The House Blog

Covid Slide and Rising Freshmen

Jun 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM

I was as guilty as anyone when it came to throwing in the towel when E-Learning proved a challenge for my kids. The inconsistent schedule, my sympathy for the teachers scrambling to put together lessons while managing their own young children at home, and the general anxiety and uncertainty about our collective future with Covid-19 left me feeling like missing out on some Algebra wasn’t the worst thing in the world.  

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The Adverse Effects of Larger Classrooms on Today's Students

Mar 5, 2020 12:09:11 PM

The Classroom Size Debate

Student class size is often a hotly debated issue between parents and state and local education departments. Why? Because several studies have pointed out that students who attend school in smaller classes achieve a greater level of learning. However, smaller class sizes mean hiring more teachers, which in turn costs more money.

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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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