September 6, 2017

New offices in Sammamish

Celebrating a move to a new space in Sammamish Pacific Learning Academy’s new Sammamish location offers local 1:1 educational services to middle and high school students Pacific Learning Academy, a one-to-one accredited private school and in-home tutoring service, celebrated the move to a new office at the Pine Lake Professional… Read more

July 8, 2016

The Power of Reading

Creating Readers One of the greatest skills a child can develop early, which will carry over throughout their educational careers, is the skill of being a strong reader. Since education truly does begin in the home, there are a number of steps parents can take to start their child on… Read more

June 1, 2015

Group Study for FINAL EXAMS: June 13th (Saturday)

Final exams are upon us! Register now for Group Study!  An effective study group, led by an experienced Pacific Learning Academy instructor, will help you prepare for finals by: answering your questions helping you master tough concepts reminding you of what you already know! reminding you of what you don’t… Read more

November 20, 2014

Parent-Teacher Conferences: A Tip Sheet

As you prepare for your next Parent-Teacher Conference, remember that the meeting is a two-way conversation. It’s a great opportunity for the teacher to learn more about your child, and for you both to “get on the same page” with the common goal of helping your child to success. Research… Read more

November 4, 2014

How to Email Your Child’s Teacher at School

Imagine that you are a consultant that specializes in learning. Because you are a superstar, your clientele list has grown significantly and you now have over 150 cases to manage. You see each case EVERY day and each one of those cases also has up to two people providing oversight…. Read more

August 27, 2014

Kitchen Table High School

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

June 3, 2014

Summer Opportunities at Pacific Learning Academy

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

May 25, 2013

The Math that Began Our Music

Mathematics is such a fundamental subject that it tends to play a part in just about every discipline, scientific and otherwise. As a certified math and music teacher, I had a diverse course load throughout my college days. The fun part about having two foci in college is that the… Read more

April 22, 2012

Who needs a Teacher when we can have a Learner?

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

March 30, 2012

The 3D Pythagorean Theorem

[Kirsten’s note: Micah teaches Math, Physics, and test prep at Pacific Learning Academy. Below he’s reminding all of us students (old and young alike) that there’s more to Pythagoras’ theorem than we might remember!] Most people are familiar with the traditional 2D Pythagorean theorem, which states that for any right… Read more

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