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11/26/2015
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Tutoring offers a great opportunity for your children to review difficult material and move ahead in strong subjects. One-to-one tutoring programs are specially designed to meet the needs of your child. Here are twelve ways that tutoring will assist your child.

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10/28/2015

Grammar Help Troy Michigan

Using the Comma Correctly

We have devoted this month to punctuation, but one punctuation mark in particular deserves a post of its own- the comma. It is very versatile and ubiquitous, but often misused. Here are the punctuation rules you should follow in applying the comma.

Use a Comma in the...

10/22/2015

Punctuation Rules to Follow

Here are more rules of punctuation to use for your next writing assignment.

Using Ellipses

An ellipsis (pl. ellipses) is that series of three dots you sometimes see when reading. Use ellipses to represent omission from a quotation. For example, if the complete sentence...
10/09/2015

Composition Help: Punctuation Rules

Here are a few rules of punctuation to help you in your writing.

Quotation Marks

Use double quotation marks to set off exact, word-for-word quotations, and single quotation marks for quotations within a quotation. Add a space between single and double quotation...
09/28/2015

Words Commonly Confused

These words are often confused and misused. The mnemonic devices are suggestions for helping to distinguish the words so you do not make the same mistake.

Stationary vs Stationery

"Stationary" means standing still, while "stationery" is paper for writing. The "a" in...
09/21/2015

Math Help: Helpful Math Formulas

Having these formulas ready in mind will help as you advance through your math career.

Average/Mean

Remember that the average is the same as the mean. To find the average of a set of numbers, divide the sum of all the numbers in the set by the amount of numbers...
09/14/2015


Writing Help: Commonly Misused Words & Phrases

Clean up your writing assignments by correcting these common mistakes.
  1. Got Got is an ugly word. Avoid it if possible. Use must or have instead.
  2. He/she is a clunky way to avoid gender bias in writing. Alternate he...
08/31/2015

How to Focus Your ADD Child on School Work

With all the distractions for children these days, it is amazing that they can focus on anything. Hope is not lost. Follow these tips to keep your child focused on the work at hand.

Exercise

Make sure your child gets exercise in before sitting down to...
08/31/2015

Writing Help: Knowing the Parts of Speech

Use this guide to learn the parts of speech.

Verbs

The verb is the action or state of a sentence. It tells you what is happening. Examples are: to be, run, listen, have, and sing.

Nouns

Nouns are things or people. They are the subjects and objects in...
08/14/2015

Algebra Help: Guide to Special Binomial Products

A binomial is a mathematical expression with two terms, as in . A binomial product is the result of multiplying two binomials together. There are three kinds of special binomial products you can remember to help factor and solve these...

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