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From CLC: The Benefits of Volunteering

RECOMMENDED READING From California Learning Center: Have you ever felt really good about helping a friend or neighbor in a time of need? If so, you probably experienced a release of endorphins lighting up the pleasure and reward portions of your brain. Researchers call this the “helper’s high” and it occurs when you show kindness […]

From CLC: Kitchen Table Homework

RECOMMENDED READING from California Learning Center: In real estate, it’s all about location. When it comes to homework, it might be about location. The environment in which children do their homework can certainly affect their focus and motivation. We would like to propose the return of the kitchen table as a prime location for studying, […]

From CLC: Connect with a College Counselor

RECOMMENDED READING from California Learning Center: True, you can navigate the college application process without a certified college counselor, but it is also true that a qualified counselor can make a huge difference for your child – and you—when the time comes to select schools, meet deadlines, and put the best foot forward. According to […]

From CLC: Study Smarts for 2016

RECOMMENDED READING from California Learning Center: If your New Year’s resolutions include improving your study habits then our hat is off to you.  Congratulations on making a commitment to enhance your educational experiences. When you go online to search ‘study habits’ you will likely find several articles on time management. But how do the words […]

From CLC: The Pleasure of Reading

RECOMMENDED READING from California Learning Center: California Learning Center has a lending library with books for all ages and interests.  If you browse the selection, you’ll see everything from Superfudge to The Fault in Our Stars with many classics and not-so-classics in between.  Some students borrow the books they need for school courses like Things […]

From CLC: The Connection Between Gratitude and Schoolwork

RECOMMENDED READING From California Learning Center: Gratitude – a feeling of appreciation or thanks.  The state of being grateful.  MerriamWebster.com (2015) It’s that time of year again (Thanksgiving!) when gratitude is on our minds here at CLC. Have you ever wondered how children learn the concept of gratitude?  We decided to read up on the […]

From CLC: Eight Good Reasons to Work with a Tutor

RECOMMENDED READING From California Learning Center: During the school year, parents often ask if their child would benefit from learning with a private tutor. They may have a child who is falling behind or one who wants further depth and enrichment. Or, perhaps a student is on the edge of comprehension and just needs a […]