What is the ENRICHMENT ALGORITHM?

Every after-school and tutoring program aims to help students who struggle, but few offer gifted and high achieving students the ability to go beyond the minimum standards and accelerate their learning. Catering to bright young minds with a strong interest in math and science is more of a challenge than finding music, martial arts, sports…

Summer Courses help students Excel!

    School districts have had many challenges this year, mostly because of budget cuts. Summer classes offered through the schools have suffered sever cutbacks.  However, Junior and Senior High School students still have some great opportunities to complete course work. Charter schools are offering some options to help students get back on track or…

Will your child be taking Honors or AP courses?

First, check the PREREQUISITES for the course.  The College Board lists the prerequisites for AP classes. Don’t assume that your child’s counselor is following the College Board recommendations. Sometimes students are placed in Honors/AP courses because they are smart, but smart does not fix unprepared. Second, make sure to front load content this SUMMER.  Usually,…

Understanding Learning Disabilities-Part V

To be successful learners students need to return to things they have failed at determined to succeed. This stubbornness often contributes to their later success. Many of these students have difficulty focusing on things because their thoughts are disorganized, frequently jumping around. Yet, when they lock in on something that interests them they show that…