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24 Questions to Ask Your Child's Math Teacher at Parent Teacher Conferences

At a lot of schools, the first quarter has been coming to an end, and parent-teacher conference season is happening. Sometimes parents struggle to come up with a list of questions to ask their child’s math teacher. Now that I’m on the parent side of things, I have to go through this exercise as well. As a teacher, parent-teacher conferences ranged from the very mundane to an intensely emotional, personal experience.

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Magoosh vs. Kaplan

In this post: Magoosh vs. Kaplan GMAT Magoosh vs. Kaplan GRE Magoosh vs. Kaplan SAT / ACT Magoosh vs. Kaplan MCAT Magoosh vs. Kaplan LSAT I recently completed a review comparing Kaplan vs. Princeton Review. That left me wondering how these test prep providers would stack up against the new kid on the block for paid test review, Magoosh. Kaplan and Princeton Review have been fighting it out for decades, but Magoosh has only been around for about 10 years.

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The Best Tech Podcasts

Everyone knows that tech careers evolve fast. You’ve got to stay up to date on the latest news and trends, and there are numerous ways to do that including forums, blogs, and Reddit. However, if you are like me, you like to listen to podcasts. Your commute or your morning jog can be a godsend when it comes to catching up on the latest piece of technology, language release, or company acquisitions.

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Latest Magoosh Discount Code

There are new Magoosh discount codes that will get you 40% off on their test prep courses. There’s one code for LSAT and another code for all other Magoosh tests (no code for SAT). The code applies from now until Thursday, October 11 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 November and/or December test dates.

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The Best AP Class to Take

More schools are looking to add Advanced Placement classes, and I applaud the effort. AP classes have a common, challenging curriculum that is similar to what is offered at most top universities. Furthermore, at the end of the year, students and their future colleges get feedback about whether the program offered by their high school was up to par, and whether they learned the material at a college level via the AP test.

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Magoosh GRE / GMAT Reviews

In this post: Magoosh GRE Review Magoosh GRE Alternatives Magoosh GMAT Review Magoosh GMAT Alternatives A few months back, I wrote a Magoosh SAT prep review. I am aware that there is even more interest in Magoosh’s GRE test prep, so I’m circling back to take a look at what Magoosh has to offer in their GRE (and GMAT) products. There are a few key differences between Magooh’s GRE prep and GMAT prep, so depending on which flavor of test prep you need for grad school, you’ll want to be aware of those differences.

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

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.

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Kaplan vs. Princeton Review

Some links on this site are affiliate links, meaning a percentage of your purchase will support my work at Tech Powered Math at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support! In this post: Kaplan vs. Princeton Review MCAT Kaplan vs. Princeton Review LSAT Kaplan vs. Princeton Review GRE / GMAT Kaplan vs. Princeton Review ACT / SAT Android vs. iOS. Marvel vs. DC. Laurel vs Yanny.

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Springboard Data Science Review

In this post: One on One Mentoring Springboard Cybersecurity Review Springboard UX Design Review 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 evangelist of the program. The company’s ambition is to help people find new careers in tech fields like data science, digital marketing, and UX design without the full investment of time and money that an additional degree carries.

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Top 5 Programming Languages for Kids

In This Post: Best Language for Young Children Best Language for Platforms They Already Know Best Language for Building Web Apps Best Language for Building Mobile Apps Easiest Language to Get Stuff Done So you’ve got a child, and you want to encourage their love of computers by getting them started in a programming language, but you don’t know which one to start with. Or maybe you are the “kid” reading this, a middle school kid, a college kid (or just a kid at heart), knowing that you are interested in learning to write code, but feeling overwhelmed by the choice of languages.

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