Tutoring 101

11/06/2017

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

Summer Slide Prevention

05/24/2017

Believe it or not, summer is here!  This is the time of year we all look forward to some unstructured, downtime with thoughts of school a million miles away.  Take some time and regroup, but as you think about your summer plans be sure to include some time for structured learning.  Here are the facts about summer learning loss: Students can lose up to 15% of their academic ability over the summer if they don’t read, write, or practice math. Some … Continue reading

Little Scholars Around the Community

04/24/2017

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!

Why Preschool is so Important!

03/16/2017

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

Kindergarten Readiness

02/14/2017

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

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