpowers! This is a series of blog posts focusing on different abilities related to math or physics. None […]

What’s in a College Backpack?
Read more: What’s in a College Backpack?Summer has ended and you’re no longer a high school student but a college freshman. As the first semester crawls closer and closer, you might […]

9 Apps All Students Need for Success
Read more: 9 Apps All Students Need for SuccessMajority of the population has a phone and if you’re an intheknow, uptodate member of society, you probably have one, too. Nowadays, phones barely serve […]

Math Superpowers: Vector Manipulation
Read more: Math Superpowers: Vector ManipulationWelcome to Math Superpowers, a series of blog posts that will focus on different abilities related to math or physics. None of these are my […]

Tips to Tipping: Percentages and Mental Math
Read more: Tips to Tipping: Percentages and Mental MathIt’s expected to leave a tip in most North American establishments, like restaurants and bars, or for services like taxi drivers, hair stylists, and even […]

What is calculus even for? Answering every teenager’s proverbial math question
Read more: What is calculus even for? Answering every teenager’s proverbial math questionCalculus – the epitome of math anxiety, distaste and fear – well at least for the majority of students entering senior year in high school […]

The Struggle is Real: What is Dyscalculia?
Read more: The Struggle is Real: What is Dyscalculia?Let’s face it – everyone struggles with math. Some will struggle more so than others and some will have mastered quantum physics by the time […]
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