Over Spring Break we had the opportunity to spend time with our friends from University of Richmond Continuing Studies at a two day camp hosted by the Richmond City Police Department. Thank you to our amazing teacher, Abe Sanchez for working with these awesome little scholars!
A high-quality preschool is designed to prepare your little scholar for future success not just academically, but more importantly emotionally and and socially. Many parents view preschool as a place to build a solid educational foundation. This is true, but a high-quality preschool experience offers so much more to children. A high-quality preschool is the first exposure many children have to a structured social setting with solid expectations and rules. A high-quality preschool offers children the free play … Continue reading
Many parents ask this question to us every year, “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 chocked-full of many social expectations, but add to that reading, math, handwriting and content area subjects. Parents want to make sure their child has a solid foundation to build all these new skills. It is important to consider some of these … Continue reading
A parent recently told me he would have never made it through school without his tutor. He was not a poor student by any means; he actually graduated near the top of his class from a very prestigious private school in Richmond, Virginia and went on to a top-notch college. When I asked him why his tutor was essential to his education, he said “she knew how I learned and was able to teach me to see things in a different … Continue reading
“Test on Friday” can cause anyone’s stomach to drop. 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 work best for his learning style? Are you worried you have no idea how to help your child to study? Here are some new pumped up ways and some tried and true methods that may help your child with the “s” word: * have your child … Continue reading