Why should I hire a tutor for my child?

By |May 14th, 2015|

Imagine the day when your child comes home with a smile and an A or a B instead of slamming the door when you ask how the test went. Our individualized tutoring program can help your student on the path to classroom success and renewed confidence. With the ability to master new concepts and […]

Back to School Tips

By |November 6th, 2011|

Reestablish bedtimes and mealtimes.
Get all school supplies, don’t forget a planner.
Help your child learn to use a planner for school assignments, extracurricular activities, and social engagements.
Be a part of your child’s team at school.
Figure out how your child learns best and work with it.
Create routines.
Use a timer in the morning.
Make evenings work for […]

PACE Processing and Cognitive Enhancement

By |November 6th, 2011|

PACE (Processing & Cognitive Enhancement) Program is for students 6 years old and above.  PACE is an intensive 12 week program that focuses on developing the cognitive processing skills critical to comfortable learning in an academic setting.  A solid course of Pace includes 36 hours of hands-on training. The procedures and activities train the […]


By |November 6th, 2011|

Improve your memory in 5 weeks!

Cogmed Working Memory Training improves working memory and attention. By training your working memory, you will be better able to stay focused, ignore distractions, plan next steps, remember instructions and start and finish tasks.

New research has shown that working memory training helps reduce ADHD symptoms in most people.  […]

Reading to Learn

By |November 6th, 2011|

First we learn to read and then we read to learn. Even after students have mastered the mechanics of reading many still have trouble understanding the text, making connections with the story, and relating what they’re reading to what they already know.  Here are some tips on helping your students read to learn.

Read to […]

Knowledge is Food!

By |November 17th, 2009|

Help your children help other children. The website freerice.com offers students a way to help others while helping themslves. Each time your child clicks on the right answer to a question, the site donates 10 grains of rice to the UN World Food Program. The site offers questions in the subjects of vocabulary, grammar, […]

School Away From School … At Home

By |October 17th, 2009|

Location, location, location!

Your children will be better students at school if they have a place to be students at home. A specific study spot improves mindset and organization. The study area can be a separate office/study, a portion of their bedroom, or even dining table that rarely gets used. The idea is that they […]

Test Dates

By |October 17th, 2009|

Check out the dates for SAT, ACT, ISEE and HSPT testing. Make sure you sign up in
time and call me to get started on your prep right away.

(Registration deadline is approximately a month before test date. See collegeboard.com)

December 12
February 6
April 10
June 12

SAT & Subject Tests
November 7
December 5
January 23
March 13*
May 1
June 5
*SAT only. […]

Study Styles…Now-or-Later?

By |October 17th, 2009|

When is the best time to do homework? Some children come home from school and need to do their homework while still in ‘school mode’. Others need a break between school and homework. Still, many find the middle ground, choosing to start homework immediately but needing to take frequent breaks to stretch, get a […]