Being a parent is one of the hardest jobs in the world. How many times do you wake up in the morning with a checklist that's longer than the 24 hours you've been given? There doesn't seem like there are enough hours in the day to go to work, do homework with your children, drive … Continue reading But, I don’t have the time…
When planning a meaningful lesson, one of the first things you should ask yourself is, “What’s the end result and how can my students make a real-world connection after the lesson is finished?” There is a difference between mastering content and meaningful content. About a month ago, one of my students (at my tutoring center) … Continue reading Mastering Content or Meaningful Content
Around this time of year, I receive a lot of phone calls from anxious parents who want to register their child for tutoring. After explaining the services we offer, pricing, and how their child can benefit from our program, the parent asks, "Can you help my child pass the GA Milestones? He/She is in the … Continue reading I’m sorry. I can’t help your child pass the GA Milestones Assessment.
The totality of education isn't just about grades. It's about being intentional and creating life-long learners that understand who they were called to be. One of the most stressful times in the school year for a parent is when report cards are released. Your heart is pounding nonstop, you start giving yourself a pep talk, … Continue reading Life-giving and life-changing