Posts Tagged: elementary schools

Tutoring Kids


One former teacher, current tutor at a Huntington Learning Center, and mother of two recently told me that the most important factor in a child’s education is self-esteem. “Make kids feel like a success, feel good about themselves and their efforts and they’ll be able to learn.” She continues, “Without support and self-esteem, eventually the… Read more »

When Kindergarten Calls


Kindergarten. I can picture it like it was yesterday. Tears flowing. Hugs aplenty. Sobs interrupted only by the desperate pleas of, “Please, don’t leave me!” And that was just my mom.

When Learning Lags


When Kathy O’Sullivan’s son, Davis, came home from fourth grade day-after-day discouraged and dreading the next day of school, she knew it was more than just a light opposition to education.

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