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3 Signs That Your Child Needs A Tutor

Oct 12, 2017 | Posted in Academic Subjects, Math, Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Working with a tutor sooner rather than later can make a huge impact on a student’s overall success. A tutor can help a child establish a strong academic foundation, increase confidence, and help them reach their fullest potential. Parents need … Read More

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What Do You Know About Dyslexia?

Oct 03, 2017 | 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.  Dyslexia can make  learning to read difficult; however, with the right instruction, almost all students with dyslexia … Read More

Study Tip: How to Take Better Notes

Sep 13, 2017 | Posted in Note Taking Techniques, Study Tips by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

It’s All in the Notes! Taking good notes can make a huge impact on your studying. Effective note-taking impacts how you retain, remember, and recall information. How well do you take notes? Do you take good class notes? Do you prefer … Read More

3 FREE Resources for Math

Sep 06, 2017 | Posted in Learning Resources, Math by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Is your child having trouble with math? Does your child just need some extra practice with math skills? Here are 3 resources that can help your child master basic math skills. They can enjoy playing games that will reinforce skills … Read More

5 Tips To Make Back To School Less Stressful

Aug 01, 2017 | Posted in Back To School by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Start Preparing for School 4 Weeks in Advance! Transitioning back to school is hard for everyone, even parents.  Kids find it difficult to get back into the routine of early mornings, structured days, and the homework responsibility that school brings. … Read More

3 Tips on Selecting the “Right” Book

Jun 22, 2017 | Posted in Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Are your children reading the right books? How do you know that the books they are selecting are level appropriate? This is a common concern we hear from parents. Therefore, we compiled some quick tips on helping you and your … Read More

20 Activities To Beat Summer Boredom

Jun 15, 2017 | Posted in Summer Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Summer is a time to relax, unwind and learn new things! However, it can be challenging to keep your child entertained and not feeling bored. Are you looking for ways to keep your child engaged, active and learning all summer … Read More

10 Ways to Promote Literacy This Summer

May 12, 2017 | Posted in Reading, Summer Slide Prevention by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Summer time is a wonderful time to foster the love of reading & writing with your child. Here are some simple ways to incorporate literacy activities during your days. Choose the activities that most fits your child’s learning style. Make the learning fun this summer while instilling … Read More

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20 Phrases Every Parent Should Say To Their Children

Mar 27, 2017 | Posted in Advocate for Your Child, Daily Inspiration, Parent Blogs, Parent Stories by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

A few weeks ago I spoke with a parent about her child’s academic progress and she was greatly concerned about her daughters’ confidence and self-esteem. Since the beginning of 5th grade, she has noticed a decline in her daughter’s confidence … Read More

5 Ways To Foster Literacy In Your Home

Mar 16, 2017 | Posted in On-Line Educational Resources, Reading, Writing by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

On Monday, I had the pleasure of attending the 5th Annual Research to Practice Symposium: Reading Proficiency: Differences That Matter. It was hosted by Academy in Manayunk. It was sponsored by Understood.org and Wilson Language Training. The panel of speakers … Read More



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