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Our Response to COVID-19:
NRICH Tutoring is geared up for online tutoring. Since March 16, 2020, students and tutors have been meeting online. As of June 1, 2020, parents will have the option of bringing their child into our New Richmond office or staying online.
Our tutoring sessions continue online with Zoom meetings. We can work with students anywhere in the U.S. Contact us if your child needs support with their work while they are at home.
In-Person Tutoring at our New Richmond WI location:
All students will be given a temperature check when they come in. We have plexiglass germ guards on tutoring tables, hand sanitizer, and cleaning between each student. Students will have individual kits for all their supplies.
The waiting room will be closed for now and there are 15 minutes between sessions so families do not overlap and so there is time in between to clean.
Students who meet in the office will be able to check out books (which will be quarantined for 7 days upon return). The prize box will now be the prize table so options are easy to see without touching.
SMALL GROUPS: We have space for six students to have their own learning space and to be 6' away from others. We will do temperature checks for each session and each desk will have hand sanitizer. Students will have their own supplies; masks may be required, per county requirements for public spaces.
Get a Step Up for Fall!
Kids will be doing school by the end of summer, one way or the other. Teaching your own kids last spring may have shown you some areas of concern for your child. August can be a great time to get a step up for the fall and start to address those concerns.
August is the perfect time for your child to find their academic stride, increase confidence, and even get ahead. Contact us to find a time that is right for your child.
For middle schoolers, we have in-person small groups. Check out "Step Up Math" class and "Word Logic" class on our group page.
When is tutoring needed?
Child is falling behind peers
Grades are suffering
Loss of interest in school
Homework is increasingly difficult
Child is increasingly anxious for tests
Resistance to schoolwork
Teacher or counselor recommends
Child needs more challenges
Get a checklist here:
Benefits of Tutoring
Enhance academic success
Increase subject-specific knowledge
Improve work habits
Improve attitude to schoolwork
Encourage higher-level thinking
Promote self-regulated learning
Meet learner's specific needs
Help for Homeschooling
If you are new to homeschooling or a veteran who just wants a little help, NRICH Tutoring can make your life easier. Small groups are forming around topics so stay tuned for topics, dates, and times!
Approaches to Learning
Each learner has individual needs and learning styles. Tutoring sessions begin with needed academic work but also include enrichment activities, which provide a means to motivate and engage students with hands-on, minds-on learning. These empower the learner by tapping into their interests and personalizing learning.
In the classroom, the pace may be too fast or too slow. Key concepts may be missed due to this or if a child has too many absences. With tutoring, we go at the pace of each student.
Students with Dyslexia may be unable to keep up with reading assignments; they need extra help to retrain their brain with a structured literacy approach. Check out our information on the Reading + Math Lab where we can help students with Dyslexia and those with Dyscalculia (math difficulties).
In The News
COVID-Slide is a Real
Worry for Educators and
Online school or school at home followed by summer off from school may have some detrimental and long-term effects on student achievement.
10 Reasons the U.S. Education System is Failing
"Time spent in the classroom is simply not enough for teachers to instruct every student, to teach them what they need to know. There must, inevitably, be some interaction outside school hours."
- Matthew Lynch, 8/27/15
Two-Thirds of Parents Admit They Can't Help Their Children With School Homework Because It's Too Hard
Half of parents admit Googling for help when their children are not looking.
-Ollie Gillman 1/11/15
Don't worry - just call NRICH Tutoring Services for help today!