2016 yearly archives

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!

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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!

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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

What Are Executive Function Skills?

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

4 Tips To Creating an Effective Homework Zone

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

Prevent Learning Loss This Summer With Creative Writing

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Jul 05,2016 | Posted in Creative Writing, Summer Slide Prevention by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

There are so many ways to prevent summer learning loss this summer. A fun and creative way to reduce the risk of summer learning loss is through creative writing. Creative writing skills not only promotes writing and reading skills but also promotes … Read More

Is Your Child Bored This Summer?

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Jul 01,2016 | Posted in Summer Slide Prevention, Summer Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Has your child said these words, “I am bored!” If so, ask him these questions. Have you, Been Creative? Outside played? Read a book? Exercised for 30 minutes? Done something helpful?  Keep boredom at bay all summer long! Happy Learning and … Read More

Prevent Summer Learning Loss with This Idea!

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Jun 06,2016 | Posted in Reading, Summer Slide Prevention, Summer Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

  Are you creating a summer that is “summer slide” proof? Today’s blog is focusing on ONE way to prevent summer slide. This idea involves parental support and I think this is well WORTH it! Start a parent and child book club! … Read More

5 Study Tips To Help Reduce Anxiety

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May 11,2016 | Posted in Study Tips by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Does your child stress when it is time to take a test? Test taking can be very stressful for students. All students face some form of tests throughout their academic career. Having the tools to minimize test taking anxiety is extremely beneficial for ALL … Read More

5 Time Management Tips For Students

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Apr 12,2016 | Posted in Organization, Study Skills, Study Tips by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Is your child struggling in school? There are many reasons why students struggle in school, however, one reason could be due to poor time management skills. We often see a deficit in time management skills for students in middle and high … Read More


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