From flash cards and education articles to interactive vocabulary practice, we have assembled useful information to aid your quest for a superior education for the student in your life. Of course, none of these resources can substitute for our qualified tutors and customized learning programs.
Posted on 4/1/2013
Although many parents may wish that their child would always choose a good book over a television show or video game, reading may not necessarily be every child’s go-to activity. If you’re looking for ways to encourage your young reader to read more often—or simply consider reading as an alternative to other activities—here are a few suggestions.
Posted on 3/1/2013
Many parents work hard to find ways to teach their children to be good citizens and caring people, but with a little planning, you can also foster your child’s interest in reading at the same time.
Posted on 2/1/2013
It’s Sunday night, and once again your teen has put off a big school project—due tomorrow—until the last minute. If frantic trips to the library or the office supply store are all too familiar, you’re likely dealing with a procrastination problem. It is possible to help your student change, however. Here are a few ideas to help your teen overcome procrastination:
Posted on 1/1/2013
For many children, learning to write well is one of the most demanding parts of the school experience—and English and language arts classes come with many frustrating challenges. Perhaps your child has always struggled with writing or maybe he or she is just starting to experience difficulties. You can help by taking time to review all writing assignments and graded homework for issues and teacher notes, making your own observations of your child’s work, and sharing feedback with your child.
Posted on 12/12/2012
If your household is like most, there are many day-to-day duties that must be completed. While tasks like laundry and doing dishes may seem tedious for children, research conducted by the University of Minnesota's College of Education and Human Development shows that "involving children in household tasks at an early age can have a positive impact later in life."
Posted on 12/1/2012
It's holiday break, and if you are in need of a few ideas to help keep your child entertained and learning these next few weeks, Huntington Learning Center has several suggestions. "Your child deserves a reprieve from school work, but there are many things you can do as a family that will keep your student engaged," says Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center. Huntington offers the following winter break learning activities for inspiration.
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