Prep Academy Tutors Blog Posts in 2018

Healthy Growth in Young People: Exploring Developmental Relationships

November 28th, 2018

Healthy Growth in Young People: Exploring Developmental Relationships Written By: Nick Mehring It’s a common sense idea that having many strong relationships is a positive aspect of someone’s life and a key contributor to healthy development. As a study conducted by the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child concluded: relationships are the active ingredient […]

The Growth Mindset

October 19th, 2018

Growth Mindset is written by Nick Mehring GROWTH MINDSET IN STUDENTS: WHAT IT IS AND WHY IT MATTERS FOR SUCCESS I want you to take a moment and think about the most critical factors that define someone’s success. Go ahead — think hard about this. I think that for most, your answer is probably a […]

How to cope with math anxiety.

October 2nd, 2018

Writing – A, Physical Education – A, Reading – B+, Science – A-, Math C+. Does this report card look familiar to you? Why does a child who has a generally high-ranking report card show such low marks in math? Does your child just not “get it” when it comes to math, but can show […]

Tips to Improve Your Spelling

February 12th, 2018

Ever find yourself sitting in front of your computer, the thin vertical line blinking on your screen, taunting you as you grasp at letters? “Was it ‘I before E except after C’? Is this an exception?” Sound familiar? English is an unforgiving language. Derived from a mix of Latin and Germanic languages, English is a […]