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UPDATED JULY 2014: A guide to private tutors, academic enrichment centers, and language programs in Queens, New York, including Astoria, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Far Rockaway, Flushing, and Elmhurst, to help your students do better in school with extra homework help and after-school programs.
UPDATED JULY 2014: Find education and tutoring centers for students in Rockland County, including in West Nyack, Tappan, and Haverstraw, and also browse a list of private tutor for math, foreign language, and other school subjects to help your student do better in school.
Brainy Academy, a Montessori preschool and academic enrichment center, recently opened a Park Slope location. Brainy Academy offers a Montessori preschool, a Pre-K Alternative Program, Summer Enrichment Program, Brainy Builders with Lego Education, one-on-one tutoring, and workshops including cooking and sewing.
A new academic center in Rockland County, Hudson Valley Academic Support Services uses a three-step approach to help children improve reading and writing skills and vocabulary.
Math-only learning center Mathnasium of Scarsdale is set to open in April. The center offers math tutoring, homework help, and test prep including SAT test prep for high school students. Workbooks and tutoring sessions are tailored to each individual student.
Is your child struggling in math? Does she dread doing her math homework? Does he whine when he thinks about equations? Mathnasium, a math tutoring center for all ages, is opening three new locations in Fairfield County, including Stamford, Newtown, and Darien.
Montessori Children, a preschool in Port Jefferson Station, will offer tutoring services in all subjects for grade-school aged children on Long Island. The program is customized and works around the students already busy after-school schedule.
Thinking Tree Learning Center, recently opened in Sheepshead Bay, offers group and private tutoring for students in Brooklyn. It also offers Gifted & Talented exam and citywide exam prep, homework or project help, and extracurricular activities in chess, Russian, computers, and creating art portfolios for admittance into art school.
Peer2Peer Tutors, a national tutoring service part of Aristotle Circle, recently added Manhattan to the areas it offers its services. It also offers a unique Peer+ program, which combines academic tutoring with extracurricular activities in music, art, or sports.
Does your child need extra homework help? Find tutors, classes, and educational programs for your kids in Suffolk County on Long Island, including Babylon, Islip, Huntington, and Smithtown, that are available on the weekends or after school to help your kids with math, writing, English, and other enrichment programs to make your kids a success in school.
It isn't necessary to be superhuman to be a great mentor to an at-risk or underprivileged youth. What makes mentors extraordinary is the commitment he or she makes to changing a child's life for the better. Mentors from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island, Boys & Girls Club in Northern Westchester, and Girls Write Now share their experiences.
According to the United States Census Bureau, 52 percent of children ages 12-17 consider themselves "highly engaged" in school. This means the other half may need a little extra push when it comes to achieving academic success. Does your child need additional support to achieve success on standardized testing and in the classroom?
Are you looking to hire a private tutor for your child who has learning disabilities? Find out what questions you should ask and download a handy worksheet that will help you evaluate each candidate.
A mother-daughter team take studying to the next level with an outside-the-box teaching method that pairs a student's passions with learning vocabulary for the SATs.
Former teachers, who now run a tutoring service in New Jersey and the five boroughs, explain the differences between the SATs and ACTs and which exam is best for your child.
What you can do to adequately prepare your children for standardized tests (those anxiety-inducing things that seem to take on greater import every year) no matter your budget or child’s learning style.
When your child needs a little extra help in school, hiring a tutor to supplement his or her standard curriculum can be very beneficial. Here's a guide to ensure you hire the very best for your little one.
Two new Kumon Learning Centers in Brooklyn are offering math and reading help to kids in Prospect Heights and Gravesend-West.
Mathnasium, a math tutoring and learning center for kids, opened a new center in Brooklyn Heights, the third Mathnasium in NYC.
Remember when your kid's math homework was more addition and subtraction than graphing calculator functions and pre-calculus? With schools now placing a greater emphasis on learning science and math, it is easy for kids to get left behind the learning curve once simple science turns into chemistry and physics. Follow these simple tips to keep kids school savvy, even if trigonometry is not your first language.
Use these tips from a tutor and education expert to help your kids overcome test anxiety and ace their final exams.
If your child is a chronic procrastinator, try these four approaches recommended by an education expert that are proven to break those bad homework habits.
Tame the jitters you feel when your child asks for help with the math homework that looks oh-so-different than you remember. Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew decode the "new math" in their new book "Old Dogs, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parent." Read their tips to help you help your child.
Standardized assessment tests have become make-it-or-break-it measures for both students and schools in New York state. We took a look at how these tests, along with the No Child Left Behind Act, are affecting our children's overall education. Plus, see our tips on taking standardized assessment tests, for students and their parents.
How to help your child avoid the mid-schoolyear slump and keep his education motivation after the holidays.