All Posts by Angelee Mehta

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Jun 09

What Are the Benefits of Summer Tutoring?

By Angelee Mehta | Tutoring

As the summer approaches, you may have your hands full with planning family trips, barbecues, and pool parties. With all the excitement of planning the summer, it is easy to forget about summer assignments and learning. So why would a family choose to tutor over the summer? What are the benefits of summer tutoring? The Benefits […]

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Apr 24

How Do I Know if My Child Is Gifted?

By Angelee Mehta | Tutoring

As a parent, one of your most important responsibilities may be ensuring that your child is reaching their full potential by allowing them to explore their passions and interests. In your course of encouragement, you may notice that your child is exceptionally good at adding large numbers easily in their head, or that the painting […]

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Apr 01

Remembering What You Read

By Angelee Mehta | Reading

In a world where technology has taken over the interests of our youth, brain-stimulating activities such as reading have been put on the backburner. Students may argue that they read all the time – when they are texting or surfing the web. However, this is not the same as traditional reading, which incites thought-provoking questions […]

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Mar 11

How to Deal with Boredom

By Angelee Mehta | Motivation

Far too often you hear your student say how much they do not like school, because of one simple fact: it is just too boring. It is difficult to argue with this statement, because as a former student yourself, you may remember how boring it really was at times. Unfortunately, it is not easy to […]

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Mar 04

College Prep Timeline

By Angelee Mehta | College

As a parent, you know that college is one of the most important milestones in your student’s life. Writing a strong essay and scoring high on the SATs can be crucial when it comes to getting accepted. However, it is often the case that students, and parents as well, do not put much consideration into […]

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Feb 18

Private Tutoring versus Group Tutoring

By Angelee Mehta | Tutoring

One-on-one or group tutoring. Which one is better for your student? At Educational Connections, we have worked with thousands of students, providing a number of different tutoring services. Over the years, we have found one-on-one tutoring to be much more beneficial and effective than group tutoring in terms of results and overall experience. We offer […]

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Feb 08

The Power of Positive Reinforcement

By Angelee Mehta | Motivation

As a parent, your student depends on you for guidance and support, especially when they are struggling in school. Parents and teachers are often so focused on students achieving good grades that they forget the key to success relies in positive reinforcement. In the heat of frustration and disappointment, you may resort to anger by […]

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Feb 01

5 Study Tips That Work

By Angelee Mehta | Study Skills

You’ve heard every excuse in the book as to why your student can’t study. You try to provide the tools to study, by offering a quiet space away to offering incentives, but nothing seems to work. It could be that your student has tried all of the common study techniques, and may need to try […]

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