Category: Education

How to Make Amusement Parks Educational

Want to treat your children to a theme park but make sure they’re learning at the same time? Believe it or not, that’s simpler than you may think. In fact, if you want to make an amusement park educational, just try any or all of the tips below! How to Make Amusement Parks Educational without […]

3 Ways to Get the Most out of Review Material

Do you think of yourself as good at lesson reviews? If so, you probably take a lot of notes, read through every chapter twice, and ask a lot of questions in class. If not, you probably wish you were good at reviewing. Either way, what if you could get the most out of review material […]

Why Online Math Tutoring Is Hard to Do

With all of the technology available today, online tutoring can seem like a convenient way to fit math help into your family’s busy schedule. Unfortunately, online math tutoring is hard to do – it’s especially hard to do well enough to get the same benefit as in-person tutoring or enrichment classes. What Makes Online Math […]

How Standardized Lessons Improve Enrichment Classes

The word “standardized” sometimes gets a bad rap in the education world because making everything the same can seem negative when dealing with students. We all know students are different and should be taught differently. But just because something is “standardized” doesn’t mean teachers ignore students’ individual needs. In fact, standardized lessons can actually improve […]

5 Reasons ESL Students and Their Parents Should Speak English at Home

It’s easy to say that ESL students and parents should speak English at home to help students learn English faster and better (and it’s true), but just saying it may not be enough to understand why that’s the case. Here are some specific examples that can help. It’s Important to Speak English at Home to… […]

Why English Tutoring Should Include Reading

English is not an easy language to learn – not well anyway. Although we teach many rules for it, English breaks those rules often and repeatedly. That makes it difficult not only to learn English but also to tutor it, especially parts that involve vast amounts of memorization. That’s why English tutoring should include reading […]

The Educational Benefits of Toys

With seemingly endless opportunities (birthdays, holidays, ahem…grandparents) for children to constantly be acquiring more stuff, parents everywhere are probably saying, “enough already!” However, as frustrating as toys can be sometimes, and especially when they are scattered everywhere around the house, they do actually have numerous educational benefits for kids of all ages!   Breaking down […]