Tutor Spotlight — Charles

“Math proficiency is the gateway to a number of incredible careers that students may never have considered.” — Danica McKellar When families call our office to find a tutor, many ask if the tutors are certified teachers.  My response is always the same — many tutors are current or retired teachers.  But I always add one more thing — “Some of the best …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Internet Safety Tips for High School Students

Today we conclude our series on internet safety.  After discussing basic tips and rules for elementary and middle school students, we will end talking about tips for high schoolers. By the time a student reaches high school, they should have a solid understanding of how the internet runs and operates.  In this day and age, they have probably been surfing the net …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

standardized testing

Which Test-Prep Is Right for My Student?

  SAT.  ACT.  These acronyms can strike fear into the heart of any teenager…or parent. We are just over a week before the first national test date (the first ACT is scheduled for September 12th),  and your junior or senior may already be hitting the books.  Whether you are a seasoned test prep parent veteran or a first-time rookie, it’s natural …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

There’s a Tutor for That!

If your student starts struggling in school, remember to call the “Education Problem Solvers”.  We tutor students of all ages in all grades and subjects.     Highly qualified tutors are just a phone call away.  Remember — tutoring takes time…and there’s no time like the present.  Call us today to speak with one of our program directors.

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

The Elephant in the Room

In Carole’s latest article, she discusses the “elephant in the room” — how many students are graduating from high school with limited basic skills in English and math.   When is Your Child Work-Ready or College Ready?  A Missing Link in Education Planning by Carole Richards It is laudable that our city, county, state and nation all have a goal …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Motivating Today’s Students (A Two-Part Series)

In researching the internet to inspire this blog, I stumbled across many articles that talk about how unmotivated students are today when compared to past years.  Several articles indicate that students are distracted, unmotivated, or simply lazy.  While many blame the advances in technology for poor student performance in the classroom, I say, “Why place blame?” Rather than wasting time …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman

Ending Social Anxiety…in Middle School

Some people are born social butterflies, while others prefer the solidarity of a smaller company.  When faced with speaking to new people, many adults do not know how to handle the situation, let alone children.  Last week, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District took a stand to help end social anxiety.   On February 13, the students of Wilbur Wright Middle …

Share This

About the Author

Dave Hoffman