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Improved State of Mind Exercise for Children (helps w/ Children with ADHD)

February 8th, 2015

Often, low self-esteem is prevalent in children diagnosed with ADHD, because they feel so out of control. They try hard to follow the expectations and norms of their world, and are upset when they are to be held accountable for their “bad” behavior. They are bombarded by negative feedback from their teachers, peers and parents.   Continue Reading…

Illinois Common CORE – Naperville Standards

February 8th, 2015

Lets talk about Common Core. The common core movement is a reaction to an awareness that standards of achievement and competency varied greatly from state to state. In 2007 a group called Student Achievement Partners -David Coleman, the current President of College Board- as in SAT- was one of the founders. This group partnered with   Continue Reading…

Updates to College Admission Testing – SAT, ACT, and PSAT – 2015

February 8th, 2015

The new version of the PSAT will arrive in October of 2015. It will probable be about 35 minutes longer than the 2014 version. It will consist of sections in Evidence based reading and writing tests A language test and math test. Only correct answers will be scored; no penalty for incorrect choices. There will   Continue Reading…

Building Confidence Through Chores

February 8th, 2015

Psychologists have incorporated chores into the treatment plans for many of the children with ADHD. Chores offer a context in which children with ADHD can be successful and proud of their performance, even when their impulsiveness, inattention, or disorganization may lead to mediocre school achievement. Children and teens with ADHD and executive functioning challenges may   Continue Reading…

The Gifts of ADHD

February 8th, 2015

By looking at a diagnosis of ADHD as a unique gift, rather than a deficit, would be a major shift that would help both you and your child. Work with your child’s gifts, rather than against them. Five Gifts of ADHD: 1. Creativity – Gifted in imagination & original thought. Impulsivity and distractibility are required   Continue Reading…

EVENT: What is Dyslexia?

January 17th, 2015

Topic: What is Dyslexia? Event: Wednesday January 28th, 7:00 PM Speaker Panel: Dr. Jennifer Zvi, Dr. Jessica Eaton, Dr. Merle Holland, Julia Nelson (Adult Dyslexic), Dr. Eileen Norton (parent) Location: Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle Street, Naperville, IL RSVP for this event by emailing [email protected] Please include the names and emails of all attendees   Continue Reading…

New Class Offering! Qigong for Kids – Grades 1st – 6th

January 15th, 2015

Try the first class for free! Bring your kids to WSEA Tutoring on 1/24/15 at 10am to try “Wuji for Kids”. While your kids are trying this new activity that promotes a natural alternative to medication to improve focus and attention, parents are welcome to join Camille Jones as she explains the benefits of Qigong for your   Continue Reading…

The Gifts of ADHD – Five Gifts of ADHD

January 13th, 2015

By looking at a diagnosis of ADHD as a unique gift, rather than a deficit, would be a major shift that would help both you and your child. Work with your child’s gifts, rather than against them. We explore Five unique Gifts of ADHD in this video.

5 Things Parents Can Do to Set Their Kids Up for Academic Success

December 29th, 2014

5 Things Parents Can Do to Set Their Kids Up for Academic Success Whether they admit it or not, kids of all ages depend on their parents when it comes to succeeding in school. No matter the age of your children, you can help set them up for academic success by implementing some basic guidelines   Continue Reading…

WSEA Tutoring on NCTV 17’s Business Connection

December 17th, 2014

WSEA Tutoring on NCTV 17’s Business Connection Keep a pulse on today’s business scene by watching Business Connection, Naperville’s only television business talk show! Hosted by NCTV17’s award-winning Executive Director, Liz Spencer, this 30-minute show features all types of businesses, from small pet grooming stores to major hospitals. In a free-flowing conversational interview, Liz sits   Continue Reading…