Category Archives: Resource

Online Math Education During a Crisis

Whether the crisis is an earthquake, fire, flood, or COVID-19, online education is a way for students to move forward with their education. This article describes who is a good fit for online math education and what you can do … Continue reading

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Resource: Helping Kids Process the News

My Neighborhood Tutor Program is committed to being an education resource for the community.  Please watch Helping Kids Process the News on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 3pm.

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Smart Start

Having worked with students in six Bay Area counties, I’ve seen a substantial variation in the priority that parents place on math education. Success in math happens when parents set clear expectations about math grades, help students maintain that “math … Continue reading

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A Strategy for Managing My Summertime Downtime

What do you do with your summers?  I’ve tried securing gainful employment every summer for years.  This summer, I’ve decided to accept that I have an 8-10 week sabbatical from tutoring and to use it wisely. First, I think positively—I’m … Continue reading

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PRINCETON REVIEW ASSESSMENT Helps Decide SAT or ACT

SAT/ACT Combo Test, the PRA Sunday, October 20, 2013, 8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Moraga Country Club (upstairs) 1600 St. Andrews Drive, Moraga Find out whether the SAT or ACT is a better fit for you: take the PRA,  designed to … Continue reading

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Be Significant! Win a Subscription for your High School!

In 250 words or less tell Mostly Math how your high school would benefit from having Significance on your campus. How might teachers and students use it?  If your entry is selected your high school will receive a subscription to … Continue reading

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Mastering College Planning

What: Mastering College Planning When: Thursday, Dec 6, 2012, 6:30-8:30pm Where: Lafayette Library, Arts & Science Discovery Center Register: www.NewSpringCollegePlanning.com or call 415.322.4501

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FREE SAT Practice

What: FREE SAT Practice When: Sunday, Dec 2, 2012, 1-5pm Where: Lafayette Library, Homework Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA Register: www.smartcookielearning.com or call 925.297.5304

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FREE Education Forum for parents & students: SAT v. ACT

What: Learn the difference between the SAT and the ACT When: Sunday, October 7, 2012, 3-4pm Where: Lafayette Library Homework Center Register: www.smartcookielearning.com or call 925.297.5304

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Tonight: Cutting Edge Careers, College Park HS, Grades 4-12

Sometimes kids don’t seem enthusiastic about school because they don’t see the connection between what they’re learning and the careers that knowledge prepares them for. Whether you’re in Orinda or Pleasanton, take a drive out to College Park High School … Continue reading

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