The House Blog

Know The Difference Between Anxiety & Laziness

Feb 28, 2020 11:21:09 AM

Here’s a common scenario: It’s time for your child to go to school, and you notice they’re still not showered, dressed, or fed by 7:30 AM as you rush to get ready for work. School starts at 8:00 o’clock, and they’ve been late to class several times already in the past month.

He or she sprawls out in bed, saying that they don’t want to go to school because they A) didn’t do an assignment, B) feel ill, C) school’s too easy for them, or D) about a million-plus-one other excuses. But are these really excuses, or signs of something else?

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Social Influence

How Social Circles Affect Your Student's Grades

Feb 17, 2020 10:55:16 AM


Social Influences

It is no secret that students of all ages are influenced by their peers. These influences can range from affecting the way a student dresses to the way a student performs in school. Even as adults our social networks can influence the way we eat, travel, work or think.

As adults, we know that one person doesn’t often influence our way of life. The same concept applies to young students.

While one student might not make a change in your student’s academic behavior, a group of them can – whether it be for better or for worse. In this case a tutor could help.

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Your Essential Guide To Help Turn Your Student Into A GREAT Student

Dec 2, 2019 2:31:00 PM

It Takes Time

Let’s face it – kids aren’t naturally going to mold into a great student without some direction. It sure would be nice if that came with the kid package, but it turns out that a lot of direction needs to take place both in school and at home. There are several ways to help guide your student into becoming a great student and academic success. However, you shouldn’t assume it will change overnight. After all, Rome wasn’t built in a day.

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5 Essential Tips to Prepare Students for Final Exams

Nov 19, 2019 2:35:00 PM

Winter finals arrive at one of most frantic times of the year: students juggle holiday prep, cookies with Grandma, traveling, sledding, and a slew of other activities as they prepare for their exams.  Teachers are bombarded with last minute pleas for extra credit and extra help. Oftentimes a student will not get the help they need if they wait until the last minute. So, we’ve collected a few tips on how to make sure any student is prepared well in advance.

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