Does your child have gaps in reading, writing, or math skills? Is homework or classwork a regular source of anxiety and frustration? At My Education Guru we offer has Educational Remediation programs, which offer a wide range of intensive, individualized interventions to address and eliminate learning challenges, build fluency and comprehension, and ensure a successful transfer of skills into the classroom.
What Is Educational Remediation?
The goal of Educational Remediation, also known as Educational Therapy, is to target and address specific learning challenges interfering with a student’s ability to reach their highest potential. Our focus is not only remediation, but also building underlying learning skills and self-awareness to help students become more self-reliant, efficient learners. With an in-depth knowledge of how executive function influences learning skills, our specialists embed executive function strategies in educational remediation sessions, thereby allowing students to strengthen underlying learning challenges while developing the executive function skills necessary for success.
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Educational Therapy Strategies
Our Gurus use different intervention strategies to address learning challenges and improve academic performance. While some strategies will focus on the specific areas of challenge (such as math or reading), other strategies will emphasize more generally applicable skills, such as executive function or time management skills. Intervention programs are individualized for each learner, as even challenges in the same subject can vary widely—consider three students who struggle with their reading homework:
Student A avoids reading assignment, due to anxiety about class discussion. Interventions may focus on task initiation, anxiety reduction through practice and role-playing, or developing discussion outlines for use in classroom.
Student B never completes reading assignments, as they read too slowly. Interventions may support fluency and tracking, teach skills in skimming, or help them break the task down into smaller pieces.
Student C completes their reading, but never remembers what they’ve read. Interventions may involve memory-building, techniques for engaged reading, and targeted re-reading for comprehension.
Sessions are conducted in a one-on-one setting, usually outside of school. Educational remediation is provided for students who may have learning differences, such as ADHD or dyscalculia, but can also be helpful for students with more general challenges, such as low self-esteem or test taking anxiety.
What Education Remediation Is Not
Subject tutoring. MY Education Guru’s subject-specific tutoring services focus on content and academic performance in a particular academic subject, only addressing skill gaps and learning challenges in a limited capacity. By contrast, Educational Therapy & Remediation is primarily directed toward learning challenges—improvement in academic subjects is a likely outcome, but not through direct instruction in content.
"I had a great experience with My Education Guru and improved on better work habits. What I liked most was their one-to-one connection.”
R.L. – Student
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How Can I Enroll in MEG Educational Therapy?
In spite of their best efforts, Educational Therapy & Remediation is not generally offered in schools. The need for one-on-one attention, individually designed plans, and special materials makes it impractical to be provided in schools. The Learning Center at The MEG School has had Educational Remediation as a cornerstone of its programming since its inception.
You can start the enrollment process by calling us at (424) 276-1524. We will ask you a few screening questions and set an intake appointment for you and your student. At your intake appointment, we will discuss your student’s specific challenges, IEP or 504 plans if they have them, and the best plan to move forward. We may also schedule some assessments to more precisely identify your student’s needs.
We schedule Educational Therapy & Remediation sessions based on the needs of the student and the parent. Sessions are generally held in our facilities. We can arrange for off-site sessions as well. For more information on our Educational Remediation, call us at (424) 276-1524 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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