Ready, Set, Go to Kindergarten

07/02/2018 | Comments Off on Ready, Set, Go to Kindergarten

This summer we have had a flurry of parents calling to ask us, “Is my child ready for Kindergarten?”  The real question should be, “Is my child ready for school?” Kindergarten is the first BIG step for many children into formal education.  Kindergarten is chalked full of many social expectations, but add to that reading, math, handwriting and content area subjects.  You need to ensure your child has a solid foundation to build all these new skills.  It is important as … Continue reading

How to “Help” with Homework

02/05/2018 | Leave a Comment

Educators have long used homework as a tool to reinforce what students are learning in class.  However, with after school activities and high academic expectations, homework can become a source of anxiety and stress for the whole family.  While students need to be the ones completing the work, there are many things parents can do to assist their children to make homework time a more positive experience for all. Make sure your child has a quiet, well-lit place to do … Continue reading

How to Help Your Child Study

12/18/2017 | Leave a Comment

Test on Friday?  Exams around the corner?  This can cause anyone to go into panic mode.   How does your child study?  Does your child think re-reading notes is all they have to do to study?  Are they utilizing the methods that realmadrid work best for his learning style? Are you worried you have no idea how to help your child to study? Here are tried and true  methods to help your child study: * have your child make flashcards * … Continue reading

Tutoring 101

11/06/2017 | 1 Comment

It is that time of year when you may be wondering…does my child need a tutor?  Here are some signs your child may need assistance outside of the classroom: Preschool (four and half years old to Kindergarten) has difficulty grasping a small writing instrument to make controlled movements can’t recognize the letters in their name does not speak in complete sentences has another diagnosed developmental delay demonstrating problems with number concepts Grades K-12 difficulty forming letters when writing in print … Continue reading

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