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by Administrator | June 7, 2017 | Ideas

Summer’s here. It’s time to get out of the house, get some fresh air, and get some quality time with your kids. Here are a few ideas to get your family’s summer digital detox started. Spend some time disconnecting from technology—and reconnecting with family and friends. Nature walk. Find a local park with walking trails […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | June 7, 2017 | Ideas

Summertime is quickly approaching and many of us use this time to travel with family. By planning ahead, getting organized, and remaining flexible, vacation with children can be a fun, memorable experience. Here are some tips to help you plan the best vacation for your family. Before Vacation Consider Travel: If you have young children […]

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by Administrator | May 26, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Jessica, school age teacher at our location in Schaumburg, IL! Along with working with school-agers, she also drives the Tutor Time bus and assists in various classrooms throughout the day while her students are at school. Read our Q&A to learn more about the amazing things Jessica is doing at Tutor Time!   […]

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by Administrator | May 12, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

Tutor Time and her sister schools at the Learning Care Group are reaffirming their commitment with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and introducing new nutrition, fitness and gardening initiatives that further enhance the company’s Grow Fit culture.  The new agreement, announced today at the PHA’s Building a Healthier Future Summit, builds upon the […]

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by Dr. Susan Canizares | May 3, 2017 | Child Development

As a parent, you are the most important advocate for your child. You want your child to be both happy and prepared for success in school. Your child’s teacher wants that as well. This is the foundation for a strong parent-teacher partnership. And Parent-Teacher Conferences are an important part of that foundation, as well as […]

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by Administrator | April 28, 2017 | Get to Know Our Staff

Meet Ms. Emalee, lead early preschool teacher at Tutor Time in Andover, MN. She worked in child care during her years in high school and attended Iowa State University in Ames where she studied child, adult and family services and early childhood. Read our Q&A with Emalee to learn more about her background and interests! […]

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by Administrator | April 27, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy | Learning Activities

What spicy words have you used today? At Tutor Time preschoolers are learning fun and powerful new ways to express themselves with surprisingly sophisticated vocabulary. Words like enormous, creeping and fierce are celebrated as children first discover, then try out newly acquired expressions. “Children need to have a rich and robust oral language vocabulary in […]

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by Administrator | April 26, 2017 | Child Development | Early Education & Literacy

How soon is too soon to learn about collaboration?  Most babies get their first inkling of teamwork by the time they’re 6 months old, old enough to enjoy a rousing exchange of peek-a-boo. “From our earliest years, collaboration builds our critical thinking capabilities and introduces us to different ways of solving a problem as we […]

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by Administrator | April 24, 2017 | Holiday Activities

How many of these intergalactic facts do you know? Click the image to view printable PDF.

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by Administrator | April 19, 2017 | Holiday Activities

Go green this Earth Day and make adorable turtle herb planters using recycled empty fruit cups! Materials: Cleaned empty fruit cup Green paint Paintbrush Potting Soil Hot glue gun Green pom poms (one large, four small) Wiggly eyes Herb seeds Instructions: Paint inside of the fruit cup green Using hot glue, place the large green […]

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