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Remote School vs Remote Learning

By Elementary School, High School, Middle School, Study Skills, Test Prep No Comments

Now that most of us are back to in-person school and events, I often hear parents say, “I’d like to have in-person tutoring sessions because online school didn’t work for my child.” Having experienced the challenges of Zoom kindergarten for my own daughter, I can relate. But having tutored multiple students online, I can also…

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New Details about the California Proficiency Program and the HiSET

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After much anticipation, the California Department of Education has finally released information about how students can get a California Certificate of Proficiency, which holds the same weight as a high school diploma, by taking the HiSET exam. This is one of two tests that will replace the CHSPE. The HiSET exam has been around for…

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100 Day Check In: How Parents Can Build on Strengths and Address Student Needs for the Remainder of the School Year

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During the month of February, schools around the country celebrate the 100th Day of School. Activities range from art projects using 100 items, dressing like a 100-year-old, and math lessons in which students add and multiply to reach 100. For parents, the 100th day of school is also a great time to gauge student progress…

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