- Education World.com
- Raising Motivated Kids: Inspiring Enthusiasm For a Great Start in Life (School Savvy Kids) by Cheri Fuller
- Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension For Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey and Ann Goudvis
- This article is based upon my childhood experiences, personal accounts of tutoring my niece, and researching the Internet and various books.
- Math Word Problems Demystified 2/E by Allan Bluman
- U.S. Department of Education