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Supporting students through Virtual Tutoring  The sudden changes that have uprooted our lives over the past three weeks present many challenges. Parents are faced with the task of working from home, while at the same time supporting their children with distance learning and independent study. Families are all working through […]
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Growth Mindset, What Is It? Most parents have probably heard their child say they just aren’t good at a certain subject. A child that believes he or she can’t improve their academic competence and ability has a fixed mindset. Our years of experience at The Family & Learning Center has […]
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The Family & Learning Center – Celebrating 30 Years in 2020   A Year of Milestones 2020 is a year of celebration for The Family & Learning Center! This year marks 30 years since the founding of The Family & Learning Center, and not only that, but Bonnie M. Weiss, […]
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The first semester is coming to a close. As many students begin finals prep, here are some trusted tips to help students finish their semester off strong. Make a plan – It is important that students create a study schedule and stick to it. It is as easy as writing […]
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With the holidays just days away, it is time to put your Winter Break family survival plan in place! The holiday season can be one filled with joy and happiness but can also be a time of stress and chaos for many families. The excitement of school performances, holiday parties, […]
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In his recent blog post, “Where There’s Smoke…” Dr. Selznick shares a story that is all too familiar to our learning center. Our staff frequently meets with parents who express that they have had concerns about their child’s learning for several years, but have been repeatedly told by teachers that […]
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When it comes to students preparing for college applications, higher scores on the ACT and SAT usually mean a greater chance of being accepted into a college or university. Although there are many other aspects that colleges consider for admission, it is imperative that students perform well on these tests. […]
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The Family & Learning Center would like to share an upcoming event with you. Save the date for the International Dyslexia Association SD Annual Conference with keynote speaker Maryanne Wolf. When:  October 12, 2019 Where:  Joan B. Kroc Institute of Peace and Justice, University of San Diego Cost: $40-60 Maryanne […]
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The beginning of the school year is a time for setting expectations and creating habits. Students who establish strong routines now benefit throughout the rest of the year, and this all starts with back to school organization. If they use their lecture notes to check their recall of information and […]
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We hope that you and your family are having a fun-filled summer! With the school year quickly approaching, we are now accepting scheduling requests for the academic year Educational Coaching sessions, which begin on Monday, August 26th. We schedule students on a first-come, first-served basis. Please keep in mind that spaces […]
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