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How Your Learner Can Benefit From Educational Best Practices

Have you seen news headlines or read articles about the remarkable effectiveness of some other countries’ education systems as compared to the United States? Wondering why that is, and what we can learn from it? Global Education … How the US Stacks Up Over the years, it’s been reported that US students underperform in key subject areas when compared to...[ read more ]

The Link Between Learning and Self-Confidence

Two eager students raising their hands in class, representing the improved self-esteem that students get from tutoring at Fit Learning

Are you concerned that your child isn't confident in their academic abilities? Or that their learning challenges are causing them to lose confidence in themselves? Do you fear that low self-esteem will negatively impact them academically and/or socially? If so, you are not alone. In working with families, we commonly hear from parents that their child isn’t confident in their...[ read more ]

How to Help Your Reluctant Reader

unhappy looking girl in classroom looking at her notebook and who would benefit from evidence-based reading instruction from Fit Learning

Is your child a reluctant reader? Does he or she dislike reading? Have they always struggled with reading – perhaps it just never really “caught on”? Are you concerned they are falling behind or may be unprepared for future grades as the schoolwork (and the reading assignments) get more challenging? If so, Fit Learning can help get your reluctant reader...[ read more ]

Kindergarten Readiness Tutoring: Is My Child Ready?

Several young children sitting around a table smiling and raising their hands, representing the kindergarten readiness curriculum available at Fit Learning

Are you concerned that your young learner may not be ready for school? Have you heard about Fit Learning’s Lil Fits curriculum and wondered if your child is at the right age for enrollment? Curious about what types of skills are needed before signing up for pre-K coaching? (In other words, how young is too young?) Nearly every day, it...[ read more ]

Executive Function Skills in Children: Why They Matter and How to Improve Them

girl looks interested and engaged while getting tutoring help at Fit Learning, where our method strengthens critical thinking skills

Have you noticed that your learner seems particularly disorganized? … rarely plans ahead and has a hard time staying on track? … has trouble getting started with (and completing) tasks or assignments … struggles with managing impulses or emotions … has difficulty recalling what was covered in class … often misplaces or loses assignments or schoolwork? Defining Executive Functioning If...[ read more ]

Helping Your Learner Retain What They’ve Learned

young girl struggles to retain what she's learned, while looking through a school book

Does your learner struggle with retaining information? Do you find that they initially grasp the concepts and complete the homework, but then can’t recall or apply that information for a test or later in the school year? Does your student often get frustrated when unable to remember what they’ve already “learned”? If so, you aren’t alone. We hear this concern...[ read more ]

Is Kindergarten Too Early to Start Tutoring?

A 5-year-old girl who worked with a Fit Learning tutor to improve her academics. Our kindergarten tutors help young learners at our Creve Coeur tutoring office improve their writing, reading, basic math and overall core learning skills.

You’ve heard about parents getting tutoring to help young children through school. But how young is too young? Is kindergarten too early to start tutoring? It’s a great question, and the short answer is “no.” In fact, kindergarten tutoring helps establish a firm foundation for later grades. The benefit of kindergarten tutoring isn't only in academics. Rather, providing that extra...[ read more ]

Helping Learners With Slow Processing Speed

Child leaning over looking at a computer representing a student with slow processing speed from Illinois participating in Fit Math instead of tutoring to help them catch up in school.

Are you concerned that your child struggles to learn, or takes much longer than expected to complete basic homework? Have you been told they have slow processing speed? Are these challenges holding them back at school or contributing to low self-esteem? Fit Learning may be your answer. Key aspects of Fit’s unique teaching technique make it a particularly good match...[ read more ]

Is Your Learner Struggling in School This Year?

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Is your learner struggling in school this year? Having difficulty grasping or retaining the material covered in class? Falling behind compared to peers? If so, you may be considering tutoring for your child. It’s critical to note that teaching and learning approaches vary quite a bit. Fit Learning stands out from all the rest. It uses an alternative teaching method that...[ read more ]

Is Your Child Benefitting From Instruction Based on the Science of Reading?

A young child reads a book, having benefitted from 1:1 reading comprehension tutoring at Fit Learning

Do you find yourself wondering whether the Science of Reading works for your learner? Not sure what all it entails? Wondering how phonics fits into the mix? At Fit Learning, we look to the science to ensure our instructional techniques are as effective and efficient as possible. We combine that with a fun and fast-paced approach to engage and motivate...[ read more ]



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