Ideas to Help Parents – Fall 2020

I want parents to, first of all, know that this is not a normal time and that I hope to give you some ideas for how you can have some potential tools for your toolbox to handle any educational situation or question you have.  Firstly,  some schools are going back…

Comments Off on Ideas to Help Parents – Fall 2020

The New Landscape of School Choice in Fall 2020

The pandemic of 2020 has created a very new landscape of possibilities and protocols for families who are thinking about the best ways to educate their children. Prior to this, families would meet with me and we'd discuss their children, their family, and their options, which were public, private, independent,…

Comments Off on The New Landscape of School Choice in Fall 2020

Kindergarten Readiness

In case you missed it - Hallie presented on Tuesday, 7/21 on Kindergarten Readiness. Here are links to the tools she mentioned in that webinar: Literacy: Sight Words Letter Tracing Option 1 Option 2 ABC Flashcards Math: Unifix Cubes Number Flashcards Bears Workbook Literacy and Math To learn more about…

Comments Off on Kindergarten Readiness

What Will 2020-2021 Bring For You?

It's Wednesday, July 7th. Usually, I am traveling or getting back from a trip with my family. We are typically about to enter into a few weeks of camp and tutoring work. I can regularly visit my friends and hug my parents and in-laws. Instead, here I am in my…

Comments Off on What Will 2020-2021 Bring For You?

ISEE vs. SSAT

ISEE vs. SSAT: Which is Best for My Student? By: Spencer Moravek, spencer@evolveded.com   The Big Apple? For New York City Families, it’s more like The Big Admissions.    If you are raising children in New York City you have probably heard of the excellent schools, and the competitive process…

Comments Off on ISEE vs. SSAT

SAT or ACT, Which is Best for You

It’s sophomore year. You have finally adjusted to high school, gotten comfortable classes, campus, and responsibilities. Well don’t get too comfortable, it’s time to start thinking about college!  Now I know what you’re thinking: it’s 3 years away, why do I have to start already? Well, my New York City…

Comments Off on SAT or ACT, Which is Best for You

Education Milestones

In order to support children in education, we need to provide parents with information on education milestones. In this way, we can enable parents to monitor a student's progress and partner well with parents. Here are developmental checklists for ages 3-5 which we have created using the DAY-C and HELP…

Comments Off on Education Milestones

For Educators: Three Tips for How To Home School

Preface to Article, By Mary Miele: I have been speaking with many families and educators who are going to be working with students during the 2020-2021 school year. Teachers, who normally work in the classroom are setting off to partner with families to teach children in their homes during the…

Comments Off on For Educators: Three Tips for How To Home School

For Parents: Why Your PreK Student Runs Away From ZOOM

It's 9 AM and the Zoom Morning Meeting has begun. The teachers are sitting at the screen with live music and the usual routine of counting the days, naming the date, stating the weather, and reading a story. You turn it on, and best case, your kid runs the other…

Comments Off on For Parents: Why Your PreK Student Runs Away From ZOOM