Summer Learning Archives | Nurturing Wisdom Tutoring
July 19, 2018

Prevent Brain Drain for Middle 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 13, 2020

Looking Forward: Preparing for First through Fourth Grade

While summer learning is important for children of all ages, it’s imperative for incoming first through fourth graders. Any loss during this time will be compounded once the school year starts, and […]
May 22, 2020

Looking Forward: Preparing for Junior Year

Junior year is not for the faint of heart. Tougher classes. Thesis. Leadership roles. ACT. College visits. AP exams. Add to that the uncertainty of the coming school year on the heels […]
June 4, 2020

Looking Forward: Preparing for Freshman Year

We’ve been thinking a lot about soon-to-be ninth graders. We’re so bummed they had to miss out on all of the rites of passage attached to the end of eighth grade. In […]
June 4, 2020

Looking Forward: Preparing for the 2020-2021 School Year

Right now, the 2020-2021 school year seems worlds away. It’s understandable that families might not have “How can we prevent summer learning loss and prepare for the next grade level?” at the […]
June 17, 2020

Stand Out to College Admissions During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered day-to-day life for all of us. It will continue to impact students in the coming weeks, months, and even years. If you’re a rising high school junior […]
July 23, 2020

Looking Forward: Preparing for Senior Year

After the abrupt ending of junior year, members of the Class of 2021 may be wondering how they can make their mark in the coming months. Many athletes, artists, and budding activists […]
July 28, 2020

Looking Forward: Preparing for Seventh Grade

Over the past fifteen years, we’ve learned through our one-to-one work with students that setting up a solid foundation in seventh grade leads to big gains in eighth grade and high school. […]