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 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), students in … [Read more...]

## Summer 2020 Reimagined

Summer 2020 Every summer, we provide students with academic support in order to help them avoid the Summer Slide. This summer, students will also be facing a potential “COVID Slide," due to the amount of time they have been away from traditional school. The impact of COVID Slide and Summer Slide together could be a recipe for failure for many students. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. While … [Read more...]

## Math Tutor, Math Tools to Support Your Child

Find a Qualified Math Tutor and Math Tools to Support Your Child A qualified and experienced math tutor can be hard to come by. And math tools that are helpful and fun. Many math problems are beyond the students' control, stemming from oral language challenges and language differences. Cognitive and emotional factors like a negative attitude or negative self-perception of one's own abilities … [Read more...]

## Math Tools and Math Tutors to Help Your Child Excel

Math Tools, Math Tutors to Help Your Child Excel Math Problems Frustrating Your Child? RITES has Solutions! Math is a subject that many students find challenging. But why is math so hard for some children and not others? And which math tools and strategies are available to struggling students? How can you find qualified math tutors near you? See below to let us know how RITES can best help … [Read more...]

## National Summer Learning Week 2019

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...]