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Executive Functioning

July 20, 2018

The Big Leap from Elementary to Middle School

It’s funny, the little things you forget about being a middle schooler. Like, how do I use my locker so that I’m not carrying everything around all day long? What am I […]
May 8, 2018

Our Top 5 Tips for Final Exam Prep

You know you need to study for finals, and you know you shouldn’t wait until the last minute. But what does that look like exactly? Read our tried and true approach, and […]
January 25, 2018

Ensuring a Smooth Transition to High School

Some time during second semester, many eighth graders lose interest in their school work and either coast or crash through the remainder of the school year. This is such a bummer to […]

Homework

July 20, 2018

The Big Leap from Elementary to Middle School

It’s funny, the little things you forget about being a middle schooler. Like, how do I use my locker so that I’m not carrying everything around all day long? What am I […]
January 25, 2018

Ensuring a Smooth Transition to High School

Some time during second semester, many eighth graders lose interest in their school work and either coast or crash through the remainder of the school year. This is such a bummer to […]
January 11, 2018

Building Good Habits for a Successful Second Semester

Was the first half of the school year a challenge for your child? Less than stellar grades? Fine grades but totally stressed out? Don’t despair! Just because they got off on the […]

Learning, Mindset, and Confidence

July 20, 2018

The Big Leap from Elementary to Middle School

It’s funny, the little things you forget about being a middle schooler. Like, how do I use my locker so that I’m not carrying everything around all day long? What am I […]
July 19, 2018

Preventing Summer Learning Loss for Middle and High School Students

You’ve probably heard the phrase “brain drain” used when educators talk about the importance of summer learning. It’s the number one reason we encourage students of all ages to tutor over the […]
May 8, 2018

Our Top 5 Tips for Final Exam Prep

You know you need to study for finals, and you know you shouldn’t wait until the last minute. But what does that look like exactly? Read our tried and true approach, and […]

Test Prep

May 8, 2018

Our Top 5 Tips for Final Exam Prep

You know you need to study for finals, and you know you shouldn’t wait until the last minute. But what does that look like exactly? Read our tried and true approach, and […]
April 23, 2018

Four Reasons We’re Excited about the New July ACT!

For years a big wish at Nurturing Wisdom has been that students could take the ACT in the summer. Wish granted! In 2018, for the first time ACT will offer the test […]
February 14, 2018

Taking Anxiety Out of the ACT/SAT Equation

Are you and your teenager desperate to escape the clutches of ACT/SAT anxiety? It can be done! For years we’ve coached parents and students whose nerves are all over the place – […]

Test Anxiety

May 8, 2018

Our Top 5 Tips for Final Exam Prep

You know you need to study for finals, and you know you shouldn’t wait until the last minute. But what does that look like exactly? Read our tried and true approach, and […]
April 23, 2018

Four Reasons We’re Excited about the New July ACT!

For years a big wish at Nurturing Wisdom has been that students could take the ACT in the summer. Wish granted! In 2018, for the first time ACT will offer the test […]
February 14, 2018

Taking Anxiety Out of the ACT/SAT Equation

Are you and your teenager desperate to escape the clutches of ACT/SAT anxiety? It can be done! For years we’ve coached parents and students whose nerves are all over the place – […]

Applying to College

June 27, 2013

What You Should Know About the Common Application

Trying to simplify the college application process? Then you’ll love the Common Application, – a college application system used by hundreds of colleges and universities across the country.  All of the colleges […]
February 15, 2012

Paying for College

A Wall Street Journal article, “The College-Aid Shuffle” by Jessica Silver-Greenberg, was recommended to us by our friends at Barrington Wealth Management. For those families who are going to be thinking about […]

Math

July 20, 2018

The Big Leap from Elementary to Middle School

It’s funny, the little things you forget about being a middle schooler. Like, how do I use my locker so that I’m not carrying everything around all day long? What am I […]
July 19, 2018

Preventing Summer Learning Loss for Middle and High School Students

You’ve probably heard the phrase “brain drain” used when educators talk about the importance of summer learning. It’s the number one reason we encourage students of all ages to tutor over the […]
March 12, 2018

Our Favorite Spring Break Activities for Kids

Whether you’re vacationing or staycationing for spring break, we bet you could use a list of activities to keep your kiddos engaged during their time off from school. Here’s a list of […]

Reading and Writing

July 19, 2018

Preventing Summer Learning Loss for Middle and High School Students

You’ve probably heard the phrase “brain drain” used when educators talk about the importance of summer learning. It’s the number one reason we encourage students of all ages to tutor over the […]
March 12, 2018

Our Favorite Spring Break Activities for Kids

Whether you’re vacationing or staycationing for spring break, we bet you could use a list of activities to keep your kiddos engaged during their time off from school. Here’s a list of […]
January 25, 2018

Ensuring a Smooth Transition to High School

Some time during second semester, many eighth graders lose interest in their school work and either coast or crash through the remainder of the school year. This is such a bummer to […]

Summer Tutoring

July 19, 2018

Preventing Summer Learning Loss for Middle and High School Students

You’ve probably heard the phrase “brain drain” used when educators talk about the importance of summer learning. It’s the number one reason we encourage students of all ages to tutor over the […]
April 23, 2018

Four Reasons We’re Excited about the New July ACT!

For years a big wish at Nurturing Wisdom has been that students could take the ACT in the summer. Wish granted! In 2018, for the first time ACT will offer the test […]
May 1, 2013

The Value of Summer Tutoring!

At Nurturing Wisdom, we love summer! The summer allows students to make a lot of progress without feeling the pressures of homework, quizzes, and tests during the school year, when students can […]

Company Values

August 19, 2013

The Right Match

Why are we so focused on finding the right match between tutor and student? Pari Schacht, Nurturing Wisdom’s founder, reflects: Let me take you back to my high school physics class… My teacher had […]
January 12, 2013

Customized Tutoring – A Glance

In our last post, we shared one way that Nurturing Wisdom tutors create moments when students love learning the most: by building rapport. One of our tutors, Lisa, shared another way she has helped […]
May 27, 2011

Complaints: Gifts in Disguise!

Recently I visited the Zappos headquarters in Las Vegas. Zappos is famous for its unparalleled customer service, and while I was there, I got some really fascinating insights into their approach. At NW, we […]