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  • 3 Alternative Ways Students Can Boost Their Learning November 9, 2017
    learning tutor tutoring reading math dyslexia dysgraphia evaluation testing 3 Alternative Ways Students can Boost Their Learning As you help your child reach his or her full potential as a student, you are likely always searching for valuable educational strategies. Since learning involves the whole body, it is important to look at this area from a […]
  • Teach your teen to make better choices, and eliminate stress while doing it. November 9, 2017
    learning tutor tutoring reading math dyslexia dysgraphia evaluation testing   Photo Cred: Unsplash Teach your teen to make better choices, and eliminate stress while doing it ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Lindsay didn’t sit with me at lunch today. Will my boss understand I can’t work tonight because I have a major exam tomorrow? Must improve ACT score! Cory […]
  • How Sleep Aids Learning October 2, 2017
    learning tutor tutoring reading math dyslexia dysgraphia evaluation testing How Sleep Aids Learning   More than a third of Americans are under slept, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A minimum of 7 hours per night are recommended to avoid health problems such as obesity, heart disease and a range […]
  • Why Students Never Have to Lose Their Work Again September 18, 2017
    learning tutor tutoring reading math dyslexia dysgraphia evaluation testing   Why Students Never Have to Lose Their Work Again Losing work due to a faulty hard drive or misplaced documents can cost a student dearly. It’s time to consider cloud storage and here is why. By Sally Writes sally@diamondmail.net One of the most important components of […]
  • Creative Ways to Ax Childhood Anxiety September 18, 2017
    learning tutor tutoring reading math dyslexia dysgraphia evaluation testing   Creative Ways to Ax Childhood Anxiety Anxiety is a normal, and usually temporary, part of growing up. But, for many adolescents, experiencing multiple changes at once can have a profound negative effect on their self-image, confidence, and ability to adapt. By NOAH SMITH noah_smith@wellnessvoyager.com Wellnessvoyager.com […]
  • Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want June 8, 2017
    learning tutor tutoring reading math dyslexia dysgraphia evaluation testing   Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want It’s clear the practices what makes brain changes. You can get fast changes, but those are chemical changes in your brain. What we want is structural changes that will […]
  • Your Child’s Executive Functioning February 2, 2017
    learning tutor tutoring reading math dyslexia dysgraphia evaluation testing An untapped source of better grades G. Reid Lyon wrote in his book, Attention, Memory, and Executive Function, “Attention, memory, and executive function play a central role in thinking, problem solving, and other complex symbolic activities involved in oral language, reading, writing, mathematics, and social behavior.” […]