Category Archives: Blog


Who Needs Tutoring?


Spring break is over and it’s back to reality for students. It’s amazing how quickly two weeks goes by without the thought of school. Many parents find themselves seeking after school tutors after the break to help students finish off the school year on top. There is a common preconception that students who struggle are […]

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Homework and Stress, is it Time for an After School Tutor?


Not long ago, it was enough to send children to school clean, well fed and clothed. Teachers resented parents who asked too many questions. Nowadays, parents and children are both getting stressed over homework. It is not just a child’s responsibility, it becomes the responsibility of the parent. For most children in primary grades, homework […]

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Back to School – How to Kickstart Your School Year


Summer goes by so quickly and gone are the days of no schedules and free time. By mid-September, students have settled into their classes and started to receive homework and assignments. Below is a list of ways to get through the first month and set your student up for success.   Get back to a […]

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Tips on How to Keep Your Children’s Minds Active During the Summer Holidays


  The school year is coming to an end and children are eagerly waiting for summer break. It’s a great time for children to relax, re-energize and enjoy their time away from school. Although relaxing is important, minds needs to be exercised. Children can lose up to two months of learning during summer and the […]

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Educational Activities for Kids over Spring Break


It’s almost Spring Break!  For many, this means being homebound with your children.   Are you looking for some fun activities to do that are still educational? At 5C, we continue to encourage children to read and write over Spring Break, but also realize that everyone needs a break. Our team of 5C tutors have put […]

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Top 10 Ways to Help Your Kids Do Well in Math


Mastering MathMastering mathematics is absolutely essential for future opportunities in school and careers. Your children will need to reach a certain level of competency in math to take many advanced high-school courses, to be admitted to college, and to have a wide variety of career choices. Here’s how you can help them maximize their math-smarts. […]

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