Hi there and Happy October! Fall is finally really, truly here and I want to make it a great month. So, we’re making it a Club Month. “What’s a Club Month?” you ask? Well, a couple of times a year, I like to encourage everyone in the Nicole the Math Lady family to […]
Physical and emotional exhaustion Cynicism and detachment Feelings of ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment Doesn’t sound good, does it? And it certainly doesn’t sound like what we envision when we sign on to educate a child–in either a homeschool or a traditional school setting. And yet these signs of burnout can rear their head […]
Hey there! How’s it going? The school year is still fresh, so can we talk about what you’re looking to get out of the next 10 months or so? Unless you had a unicorn-doughnut with sprinkles-mermaid kind of year last year, you’ve probably got some things you’d like to change, amiright? So, I wanted to […]
Club Month Week 2
I’ve got 5 things to tell you: Thanks for playing “Spot a Mistake” You Can Buy Textbooks Here We’ve Got Group Pricing Join the Corny Brain Break Crew and Shaylee and the 30-5 Club!
I love celebrating hard work! If you do five Saxon Math mixed practice sets in a row, you can become a member of Nicole’s “30-5” Club! You don’t have to get everything perfect, but you do need to attempt and have an answer for all 30 problems. What does that get you? A photo and […]
Let’s find out how you’re doing on your practice sets. If you do a Saxon Math mixed practice set and get all 30 problems correct, you can become a member of Nicole’s “The All-Right” Club! What does that get you? A photo and shout-out in one of my videos, congratulating you on a job-well done. […]
If you know me, you know that one of the greatest challenges I see when tutoring kids is memorization of multiplication facts, You need them for everything past the third grade: factoring, cross-multiplying, divisibility, etc. So here’s just three quick ways to make it fun!
In my experience as a tutor, there’s a consistent mistake I have seen many students make. Doesn’t matter if it’s a struggling student or an advanced student. I’ve seen it across the board. It has to do with graphing coordinates on a graph. Take a look.
As a tutor, I have worked with students of all levels – struggling math students who need to turn around a failing grade to International Baccalaureate students doubling up on a math class to maintain their standing in the advanced program. There is one consistent theme I have seen across all students, that if […]
My 12 year-old daughter, Sydney follows Rosanna Pansino. If you haven’t heard of Rosanna, she’s a Youtuber known for her show Nerdy Nummies, one of the most popular baking shows on the internet. I was quite surprised when Sydney asked me one day to buy Rosanna’s cookbook, The Nerdy Nummies Cookbook: Sweet Treats for the […]