Dreading Parent-Teacher Conferences? Try This New Approach By Anna Stewart Soon we will be carving pumpkins, raking leaves, pulling scarves out of the back of the closet…and bracing ourselves for parent-teacher conferences. Some parents go to conferences expecting...
Why Do We Do This?

Why Do We Do This?

Why Do We Do This? Many people ask me why I opened a tutoring business? True, I worked in public education for 20 years, have always loved curriculum, and this is a natural fit for me. But, this is not what drove me to open Achieve Tutoring Center’s doors. What drove...
Priorities

Priorities

Priorities   Recently, I read an interesting statement that got me thinking. It said that in Kenya, children are not required to go to school but most of them do. Right away I started thinking about all the photos I’ve seen over the years from missionaries who go to...
Benefits of Tutoring from Achieve Tutoring Center

Benefits of Tutoring from Achieve Tutoring Center

Benefits of Tutoring from Achieve Tutoring Center   1. Achieve Tutoring Center was established by an educator who cares about student success. The owner has worked in education for 20 years, as a teacher and then a principal. 2. The student is one-on-one with an...
How to Fight Test Anxiety

How to Fight Test Anxiety

How to Fight Test Anxiety Your stomach clenches and your palms are sweaty. The adrenaline is pumping in you and you need to decide what to do! We have all experienced this panicked reaction at some point in our lives and the typical response is either fight or flight....
How to Find a Just Right Book

How to Find a Just Right Book

How to Find a Just Right Book? Parents often tell me that they are unsure what level book to find for their child. So I thought I’d take a moment to clear it up. Often kids will choose books that are either too easy or too hard. Here is the problem with that. If a...
Meet Jake & Kelly

Meet Jake & Kelly

Jake is a 9 year old Labrador that is a certified service and therapy dog. He works with his trainer, Kelly. Between Kelly’s strong educational background and Jake’s ability to show love and listen, they make a dynamic team. They work mostly with students kindergarten...
To Tutor or Not to Tutor?

To Tutor or Not to Tutor?

How do you know if tutoring is right for your child? There are a number of indicators that could answer this question. Some signs to look for are if your child’s grades are slipping, they struggle with time management, if they are often confused by certain...