Archive for July, 2009

Transitions: Don’t Forget The Glue

Transitional words & phrases: establish logical connections within paragraphs, and between sections and paragraphs of your paper. tell the reader what to do with the ideas, thoughts, and information you have written. provide the reader with an understanding of your …

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10 SAT quotes & possible Essay Topics #4

Here are some interesting quotes that may someday be used as SAT essay topics. Take a look at them and see if you can compose two opposing perspectives and imagine what those opposing views would use as supportive examples and …

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Are You A Shopper, Texter, Sports Fan?

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ACT Essay Tips

The prompt should be read carefully. Twice. ACT essays often present a prompt that is a paragraph or longer. It is imperative to know exactly what the prompt is asking in order to respond to all of its components. Be …

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Jokes, Humors & Laughs from School

A child comes home from his first day at school. His mother asks, “Well, what did you learn today?” The kid replies, “Not enough. They want me to come back tomorrow.” Stressing the importance of a good vocabulary, the teacher …

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26 SAT MATH REMINDERS, STRATEGIES, TIPS & SHORTCUTS

1. There are only six arithmetic operations tested on the SAT: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, exponents, and square roots. 2. These operations must be performed in the proper order (PEMDAS), beginning with operations inside parentheses. 3. Apply the distributive law …

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On your mark… get set… READ!

We go to basketball camp and voice lessons to become better players and singers. Likewise, to be a good reader requires practice. In fact, the most significant predictor of success in school is the habit of reading for pleasure. Reading …

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10 SAT Quotes & Possible Essay Topics #3

Here are some interesting quotes that may someday be used as SAT essay topics. Take a look at them and see if you can compose two opposing perspectives and imagine what those opposing views would use as supportive examples and …

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Tutoring Match’s Friday Video Contest #10

Tutoring Match’s Weekly $10-$2000 Video Riddle Contest – Right answers win chances at $10 Amazon gift cards and $2000 donation to your school’s art, drama, or music department. [viddler id=bfaec9c3&w=247&h=227] Using the link below this screen, Email your correct answer …

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10 SAT Quotes & Possible Essay Topics #2

Here are some interesting quotes that may someday be used as SAT essay topics. Take a look at them and see if you can compose two opposing perspectives and imagine what those opposing views would use as supportive examples and …

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