It’s May and as the temperature rises, the final days of the school year are approaching.  That can mean only one thing.  Finals are right around the corner.  It might be tough right now after giving it your all during the school year, but you need to push yourself and...

April 20, 2018

It’s already there inside them.  I always see it.  My students have the ability to learn math and to master it.  Many of them don’t believe they can do math, but the truth is a stubborn thing.  I’ve never met a student who couldn’t do math. Not once.  My job as their t...

April 9, 2018

Spring vacation is now a distant memory.  Back to class we all go.  It can be tough to get the motivation you had at the beginning of the year.  Parents, this is your chance to help your child get through the last burst of the school year and finish the school year str...

March 16, 2018

The Parkland High School shooting has been on my mind.  It was horrific.  Honestly I couldn’t watch very much of the coverage.  I’ve been too close to that type of event myself.  You see, I’ve had to keep my students safe while 2 teenage boys ran through the high schoo...

March 8, 2018

Is your son or daughter having trouble with math?  Have you tried to help, but it just becomes frustrating?  Now you’re ready to find a math tutor.  Thumbtack has been recommended to you and you go online and fill out a tutoring request.  Within a few minutes you have...

February 15, 2018

After playing with Thumbtack to get new online tutoring clients, I had no luck.  No one looked at my quote, read my profile or ever contacted me.  I was ready to give up.  But, I got some new ideas about how to use Thumbtack.  So, I decided to experiment with Thumbtack...

February 14, 2018

Thumbtack is an app on your phone or a website on your computer where you view requests for work or services people need done.  Then you respond to the requests that fit your ideal client.  Think of it as a Help Wanted bulletin board.  Here is an outline of how Thumbta...

February 8, 2018

Most people don’t know that I had many adventures in Spain.  Among my best memories were my very own “SpaceX” adventures in teaching.  You see I taught high school on the military bases in Spain and Italy for 7 years.  Three of those years I lived and taught in Zaragoz...

January 24, 2018

To find a good math tutor online you need to decide what you want the tutor to do and how much you are willing to pay. Cheapest is not always the least expensive.  It's true that you get what you pay for even when looking for a new private tutor.  Let's look at three s...

January 15, 2018

Sometimes the hardest things could be going on around you and you are feeling like it will never get better. 

But, the universe has a way of showing you that in the midst of all that, there is still wonderful things happening around you. 

That’s how I was feeling....

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