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How do I know if a university campus is safe for my kid

Last modified on 2014-09-10


The US Department of Education has the "Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool" to help you decide if a university campus is safe enough for your kid. With the tool, you can view a selected campus's last three years of safety-and security-related statistical data, along with general information about the campus. Here is a link to the tool: http://www.ope.ed.gov/security/GetOneInstitutionData.aspx.

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Math Kangaroo Grades 1 2

Last modified on 2020-02-21


Practise simulated contest questions for Math Kangaroo Contest preparation for Grade 1 and Grade 2 students:  GO

You can also try the popular mobile app: MathJump, like a Kangaroo! It provides challenging math questions for students of Grades 1-4. MathJump! helps students prepare for the Math Kangaroo contest from level 1 to level 4, with hundreds of high-quality questions simulating the typical Math Kangaroo contest question categories.

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2015 top 20 US national universities

Last modified on 2014-09-10


Here is a list of the 2015 top 20 US national universities, just released today by US News:  More...


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Math Kangaroo Grades 5 6

Last modified on 2020-02-21


Math Kangaroo questions are challenging but have patterns. Our experienced teachers will teach students how to decipher the question patterns and master related Math concepts and Math techniques, so that they can do well in Math Kangaroo contests. More importantly, our Math Kangaroo test prep program will improve the students' overrall problem solving skills of:

 

Homesweet Learning's Math Kangaroo Test Prep Program takes the following 3 different formats:

 

You can also try the popular mobile app: MathJump, like a Kangaroo! It provides challenging math questions for students of Grades 1-4. MathJump! helps students prepare for the Math Kangaroo contest from level 1 to level 4, with hundreds of high-quality questions simulating the typical Math Kangaroo contest question categories.

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How Did Tiger Mom Raise Her Girls?

Last modified on 2014-06-27


Tiger Mom Amy Chua wrote multiple books on how she raised her girls. Check this link to all her books: http://amychua.com/the-book/.

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Having 2 kids in college is financial suicide

Last modified on 2013-12-16


A very ineresting article on the financial burden of sending kids to college in America: http://www.ozy.com/resolved/sophies-college-choice/2659.article?utm_source=CM1&utm_medium=pp&utm_campaign=pp.

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Who or Whom?

Last modified on 2014-11-08


When should you use who, and when should you use whom?
These days, it is becoming rare to see whom, because most of us use who in almost all cases. In fact, whom can sound rather pretentious and stuffy, For example:
To whom am I speaking?
Whom am I speaking to?
These sound very formal. Many of us would be more inclined to write or say:
Who am I speaking to?
Nonetheless, there are still a few stock phrases that use whom, even in contemporary English. For example:
To whom it may concern
In almost all other cases, it has become acceptable in contemporary English usage to use who.

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Thin Lens Equation & Magnification Equation

Last modified on 2014-11-01


Besides a diagram, you can also use the Thin Lens Equation and the Magnification Equation to determine characteristics of an image in curved lens (converging and diverging).

The Thin Lens Equation

1 / d0 + 1 / d= 1 / f  More...


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Prime Factor, Greatest Common Factor, Least Common Multiple

Last modified on 2016-03-02


A Prime number can be divided evenly only by 1 or itself. And it must be a whole number greater than 1.

Prime Factorization is the process of finding all the prime factors of an integer. Here is a simple way. In the first diagram below, the prime factors of integer 891 is 3, 3, 3, 3, and 11.  More...


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Geometrical Optics

Last modified on 2014-10-11


In this section, we study the reflection of light, focusing on how light is reflected in

Law of Reflection

The law of reflection states that the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection. Remember that the angles are measured relative to the normal line.  More...


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