Academic improvement is not easy!

If a middle or high school student has a low grade in one or more classes, what can a parent do?You can’t just say, “do your work!” — kids often respond to that with anger and excuses.Plus, your parenting time is precious and you’ve got enough to do with work, extracurricular activities and other children.One option is tutoring: if a student is struggling in a class, you can hire a tutor, say for math or chemistry, who can show your child how to get the work done. But think about it: isn’t your child supposed to be learning from the teacher?Direct math tutoring, for example, can help a student start to make sense of what’s going on in class. We love it when that happens! But we worry that the same habits may lead to the same outcomes — and then the parent is paying for more expensive tutors.The A+ Club academic program gets beyond […]

The Parent Tool Box: the A+ Club has all the tools for your child’s academic success

Struggles with procrastination and homework are all too common. Tutoring can help your child play catch up with schoolwork, but tutoring alone doesn’t solve the real problem.At the A+ Club, we help students fight procrastination and build time management and study skills. Students are assigned an academic coach and mentor who helps them monitor and manage their schoolwork. We believe in a holistic skills based approach to student success, rather than a rote, content-based tutoring approach.We help students become successful, and we help parents too: with the A+ Club, parents have peace of mind knowing that their student’s academic work is being monitored and regularly assisted by professional educators.So say goodbye to traditional tutoring and discover the A+ Club advantage.Click here to learn more or here to request a no-obligations Free Academic Consultation.

The A+ Club Advantage: academic coaching, tutoring & mentoring

For a full page version of this chart, see The A+ Club Advantage Copyright School4Schools.com LLC, 2016 We build the skills needed for academic success, including:goal settingexecutive functiontime management study skillsAll this while still offering direct online tutoring in all subjects, including math tutoring, science tutoring, reading & writing tutoring and essay review.That’s Academic Support done right: the A+ Club Advantage! Tutoring is great, but we want our students to learn how to learn on their own.That is why our experienced classroom instructors, whom we call “Student Supporters” engage our students in fundamental skills development such as goal setting, time and calendar management and other executive function skills.All of our student interactions are shared with parents so that our parents can follow student progress and provide positive support for their child’s academic efforts.Additionally, we report assignments, due dates, grades and missing work lists to students and parents, so that student standing is understood the same […]

Tutoring as a trap? We want kids NOT to need tutoring!

At the A+ Club, direct tutoring is not about generating steady revenue.We put student needs above our own, which means we want kids to not need us anymore! That means we’ve done our job and they’ve gotten the help they need.For most tutoring services, their revenue depends adding more and more student tutoring hours. Our business model works differently, so we don’t depend on that revenue. In fact, that’s why we can charge an incredibly low $135 per month for all the services we provide:Daily assignment updates reported to students and parentsWeekly grades and missing work lists reported to students and parentsWeekly reflection calls with experienced educators for goal setting and problem solving.On-demand tutoring in all subjects (especially math tutoring!)On-demand essay review for grammatical correction and content improvement.You see, tutoring is just a part of what we do, so we don’t depend on it for our business. We’d rather kids learn from their teachers and on […]