Elementary School Math Tutor

Elementary school is the foundation for a child’s educational progress and it is important to have a logical approach to teaching at this level. At the elementary school level, the instructors interact with students and work along with them through the exercises. The tutors help students to get comfortable with numbers. The role of an elementary school math tutor is to give children a firm foundation in mathematics. Students who are good at math are given challenges that tease their talent. Such challenges at the elementary level help build a strong foundation for sustained growth at higher levels. A good … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten is the first real step for young children towards the outside world. At Kindergarten, children meet new people, learn new rules and discipline, spend considerable amount of time away from their comfort zone, viz. home. Children learn most things through playing, exploring and just by being with parents. Therefore, no age can be considered as too early for children to make them ready for kindergarten. The process can ideally start about a year ago, while the child is in Preschool. Starting early makes the transition smoother. The parents should consider a child’s strengths and weaknesses, special talents and social … Continue reading

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Engaging Kids in Learning during the Thanksgiving Holidays

Are you looking for ways to keep your kids active, entertained and learning over the Thanksgiving holidays? We have some tips and ideas for you from cooking and writing to games and puzzles. Writing Exercises and Keeping it Fun One way to build family connections and keep your kids engaged in learning and writing is to have your child interview a family member who is attending the Thanksgiving holiday with you. Have your child ask about where they were born, where they went to school, when did they meet their husband or wife (your child’s grandma, grandpa, aunt or uncle), … Continue reading

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Study Skills for Middle School Students

When I was in middle school no one taught us HOW to study, and it is often the same in many classrooms today. Giving your middle school student the right studying skill set now, will help them in high school, college and beyond. Middle school is when students have several different classrooms, and a different teacher for each subject…it’s when school starts to get more complex, more like real life. Giving them strong middle school study skills now, provides a good foundation that will help beyond just this school year   Helping Children to Learn to Be Organized With more … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month in April – Get your Child into Loving Reading & Writing

Started in 1996, National Poetry Month is celebrated every April in the U.S.  Poetry is one of the most creative types of writing and can help get some kids excited about words and writing. Fostering a love of language and of reading and writing is central to ALOHA’s programs. It can be a fun way to get interactive with words, in a way that often leads to deeper understanding, which is a Common Core goal as well. From Poetry.com, the sponsor of this month-long event, click to see 30 ways to celebrate Poetry this month, or year-round.   For young … Continue reading

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