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Teaching a Child to Read for Maximum Comprehension

Mar. 14, 2024

Have you noticed that your child is capable of reading, but has trouble recalling what he or she reads, even immediately thereafter? “A few of the basics of good reading are strong decoding ability, recognition of high-frequency and irregular words, and good comprehension,” says Eileen Huntington, co-founder of Huntington Learning Center. “Without these building blocks, a child will never achieve reading fluency and will likely always struggle with reading.” Luckily, Huntington says there are a number of things parents can do to help their children better comprehend what they read. Here are several tips:

FIVE SIGNS YOUR CHILD NEEDS TUTORING

Sep. 27, 2023

It’s easy to tell that a child needs tutoring when he or she continues to receive one poor report card after the next, but there are a number of other less obvious signs that parents shouldn’t ignore. Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center says that parents can look for clues in a number of places. “Stressful study sessions and bad grades are the tangible evidence of a child’s school struggles, but there are several other indicators to watch for,” says Huntington. “The sooner you recognize school problems, the faster you can help your child overcome any issues and boost his or her confidence.”

Understanding Elementary School Report Cards

Sep. 11, 2023

The standards-based report card shows advancement toward mastery of those standards. Put simply, these marks represent a student’s progress at the time of the report toward each standard being measured.

Students Can Travel ‘Anywhere’ They Want To Go with Huntington Learning Center’s 2023 Summer Reading Adventure

May. 01, 2023

Let the adventure begin! It's time to grab your passports and join Huntington for a summer-long journey where we let our imaginations run wild, and catch up on some of that reading we missed during this crazy school year. Stay on track to be reading at grade level this fall, and have FUN doing it! Reading Adventure is free and open to all families!

HUNTINGTON CELEBRATES 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF DELIVERING STUDENT RESULTS

Sep. 15, 2022

Forty-five years after Huntington Learning Center opened its doors to its first students and families, the nation’s leading tutoring and test prep provider is excited to join students and families once again to help during this 2022-2023 school year and beyond.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten: Checklist for Parents

Jun. 24, 2021

Kindergarten is an exciting time of learning and growth. Some kindergarteners may struggle with the adjustment to longer days, being away from home, and being in a structured school setting. But there are some things parents can do over the summer to help make the transition to kindergarten as smooth as possible.  

What Parents of Younger Students Should Do About COVID-19 Learning Loss

May. 11, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on children, both in school and otherwise. And as Huntington Learning Center notes, now that children are winding down their second school year that has been affected, the evidence is clear: learning loss is occurring.

Students Can Travel ‘Anywhere’ They Want To Go with Huntington Learning Center’s 2021 Summer Reading Adventure

May. 04, 2021

Let the adventure begin! It's time to grab your passports and join Huntington for a summer-long journey where we let our imaginations run wild, and catch up on some of that reading we missed during this crazy school year. Stay on track to be reading at grade level this fall, and have FUN doing it! Reading Adventure is free and open to all families!

Huntington Learning Center Celebrates Read Across America Day 2021

Mar. 02, 2021

At Huntington Learning Center, we believe that strong reading and comprehension skills play a vital part in every facet of children’s education - not just in humanities classes, but in science and math as well. That’s why, on Read Across America Day, we’re encouraging parents and children to make reading together a daily habit.

Why Some Children Lack Motivation (and How Parents Can Help)

Feb. 02, 2021

If you’ve ever noticed your child seeming lethargic or unmotivated, you’re not alone. At Huntington, we see many reasons students lose motivation, but here are a few of the most common.

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