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Achievement Gap

What is the Achievement Gap?

As school closures began in March of 2020, low-income BIPOC students – students who have already faced discrimination and educational inequality throughout their academic careers – began to battle new and complex issues. With the effects of COVID-19 further widening the achievement gap, we want to delve deep into the topic, as it plays an

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Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Three Meaningful Last-Minute Gift Ideas

With Christmas only a week away, it’s time to start scrambling to pull together last-minute gifts for friends and family. You want your present to be meaningful and personal . . . but you only have a week to prepare. Don’t worry – we’ve all been there! Here are three meaningful last-minute gift ideas that

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5 Benefits of Giving Back

The turkey has been gobbled, and memories have been created. The holiday of Thanksgiving has come to a close. Is this the end of expressing gratitude? On the contrary, it could still offer you enormous joy to perform acts of kindness every day. Here are five ways that donating your time and money might improve

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Make an Impact this Thanksgiving

What will Thanksgiving look like for you this year? A juicy turkey and a large scoop of mashed potatoes? Your extended family crowded in a kitchen laughing and eating and sharing crazy quarantine stories?  For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a time of food and family and togetherness. I have fond childhood memories of playing with

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Now is the Time to Reimagine the Educational System

Now is the time to reimagine the educational system! When the pandemic hit the US, things changed overnight. For the first few months, we were just making due. But now we are past the time of uncertainty. Now, more than ever, ensuring student engagement in remote or hybrid/blended formats is critical to keep students on

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Tips for Aspiring College Students

Students have a lot to consider when preparing for, applying to, and enrolling in college. These tips for aspiring college students are based on my personal experience as well as what has been effective for WorldWise Tutoring’s students over the past decade. Tip #1: Learn about finances before you start college  Unfortunately, many high school

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How to Make the Most of Your Child’s Virtual Learning Experience

Schooling in the age of COVID-19 looks a bit different from past years, and some children are still struggling to adapt to the remote learning experience while others are thriving. However, there are some things parents can do to make the most of the virtual learning experience, like keeping their children on a routine and

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Raising Confident & Independent Lifelong Learners

What Are Our Goals for Our Children? With our children at home during the pandemic shutdowns, it has become clearer than ever that they are lacking in some essential learning and life skills. It is critical that we help our children become confident and independent lifelong learners so that they can grow into competent and

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Me-Time & Socialization During Shelter in Place

Finding opportunities for me-time and socialization during a global pandemic is tough. Getting enough me-time and socialization during Shelter in Place mandates may seem impossible. But there are solutions! It is vital that you and your family continue to socialize, especially during these difficult times. For socialization, you can enroll your child in live online

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Motivating Kids While Schooling at Home

Motivating kids while schooling at home doesn’t have to be such a struggle. I suggest starting by finding an outlet your children enjoy, such as music, crafts, or one-on-one time with you. Use these to supplement their traditional learning. For age-appropriate hobby ideas, check out this article by First Cry Parenting or this one by Mom Junction. You

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