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08/08/2016

Benefits of Summer Tutoring

In last month’s blog, we talked about ‘Summer Learning Loss’ – a reduction of knowledge that occurs in many schoolchildren in the USA during the long summer vacations. Attending tutoring classes is a great way to combat Summer Learning Loss. However, that is not the only benefit! In today’s blog, The Tutoring Center, Frisco TX would like to give you a little more information about the wide range of benefits that your children can gain from tutoring in Frisco TX during these vacations.

A Chance To Review Weaker Topics

Many of us look at the summer vacation period as a time for rest. It is, of course, important to recharge our batteries before heading into the new school year. However, it is also an opportunity to go over anything that your children may have struggled with over the past nine months. All academic subjects, particularly math and science are sequential. This means that teachers cover basic concepts and use these as building blocks before moving on to increasingly more and more complex topics. If your child has found it difficult to grasp any of the concepts taught this year, or even in previous years, they may feel like they are swimming against the current and can't quite catch up with their peers. If left unaddressed, the learning gap between stronger and weaker students widens every year until many students find themselves resigned to achieving low grades, or even failing the subject. This doesn’t have to be the case. You can use the summer vacations as an opportunity to provide some extra support to your child in the subjects that they struggle with. This will help them to head into the next school year with a solid foundation of knowledge, ready to tackle new material. This is great for their confidence and self-belief, as well as their academic achievement. The Tutoring Center, Frisco TX offers a fantastic selection of one-on-one tutoring classes this summer that are proven to help children become prepared for the upcoming school year. Call today at 469 980 7940 to give your child some extra help and ensure that they are ready to take on the next school year.

Don’t Lose the Habit of Learning

Another great benefit of attending tutoring in Frisco TX this summer is that your children won’t lose the habit of learning and studying. If you leave your kids to do as they please for their summer break period, they often start staying up very late, staying in bed until the afternoon, and spending all day in front of the television or computer screen. Once these bad habits have formed, it can be extremely difficult to get back into the school routine come the new school year. Enrolling your child in tutoring classes provides structure to their days and keeps their minds active, while still being enjoyable and still allowing them plenty of time to rest and relax with their friends. If possible, try to ensure their tutoring classes occur at the same time, to further enforce a routine and help them to prepare for the upcoming school year.

Alleviate Boredom

As a wise person once said, ‘the opposite of happiness is not sadness, it’s boredom.' This is particularly true for children. They are so used to being busy with school, projects, sports clubs, and many other commitments during term-time, that after the initial excitement of not having to attend school has died down, they can become quite bored. This boredom can have a detrimental impact on their brains. Tutoring in Frisco TX over summer can help as it keeps their brain active and gives them a purpose for their break period. If they are stuck for ideas, ask them to create presentations to teach you and the family about the lessons they learn during their tutoring classes.

Help Your Child Become Ready for the New School Year With Tutoring in Frisco TX

Weekly Tutoring in Frisco TX is a great compromise between allowing relaxation time, and not allowing children to become bored and complacent. Classes and schedules are flexible, and most students do not attend tutoring in Frisco TX for the same amount of hours per week as they attend school during term time. They are still able to wind down, but also have their classes and homework to keep them learning. Call The Tutoring Center, Frisco TX at 469 980 7940 to book a free consultation and learn more about how tutoring in Frisco TX can prepare your child for the next school year.

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