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3 Things Tutors Can Provide For SAT And ACT Prep That Teachers Can't

Apr. 03, 2018

For students about to take the SAT as well as their parents, it can be a point of debate whether or not to find a tutor for test prep. Some think it would be unheard of to take the test without being prepared by a tutor or qualified teacher, while others seem to think it's an expense that can easily be spared as long as you do well in school. In truth, there are many things tutors can do for students they can't do alone or with the help of a teacher.

Help! 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing Between Math Programs

Mar. 30, 2018

If your child is struggling in school it is natural to search for a math tutoring program that can provide the assistance needed before gaps grow too wide and misunderstanding snowballs out of control. Watching your child struggle with learning math is hard and finding the perfect program can raise a child’s understanding and boost confidence. A carefully designed program will work to fill in gaps in your child’s learning and build on established strengths. You want to choose a program that carefully evaluates your child’s math skills, is aligned with adopted standards, personalizes instruction to the individual child’s needs, and provides ongoing feedback.

Five Tips to Motivate Children with ADHD

Mar. 29, 2018

For parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), it can be very challenging to figure out exactly what motivates their students to study and complete homework. CEO & Co-Founder Eileen Huntington of Huntington Learning Center says that parents should help their children get to know themselves as students and embrace techniques that work for them. “While parents will find it difficult, if not impossible, to change their children’s behavior, modifications to their study habits and learning environment are far more likely to be helpful,” says Huntington. To motivate children to strive toward academic success, she suggests these five tips:

3 Ways Parents Can Help Their Child With Algebra

Mar. 26, 2018

Algebra is a challenging subject for many students. Yet algebra is not as difficult as some students 
believe – it may just take more time and attention for some students to learn the basic concepts of algebra 1 and/or algebra 2. Here’s how you can provide algebra help to your child. 

Tips to Help Children Become Better Writers

Jan. 30, 2018

Writing is one of the most important skills a child will acquire as a student—and also one of the most difficult to master.

Six Best Practices for Broadening your Vocabulary

Jan. 24, 2018

It's important for students to be continually building up their vocabularies over time.

Ways a Tutor Can Help a Student De-Stress about Calculus

Jan. 21, 2018

Just mention the word calculus and you might notice that your high school student will quickly want to change the subject.

Helping Your Young Reader Succeed with a Reading Tutor

Jan. 04, 2018

We know reading is important, but exactly why should parents be quick to address reading issues the moment they are identified?

Helping Your Child Build a Greater Depth of Understanding in Math

Dec. 20, 2017

You may have heard education experts, researchers or media outlets refer to mathematics curriculum in the United States as being "a mile wide and an inch deep."

Huntington Learning Center Suggests Winter Break Learning Activities

Dec. 19, 2017

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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