October 22, 2014

Celebrate small successes and watch your student grow

For years, parents and teachers have sung the praises of—you guessed it—praise. According to their methods, students learn to repeat...

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October 15, 2014

Why Changing Habits Takes Time

If commitment to change were enough to kick bad habits, we’d all be able to keep our New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately,...

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October 7, 2014

Your brain is foiling your plans!

If you’ve ever been late to an appointment, distracted from finishing an important task, or lamented your ever-growing to-do list,...

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September 30, 2014

Learning Styles: Have We Got It All Wrong?

Auditory, visual, and “hands-on” learning styles have caught on like wild-fire. Classrooms, students, and teaching methods reflect awareness and application...

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March 19, 2014

Support, information and advice for parents

While there is no question that every child’s issues in school are as varied as the children themselves, it may...

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February 27, 2014

How long will my child need tutoring?

We are often asked: “How long will my child need to be tutored?” It’s a wonderful question but one that...

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February 4, 2014

Creating a Study-Friendly Environment

Until fairly recently, the prevailing wisdom around “study spaces” was that a student needed a specific space in her home...

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January 29, 2014

The Adolescent Brain and Learning

There’s been a recent explosion in talk about learning and the brain. In fact, it’s probably enough to make some...

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January 21, 2014

Your Child is Not Lazy

Your child is not lazy. Sure, the signs may be there: he rushes through his homework (if he does it...

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January 14, 2014

Guest Post: Begin With the End in Mind

If the title of today’s post sounds familiar, you’ve likely read Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. In...

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January 8, 2014

When is the right time to get my child a tutor?

If you are asking yourself this question, chances are the answer is “Right now!” At the very least, it is...

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November 10, 2013

How do I go about finding the right tutor for my child?

First and foremost, you are an expert on your child and with the help of your child’s teacher(s) you have a great...

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