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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September 13, 2013

Group Dynamics

Now that the school year is underway, your child is most likely settling back into the routine of his classes....

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September 4, 2013

A Blank Slate

The start of the school year is a true tabula rasa (blank slate). No matter what has happened in previous school years,...

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July 30, 2013

Optimism Often Leads to Success

You might not want to mention this fact to your kids, but summer is essentially over. On the one hand,...

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July 17, 2013

Learning From Mistakes

Children constantly compare themselves to their peers and siblings. No matter how much teachers may discourage the “Whadyagets” and parents...

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June 20, 2013

Does My Child Need a Tutor?

It may seem counterintuitive to be reading a blog examining the value of tutoring on a website for a tutoring center. However,...

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June 13, 2013

Guest Post: Tips for a Successful (Educational) Summer

With the arrival of the end of the school year, students’ schedules and routines are changing. Summertime often means a...

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June 5, 2013

It’s the End of the School Year as We Know It

Hard as it may be to believe, the school year is almost over… actually, it’s probably not that hard to believe! You...

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