Academic Learning Skills

 In Learning Skills, Tutor Grades 1-12, Tutoring San Carlos CA

Here are a few definitions of the major skills we teach to support academic learning.


  • Individualized Reading Programs: to Support: Reading Accuracy, Reading Rate, Comprehension, and Spelling.
  • Auditory Processing: a basic skill that is needed to learn to read and spell. Helps one hear the difference, order, and number of sounds in words faster.
  • Sensory-Motor Integration: to have the sensory skills work in synchrony with the motor skills such as: eye-hand coordination.
  • Sustained Attention: the ability to attend to a task for a certain period of time.
  • Long Term Memory: to retrieve past information.
  • Short Term Memory: hold a small amount of information in mind for a short period of time.
  • Visual Memory: retrieve visual information for spelling and writing composition.
  • Working Memory: to retain information while processing or using it.
  • Processing Speed: increase automaticity of visual and auditory information.
  • Visualizing and Verbalizing: visualize information forreading comprehension and verbal/written expression.
  • Central Auditory Processing———- Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing
  • Executive Function Skills———–Strengthen Processing Skills: Memory, Attention, Language and Motor Control and Marshall These Attributes to Form Executive Function Skills For Writing and Time Management.


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