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What to Know About the Mathematics Level 2 SAT Subject Test

What to Know About the Mathematics Level 2 SAT Subject Test

Have you excelled in three years of your high school math classes? Are you thinking of majoring in a math or science subject? If you answered yes to one (or both) of these questions, you may want to consider taking the Mathematics Level 2 SAT Subject Test. Taking trigonometry or pre-calculus, or both, is necessary for this exam. Knowing how to use a scientific or graphing calculator is also helpful. Things to know about the Mathematics Level 2 SAT Subject Test include understanding the topics covered, the calculator policies, and techniques to prepare. Keep reading to learn more about what to know about the Mathematics Level 2 SAT Subject Te ... Read More About What to Know About the Mathematics Level 2 SAT Subject Test

Must-Try STEAM/STEM Activities for Fall

Must-Try STEAM/STEM Activities for Fall

You are likely familiar with STEM (or science, technology, engineering, and math) as an education movement across schools in the U.S. A newer movement, STEAM, includes an A for art as a bridge to the other disciplines, as well as an essential component for driving innovation and problem-solving. Introducing your student to STEAM and STEM through engaging activities can be very beneficial. STEAM/STEM activities for fall can include exploring nature, experimenting with building and design activities, and getting a jump start on a science fair project. Interested in incorporating STEAM and STEM activities into the autumn months? Keep reading for ... Read More About Must-Try STEAM/STEM Activities for Fall

What to Know About the Mathematics Level I SAT Subject Test

What to Know About the Mathematics Level I SAT Subject Test

If you’ve done well in your high school math classes or if you’re thinking of majoring in a STEM program, you may wish to take the Mathematics Level 1 SAT Subject Test. Taking one year of geometry and two years of algebra is recommended for this exam. Other things to know about the Mathematics Level I SAT Subject Test include what topics will be tested on the exam, the calculator policy, and prep strategies. When going into an SAT subject test, it is important to feel prepared. Keep reading to learn what to know about the Mathematics Level I SAT Subject Test. Mathematics Level I SAT Subject Test 101 This test is offered in Augus ... Read More About What to Know About the Mathematics Level I SAT Subject Test

What to Know About High School Math

What to Know About High School Math

Entering high school is an exciting experience, but it can also be full of unknowns—especially in the math department. Balancing the difficulty of classes and the sometimes overwhelming aspects of high school life can quickly become a challenge. It also might be new for you to choose classes and to have to think about the future in a more tangible way. With that said, preparing yourself for your high school math classes can be key to success. Things to know about high school math include finding ways to understand your teachers’ expectations, thinking of how math plays into your future goals, and remembering that past math skills ... Read More About What to Know About High School Math

How to Help Math-Phobic Students This School Year

How to Help Math-Phobic Students This School Year

This post is part of our 2017 Back-to-School Series. Throughout the month of August, visit the Varsity Tutors blog for back-to-school advice, tips, and tricks for all ages. Did you spend countless evenings arguing with your student over his or her math homework last school year? Don’t worry—you’re not alone, and the good news is math class doesn’t have to be so painful this year. There are ways that you can help your child gain confidence in his or her math skills. For instance, you can help your math-phobic student this school year by understanding what’s causing the trouble, learning what the math expectations ... Read More About How to Help Math-Phobic Students This School Year

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