Things to Do with Kids in Los Angeles and Orange County this March

March is here and the sight and sounds of spring are all around us. With the warmer days, March brings a wondrous and exciting time for those looking for things to do with kids in Los Angeles and Orange County. With family friendly events celebrating the The Festival of the Whales, St. Patrick’s Day and […]

The Power of a Gentle Voice

In the early part of my career in education, I worked as a reading specialist. The students with whom I worked had very slowly emerging written language skills and struggled immensely. I remember one student in particular who was exceptionally delayed. After working on a task he would look up and ask if his answers […]

Celebrating Black History Month with Kids

February is Black History Month! Since the 1970’s, the United States has set aside the month of February to celebrate, reflect and learn about the incredible contributions that Black Americans have made throughout history. Celebrating Black History Month with kids also means learning about and uplifting the tremendous amount of Black excellence in our present-day […]

Things to Do with Kids in Los Angeles and Orange County this February

February is an exciting time for those looking for things to do with kids in Los Angeles and Orange County. With family friendly events celebrating the Lunar New Year, Valentine’s and Presidents Day, and a month-long celebration of Black history, there is surely something for everyone to enjoy during the shortest month of the year. […]

3 Tips To Help Your Child Start The Semester Strong

The new year is here and whether you are a family that makes resolutions and sets goals for success at this time of year, the start of a new semester is always a great time for focus and reflection! With some effort, planning and focus on your part, you can help your child make the […]

18+ Winter Activities for Kids to Help Them Recharge

Looking for some great winter activities for kids? Winter break is the perfect time to unwind from the busy year and parents and kids alike can use this time to rest, refresh and recharge. Whether you’re planning a lowkey, at home holiday or will be traveling for the season, these tips and winter activities for […]

What’s a Kid to Do This Summer? Take Summer Classes or Take a Break?

Should your kids take online summer classes after weeks of zoom learning or take a break? Will taking a break for the entire summer be too much? Social distancing requirements have reshaped Summer 2020 into a new pattern. It’s clear that Summer 2020 will feel different than summers of years past. Because of this, we […]

Expanding Virtual Support: Online Tutoring & Online Homeschooling

Expanded Virtual Support The current Covid-19 health crisis has changed the educational landscape for a majority of students. California school campuses have closed for the duration of the academic year, and learning has gone digital. Franklin Educational Services has responded with an expansion of our virtual support services to help students navigate the new challenges […]

Do AP and Honors Students Need Tutors?

Students taking AP and Honors classes are often well equipped to handle challenging content, but they are also likely to need extra levels of support to succeed. Why would this be so? Because getting good grades at this level requires students to master difficult concepts quickly, complete large assignments deftly, and consistently earn high marks […]

When to Get a Tutor

Perhaps your child started the year off strongly, turning in all his or her work, getting As on tests and quizzes, and confidently informing you of how this class was under control. Or, maybe your child had a few stumbles out of the gate, and bombed a test or quiz, but you wanted to give […]