AVALON LEARNING CENTER
Omaha's Holistic Tutoring Service
Tutoring Services for Every Student's Needs
Among the ranks of Omaha tutoring services, Avalon Learning Center is rated as one of the best.
Among the ranks of Omaha tutors, Avalon tutors are in a class all their own. Trained and state
certified as classroom teachers, our tutors are also skilled in the highly effective method of
holistic tutoring which addresses the full spectrum of the learning experience as well
as individual learning styles.
Whether your search for local Omaha tutoring includes math tutors, reading tutors or simply
a tutor who can assist you with improvement in overall class performance, give us a call. We can
help. We offer comprehensive tutoring in all the core subjects... Plus tutoring in music and basic
study skills. Providing students with academic tutoring that honors their undefeatable spirit and
guides them to success is what we do. It's all we do. We can do it for you.
Math Tutoring Reading Tutoring Language Arts Tutoring
Basic Math Phonics/Decoding Grammar/Punctuation
Pre-Algebra/ Algebra Sight Words Composition/Writing
Geometry Comprehension Vocabulary/Spelling
Science Tutoring Study Skills Tutoring Music Tutoring
Physical Science Organizational Skills Elementary Piano
Life Science Test Preparation/Research Music Theory
Earth Science Time Management Elementary Percussion
Social Studies Tutoring History Tutoring Literature Tutoring
Human/Physical Geography American History Essays
National/International Economics World History Poetry
Regional/World Government Ancient History Fiction/Non-Fiction
Tutoring Programs for All Ages
Our tutoring programs are specifically designed to be age- appropriate and are individually tailored to
meet the personal challenges and needs of the student. The programs are administered by classroom
certified tutors who have strong mentoring skills and are knowledgeable in holistic tutoring methods.
Academics for Adults Program Small Wonders Program Whiz Kids Program
Tutoring for the Mature Student Tutoring Just for Preschoolers Tutoring for Grades K-12
Ages 18+ Ages 3 to 5 Ages 5 - 18
Designed for GED and college level students Addresses all of the key skills that are Incorporates learning games and
Flex scheduling available necessary for starting school multi-sensory techniques
Helping Students One at a Time Since 1996:
Avalon Learning Center is under the directorship of Mary Tisthammer who holds a degree in education and is an experienced classroom teacher. Mary graduated the University of Nebraska as a Regents Scholar and is a member in good standing of the Golden Key National Honor Society. She has served as a guest instructor at Creighton University where she was invited to teach the tutoring methods that are employed by Avalon Learning Center and has authored numerous tutoring programs that are founded on the principles of holistic teaching. Mary has traveled to Europe, Egypt and the Arctic where she collected data for the "Wonders of the World" enrichment class and has an extensive professional background that also includes music, journalism and law. Her teaching experience as a state certified teacher encompasses four years in the public school sector and twenty years in private tutoring.
To Contact Mary Call: (402) 553-4003 Or Email: Mary@AvalonLearningCenter.com
Photo of Mary and Student Courtesy of Dr. Bob Bosco, Creighton University Fine Arts Department
Tutoring Tips and Articles on Learning
Parents who wish to learn more about ways in which they can assist their children with homework and academic related issues will find valuable help on "Tutoring Tips". Parents may also wish to learn tutoring techniques by observing a session first hand or by attending one of the workshops that are sponored periodically by Avalon Learning Center. There is no charge to attend the workshops or to audit a tutoring session.
"Articles on Learning" provide valuable information and insights into the learning process as well as ways to optimize your tutoring experience. You will also find resource links that will enhance your understanding of the topic.
The latest article to be included on this page is "Want to Get Better at Math? Play the Piano." which takes a look at how music influences math skills.