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Brooklyn Academic Coaching Tutoring Services & Executive Functioning

Our learning specialists and tutors come to your Brooklyn home and work with students of all ages (elementary, middle, high school). Our tutoring services include working with students in need of help with language, reading, writing, and math. We work with students with ADD/ADHD, dyslexia,...

Manhattan Executive Functioning & Academic Coaching Tutoring Services

Our learning specialists and tutors come to your Manhattan home and work with students of all ages (elementary, middle, high school). Our tutoring services include working with students in need of help with language, reading, writing, and math. We work with students with ADD/ADHD, dyslexia,...

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Emergency Homework Kit: Quick, Life-saving Help for School Assignments

This guide provides quick, life-saving strategies to help students in middle and high school and college finish homework assignments. There are strategies related to writing papers, studying for tests, completing math homework, writing history papers, reading in history, and working with teachers. Buy the book on...

An Ancient and Proven Way to Improve Memorization

by Austin Frakt, March 24 2016 Reprinted from The New York Times In January, I devoted every walk from my home to the train to the contemplation of work details, hoping to improve my recall of them. That was my New Year s resolution, and so far...

Helping Kids Who Struggle With Executive Functions

Rachel Ehmke Senior Writer Reposted from the CHILD MIND INSTITUTE website The first time you hear that your 7-year-old son is weak in "executive functions" it sounds like a joke. No kidding that's why he's a first-grader, not a CEO. But executive functions are the essential self-regulating skills...

The ACT vs. the New SAT: Understanding which Test to Take

This article originally appeared on http://www.mylowrites.com. As if the junior year of high school weren t stressful enough, now, students and their parents have to choose between two college admissions tests. The SAT and ACT are college admissions tests accepted by every university and college in...