Rockwall area tutoring centers helping students navigate the challenges of distance learning

Rockwall area tutoring centers helping students navigate the challenges of distance learning

ROCKWALL, TX – August 27, 2020 — With the COVID-19 pandemic limiting in-person learning this school year, many students have transitioned for the first time in their educational journey to online learning. It’s new territory for many in education, and with the change comes many challenges for students and parents to navigate. If you’re struggling […]

Sylvan Learning re-opens to Rockwall and Heath communities

Sylvan Learning re-opens to Rockwall and Heath communities

(ROCKWALL, TX — June 2, 2020) Sylvan Learning of Rockwall-Heath celebrated the re-opening of its facility at 6537 Horizon Road Suite C on June 1, after a temporary closure due to COVID-19. The learning center invited the community out to an Open House event on May 31st to mark the occasion. Visitors enjoyed all kinds […]

Mathnasium to host FREE Open House Oct. 13

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 27, 2018) Ever wondered what Mathnasium of Rockwall-Heath is all about, and how they may be able to help your child better understand math? Want a chance to win a Mathnasium SCHOLARSHIP? Bring friends and family to Mathnasium’s community OPEN HOUSE from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at 1300 E. […]

Mathnasium recognized as Rockwall area’s Best Tutoring Center

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – August 2, 2016) Mathnasium of Rockwall-Heath is honored to have been voted Best Tutoring Center in Living Magazine’s 2016 Readers Choice Awards. Owners Bob and Becky Barnes thank the community for its support. When Bob and Becky first opened the Mathnasium franchise in Rockwall nearly six years ago, they never imagined the […]

Finger Counters and Dot Counters and Foot Tappers, Oh My!

(ROCKWALL, TX – May 5, 2016) Picture this scenario. A teacher asks a classroom of students: “If you spend 70 cents, 80 cents, and 90 cents, how much did you spend altogether?” The teacher is thinking, “7 + 8 + 9 = 24.  With a zero at the end, the answer would be 240 cents.” […]

Problems in math? Solve them with play time

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 21, 2016) Once while working with a 2nd grader, I was reminded that just because a child knows a particular math skill, does not necessarily mean they will understand related or corollary facts.  This young man effortlessly counted by 2’s beginning at 2, however, when I asked him to then count […]

Mathnasium welcomes former Rockwall ISD teacher as new Assistant Director

Learning Center offering tutoring for end-of-year assessments, gearing up for summer programs  (ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – March 21, 2016) As the end of the school year draws near, Mathnasium of Rockwall-Heath has been in full swing prepping students for end-of-the-year testing, while welcoming a brand new member to its team of math tutors. Melody Kentopp – […]

Rockwall Reading for Adults program to host tutor training

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Jan. 11, 2016) – The Rockwall County Library Literacy Program, Reading For Adults (RFA), will hold a training session for new tutors. RFA has been serving Rockwall County for over 15 years, providing free educational classes to community adults. The program offers classes in ESL (English as a Second Language), GED, […]

‘Why do I have to learn this? I’m never going to use this stuff!’

(Rockwall / Heath) August 25, 2013 – As the school year gets underway and your child is doing math homework, you may as well get ready for the question: “Why do I have to learn this?  I’m never going to use this stuff!” This argument generally starts around the algebra level, but you may have heard […]

Think pink: Boys & Girls Club members are up to the challenge

(ROCKWALL-February 22, 2013) Have you ever tried to get more than 100 children between elementary and middle school ages to do something together for a common goal? The Boys & Girls Club of Rockwall County found a way.  Director of Program Services, Stephan Larson, challenged Club members to turn in 100% of their report cards […]