Tag: home school

The Art of the Vocabulary Journal

There are many reasons to work to improve a student’s (or your!) vocabulary.

One of the best ways to improve a student’s vocabulary is to keep what I call simply, a vocabulary journal.

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New! Learn to Love Reading Class

Learn to Love Reading Class! Oct. 11-Nov. 16, 1-2:15 pm W/Th, for students in grades 3-5 Cost is $65/quarter; Kettering, OH Our new “Learn to Love Reading!” class covers 2 classic, age-appropriate books each quarter (10 weeks) throughout the year (summer included)…. Read More

10 Study Tips for ADD/ADHD Students

Another book is born! Introducing, “10 Study Tips for ADD/ADHD Students,” a short e-guide to help you or your student have the best study sessions possible. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XG9KKPY “I get that little boys are wild and crazy, but mine is beyond this.” Comments… Read More

Using Dice in Teaching Math

It’s no secret that many students struggle with math. Because of this struggle, both kids and adults often have the impression that math is boring, hard, and something to be feared. Math was certainly a challenge for me in school! Thankfully, many… Read More

5 Questions to Consider Before Hiring a Tutor

How long does tutoring take? This is a question I am often asked. When you are new to tutoring, it can seem a little risky paying upwards of $15/hr. for a tutor and not knowing the outcome in advance. Here are five… Read More