Education Matters

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Staying Organized With Evernote

Evernote is an extremely powerful tool, and I will need to spend more time explaining all of the intricate features.  The teaser below is short, but it should give you an idea of what you can expect from Evernote.  Download the app and share your experience with me in the comment section below! I’m excited that [...]

Composition of a Function

A few hours ago a student reached out to me via Tutor Universe, and asked for some help with her math homework.  I wasn’t able to sit down with her and work through the material, but I was able to create the short video below.  Hopefully the example of function composition is helpful to you. [...]

Overcome math anxiety with YouTube

Math is my favorite subject! Yes, I know that sounds a bit crazy because Math is a four letter word to most of you. Unfortunately, our culture has placed a high value on grades, which has resulted in our students facing an enormous amount of systemic pressure. Perceived or not, the pressure is still there, [...]

Boston Children’s Hospital Photo Fundraiser

Boston Children’s Hospital (BHC) does amazing work, and holds a special place in my heart.  My daughter, Addison, contracting a nasty virus a few days after she was born, and was admitted to BHC for about a week.  Dealing with a sick child is extremely overwhelming, and I am eternally grateful for the team of [...]

Student Success – Start the Year Off Right

How was the start of your school year? Here are a few tips that I share with my students every year. Being a successful student is hard work, and it doesn’t come easy.  There is a disconnect in our culture where students believe that they are not supposed to experience struggle, and if they do, [...]