# Blog

## How to Study for a Subject You Hate

For some, math and science courses are courses that they enjoy taking, as they find the content interesting, and enjoy working through the types and questions and problems that are presented in these courses. For […]

## Tips For A More Productive Study Session

Whether it’s for a quiz, test or final exam, studying for math and science courses can be challenging, and making sure you are making the best use of your study time is important. Students often […]

## Why My Child Struggles with Math

Many students struggle with math, and many parents struggle with identifying what is leading to their struggles. I don’t believe there is ever ONE reason why a student is not succeeding. In fact, it is […]

## Banked Curves – An Application to Bullet Trains

I was recently in Japan for an amazing holiday (and am working pro bono for Tourism Japan, telling all of my friends that they HAVE to go), and one of the many wonderful experiences that I had […]

## They’re Back at the Table – A Brief Summary of the Negotiations in BC

With the announcement last week that the BC Teachers’ Federation and the BC Public School Employers’ Association will be getting back to the bargaining table, I thought I would take the opportunity to try to […]

## Exam Time – 3 Keys to Success When Studying for Finals

It’s exam time again, and every year at this time, students often ask me how they can best prepare for their exams. Of course, the best preparation techniques will vary from student to […]

## 2-Dimensional Kinematics = 2 1-Dimensional Questions

We have all seen a similar parabolic arc to the one here, and have been asked similar questions in our 2-dimensional kinematics units: How far will the ball travel? How high will it […]

## Stoichiometry – Chemical Equations are Science’s Recipes

Many students struggle with stoichiometry. The essence of stoichiometry is being able to take known quantities and calculate other quantities, given a chemical equation. As an example, you could be given the following […]

## Learning From Mistakes – Why Getting Things Wrong is Key to Success

Often times, as students are working through questions with a tutor, the tutor will observe that the student is making a mistake and promptly correct it. As much as this might seem like […]