Summer learning strategies, and Caroline is back!

Summer learning matters.  All students experience summer learning loss when they don’t engage in supportive activities during the school break.  On average, students who don’t have learning support lose approximately 2.6 months of grade level equivalency in math over the summer.  Don’t let this happen to your child! What should you do? As the school…

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TRC workshops this summer! Jeannie Evans returns to help rising 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade students

TRC workshops are coming soon! A Step Ahead is pleased to offer small group reading and writing workshops this summer. Classes are designed to focus on one of the biggest challenges faced in elementary schools – equipping students to master TRC (Text Reading Comprehension) written responses to the reading comprehension questions. TRC workshops for rising…

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Dyslexia and working with a private tutor to help your child grow

Dyslexia is not something your child outgrows.  It is a lifelong condition. You can find resources and support to help your child succeed in every aspect of school and life, including reading. Private tutor Maria Elliott is among the talented faculty at A Step Ahead who specialize in working with children who have learning differences,…

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Introducing new faculty at A Step Ahead!

We admit it.  We’re very, very choosy.  We believe what makes us different at A Step Ahead is that we provide private tutoring with a personal touch.  Not only are our faculty outstanding and experienced educators, but they are also interesting, curious, vibrant people you and your children will enjoy. So let’s get started.  Here…

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12 Reading Strategies for Better Comprehension

Many students struggle with reading comprehension. However, you know how important it is to understand what you’re reading – all other subjects depend on it. It’s crucial for school and career success. If your child has difficulty with reading comprehension, here are some strategies to help: Read out loud. Sometimes understanding is increased when readers say the…

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