MATH 2022-23

MATHEMATICS 2021-22 MATH CLASSES TAUGHT BY MICHELE SMALL (Math Teacher and Registered Professional Civil Engineer) To enroll:  Go to website:  Michele’s Math Contact: mathmichelesmall@gmail.com All charter schools accepted through Homeschool Coaches – vendor...
Solving Reading Difficulties

Solving Reading Difficulties

Working with children in a home school environment provides the opportunity for parents to see firsthand what happens when their children are trying to learn.  It is easy to mistakenly assume that when a child struggles with reading comprehension, it couldn’t possibly be due to a vision problem.  This is typically because the child can actually read the text out loud.  It may not be read perfectly, but it seems as though there is “no problem” seeing the actual letters on the page.

The Dangers of Nearsightedness:  Are Our Children at Risk?

The Dangers of Nearsightedness:  Are Our Children at Risk?

While we are all navigating life through this pandemic another epidemic continues to emerge – children are becoming more nearsighted.  In the United States the percentage of myopic individuals increased as measured in 1972 and in 2010 from 25% of the population to 46%!  And, before COVID-19, scientists were predicting that more than 40 million people in the US will be nearsighted by the year 2030. 

Getting Ready for Back to School: Will it be a good year or a struggle?

Getting Ready for Back to School: Will it be a good year or a struggle?

The summer is often a reprieve from schoolwork.  With the new school year on the horizon, a lot of families are looking forward to the new school year, yet many families are dreading returning to homework battles and other school-related struggles. What can parents do to help ensure this school year will be better than last year?  How do you help a struggling reader when nothing seems to make a difference? 

Solving Reading Difficulties

Solving Reading Difficulties

By Dr. Karen Chao OD Parents often mistakenly assume that when a child struggles with reading comprehension, it couldn’t possibly be due to a vision problem.  This is typically because the child can actually read the text out loud.  It may not be read perfectly, but...