Math Anxiety: A Highly Contagious Learning Disorder

Math Anxiety: A Highly Contagious Learning Disorder

Recent studies have shown that parents who struggled with math anxiety in school can unwittingly pass this learning difficulty to their own children. This happens when parents who have their own “math insecurity” assist their children with math homework. ...
Six Reasons Sundays Matter

Six Reasons Sundays Matter

Ask any teacher or student about their favorite day of the week, and you’ll get varied responses. Some will say they like Fridays, when the work week winds down and the weekend stretches ahead. Some will declare a love for Saturdays, when they’ve had a...
Three Strategies for Back-to-School Success

Three Strategies for Back-to-School Success

Back-to-School season is generally filled with a mix of excitement and worry.  On the one hand, the school year stretches ahead as a blank slate for new experiences and success. The kids are excited to see their friends again, and many enjoy the learning and social...
A Fresh Perspective on your Child’s School Troubles

A Fresh Perspective on your Child’s School Troubles

It can be really hard to help your own child overcome school troubles.  The problem is that you, the parent, can’t get an objective view of the situation. You hear your child’s version of events, and the teacher’s version of events may not match....
New Year, New Habits!

New Year, New Habits!

A recent study revealed that only 8% of Americans successfully keep their New Year’s resolutions, which is a shame, because January is the perfect time for students to embrace a clean slate and set goals for the second semester. ​Why is January so perfect? Well,...
The Very BEST Reason to Get Your Child a Tutor

The Very BEST Reason to Get Your Child a Tutor

Last week, one of our new tutors sent us this message (with names changed to protect privacy), following a back-to-school session with her student: I had an excellent session with my client, Becky, last night.  When I first came, her dad said she was not happy because...