There is a significant amount of skills needed to be able to read well by the end of first grade. It can be compared to the first year of an infant’s life. There is a tremendous amount of material to cover and practice. If a child does not acquire reading easily, he/she must be taught […]
Yes. Many times parents will bring their children to us to give them a head start with their reading skills. Typically, about a third of our students attend our program to advance their reading skills above grade level.
Typically we are very knowledgeable about how the different schools teach reading. If we are concerned that our program may not blend well with the child’s reading program, we will contact your child’s teacher to determine exactly what is being taught. Sometimes we have to adjust our program to better blend with the child’s school […]
Many schools combine comprehension and decoding. They will inform you that your child has a reading comprehension problem when in reality they are not analyzing the two issues. We separate the two issues. Many times the child’s decoding is affecting the comprehension. We address the decoding first, then the comprehension. If your child is truly […]
We tutor during all school breaks: fall break, winter break, spring break, and summer break. We also tutor on President’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, etc. These typical school holidays are an excellent opportunity for catch-up time. We are only closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor […]
We provide an excellent service with individualized materials and prizes. Our students do not sit in a group situation. We have one-on-one instruction. We have degreed tutors and a doctorate level professional planning the lessons. You will not find a better value for you dollar.
Our price is extremely competitive. Our monthly price is based on 4 lessons per month. Some months you will attend 5 or even 6 lessons – depending on how your day falls on the calendar. You get an extra lesson on those months. We do provide make-up lessons. These spots are limited, and they must […]
Even though we may teach the same lesson, individual tutors will use different words. Consistency is important. Tutors also learn each child’s individual needs, and develop positive relationships with their students.