Tips For Raising a Great Reader

Earlier in the week Within Reach Learning Center posted some math tips for helping make math part of your everyday life.  This just as important, and just as fun, for reading!  Here are some great reading tips tips that are sure to get your child excited about reading… Let them see you reading.  Modeling is […]


Make Math Exciting, Every Day!

Do you have a child that struggles with math?  Would you like to teach your child that math is an important part of our everyday life? Here are some great math tips to help you bring math to life for your child… Time – Have your child count down the days/weeks/hours till a special event. […]


Tips for Learning Vocabulary

Does your child struggle to learn vocabulary?  This can be a difficult skill to master when not approached the right way.  We found this great visual from Vocabulary Strategies That Work: Do This-Not That! by Lori Wilfong of tips for learning vocabulary the right way, as well as some things to avoid… *Help kids come up […]


Hands-on Learning at Within Reach

Math is fun subject to learn about, especially when you make it exciting and hands-on.  That is what we did recently at Within Reach Learning Center with a group of students learning about area. Taree, McKinley, and Austin are learning about finding the area of a parallelogram in their math class.  So we found a […]


Learning CAN Be Fun!

Learning can and should be fun!  This is our philosophy at Within Reach Learning Center as well the premise of the new book Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn – and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less.  The book emphasizes the importance of enjoying time spent with your child and […]


Favorite Apps of Within Reach Students

As part of out 8th Birthday celebration here at Within Reach Learning Center we asked you to share your kids’ favorite educational apps. Math Bingo – This is a popular one among our students!  This is a great app to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division facts.  You can also choose a mixed facts review. […]


Your Kids’ Favorite Educational Websites

As part of Within Reach Learning Center’s 8th birthday celebration we asked you what your children’s favorite books, websites, and apps were.  We go some great responses!!  . Here are some of your favorite educational websites… Funbrain.com – This website has a little bit of everything.  From math and reading games, to games that parents […]


Fun Math Card Games

Are you looking for a fun alternative to flashcards to help you child practice their math facts?  How about a math card game!  At Within Reach Learning Center we LOVE math card games.  Easy to set up, simple rules, and only a deck of cards are needed.  Here are a few of our favorites… Make […]


Math Scavenger Hunt – A Fun Math Game for Kids

Are you looking for a way to get your child excited about math?  How about a fun game that allows you to spend time together while also practicing math facts and most importantly having fun!!  Why not try a math scavenger hunt? We found this awesome idea at deceptivelyeducational.blogspot.com and it sounds like so much fun.  All […]


Helpful Homework Tips

Is homework time a battle in your house?  Homework time doesn’t have to be a negative experience.  Here are some fantastic ideas from the Happy Home Fairy to make study time a pleasant and, dare we say, fun experience! Designated homework space – Give kids a special place to do their work.  At Within Reach Learning Center […]


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