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Irfhana Zakir Hussain is an undergraduate student in Computer Science and Engineering with Big Data Analytics. A lover of both STEM and humanities, she combines the two by writing analytical pieces on essential topics in education. In 2016, she was one of 15 students worldwide selected to speak at the inaugural TED-Ed Weekend. There, Irfhana navigated the complex issue of solving the effects of racism and intersectionality on educational opportunities.

The Complete Guide to Homeschooling Learning Methods

The Complete Guide to Homeschooling Learning Methods

With the traditional education system so unequipped to provide adequate distance learning, more parents are turning to homeschool as an alternative. Past homeschooling parents can attest to the growing evidence that homeschooled children consistently do better on standardized tests and...

November 23, 2020
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The Parent’s Guide to De-Stress Remote Learning for Your Child

As of writing this, most students are nearing the halfway point in the fall semester. Almost every school district across the nation is doing something different for the 2020-2021 school year. Because of the varying effects of the pandemic in...

November 7, 2020
Ideas to Make Homeschooling Math Fun and Effective for Your Child

Ideas to Make Homeschooling Math Fun and Effective for Your Child

Is teaching math at home hard for you? Many children, after fifth grade, start to detest the subject math. For them, it’s either overwhelmingly hard or frustratingly boring. And on top of that, if your child is learning math at...

October 6, 2020
Mind Mapping: How To Enhance Your Learning Ability Using Mind Maps

Mind Mapping: How To Enhance Your Learning Ability Using Mind Maps

Students are increasingly facing pressure to perform academically, perform well on standardized tests, prepare for university admissions, and enter competitive job markets. Owing to the dynamic nature of this all, students are now required to master new concepts quickly and...

September 17, 2020
4 Ways to Develop Critical Thinking Skills in Your Child

4 Ways to Develop Critical Thinking Skills in Your Child

if we want our children to thrive in this world, we need to teach them how to think.                                            ...

August 28, 2020
The Surprising Correlation Between English Skills and Success in STEM

The Surprising Correlation Between English Skills and Success in STEM

When your child’s goal is to succeed in STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, and Mathematics) careers in the future, they might not pay a lot of attention to developing skills they associate with humanities. Like English Language skills. But who can...

August 6, 2020
The Shocking Truth about Children Who Read Science Fiction

The Shocking Truth about Children Who Read Science Fiction

Science fiction has more benefits than you think. Here's what the literature purists don't want you to know about kids who read science fiction.

July 21, 2020
Approaching College Applications in a Post-COVID19 World

Approaching College Applications in a Post-COVID19 World

Eliminating the SAT or ACT requirement on college applications is getting popular. Since the University of California system’s decision, a number of Ivy League and other universities have followed. But, what does no SAT or ACT mean for the future...

July 15, 2020
5 Best SAT Prep Books: Choose the Best SAT Prep Book!

5 Best SAT Prep Books Recommended for SAT Prep

Trying to choose the best SAT prep book to study from? Look no further, here are 5 SAT prep books with practice test series that will help you ace the SAT.

July 10, 2020