October 1, 2018

Who loves homework? We do! But we're guessing that your child probably doesn't--and maybe you're not a fan of it as a parent or grandparent, either. We get it: Homework is time consuming, often confusing, and oh so easy to forget in a backpack all weekend or on the bus...

September 5, 2018

As the fall semester approaches, many parents are searching for an after-school program in the Eugene/Springfield area. Maybe it's to bridge the gap between the end of the school day and the work day; maybe it's to provide extracurricular enrichment that the typical cl...

July 31, 2018

Whether you're at the market or checking your email, back-to-school reminders are all around us at this point in the summer. You've probably started on your checklist to get your child ready for the new semester--notebooks, highlighters, flashcards, and a host of other...

June 29, 2018

If you're the parent of a high schooler, you're already well aware of the importance of the SAT and the

ACT. Perhaps you've gone so far as to buy a study guide with the thought of helping your child prepare—only to realize that the expansive material can be overwhelming...

June 4, 2018

Whether your third grader is struggling with reading or your high schooler is in need of more challenging material to keep their interest, we get it: School can be a difficult road to navigate. Increased class sizes mean that teachers can't always tailor lesson plans t...

February 16, 2016

Students and their families are often stumped about which test to take: SAT or ACT?

The more important thing to realize is now that there's a new version of the SAT, the two tests are actually very similar. There are more similarities between the tests than differences....

September 14, 2015

 

Back-to-School Transitions: Tips for Parents

 

Review information:  Take a look at all materials sent home as soon as it arrives. There seems to be a lot, but these packets usually have important information, including volunteer opportunities, sign ups for after-school...

July 22, 2015

Last week we had the pleasure of working with some amazing students. The animation students made some awesome projects with Scratch Animation, stop motion, hand sketches, and flip books. The film making students learned how to make a movie, from brainstorming and scrip...

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