5 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Organizational Skills

In many cases, poor organizational skills are the reason for poor school performance. While some children are naturally inclined to be more organized, others struggle to keep on top of everything. Thankfully, though, there are ways to help your child develop their organizational skills. Here’s how: Use a checklist Checklists are simple and straightforward, making… Read more »

How to Help Your Child Stop Procrastinating

Procrastination—it’s every person’s worst enemy. It’s frustrating enough when we catch ourselves putting off important tasks, but it can be even more so when we catch our children doing the same thing. There can be many reasons why this happens—anxiety, poor time management, apathy, etc.—but thankfully, there are just as many solutions. Ask questions Before… Read more »

5 Signs Your Child Needs a Tutor

Every student, at one time or another, will have a class or subject that they struggle with. Often times, one-on-one instruction with a parent or teacher is all the help they need, but other times this isn’t enough. While a series of bad report cards are usually a good sign that your child needs extra… Read more »

4 Tips for Motivating Your Child to Read

Some kids are born bookworms. For others, however, getting them to read can be an every day battle. Reading regularly can bring many benefits to both children and adults, so it’s important to instill a love of reading as early as possible. But if your child is reluctant to pick up a book, here are… Read more »

What to Do When Your Child is Struggling in School

No matter what you do, there will come a time when your child will start struggling in school. It may be in one subject, or multiple subjects, but it will likely be a very challenging time for you both. There are, however, ways to get through this: Have open lines of communication As a parent,… Read more »

How to Develop Your Child’s Writing Skills

We may not be composing long, thought-out letters to our relatives anymore, but writing is still an important skill. From school essays to blog posts, emails to text messages, we’re writing, in some way or form, every day. That’s why it’s so important to teach writing skills at a young age, so that when your… Read more »

How Reading Affects the Brain

You’ve probably been told all your life to read. From your parents to your teachers, they always insisted that reading a book was “good for you.” Well, they were right, but not just because of the information you were learning. Turns out, reading has real, psychological benefits that changes the way our brains, and by… Read more »

The Benefits of Summer Tutoring

The school year has ended, and the moment your child comes home, they sit down in front of the computer screen and don’t get up for the next three months. Meanwhile, everything they’ve learned is starting to slip away. Sound familiar? If so, it might be a good idea to start thinking about summer tutoring…. Read more »