Recommended Books for the Primary Grades

When searching for good books to read with children in the primary grades, you can be overwhelmed. There is a mass quantity of children’s literature on the shelves, and being able to determine what will be most beneficial for a child in the early grades can be challenging. A crucial thing to consider when choosing… Read More »

Smart Phone Math Apps

There are millions of smart phone apps available for your iphone or android phone.  While some games were designed to occupy your time, there are some apps that may improve your child’s math skills. In this digital age, we recommend downloading and trying these applications but a parent’s involvement is critical in order to get… Read More »

Learning at your own pace

Some students need to learn at their own pace.  They need to have the ability to pause, rewind, and review what was said by the teacher.  Unfortunately, this is not possible in a traditional classroom setting.  For these students, we have a possible solution. Our learning center offers web-based learning programs that allow students to… Read More »

ISAT Testing

The Illinois ISAT testing will begin on March 5, 2012 through March 16, 2012.  In December, 2011, Once It Clicks students will complete an ISAT pre-test for enrolled topics. The purpose of the pre-test is to identify concepts where your child may need help in mastering before the actual test. For more information about the… Read More »

Illinois Adopts Common Core State Standards

Did you know that on June 24, 2010, the Illinois State Board of Education adopted a “new, more rigorous learning standards to better prepare students for college and the workforce?” The goal of the new standards is to “provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know… Read More »

New Classes For The Fall

Summer is finally around the corner and we are getting ready for exciting Summer and Fall.  We will continue to have our regular school hours from 4 pm to 7 pm, Monday – Thursday with a 1 week break from June 13 – June 17. During the Summer, we will have our Art Camp starting… Read More »