TRY DIFFERENT THINGS When you are registering for next year’s classes, consider signing up for classes that you wouldn’t normally sign up for.  For example, if you normally take academic classes, then try signing up for a sports team or a drama class.  If you tend to feel strongest in sports, consider taking a music or cooking class.  Learning about the same topics year after year can get redundant and eventually will be uninspiring.  If you take a chance to learn something new, however, it will be challenging and exciting as you feel yourself growing. … Continue Reading

Regular practice will keep your math skills always at their best.  Continue to keep your math word problem skills strong by practicing this week’s Math Madness brain buster.     Jasmine’s Saturday plans are to go to her favorite boutique that was having a sale on perfumes.  Her favorite perfume is 45% off, selling for a price of 38.83 each.  She figures she will buy 4 bottles at that rate.  Which of the expressions below would result in the total price in dollars?   A) (4 + 38)(4 + 0.83) B) [4(38 + 0.83)]0.45 C)… Continue Reading