Contact us now to secure a tutor for January! Book a spot today to secure the schedule that is best for you.

The Math Dilemma: Finding the Balance Between Helping Too Much and Not Enough

Helping your child with math can be tough, but throw the Common Core way of doing things into the mix and the situation is ripe with frustration. Common Core is a new way of teaching students more critical thinking skills than the standard methods of mathematics and language arts. When students are expected to analyze problems and think critically instead of solving by rote memorization, it can be frustrating for parents who may not know how to help. Click here to learn more.
4 Questions Parents Ask About How to Help with Homework

We receive a lot of calls from parents who are trying to help their children complete homework.  Certain questions come up over and over again and we've got the answers!


Read on for answers to our parents' FAQs.  

Stanford University Study: Tutoring Decreases Anxiety

Do anxiety and frustration hold your child back when it comes to math? If so, according to a recent Stanford University study, there's help. 
Read on for tips on how to get anxiety under control.

Saturday, January 16th, 2016
ACT Practice Test
9:00am-1:00pm - Best Western Fairfax - Fairfax, VA

Saturday, January 30th, 2016:
ACT & New SAT Practice Test
9:00am-1:00pm - Best Western Fairfax - Fairfax, VA

Register here for a practice test in January and future months.

Upcoming Parent Presentations

All are Free and Open to the Public:

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016: 
Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools, and Solutions for Stress-Free Homework 
6:30pm-7:30pm - Nottingham Elementary - Arlington, VA

Monday, January 11th, 2016: 
Fidgety, Forgetful, and Unfocused: How to Help Your Child Focus and Finish
7:30pm-9:00pm - McLean Bible Church - Vienna, VA

Friday, January 29th, 2016:
Learn More in Less Time: Strategies to Boost Grades and Confidence
8:30am-10:00am - Nysmith School - Herndon, VA

Visit our website for a full list of upcoming events!

Drum Roll Please! Our November Tutor of the Month is...
Allison Curtice! Allison has been helping students in the areas of reading, writing, social studies, and geography for almost ten years.

Allison is a special education teacher with Fairfax County Public Schools. She loves working with students who benefit from unique learning and memorization strategies. Seeing students have that "ah-ha" moment is incredibly gratifying for Allison. Read on to find out how she builds relationships with her students and makes reading strategies fun.
If we can provide your child with a great tutor like Allison, 

Educational Connections In-home Tutoring
Serving Northern VA, DC, and MD