Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Homework Battle Season

With September less than a week away, homework will soon be back in the lives of thousands of Victoria teens. Since I mostly tutor older students, I rarely have to deal with problems of motivation and/or poor study skills. For … Continue reading

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Mistakes in Science

Some of the students I have tutored in math, physics, and other subjects have been very accustomed to getting good grades. One disadvantage of that is that when they do encounter difficulties they suddenly start not doing their homework or … Continue reading

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Logical Fallacies

Anyone earning a degree in math, physics, or other branch of science will very likely be required to take at least one arts elective. Some dread this while others see it as an opportunity to pick up some easy credits, … Continue reading

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Seven Minutes of Terror

Regardless of how it turns out, I expect the landing on Mars of NASA’s Curiosity rover to be the most interesting science story of the coming week. What could be better than math, physics, and several other disciplines coming together … Continue reading

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