Overcoming Math Anxiety
Although many children and teens report that math is “hard” for them, the truth is that not all math difficulties are cognitive ones. What many people identify as difficulty with math is often an anxiety created by a faulty foundation in mathematical basics, such as fact memorization. Poor math test scores may not always be […]
How Can We Keep Children Safe Online This Summer?
As parents, we’re tasked with the incredibly important role as the protector, advisor, and overall mentor of our children. With summer learning right around the corner, now is a great time to sit down and talk with our children about online safety and how to stay safe. Computers and the internet are both deeply woven […]
Beat the Homeschool Blues With Random Acts of Kindness
When homeschool burnout begins affecting everyone in your home, it always helps to change things up. I’m sure you’ve read dozens of articles on things you can do like modify your schedule, try a new curriculum, or even take a break from homeschooling for a few days. I’ve tried all of those and they definitely […]
Sharpen Your Child’s STEM Skills With An Afterschool Program
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) pervades our lives — from the roads and bridges that take us from point A to point B every day to calculating our budget for our grocery store list. Not only is STEM a big driver of our global economy, but it continuously generates new career opportunities for men […]
Are You Ready for the SAT?
Is your high schooler going to be taking the SAT test later this spring or in the fall? If so, you (and your student) may be feeling a little overwhelmed by the idea of such a high-stakes assessment. This post will break down some of the key things you need to know about SAT test […]
Improve Your Child’s Reading Skills Test Scores
In 2015, only 36% of the United States’ fourth grade students performed at or above the “proficient” level in reading in national reading assessments. Although these assessments are only one part of the full picture of student performance, they indicate that, on the whole, elementary students need additional reading support. After all, reading skills affect […]
Creative Math Help for the Atypical Student
“Average” is only for numbers. Some students need a more customized and creative math approach. Traditional math instruction is designed for “traditional” students. But, what if your student has learning differences and needs remedial math guidance. Or, what about kids especially savvy with numbers who need gifted math intervention? Out-of-the-box learners need a more custom-made […]