March 6, 2013

The Importance of Thoughtful Praise

Since reading Mindset by Carol Dweck many years ago, we talk often with our students and their parents about the importance of a growth mindset – the “belief that your basic qualities are […]
February 15, 2013

The Myth of Preference

We tutor many students each year for the ACT and SAT and frequently advise parents and students on how to get the best results while fitting test preparation into the student’s life. […]
February 13, 2013

Customized Tutoring Plans

When we meet with a student to set up tutoring, we frequently present a tutoring plan, which is customized to that specific student.  This plan is an excellent communication tool to keep […]
October 1, 2012

How Can I Help Support My Child’s Executive Functioning Tutoring?

We like to say that Executive Functioning is everything that it takes to succeed in school, besides the actual content that is taught at school.  Students in our executive functioning program learn […]