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Following several years of significant operational disruptions, schools are focused on stabilizing routines and expectations and reconciling underdeveloped skills given the overwhelming data on pandemic learning loss experienced to some degree for the majority of learners in both private and public schools. In a recent research brief from July 2023, ... Read More
For us, the start of the school year is always filled with excitement and anticipation – a fresh start, new opportunities and challenges, and always a lot of surprises. This year is particularly special because we’re celebrating our 15th anniversary as My Learning Springboard! It’s been an incredibly fulfilling ... Read More
The thing about math is that when it makes sense it’s easy. Most tutoring of course is aimed at making the math make sense in the first place. However, for kids who find the math in school to be too simple and too straightforward, the lack of challenge and novelty ... Read More
Do you remember fourth grade? You were not yet confronting middle school angst but no longer a little kid in your elementary school. You likely were not worried about your overflowing inbox, catching up on laundry, or figuring out dinner plans back then. What were you worried about? Think back ... Read More
Students are often drawn to nonfiction texts, eagerly exploring images of space, animals, the human body, life in ancient times, or collecting stats about their favorite sports heroes. The vibrant photos, diagrams, and charts help synthesize so much new information into digestible facts. But reading nonfiction paragraphs is a demanding ... Read More