School superintendents in Broward and Miami are calling children not showing up to school, “disappearing students.” These students are missing school entirely, as they are not showing up online or in person. This trend can be seen across the country during the coronavirus pandemic. Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent, Alberto
How Homeschooling Helps Students With Special Needs According to the National Centers for Educational Statistics, homeschooling families find that special needs students perform significantly better with in-home instruction as compared to the traditional classroom. The study explains that students with learning disabilities account for approximately 16% of the homeschooling population.
Writing on Standardized Tests Many students are familiar with weekly quizzes and tests, although many students also take standardized tests. Standardized tests, like the SAT and ACT, are given to large groups and have strict protocols when administering the test. It is important for students to prepare for standardized tests
How to Recognize Learning Disabilities According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, around 5-9% of the general population has a learning disability. Teachers are often the first to notice that a student might have a learning disability. Sometimes the signs are easy to notice like a student who is
How Educational Consulting Helps Students An educational consultant helps students navigate the college admissions process by matching student’s abilities, goals, and needs to the best fit colleges and universities to support their scholastic and vocational needs. We help students explore their interests bridging the gap between classroom learning and vocational
Student Learning Styles Everyone experiences the world in a unique way. Jump Start acknowledges this fact is foundational in our customized approach to teaching. We believe that every student has a particular learning style that will enable them to maximize their comprehension and achieve their full academic potential. As parents,
Tips to Stay Motivated with Schoolwork It’s normal for students to feel unmotivated at times. For students dealing with family, work and school responsibilities, staying motivated to complete schoolwork can be a tough challenge when faced with so many demands for their attention. But don’t let them get discouraged! Here