Groza Learning Center

Partner Spotlight: Groza Learning Center

Groza Learning Center

As an experienced education partner, Laurel Springs recognizes that when it comes to learning options, one size does not fit all. Whether our partners want a comprehensive education program or to augment their curriculum with a few select courses, we help them find the best solution to suit their specific needs and student populations. This additional […]

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Tips For Mid Year Homeschool Transition

Here’s the good news, mid-year is the perfect time to transition to homeschool! Whether you’re considering transitioning due to the current pandemic, your child is falling behind, not being challenged, struggling with on-line learning, has learning differences, or any other justification, here are tips that will help make the shift more manageable. Deciding to homeschool […]

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How are the Top 20 Nationwide Universities Responding to COVID-19?

Test Optional Universities

  Recently, the College Board announced that they will not be administering at home SAT exams for the 2020-2021 school year. In addition, due to COVID-19 the capacity for in person examinations has been extremely limited.  These factors will prevent thousands of students from taking the SAT exam. Furthermore, the at home ACT testing option […]

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Learning Pods and Homeschool to Facilitate Education

Homeschool

Creating “Learning Pods” to Facilitate Educational Instruction During COVID-19 Los Angeles County Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer told school district leaders they must prepare for the possibility that students would need to continue learning remotely 100% of the time at the start of the school year. Research Shows Students Falling Months Behind During Virus […]

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Effective Executive Functioning Skills

Executive Functioning

What is Executive Functioning? Are you familiar with the term “Executive Functioning”?  Executive Functioning has been described as “the management system of the brain” that accesses information, thinks about solutions, and implements those solutions.  The term may be new to you but there is a high probability that your child is currently struggling with implementing […]

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Avoid Learning Loss: Take Advantage of the Summer Months

Summer Camp

“Summer slide” is the term used to describe the loss of learning that many children experience, particularly in reading and math skills over the summer. With worldwide school closures due to COVID-19 districts are bracing for an even larger slide. Experts agree that missing school for a prolonged period will likely have significant impacts on […]

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Get Kids Excited About Writing

The Joy of Writing

  Now more than ever, we rely on our devices to keep us connected. They are the guardians of our emails, text messages, and social media, leaving us little reason to write letters. Will the art of letter writing become a thing of the past? Will our children experience the joy of picking out a […]

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Thinking About College? Your SAT Prep Guide

College Bound

The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. It is also one of the most challenging components of the admissions process and requires effective planning in order to achieve success. Deciding when to begin prepping for the SAT will vary; starting too early may leave you struggling since the content on the SAT might not be […]

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Private School ISEE Action Plan: Lets get Prepared

What is ISEE? Getting into the right private school can be an incredibly confusing process for parents and students.  Similarly, registering, applying, and testing can often feel daunting and frustrating.  The first step, research and select schools you would like to attend.  The second, register and prepare for the ISEE.  The ISEE, or Independent School […]

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How Can I Tutor My Child Online?

Homeschool

How Can I Tutor My Child Online? That is the question many parents are asking right now. With school campuses closed and turning to online teaching, parents are turning to online tutors to help with the workload. Now, how do you find that fantastic qualified online tutor? Here are a few things to consider in […]

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