Blog

Sep
22
WELCOME OUR NEW TEACHERS/TUTORS!

In Their Own Words:


Courtney Toribio


"As an educator and tutor, I have over 18 years of experience working with children with special needs and elementary/middle school students. I am highly-skilled in teaching struggling readers and am certified in Elementary and Special Education, as well as Orton Gillingham trained. I am experienced with developing and implementing goals to enhance student achievement. I can collaborate with teachers, child study teams, and parents for students with autism, learnng disabilities, developmental delays, and behavioral issues, I consider myself a kindhearted and empathetic professional who develops hands-on lessons and differentiates instruction to meet the nee...


Jul
24
In-Home Digital Learning Support

In-Home Digital Learning Support


With so many counties starting digital learning for the 2020-2021 school year, we are creating solutions for your child to succeed this academic year- and parents to not lose their mind in the process. Many parents saw a mental health impact due to the sudden change in March, the loss of structure of school provided, and the loss of socialization with peers. In partnership with Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling’s Child counselors, we have created a plan to help your child thrive academically and emotionally!



We are forming small groups for students to learn in home with a Certified Teacher. These groups will be hosted by one of the families of the s...


Jan
06
When Homework Becomes A Nightmare


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What may take one student 20 minutes to complete an assignment may take another student hours. For the struggling student and their parents, homework time can seem like a nightmare. Homework is meant to enrich the lesson that was taught at school. Math homework should be a time to practice skills, and help students become more fluent in mathematical operations. However, just the very thought of homework time can seem too overwhelming, causing students and their parents to become anxious, and the results of what is supposed to be learning; becomes calamity. Then the student gets into the habit of just getting this time over with instead of what he can learn.


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Sep
18
Does Your Child Read for Pleasure?


October will be here soon. Did you know that National Book Month is held each October? This month - long celebration focuses on the importance of reading, writing, and literature. It's a great time to encourage your child to read something for fun.


Why is reading important? According to research, reading helps improve comprehension and vocabulary skills. Reading also helps to develop stronger social skills, vocabulary, and writing skills.


Books can teach children valuable lessons about considering other people's feelings, as well seeing things from another perspecitve. Books have a way of making you feel part of the story, and then reeling you in with the characters. Not only can this improve ...


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