From homeschooling to flexible tutoring support, families with student dancers around New York City often find they have to devise alternative educational programs in order to accommodate their children's artistic aspirations. In light of the experience of our tutors and test prep specialists as well as our expert homeschool coordinators, we consider the challenges to students balancing training-intensive performance lives with schoolwork. 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
Homeschooling programs are increasingly popular in New York City but often little understood. These five keys, developed from years shepherding families and homeschool tutors through alternative education programs, can help demystify the process and address the major concerns of those considering homeschooling. read more
In recent years, homeschooling has increasingly become an attractive option for New York City students seeking educational alternatives. As specialists in homeschooling and homeschool coordination, we have witnessed great successes especially for students who have been wrestling with learning differences. The challenges for and concerns of families considering homeschooling are significant, so we want to share our thoughts about how to weigh this big decision. read more
Sometimes schooling plans can go awry: families move to New York City during the course of an on-going school year; students face extended time away as a result of illness, behavioral sanctions, or poor performance; sometimes even a combination of the two. Whatever the case, throughout the city, and especially in Brooklyn and Manhattan, we have seen an increase in recent years of families considering short-term homeschool as a option to bridge the gap. Here, our homeschooling specialists weigh in on the considerations and options families face.