## How to Get Better Grades in Math, Even If You Get The Right Answer.

“I got the right answer, why on earth would I worry about showing the work?” If I had a dollar for every time I heard that in my 30-year math teaching career, I’d be rich. Getting the right answer is not the only goal in solving a math problem. In fact, I could make a case that it might actually be the least important part of solving a problem. Shocking, right? One of the biggest battles waged by parents and math teachers alike is getting your student to show all the step

## 5 Tips to Cure Your Calculator Blues

Your math teacher tells you the first day of class that you need a graphing calculator, so you go and buy a brand new one. It’s a month later and your teacher still hasn’t shown you how to use it. It’s just sitting at the bottom of your backpack, maybe still in its original packaging. Not only is this a waste of money, you are losing out on an important tool to you doing better in math and understanding the concepts to a deeper level. Here’s an insider’s tip from a 30 year

## How to Win Your Teacher Over Without Becoming the Teacher’s Pet.

Does it feel like your teacher just doesn’t appreciate you? Maybe you think he doesn’t even like you? There are ways to get on your math teacher’s good side. Here’s the secret from an online math tutor. Just be yourself. Does that sound too good to be true to you? Let’s look at this idea a little more. Be respectful of your teachers. I’m sure your parents taught you to respect adults. So, you have to act respectfully to your teachers. That doesn’t mean being all sug