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How Your Learner Can Benefit From Educational Best Practices

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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 ]

Helping Your Learner Retain What They’ve Learned

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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 or anxious when unable to remember what they’ve already “learned”? If so, you aren’t alone. We hear...[ 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 ]

Between School and Tutoring: What Parents Can Do at Home to Support Their Child With ADHD

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Does your child … have a diagnosis of ADHD? Have trouble sitting still or focusing? Struggle with planning or time management? Act impulsively or make careless mistakes? Show signs of frustration or low self-esteem? Helping your child overcome these challenges can seem daunting. Hey, we’ve been there, and we get it! ADHD is challenging for parents, not just kids. However,...[ 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 or a processing disorder? 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...[ read more ]

Tips for Providing Fluency Instruction and Keeping Kids Happy at Home During a Crisis

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You're ready to pull out what’s left of your now greying hair (seriously, this might be my new color). Some days, you want to barricade yourself behind a closed door at the thought of spending additional weeks juggling work, health worries, financial concerns, parenting, and educating your children. You need some tips on how to handle homeschooling your child during...[ read more ]

Make More Mistakes!

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WHAT?!?! You read that right! We want our learners to make more mistakes. There is a story about a professor who split his class into two large groups and both were instructed to work together to make ceramic pots. One group was assigned to focus on quantity while the other was told to focus on quality. In the end, who...[ read more ]



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