In: Tutor

Welcome to NERD OUT!

 In these short episodes, I do a super-quick dive into a specific academic topic… just enough to make you dangerous. My goal: equip you to set a tone in the house that says LEARNING IS AWESOME. It never stops, for, as Benjamin Franklin said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

You’ve got a tight week. I get it.

In my new “Test Taking in 60 Seconds or Less” segment, I’ll be sharing rapid-fire best practices for STORMING THE TEST. In under a minute, any given “T.T. in 60” video will give you one killer test taking strategy to share with your kids.

Today’s strategy is ditching comfy clothes on test day. There are two kinds of clothing I recommend wearing instead. Enjoy & spread the genius to friends & fam!!

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Welcome to our third segment of NERD OUT!

In these short episodes, I do a super-quick dive into a specific academic topic… just enough to make you dangerous. My goal: equip you to set a tone in the house that says LEARNING IS AWESOME. It never stops, for, as Benjamin Franklin said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

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Physiological health is a CRUCIAL part of intellectual vigor and a force multiplier for achievement. I frequently coach my students in everything from diet to sleep schedule to exercise because I know that these habits dictate the brain’s capabilities for focus and recall. 

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February 19, 2017

Procrustean Beds

Hello, all!

One of the most demotivating habits of well-intentioned parents: endeavoring to fit kids to a Procrustean bed.

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February 11, 2017

TT in 60: Externalization

You’ve got a tight week. I get it.

In my new “Test Taking in 60 Seconds or Less” segment, I’ll be sharing rapid-fire best practices for STORMING THE TEST. In under a minute, any given “T.T. in 60” video will give you one killer test taking strategy to share with your kids.

Today’s strategy, externalizing during reading passages, is a simple and awesome one. Enjoy & spread the genius to friends & fam!!!

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February 5, 2017

NERD OUT! {Plurals}

Welcome to our second segment of NERD OUT!

In these short episodes, I do a super-quick dive into a specific academic topic… just enough to make you dangerous. My goal: equip you to set a tone in the house that says LEARNING IS AWESOME. It never stops, for, as Benjamin Franklin said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

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So, I took the real-deal ACT in December. And…

I bombed!!

Just kidding. I did fine. But I did not, to my everlasting shame, get a perfect score. Out of a total of 215 questions, I got a total of 6 wrong– 5 of which were all on the same section because… get this… I ran out of time. Ask me why, ask me why!

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