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2016 Christmas Special

The 2016 Christmas Special starts now! This season Give the Gift of Learning. Sylvan in Peoria, IL is offering VISA Gift Cards on Tutoring Packages for this years Christmas Special. For more information and to sign up, click the “Sign Up” button below. Sign Up… Read more »


10 Ways to Help Kids Focus

By Dr. Rick Bavaria It’s easy for kids to get distracted. Trying to do more than one thing at a time can lead to a string of half-completed tasks, panic-inducing deadlines, and missed goals. Learning to do one thing at a time, focusing, and finishing something before moving… Read more »


A School Success Checklist for October

By Dr. Rick Bavaria Pilots famously have them. Surgeons do, too. So do engineers, technicians, nurses, and most other professionals and service providers. I’m talking about simple checklists – quick, simple lists of behaviors and duties that remind us of the basics and guide us… Read more »


SAT Test Prep Courses

SAT Test Prep and Courses With more than one million students taking the SAT test each year and ever-increasing competition to get into the best universities, the stakes are high for preparing for college. The good news? As your family’s college checklist grows longer, you… Read more »