School’s (Been) Out: What Now?

School’s (Been) Out: What Now?

Ah … the last few weeks of school. Now is the time we should be seeing the end in sight, begin celebrating this year’s successes, and look forward to the day we see them racing off the school bus with a backpack stuffed with their desk belongings and a skip in their...
How to Have a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference

How to Have a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference

With the flip of the calendar page, we are bombarded with Pumpkin Spice everything as summer turns into fall.  October also means the time is quickly approaching for progress reports and teacher conferences.   Progress Reports In many middle and high schools, progress...
The Final Five: Making It Work For You

The Final Five: Making It Work For You

We want to tell you about this cool thing we do called the Final Five and how you can use it to help your child stay on track in school. The Final Five is how we spend the last five minutes of tutoring sessions  with our K-6 families, and it’s designed to...