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When school is hard for your child, it can be difficult to know what to do. Hire a tutor? Double-down on homework time? Create incentives for good grades? We encourage families to seek specific answers as to why an individual child is struggling. This infographic, “Why is my child struggling in school?” walks through two…

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Our success with students starts with our unique Learning Ability Evaluation. We identify strengths and weaknesses that may be affecting performance in reading, comprehension, and math.   Learning Ability Evaluation   10+ standardized measures of reading, comprehension, and math Identification of strengths and weaknesses Consultation to explain findings   Learning Skills Measured ✔ Sounding Out…

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Kindergarten through high school, effective communication with your child’s teachers can contribute to school success. A shared view of your child’s strengths and challenges, goals for progress, and a workable plan, can pave the way for a great school year.   Yet, the anticipation of a parent-teacher conference can make some parents apprehensive. We have…

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The end of the marking period is a time for parents to assess their child’s progress—to make sure they’re on track, improving in subjects, or to see if they need help. This is the time to note any areas of difficulty. It’s important to look carefully at each area of your child’s progress report—how are…

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Teachers know there is a long list of reasons to make reading a lifelong habit: the cognitive workout we get when we read and the exposure to new ideas are arguably top reasons to be a regular reader. So, when a student (who otherwise has adequate decoding skills) is unenthusiastic about books, regardless of the…

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In just a few weeks, we can change reading, comprehension, or math. Summer is a great time to make this happen for your child.  Make your plans now and enjoy special savings.   Enroll for summer sessions by April 14th and receive 5% off the first week of instruction.   Find the Learning Center near…

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Did you recently volunteer for a coaching position? Have you coached before? Are you tired of yelling at your team but don’t know how to get them to follow directions? Do you want this year to be a more positive experience for you and your players? If you answered yes to any of these questions,…

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Though they may be hard-working and study for hours on end, some students have trouble understanding or remembering what they’ve read. They may do poorly on tests, have trouble following classroom directions or struggle to understand jokes. A cause of comprehension difficulties is weak concept imagery—the ability to create an imagined gestalt (whole) from language….

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For some students, the phrase “report card” comes with a sense of dread. As a parent, it can be hard to gauge how things are really going at school if your student is tight-lipped about his day and his report card feels like a jumble of letters or percentages.   After getting straight A’s last…

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