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Support Homeschooling with Academic Coaching

Academic coaching is a specially-designed educational program for the student that has a desire to gain a comprehensive understanding of the material being covered in their grade level. If you currently homeschool or are planning on homeschooling in the fall, this...

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Visions in Education

Visions in Education, a Tuition-Free Public School, Provides Enriching Educational Experiences to Students and Families. If you are in search of a free school that offers high-quality educational curriculum that optimizes academic success, look no further than Visions...

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Summer Learning Loss

When schools let out students for the summer, kids face exciting vacations, swimming, camping, music and family gatherings. However, they also face serious academic consequences if learning opportunities are overlooked. Summer learning loss contributes heavily to lack...

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The Benefits of Tutoring in Summer

Now that summer is in full swing, most families are engaged in family trip planning, organizing parties by the pool, barbecues, and family get togethers; however, the benefits of tutoring to keep children fresh on skills and concepts should also be pursued. According...

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MMC Testimonial: Michelle, a Parent

Miracle Math Coaching is such a great option and I’m so happy I used this place to help my children get through their math struggles. I saw my kids grow confident through the tutoring and were soon able to help their classmates! Their grades improved to A’s over...

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Top 3 Principles of Brain-Based Learning

Brain-based learning is the purposeful and comprehensive engagement of various principles. These principles directly enhance the ability of the brain to work and learn optimally. This is especially important in academics and educational success. The brain is an active...

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5 Homework Tips That Will Boost Your Child’s Memory

Working memory refers to how we retain and directly work with the information that is stored in the short-term memory. Help your child experience long-term success with these 5 homework tips that will boost your child’s memory. Memory is crucial to constructing a...

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How Do I Help My Child Prepare for The California State Test?

Spring is fast approaching and it is more important than ever to help your child prepare for the California state educational testing referred to as the “Smarter Balanced” testing system. What is the Smarter Balanced State Test? The Smarter Balanced state test is an...

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Pi Day – Celebrating the Irrational

March 14th honors the mathematical constant and irrational Pi equation. Pi Day is happening on Wednesday and it's a fun celebration! What Is Pi? Pi is an approximation represented by the numbers 3.14. This three-digit number is shortened from the exact decimal...

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Experience is Not the Only Way to Become a Good Teacher

By Deanna Hurn, Founder and Executive Director of Miracle Math Coaching As a teacher just starting out, you might think that lack of experience is your biggest stumbling block.  Years spent in front of a classroom is one of the top qualities of a good teacher, right?...

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Incorporating Math Skills into Daily Routines

According to research, children achieve higher academic success in any subject when parents, actively support learning. Math skills are no different.   In today’s world of accelerated learning and technological advancements, it is more important than ever before for...

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The Discovery Process Revolutionizes How We Learn

Here at Miracle Math Coaching, we offer a three-part discovery process that, literally, revolutionizes the learning process. Throughout history, many developmental specialists and professionals in psychology have mistakenly believed that we all learn in the same way;...

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Here’s How Students can Boost their Test Scores

By Deanna Hurn, Founder and Executive Director of Miracle Math Coaching A new semester is a time of year can mean a clean slate for students who didn't quite reach their potential last semester. Or students who have exceeded expectations can re-dedicate themselves to...

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Help Your Child Set New Year Goals

New Year goals and resolutions are just as important for kids as they are for adults – especially when it comes to academic success!   New Year’s Day and the days immediately following the 1st marks the tradition of new beginnings. According to developmental...

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Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.’s — By the Numbers

By Deanna Hurn, Founder and Executive Director of Miracle Math Coaching Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a civil rights legend and American hero whose legacy we celebrate next week.  He dedicated his life to fighting injustice and advancing the cause of equal...

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Winter Break Refreshes the Mind, Body, and Spirit of Students

Winter break is a time that aids in refreshing the mind, the body, and the spirit of students. Students that are refreshed are found to experience higher levels of success in school. If you are reading this, your child has already endured the most challenging aspects...

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Building Your Child’s Schema During Christmas Break

According to developmental specialists, Christmas break is a productive time of the year to place a special emphasis on building your child’s schema. As mentioned in our previous posts, a “schema” is the concept of helping children interpret and organize the...

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Importance of Knowing Your Child’s Schema

Schema are unique patterns associated with the behaviors of a child. Upon observation, you will recognize these patterns in your child. They are regularly displayed as actions that assist the child in making sense of and developing an understanding of the world. In...

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9 Easy Ways to Boost your Child’s Brain Power on Thanksgiving

By Deanna Hurn, Founder and Executive Director of Miracle Math Coaching No need to take a holiday from brain-based learning just because it’s Thanksgiving.  We’re all busy, busy, busy on turkey day, of course.  But there are simple, no-hassle ways of squeezing in some...

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Using Math Skills for Thanksgiving Dinner

Does your jaw drop when you hear the kids complain about math skills they’ll never use once they’re grown up? Join the crowd of teachers and parents who wonder if they will ever be able to convince students and offspring about the value of understanding math. Subtlety...

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How Harry Potter Can Help Make your Child a Math Rock Star

By Deanna Hurn, Founder and Executive Director of Miracle Math Coaching No, it doesn't have to do with witchcraft. Encouraging students to write creatively - whether a crazy short story or the beginning of a cool fantasy novel - will help them master Math....

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The Learning Science of the Brain

For the past twenty years, pioneering research has dove deep into the workings of the brain. We now know that no two brains are exactly alike. By understanding of the capabilities of the brain, we can improve educational-based research, learning policies, and teaching...

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5 Myths about Bullying that Parents Need to Know

By Deanna Hurn, Founder and Executive Director of Miracle Math Coaching Many of you have been on one side or another of the bullying issue. Either a child has intimidated, harassed or physically harmed your child. Or your son or daughter was the bully. Being a parent...

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What do I Tell my Children about Gun Violence and Terrorism?

By Deanna Hurn, Founder and Executive Director of Miracle Math Coaching My heart is heavy. I'm re-running a post to support parents and children in the wake of another tragedy caused by gun violence, this time in Las Vegas. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims...

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