For the month of May, I’d like to try something new. 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 […]

## Be a Part of The “All-Right” Club

## Making Multiplication Memory Facts Fun

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!

## Converting decimals, fractions and percents…oh my!

Another topic I see students struggle with is how to quickly convert: a decimal to a fraction a fraction to a decimal a percent to a decimal I’ve developed three “Nicoleisms” to make life a little easier. Check it out.

## The Math Mistake I See Most Often

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.

## What’s the one product you should buy to help your kids succeed in math?

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 […]

## A Nerdy Nummies and Saxon Math Afternoon

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 […]