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Did You Set Your Academic Goals for 2017?

Jan 02, 2017 | Posted in Academic Goals, Focus, Organization, Study Skills, Study Tips by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Happy New Year! Have you set your New Year’s academic resolutions? If not, we are here to help you set your academic goals!  January is a great time to reassess and reestablish your school goals. Setting goals is the key to success. … Read More

Questions To Ask Before, During and After Reading

Dec 01, 2016 | Posted in Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Asking questions before, during and after reading improves comprehension and develops critical thinking skills. As parents and educators, we need to encourage our children to ask questions before, during and after reading. The more you incorporate this strategy of asking questions, … Read More

15 Questions to Ask Your Child While Reading NonFiction

Nov 21, 2016 | Posted in Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Nonfiction texts are filled with tons of information and rich vocabulary. Students who read nonfiction texts will experience an increase in their knowledge about the world around them. Another added benefit in reading nonfiction texts is that it will boost their overall vocabulary.  Because … Read More

We Are Now Hiring Tutors!

Nov 04, 2016 | Posted in Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Seeking Tutors for K-12 and Test Prep We are seeking dynamic, patient, compassionate, and responsible teachers to tutor K-12 subjects and test prep. We are hiring in all five of our locations: Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, and … Read More

Today is National Writing Day: Encourage Writing Everyday!

Oct 20, 2016 | Posted in Writing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Today is National Writing Day! NCTE, the National Council of Teachers of English, encourages all students to celebrate writing in all formats: through photography, film and graphics. Encourage writing using all different modalities: pens, markers, crayons, computers and chalk etc. … Read More

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Does MY Child Have a Reading Weakness?

Oct 17, 2016 | Posted in Academic Subjects, Dyslexia, Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

I think my child is struggling with reading. I am concerned about his reading skills. What are the signs of  a reading weakness? Reading issues can be hard to detect for parents. Is your child reading on grade level? Is his … Read More

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What Do You Know About Dyslexia?

Oct 03, 2016 | Posted in Dyslexia, Reading, Wilson Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

    October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month! Do you know 1 in 10 people have symptoms of dyslexia? Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. Have you ever thought your child might have dyslexia? Here are some facts about dyslexia … Read More

What Are Executive Function Skills?

Sep 27, 2016 | Posted in Homework, Organization, Study Skills by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Is your child forgetting things? Does your child have difficulty planning out big projects? Does your child have difficulty with time management? Perhaps they are having some weaknesses with executive functioning skills. What are executive functioning skills and how does it … Read More

Tips to Minimizing Stress When Taking Tests

Sep 19, 2016 | Posted in Testing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

As a child I remember not enjoying the test taking process. I remember feeling anxious and sometimes sick to my stomach before taking a test. As I work with students many of them describe “feeling nervous or feeling irritable” when … Read More

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4 Tips To Creating an Effective Homework Zone

Aug 24, 2016 | Posted in Back To School, Homework by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Summer has flown by and it is that time to start shifting our focus on back to school!  This is a great time to designate a spot in your home where your child will have a place to do his homework. We … Read More



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