How Often Does My Child Need Tutoring Sessions?

I speak with parents every day about their children’s tutoring needs and I’d have to say one of the most common questions I hear is, “How often will my child need tutoring sessions?” As any parent prepares to decide how to best support their child academically outside of the classroom, this is certainly a question … Read more

How to Organize Your Upper Elementary Student

On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the most organized, how organized is your student? Are you the parent of a child who has struggled with keeping organized since Kindergarten? Does your son’s backpack house a mound of crumpled papers by the third week of September? If this sounds familiar, we have a … Read more

Getting High School Students Organized

If you’re the parent of a high school student, you probably know about block scheduling. For freshmen, block scheduling is likely a new concept.  Most high schools in the DC metro area operate on a block scheduling system.  Basically, this means most classes meet every other day for a longer period.  For example, a student … Read more

Does My Child Need a Tutor?

Have you ever hired a tutor for your child? Chances are you’ve at least thought about arranging for supplemental support – either one on one or in small group form – outside the classroom. From remedial support and catch up, to enrichment and getting ahead, working with a tutor is becoming the norm. Parents want … Read more