5 Ways to Overcome the Challenges of Virtual Learning

Here’s a fun fact: online learning has a retention rate of up to 60%, while traditional learning only has a retention rate of 8-10%. While these stats are impressive, parents are having a hard time trying to stick with homeschool programs; there’s just so much to do!  In between beating work deadlines and running errands, …

5 Tips for Improving Your Child’s Math Skills When Homeschooling

As a concept we encounter from the day we begin to notice the things around us, it goes without saying that algebra is a fundamental component of our lives. Noteworthy, it does not only apply when learning algorithm in class, it also helps to improve our cognitive development so we can make a better sense …

Fixing the Remediation Barrier in High School

Schools across the US are under increasing pressure to decrease high school dropout rates and to increase high school graduation rates. There is a large percentage of high school graduates taking developmental math, which reduces the chances of them completing college. Kathleen Almy, CEO at Almy Education, emphasizes the pressing need for schools to implement …

Are Your Students, or Is Your Child, Struggling with Algebra? We Have the Formula For Success!

Math is a challenge for many students, and Algebra is often the subject they struggle with the most. Algebra I is among the courses with the highest failure rates in high school, while College Algebra is viewed as a gateway course in higher education. Students that fail Algebra I in the 9th grade of high …

Algebra is the Gatekeeper for College Math. How to get past that?

Students who struggle with high school algebra are often placed into remedial math courses, which cost them both time and money.  Several national studies have confirmed that students placed into college-level math classes have significantly higher graduation rates, while students placed into remedial classes have lower success rates and a longer path to graduation. Colleges throughout …

The COVID-19 Effect: Is getting college-ready in Math even more difficult? This Blog is for you!

Most governments across the globe have closed schools and colleges to contain the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak affecting over 1.5 billion students in 165 countries, per UNESCO.  The US was no different with the majority of schools closed for coronavirus for the last 3-4 months of the academic year. In the wake of this, …