Blog

November 1, 2011

Why now?

After 7 years of providing tutoring and academic support to Eastside families, The Learning Curve has finally realized the dream of becoming a private school and changed our name: Pacific Learning Academy. Tutoring will continue to be a major part of our services, but the ability to work with our… Read more

April 24, 2011

Review: The Pomodoro Technique

Time Management for All of Us How many times do you hear someone joke about being AD/HD? In the middle of a conversation we notice them losing focus, failing to follow instructions, or taking forever to organize their day. As adults, we might laugh and say, “Look, something shiny!” When… Read more

April 4, 2011

Does Your Service Provider Pass the Grandma Test?

If it’s good enough for your Grandma, it’s good enough for me. A few years ago, when I was President of the Sammamish Chamber of Commerce, I met Connie Marshall, then Mayor of Bellevue. I had a question about how small chambers might thrive among the “big boys.” She pulled… Read more

March 16, 2011

What’s the Point of Summer Tutoring?

Summer is a time of rest, rejuvenation, and enjoying the elusive sunlight on the Pacific Northwest. Tutoring provides students with a solid foundation for future success. Combining Summer Fun with Summer Tutoring is the best of both worlds! Starting from scratch in September can be stressful for middle and high… Read more

February 23, 2011

TLC is being experimented on!

The Learning Curve is currently being studied by a team of grad students at UW’s Foster School of Business. They are practicing Marketing on us, and as a part of that project, they are surveying parents of 5th to 12th grade students in the Sammamish, Redmond, and Kirkland area. The… Read more

March 26, 2010

Community Mentors needed in our schools!

VOICE MENTOR PROGRAM (Volunteers Of Issaquah Changing Education) Funded by the Issaquah Schools Foundation in partnership with the School District, the VOICE Mentor Program pairs community members with students for once-a-week mentoring. VOICE is looking for community volunteers to work one on one with Issaquah students. These students are referred… Read more

November 5, 2009

H1N1 Flu Prevention Tips!

As the flu season begins and cases of swine flu are continuing to grow in number (especially within the school system), it is important to be aware of ways that you can reduce your child’s likelihood of contracting any strain of the flu virus. Easy precautionary tips to give your… Read more

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