By the time a student starts with us for reading and writing support, they are usually feeling defeated in their abilities. Being asked to produce work on paper every day at school can feel especially draining to students who struggle with letter formation and spelling. Every student is different in their learning strengths and needs,… Continue reading Taking the Paper and Pencil Away: Using A Multisensory Approach to Learning
We're always excited to share more about the amazing work we have going on at Access Learning! This week, we have the privilege of introducing one of our original team members, Alhana De Faria. Check out our blog post for the latest "Meet the Tutor" installment!
As educators we are always looking for ways to build our students up and instill them with confidence. One of the ways we do this is by using positive affirmations that help the kids we work with feel valued, respected, and understood. Positive affirmations are more than just feedback or saying “good job”; they are… Continue reading The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts are Positive Affirmations
We meet students where they are. We use a strength-based approach, meaning we get to know our students skills and interests so that those strengths can be used to support the areas of need. This is my niece, Harlow. She amazes me with her curiosity, boundless energy, and the hard work and perseverance she exudes… Continue reading Waitlists Can’t Be the Only Goal
Study Tips for Teens (That Parents Can Help With Too!)
Winter has arrived and with it comes the end of the school term, colds and flu, and lots of holiday stress for many people. Finding a balance between enjoying the festive season, dealing with the end-of-term busy-ness, and managing the winter blues can be difficult. To help you out, Access Learning has put together a… Continue reading “Oh the weather outside is frightful…”
This week the Access Learning Blog returns to our “Meet the Tutor” series. We’re turning our lens around and getting to know tutor and author of this blog, Juliana Allin. Read below to learn more about Juliana and her role with Access Learning. Introduce yourself in a few words. Hi, I’m Juliana, tutor with Access… Continue reading Meet the Tutor – Juliana Allin
COMMON NAME: Aardvark SCIENTIFIC NAME: Orycteropus afer TYPE: Mammals DIET: Carnivores AVERAGE LIFESPAN IN CAPTIVITY: 23 years SIZE: Head and body, 43 to 53 in; tail, 21 to 26 in WEIGHT: 110 to 180 lbs (source) No, this isn’t the start of a science unit studying the habits and life cycle of the strange, insect-eating… Continue reading It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s…an Aardvark?
Supporting Early Literacy Development Part 2
Supporting Early Literacy Development Part 1