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Many teachers and families will notice that their seemingly simple questions, “What’s your book about?” or “What’s happening in your book?” are not met with brief, comprehensible answers. Students’ long, complicated answers about their books demonstrate their difficulty with summarizing fiction and effectively sharing their understanding about what they’ve read ... Read More
Every year, thousands of students arrive to campuses ready to start their first semester of college. And every year, as the weeks pass, a small percentage of those students begin to suspect that they chose the wrong place. If a student’s academic performance is up to standards but they still ... Read More
While starting college can be exhilarating for a number of reasons — living away from home, making new friends, studying new subjects — those same factors can make the college transition difficult. As a result, it’s common for students to struggle a bit academically in their first college term. But ... Read More
The ACT differs from the SAT in many ways and is becoming more unique as the SAT transitions to digital only in 2023. The ACT has a different format, a different approach to the questions, and a palette of accommodations options. However, in addition to all of these differences, the ... Read More
What makes for effective tutoring? What’s the difference between tutoring and academic coaching? How is a learning specialist different from an educational therapist? What is the role of a Board Certified Educational Planner? Why work with an organization instead of an individual? When Faya and I launched My Learning Springboard ... Read More