Learning Resources

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s…an Aardvark?

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?

Meet the Tutor

Meet the Tutor – Pamela Robinson

This week the Access Learning Blog is starting a series of posts that will help our community get to know the inspiring and exceptional tutors who make up its team. Today, the blog looks at Pamela Robinson, founder of Access Learning and wearer of many hats, including administrator, tutor, and children's advocate. So keep reading… Continue reading Meet the Tutor – Pamela Robinson

Back to School

Getting Off to a Good Start

The first week of the school year can be a frantic time! Students have new routines to learn, new assignments to start working on, new relationships to build, and new skills to develop. Sometimes, once the initial excitement of returning to the classroom fades and the school work begins in earnest, kids start to feel… Continue reading Getting Off to a Good Start

Back to School

Dear Teacher…

Good communication is the key to any successful relationship. Establishing a positive relationship with your child’s teacher in September can improve your child’s learning experience for the entire school year and it can help create transparency and consistency between home and the classroom. One way to initiate good parent-teacher communication is to send your child’s… Continue reading Dear Teacher…