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Academic Parenting Articles

Does Your Child Have Learning Disabilities or Challenges?

When students struggle in school, they're stressed and they lose confidence. Most students benefit from individualized instruction that leverages their strengths and helps them overcome (or eliminate) their challenges. One-on-one sessions or small groups allow tutors...

Love of Learning

How to Nurture Your Children's Love of Learning “Tell me, and I forget. Teach me, and I remember. Involve me, and I will learn.” – Benjamin Franklin Parents can learn a thing or two from this insightful quote. A key to nurturing a love of learning in children lies in...

Why Learning Styles Matter

Do you know your child's preferred learning style? Each of your children age 12 or older should complete a learning styles assessment. Each child's preferred learning style may be a combination of many different learning styles or a dominant one. Understanding each...

Five Overlooked Reading Comprehension Benefits

Reading Comprehension Benefits Reading comprehension is the most important academic fundamental, with immeasurable benefits. Some reading comprehension benefits are well-documented: improved reasoning skills, better, more insightful writing, faster reading, and better...