Thinking through the difference between tutoring and homework help affords some insight into the value of homework. When it is designed correctly, homework is central to learning. Having students face the material by themselves, without teacher guidance and feedback, creates a deeper relationship with it. Parents and tutors both should be careful to let students struggle with challenging homework. read more
Occasionally, we like to feature the words of our NYC clients. Particularly for the most holistic services we offer, like homeschooling and comprehensive academic support tutoring, we have to work hand-in-hand with parents to develop and maintain the optimum educational program for their child's needs. As a consequence, we like to think they get to know us very well; therefore, we consider their testimonials the best evidence of what we can do for others. read more
In New York City, the beginning of each school year is always a time to try to reinvigorate your child's educational pursuits. But putting together the right program and setting the right, sustainable, and realistic goals can be a challenge in itself. Over the years our tutors, educational specialists, and counselors have compiled a few ideas about how to get the year off to the right start.
Test prep in NYC is a seasonal business. Especially when it comes to tutoring for the various secondary school exams, late spring and summer are the times prep courses and individual tutoring regimens kick into gear. Our tutors work throughout New York, especially in Brooklyn and Manhattan, to help get students ready for any test, be it the ISEE, SHSAT, SSAT, or even a test for local parochial schools. read more
College application season for students throughout New York City (and around the country) begins in the spring with early SAT practice and even trial test-taking. Our SAT prep tutors recommend the following steps for maximizing your early efforts. These tips will help no matter where your challenges lie, be it in SAT Writing, Reading, or Math. read more