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Spring Into Summer Special! $50 Off Any Five Week Program!

Posted on: May 15th, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

Register for any June 5-week Program in May and receive $50 off tuition. This is valid for: Semi-private 5 week block T, W, Th, total of 15 hours. 1 hr. class unless noted. Classes are in a.m. at Grace, p.m. at Zion FIRST GRADE PREP – ELEMENTARY Not valid with any other offer.

EVENT: Testing Accommodations for Smart Kids with Learning Challenges – 4/29/15 7pm

Posted on: April 24th, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

EVENT: Testing Accommodations for Smart Kids with Learning Challenges When: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 Where: Naperville Municipal Center Lunch Room Test scores of students with ADHD, dyslexia, executive function problems and other learning challenges often don’t reflect their true abilities. Learn what can be done at the school to help your child test to this   Continue Reading…

Qigong for Kids
Grades 1st – 6th – 2/28/15 at 11am

Posted on: February 26th, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

Try the first class for free! Bring your kids to WSEA Tutoring on 2/28/15 at 10am to try “Wuji for Kids”. While your kids are trying this new activity that promotes a natural alternative to medication to improve focus and attention, parents are welcome to join Camille Jones as she explains the benefits of Qigong for your   Continue Reading…

Ten Year Membership – Naperville Chamber of Commerce

Posted on: February 23rd, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

WSEA Tutoring is proud to have been a member of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce for 10 years. We were recognized at the latest Naperville Chamber Luncheon for our 10 year membership.

The High School Balancing Act – Academics – Sports – Volunteering – Extra Curricular’s

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

One of the first things high school students are told is to become involved in school! Join that club, participate in that sport, and make the most of their high school years! Great advice, but many students find their homework alone to be challenging and time-consuming, and before they know it, they are doing poorly   Continue Reading…

Common Core – Social Studies

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

With the advent of the Common Core, our children are reading more primary source documents. In Social Studies, this means they are reading the original Declaration of Independence, Gettysburg Address, FDR’s Pearl Harbor “Day of Infamy” speech and Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. The original words are powerful and profound, and do   Continue Reading…

Improved State of Mind Exercise for Children (helps w/ Children with ADHD)

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

Often, low self-esteem is prevalent in children diagnosed with ADHD, because they feel so out of control. They try hard to follow the expectations and norms of their world, and are upset when they are to be held accountable for their “bad” behavior. They are bombarded by negative feedback from their teachers, peers and parents.   Continue Reading…

Illinois Common CORE – Naperville Standards

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

Lets talk about Common Core. The common core movement is a reaction to an awareness that standards of achievement and competency varied greatly from state to state. In 2007 a group called Student Achievement Partners -David Coleman, the current President of College Board- as in SAT- was one of the founders. This group partnered with   Continue Reading…

Updates to College Admission Testing – SAT, ACT, and PSAT – 2015

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

The new version of the PSAT will arrive in October of 2015. It will probable be about 35 minutes longer than the 2014 version. It will consist of sections in Evidence based reading and writing tests A language test and math test. Only correct answers will be scored; no penalty for incorrect choices. There will   Continue Reading…

Building Confidence Through Chores

Posted on: February 8th, 2015 by  Zakery Kates No Comments

Psychologists have incorporated chores into the treatment plans for many of the children with ADHD. Chores offer a context in which children with ADHD can be successful and proud of their performance, even when their impulsiveness, inattention, or disorganization may lead to mediocre school achievement. Children and teens with ADHD and executive functioning challenges may   Continue Reading…