SUMMER CAMP SERIES 1: Tips for Avoiding the “Summer Slide”

SUMMER CAMP SERIES 1: Tips for Avoiding the “Summer Slide”

We’ve likely all heard the phrase “the summer slide”: that phenomenon where kids tend to forget by September what they knew in May! Research has shown some startling statistics regarding declining reading and math skills over the summer months: When kids don’t read,...
All I Really Need to Know I Learned In… Study Skills?

All I Really Need to Know I Learned In… Study Skills?

I’m sure most of us have heard of Robert Fulghum’s book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. If we haven’t read the book, we’ve likely seen some of the various spinoffs: all I need to know I learned from a teacher; all I need to know I learned from...

How Study Skills Can Help With Test Taking

With final exams ahead, it is important to know how study skills and tutoring can really highlight and make test taking easier. Because of this, it is important to find tutors that can help students maximize their study skills. This helps with planning, organizing,...
Executive Function and the Importance of Study Skills

Executive Function and the Importance of Study Skills

A child’s executive function and study skills are so important. Executive function is a set of skills that assist you in getting tasks done. It involves mental control and self regulation. It is controlling your attention to work on something specific and getting it...