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Helping Students Become Math Thinkers

During the month of April, Huntington Learning Center is celebrating Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, which strives to increase the understanding and appreciation of mathematics and statistics. Both play a significant role in addressing real-world problems facing our society, including internet security, sustainability, disease, climate change, the data deluge and more.  

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What Kind of Math is Most Predictive of Students’ Long-term Learning?

When children are elementary school students, learning basic math concepts is important. Those building block skills help students progress from concept to concept, lesson to lesson, and grade to grade in mathematics. But if you’ve wondered which elementary school students will be the most successful in math in high school, keep reading. A research study published in Psychological Science shares that certain math knowledge at a younger age is a good indicator of a student’s success in high school math

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What Students Need to Know About Advanced Placement Exams

Many high school students are probably aware of the terms “Advanced Placement®” or “AP®,” and of course, those taking AP® classes understand that the courses offer a challenge for high-achieving students.

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Four Benefits of Reading Aloud

Teachers of young students often read aloud to them, but the truth is, it’s valuable to do so even with older students. Here are just a few benefits you and your child will find in this practice.

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Tips to Teach Your Students About SMART Goal-Setting

If you encourage your students to set goals, make sure they’re SMART goals. SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Timely.

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Six Tips for Helping Elementary Students Build Strong Study Habits for Middle School

Today’s students need to know how to study effectively from an early age. Here are a few methods and habits you can share with and teach them to fuel their school success.

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