Is Kindergarten Too Early to Start Tutoring?

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Is Kindergarten Too Early to Start Tutoring?

Photo of a girl writing representing a 5 year old who worked with a 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 ]

Learning Myth: We Should Teach to a Child’s Strengths

Director Janice Smith talks through Dr. Kimberly Berens's new book Blind Spots: Why Students Fail and The Science That Can Save Them. In her book, Dr. Berens covers the myths about learning. Myth #2 is that we should teach to a child's strengths. What does the science say? FALSE. Education's goal is not just to teach what learners already find...[ read more ]

Is it Time to Consider Homeschooling?

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As a parent, you may contemplate homeschooling your child and immediately feel overwhelmed and exhausted. You want your child to be successful, but you're not sure if choosing to homeschool your child will be a good fit for your family. Currently, there are many scenarios where homeschooling makes the most sense, even if it seems challenging. Some of the situations...[ read more ]

Is Fit Learning the Right Choice for Your Child with Dyslexia?

Orton-Gillingham. If you are the parent of a dyslexic learner, you are probably very familiar with this name. I'm sure you've heard: "It HAS to be Orton-Gillingham!" "But is it Orton-Gillingham?" "Orton-Gilligham is the only way!" And it may be overwhelming. What does Orton-Gillingham even mean? The Orton-Gillingham approach was developed in the 1930s, designed specifically for students with dyslexia....[ read more ]



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