Tech Powered Math

I’m a dad who believes every kid can have a chance for a better life via STEM education. I write from the perspective of a former math teacher, current STEM worker, and father of three.

Latest Magoosh Discount Code

By Tech Powered Dad on September 22, 2018

There’s a new Magoosh discount code that will get you 50% off on their test prep courses. It applies to all of their ACT test prep classes. The code applies from now until Friday, September 27 at midnight, so you’ll want to act fast. Depending on how long of a term you buy with Magoosh, this can get you ready for the October and/or November test dates. Their longer term packages are usually their best deals.

Continue reading

Talking Education with Mayim Bialik of “The Big Bang Theory”

By Tech Powered Dad on September 15, 2018

The final season of the long running and widely popular sitcom, The Big Bang Theory kicks off in a little over a week on September 24, exactly 11 years after it originally debuted on CBS. This got me thinking about one of the more interesting opportunities I’ve had with this blog, a chance to interview TBBT star Mayim Bialik. At that time, I was still working as a high school math teacher, the blog was a little over a year old, and as happens from time to time, I got an email from Texas Instruments PR team.

Continue reading

Kaplan vs. Princeton Review

By Tech Powered Dad on September 13, 2018

In this post: Kaplan vs. Princeton Review ACT / SAT Kaplan vs. Princeton Review GRE / GMAT Kaplan vs. Princeton Review MCAT Android vs. iOS. Marvel vs. DC. Laurel vs Yanny. These are the great debates of our age. Let’s add one debate to the list that echoes through the ages: Kaplan vs. Princeton Review. These two popular test prep services have been around for decades, but just how substantial are the differences between Kaplan and Princeton review?

Continue reading

Springboard Data Science Review

By Tech Powered Dad on September 6, 2018

In this post: One on One Mentoring Do Springboard Students Get Jobs? Is Springboard Worth the Money? TLDR Data Science Career Track Review For a little over a year, I’ve worked a couple of hours a week in my evenings with a young company called Springboard, and I’ve become a really big fan of the program. The company’s ambition is to help people find new careers in tech fields like data science, digital marketing, and cyber-security without the full investment of time and money that an additional degree carries.

Continue reading

Graphing Calculator Reviews

Graphing calculator reviews have been some of the most read and shared posts on Tech Powered Math.