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Name: Tammy Urban
Date registered: June 7, 2011

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  1. The Science of Study — August 9, 2016
  2. Tips for Studying for and Taking Math Tests — August 8, 2016
  3. Tips for Tackling Test Anxiety — September 1, 2015
  4. Stop Struggling! — August 12, 2015
  5. How to get the Most of your Tutoring Sessions — August 11, 2015

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The Science of Study

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Do you ever wonder what happens in our brain when we learn?  How we learn?  How the time of day we study affects our learning?  Do ‘cram’ sessions help?  How does ‘quizzing’ help?  Or who studies the most? Did you like this? Share it:

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Tips for Studying for and Taking Math Tests

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Studying math is not the same as studying for other subjects such as English or social studies. Below are some tips for studying for and taking math tests, as well as how to use those tests to prepare you for your final exam and/or EOCT. Did you like this? Share it:

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Tips for Tackling Test Anxiety

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We all experience some form of anxiety when taking a test.  It is normal.  However, if you are one of those students that worries so much it is impacting your test scores, the suggestions below may help. Before the Test: Study!  Being prepared is probably the best way to avoid anxiety.  If you routinely find …

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Stop Struggling!

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Math JumpStart camps begin in July!  Early registration deadline is Monday, Jun 3.   Reserve your spot NOW!  << More details >> For Students who have struggled with previous math classes, new class curriculum may prove to be more difficult.  Students entering 9th and 10th grade in 2013 will be under the new Common Core …

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How to get the Most of your Tutoring Sessions

When looking for a tutor, it is important to inquire about your tutor’s expertise and/or training.  You will want to be certain that you are confident about and comfortable with your tutor’s skills.   A tutor that is ‘good at math’ can help with some things, but if you are really struggling, look for a tutor …

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5 Ways Students Can Prepare for Finals

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While it’s quite a challenge to turn EOCTs and Finals into something good or fun, it can at least be turned into something more manageable and less stressful than it is for most people. Here are some tips: 1. PLAN!  Spend a few minutes writing down everything you need to do.  Then end of the …

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Visual Aids for Sine Curve

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While searching for something on the internet the other day, I stumbled across this blog, Futurebird – Mathematical Sandbox, with a really cool idea about a Japanese Style book on Sine and Cosine.  The author discusses tons of great ideas, depending on the level of student you are teaching, but the one that jumped out …

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Trig Identities and more…

Trig Identities

Here is a great reference sheet for all that Trig ‘Stuff’!  It is color coded to help separate the various identities. The back has a table of each trig functions solved in terms of the others, the unit circle, geometric construction of each trig function as well as a table of values of common angles. …

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Paper Folding Conic Sections

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Great activities that illustrate the definition of each conic section where each fold represents one of the ‘trace lines’ in similar Geometer’s Sketchpad Activities. Paper Folding a Circle,  Ellipse,  Hyperbola,  Parabola Why does this work? For a great article proving why these work along with derivations of equations see:  Paper Folding and Conic Sections, Mathematics …

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Summer School (CCSD)

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Students must be currently enrolled in a Cobb County School District Middle school or High School to register and are responsible for providing their own transportation each day. Find out  as soon as possible if your student may need to attend summer school.  Space is usually limited. Did you like this? Share it:

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