Earn high school credit in the comfort of your own home! In less than 2 minutes, Kirsten at Pacific Learning Academy explains how students working with our teachers complete courses in less time and with deeper understanding. It’s the magic of 1-on-1 education! Most of our high school credit students… Read more
School is out in a few weeks – great news for area students, and a possible headache for families trying to keep their kids both busy and enriched. [Tweet this!] While you begin to plan what June, July and August look like for you and your family, keep in mind… Read more
This past Sunday I found myself running a 5k in a purple tutu. Surrounded by 6,000 very happy people, I asked myself more than once what on earth had compelled me to get up at 5:45 a.m. on a weekend morning just to run 3 miles with complete strangers. It… Read more
(Clive teaches Language Arts and History, Study Skills and Math through Geometry. He’s currently developing an Integrated 11th grade Language Arts/US History course at Pacific Learning Academy.) When we’re young, we do most of our learning in classrooms. This is doubly useful, because it can build a student’s social… Read more
I remember the first time I asked our clients for feedback with a formal survey. My stomach was tied in knots from the moment I clicked “send” and for the entire 6-week period I waited for responses. Our inner child can’t help but want to be liked, and I tried… Read more
I heard something interesting today. The basic idea is that the most important thing kids need to be taught is how to teach themselves what they need/want to know. It’s not as important that I’m a “Teacher” but that I’m a “Learner,” modeling and guiding my students to be Learners,… Read more
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
While final exams may be 5 weeks away for most students, planning for summer has already arrived!