Local author, artist and designer visits with RITES Summer Program to share creative process The RITES Summer Program is excited to share that we had a special guest visit our summer program students today, as part of our celebration of National Summer Learning Week! Amy Leidtke is a local artist, designer and educator who collaborated to write a new book about Leonardo da Vinci and his … [Read more...]

## Trouble with Math in High School?

Sign up to get RITES Math Tips PDF in your inbox. Subscribe for Math Tips Why Do Some Students Have Difficulty Learning Math? Which subject do teens like least? You guessed it! According to Gallup, high school students say math is their #1 least favorite subject. And they’re not alone, Gallup also reports that “Although U.S. eighth-graders scored above the international average in the 2003 … [Read more...]

## Meet Our New Math Tutors

Need Help with Math? High school grades matter, and high school math skills are 50% of your SAT score. Get ahead and be prepared for your next test with one of our new math tutors. Meet Math Tutor John Simpson Many people struggle with math, or just plainly don’t like it; for others, it comes quite naturally. I’ve experienced both sides of this at different times in my life, giving me … [Read more...]

## RITES Academic Summer Programs: Can Your Child Afford to Miss Out?

ASK YOURSELF, IS YOUR CHILD ... Struggling with READING, not comprehending as s/he could, or reluctant to read? Having trouble WRITING ideas down, starting assignments, or organizing thoughts on paper? Not quickly grasping MATH concepts, haphazardly approaching math problems or taking a long time to complete steps? Disorganized, unsure what and how to STUDY for tests, or spending … [Read more...]

## Math tips and strategies from Linda Wiles, RITES’ New Math Expert

Before moving to Rhode Island, RITES' Math Tutor Linda Wiles taught middle school math in Arizona and Nebraska for over 16 years. In Arizona, she served as the math specialist for a K-8 school and was also the teacher-leader, designing professional conferences and assisting teachers by observing their lessons, discussing lesson design, and providing resources. In Nebraska, Linda was part of the … [Read more...]