TutaPoint Online Education Blog

17
Jan

When is the SAT Exam Offered in 2014?

Posted By Ryan Duques

The College Board offers the SAT test seven times during the academic school year. During 2013 / 2014 school year, the SAT exam will be offered on the following dates:SAT Test Dates in 2013October 6, 2013November 2, 2013December 7, 2013SAT Test Dates in 2014January 25, 2014March 8, 2014May 3, 2014June 7, 2014Where you can register for the SAT?Register for the SAT online at the College Board's official website.Where can I take an Online SAT Test Prep Course?Consider the award-winning EdgePrepLIVE. Read More

06
Jan

Should I Take The ACT or SAT…That is the Question

Posted By Meredith Crawford

img border="0" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ouArxo4JvFM/UthUj39180I/AAAAAAAAARY/fmYEkZyk-ic/s1600/jessica_small.jpg">Q & A with Test-Taking Guru Jessica BrondoWhen it comes to the ACT and the SAT, how do you know which take? Or should you take both?If you were a teenager in the 1980s or ’90s, the answer to the question was simple, and it was dictated by geography. Those in New England and the Northeast generally took the SAT, while Midwesterners more commonly took the ACT.But, in the 21stcentury, test-taking isn’t quite so black and white. Both tests present advantages to their takers, and knowing which one will show off your strengths is the key to gaining ... Read More

26
Nov

Helpful Online Math Videos for Quick Homework Help

Posted By Meredith Crawford

Homework Help with the Click of a Button (or mouse) You're sitting at home late one night, you forgot your math book in your locker, and you need a quick refresher course before you can make any sense of your homework. What do you do? Don't panic -- head over to TutaPoint! The website is full of helpful videos that will break down even the most complicated math problems with simple, easy-to-follow instruction. These how-to math videos are free, and show how to do problems step-by-step.Here's just one example of the wealth of online information TutaPoint offers...Because who couldn't use a refresher ... Read More

03
Sep

TutaPoint 2013 Back-to-School Student Survey

Posted By Meredith Crawford

Teens have always been difficult to read, and with all the distractions of today’s high-tech, always-plugged-in world, it can be even harder to know what goes on inside high-school students’ heads. But TutaPoint is here to shine a light. We conducted a survey right before school started to find out just what teens are thinking about their education and what’s going on in the classroom. We got the scoop on their tech habits, too. The results might surprise you.School’s Out for Summer – Good or Bad?If you thought no teen would ever admit that there was a downside to summer vacation, think ... Read More

30
Aug

Student Survey Reveals Summer Impacts Retention

Posted By Ryan Duques

August 30, 2013, New York NY - Results from a survey released today indicated that 75% of students believe that summer vacation impacts their ability to retain information. When students were asked: "Do you think summer vacation affects your scholastic productivity?", 75% of the respondents indicated "Yes, I lose some of the stuff I learned last year over the summer."The survey, which was conducted between August 26, 2013 and August 29, 2013 was conducted by the TutaPoint.com unit of Apparos Education.According to  the American Educational Research Association, Test scores are negatively impacted by summer vacation. The negative impact increases with age, likely due to ... Read More

22
Apr

SAT is Beatable: Top 3 Steps to Beating the SAT Exam

Posted By Ryan Duques

As students prepare to take the SAT exam they search for secrets to beating the SAT. Prior to the exam, experts always recommend that students take either a comprehensive SAT Prep Class or an SAT Online Crash Course.   But there are a few steps that students should do regardless if they decide to take a prep class or not. According to the SAT experts, Here are the Top 3 Things a Students Should do to Improve Their SAT Scores:    1. Look at your PSAT results and identify topics and skill sets that need more attention and focus primarily on those areas.   Identify the areas that you ... Read More

18
Apr

How to Avoid the Summer Math Slide – A Comprehensive Summer Program That Won’t Ruin The Fun

Posted By Ryan Duques

It shouldn't surprise us: the final bell rings, and knowledge begins to slip away. Math is one of the subject areas that students can loose ground in quickly during the summer months.Test scores are negatively impacted by summer vacation, according to a report from the American Educational Research Association. The negative impact increases with age, likely due to a students inability to regularly practice skills, like math, over summer vacation.TutaPoint's summer math academy is one way student's can combat the "summer slide" - the program, which is provided by expert math instructors, live online is an effective one-on-one program that reinforces ... Read More

13
Sep

SAT Prep Professionals Share 3 Essential Exam Strategies

Posted By Ryan Duques

The SAT test is offered seven times per year and our SAT online tutors are busy preparing for students that will be taking one of our online SAT courses. In between preparing materials, we took a few minutes to interview SAT Prep professionals and asked them to share their essential tips for adding points to the SAT. This is what they had to say:SAT Tip: Cross Out Incorrect Choices and Code Possible Correct Answers The importance of the SAT can add unbelievable pressure and cause students to freeze up on the exam. This anxiety often leads to students forgetting simple SAT strategies ... Read More

13
Sep

How to Plan a Successful Field Trip: How to For Teachers

Posted By Ryan Duques

New Teacher Survival Guide Series Installment Nine TutaPoint's New Teacher Survival Guide series is produced to help teachers new to the classroom navigate their first few months on the job. A teacher’s first year is often the most challenging. Learning how to manage a classroom, design lesson plans that work for students, cooperate with faculty and administrators, and manage the time to perform all of these tasks and more is difficult for entering teachers. This new teacher guide offers tips for new teachers and strategies for new teachers to help your first year be successful in seven critical areas. New Teacher Tips: ... Read More

13
Sep

Integrating Technology in the Classroom: How to for Teachers

Posted By Ryan Duques

New Teacher Survival Guide Series Installment Eight TutaPoint's New Teacher Survival Guide series is produced to help teachers new to the classroom navigate their first few months on the job. A teacher’s first year is often the most challenging. Learning how to manage a classroom, design lesson plans that work for students, cooperate with faculty and administrators, and manage the time to perform all of these tasks and more is difficult for entering teachers. This new teacher guide offers tips for new teachers and strategies for new teachers to help your first year be successfulnd tips for new teachers. in ... Read More

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