5 Motivating Sayings

Students, here are 5 sayings that can motivate you through the current semester. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” –Karim SeddikiI can be hard on myself at times for circumstances that are beyond my control. It’s critical to keep an optimistic attitude not only during challenging situations at school but also at home when dealing with roommates, home sickness, difficult relationships, etc. You’re doing your personal best, and at the end of the day, everyone is in the same boat, so don’t question yourself. “Don’t wait until you’ve Continue Reading

Effective Strategies for Midterm Exam Preparation

Introduction: Midterm exams pose a significant challenge for students, requiring a comprehensive understanding of the course material and effective study techniques. This essay aims to provide a detailed analysis of the strategies and approaches that can be employed to prepare for a midterm exam successfully. By following these guidelines, students can enhance their learning experience, boost their confidence, and achieve better results. I. Understand the Exam Structure and Content: Before diving into the study process, it is crucial to comprehend the exam’s structure and content. Analyze previous exams, if available, Continue Reading

How to Reduce Math Test Anxiety – part 2

DURING THE TEST Remember, if possible, sit at the front of the room. By doing so, you will be less distracted by what the other students are doing and you will be able to concentrate more on what you need to do. Carefully read the instructions at the beginning of the test before starting any problem. Go to a problem that is familiar to you. You don’t always have to work the problems in sequence. So begin with one that you are confident you can work correctly. You will be Continue Reading

How to Reduce Math Test Anxiety – part 1

Students who fear math feel the most anxious when confronted with a mast test. In addition to the methods discussed earlier, several other positive steps will help reduce test anxiety. Before the Test The unknown or unexpected is usually what you most fear when taking a test. You can eliminate this source of fear by knowing exactly what material the test will cover. If not written or announced by the teacher, ask! Ask what pages to review and what kind of problems you need to know. But don’t nitpick by Continue Reading

Why Do People Hate Math

Oftentimes, a fear of failure lies at the heart of hatred or avoidance or, or anxiety about, math. Something happened: At some point, a negative experience with math occurred. It may have been a ove or an illness, or perhaps a family trauma, such as a death or a divorce. Or maybe it was a poor relationship with a teacher. In any event, something happened that caused that student to miss some basics. And math is a subject that builds on knowledge. So when some basic building blocks are lost, Continue Reading

Stay Sharp During Spring Break 2023

It’s almost Spring Break! We know most students are looking forward to sitting back, relaxing, and soaking up the sun, if possible. However, sitting back and unwinding the entire time can lead to some serious setbacks in school. You don’t want to waste all those hours of hard work this year for a few hours of TV time. So shut off that TV, go outside and keep enhancing your skills in the most fun way possible. Don’t Forget About Your Books The easiest way to stay sharp is to read Continue Reading

Matilda the Math Hater

If you or a loved one struggles with understanding math, we at Gold Star Tutors have patient, easy-going, and non-judgmental tutors who could help you understand the concepts, navigate the jargon and the formulas, and help you acquire new math skills. Get in touch with us at www.goldstartutors.com for a no-obligation consultation. Continue Reading

How to Start a Stellar School Year

The start of a new school year is the time to change your schedule from a “summer one” to a “school one.”  You may have been going to bed at 2 am during the summer and now you have the reality check of having to adjust your bedtime to 11 pm during the school year. Ideally, you would have started transitioning during the month of August. However, not to worry, you can start to change now. Continue Reading

Four More Years!

The website www.goldstartutors.com launched on February 28, 2018 to offer help to students struggling in Mathematics, Chemistry or Physics. The site was simply a placeholder on the web before that time. However, since our launch, we have helped many students improve their knowledge of the concepts they need to know better. We’ve helped many students better understand what they may have missed in class. Through our one-on-one approach we’ve helped students receive greater understanding of their subject and better results on their report cards. Should Gold Star Tutors go on Continue Reading

Prepare for the New Academic Year in 5 Ways

The start to the new academic year is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to get started on preparing for the new semester. We’ve put together five tips to help you prepare for the academic year. 1. Browse through course guides Your subjects’ course guides will give you an idea of what learning materials (such as textbooks, folders, software and equipment) you will need, so it’s a good idea to have a quick read through these before the start of semester. Course guides will also outline Continue Reading

The Essence of Tutoring

Life is a continuous learning sphere which never stops moving until we breathe our last breath. We learn either by experience or by what we are taught by more experienced people. Tutorial is an important teaching tool that helps learners enhance their learning intellectually and emotionally. Nearly half of students have attended a tutorial of one form or another. Many students long for someone to tutor them so that they can understand their subject better. So here is the question: What is the essence of tutoring? Lots of parents are Continue Reading

The Value of Education

Receiving a basic education is considered by many to be a fundamental human right. Likewise, many people would say it is essential for the exercise of all other human rights. Education provides individual freedom, empowerment and yields important benefits. It is a powerful tool by which economically and socially marginalized individuals can lift themselves out of poverty and participate fully as citizens. Education helps to stimulate our minds and it can mold inquisitive minds into intellectuals. So, it is a foundation of our society. Further learning can take the intellect Continue Reading

Help Your Youngsters Maintain Friendships During the Pandemic

In the best of times, tween friendships are tricky and shifting, inevitably hitting snags. Being cut off from peers during the pandemic leave some feeling left out or bullied online or an open target for gossip. Phyllis Fagell, a psychotherapist, school counselor and author of Middle School Matters, provides insights into what your child may be experiencing or feeling with concrete approaches you can use to help your tweens and teens during this period of social isolation and long after. Under the best of circumstances, middle schoolers have to navigate Continue Reading

Online Tutoring at Gold Star Tutors

At Gold Star Tutors we provide high quality online tutoring to students in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics or ESL using Zoom. Do you or a loved one struggle with assignments, quizzes, midterms, tests or exams? We specialize in helping the student understand the material so they can complete their assignments, prepare for tests and exams. We will help you: Improve Your Knowledge through One-on-One HelpMeet Learning Objectives Easier and EarlierKeep up-to-date with homework assignmentsAce quizzes, tests, mid-terms and exams. The benefits you’ll receive from our tutoring service are: Higher grades on Continue Reading

Learning Math Online

During this time when people must stay indoors and self-isolate, it can be especially difficult for children. Kids generally like to be active and enjoy being outside. However, while children are indoors and looking for something to do, we can provide them with wholesome, fun, learning tools. This is where IXL Math can help. This website can help young students gain fluency and confidence in math. IXL helps students get better in essential skills, at their own pace, through fun and interactive questions and built in support and motivating awards. Continue Reading