Categories: Learning Activities

How Will Your Teen Stay Engaged & Learning This Summer?

Apr 29,2019 | Posted in Learning Activities, Summer Slide Prevention, Summer Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Keeping teens engaged and learning during the summer is a challenging task for many parents. It is important to provide learning opportunities for teens during this time, this not only helps them prevent summer learning loss but also can gives … Read More

Summer Learning Made Easy

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May 13,2018 | Posted in Creative Writing, Learning Activities, Math, Reading, summer camp, Summer Slide Prevention, Summer Tutoring, Tutoring by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Summer vacation is just a few weeks away! As the school year winds down and the summer planning begins be sure to incorporate summer learning into your schedule. A summer without an academic component can lead to a significant learning … Read More

5 Study Tips for Parents

Boy and Teacher
Feb 22,2018 | Posted in Learning Activities, Learning Styles, Study Tips by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

I recently spoke with a parent after her parent-teacher conference. She mentioned that her son had been struggling in science, and she was upset that she was not able to help him. Her words were filled with worry and fear: … Read More

Encourage Reading At Home: Try These 4 Activities

Sep 10,2015 | Posted in Learning Activities, Reading by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Promoting reading at home is vital for a child’s academic success. Children should be reading a minimum of 30 minutes every day. Reading daily will improve a child’s vocabulary, comprehension skills, listening and fluency skills, and overall oral reading skills. … Read More

Homework Tips For A Successful School Year

Frustrated Student
Aug 31,2015 | Posted in Back To School, Focus, Homework, Learning Activities by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Homework can be such a source of tension for both students and parents. Lack of motivation and constant complaining can be just a few struggles that students experience during the school year. We put together some simple tips to help … Read More

Developing Effective Writing Skills via Dictation

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Jan 02,2015 | Posted in ADHD, Creative Writing, Dyslexia, Focus, Homework, Learning Activities, Learning Resources, Learning Styles, Technology, Tutoring, Unique Approches to Learning, Writing by Denise Readinger

When a child has difficulty writing, and you know it goes beyond writer’s block, there are a few strategies that might help.  The mere mention of a writing assignment could create anxiety and cause frustration for some students.  As parents and/or … Read More

3 Creative Ways To Memorize A Speech

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May 15,2014 | Posted in Homework, Learning Activities, Parent Stories, Reading, Teaching by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Just recently I worked with my daughter to memorize a presentation for her class. She was very reluctant about the project so it was important to make the entire process engaging and fun. We worked diligently at creating a dynamic … Read More

The Power of Learning Through Games

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Mar 25,2014 | Posted in Learning Activities, Learning Resources by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

Did you know that a lot of learning can be done through games? Games are a great way to motivate a student, reinforce a skill and while having fun in the process. Here are some simple games that you can … Read More

New Year Activities for Kids

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Dec 30,2013 | Posted in Learning Activities by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman

2014 is almost here! Celebrating the new year is a great time to remember the past year and to look forward for the upcoming year. Here are some simple ideas to help your child capture the memories of the past … Read More


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