May 2021

As the end of a challenging school year approaches, students across the country are gearing up for a summer of supplemental learning. 

Whether they will take part in a bridge program, summer school program, or credit recovery program, these students will need to complete a semester’s worth of work in just a few short weeks—and they could use a helping hand. for U.S. Military Families can help students of all ages hone their writing, math, and other skills as they work through class assignments, prepare for tests, and get ready for the fall. Learners may find our Study Skills Coaching (available in both English and Spanish) especially helpful for sharpening skills key to academic and professional success.

Read on to learn about summertime resources for your military community, including a summer activity kit to help kids get creative in their learning, as well as a new webinar covering the 3 R’s of burnout.

We are proud to partner with you and look forward to helping your military students and families have an enriching summer!

(Psst…Stay tuned for an exciting announcement about our new student user interface and online classroom, which will make your community’s experience even better!)

All the best,

    Maureen Haney

    Program Manager for U.S. Military Families | 434.249.0071


New Subject Launch is proud to present a new subject offering for students. Tutoring in this subject is available 24/7:

AP® Environmental Science: Students can get help with classwork and prep for the AP exam with new subject tutoring in AP Environmental Science! Our tutors can help students develop and strengthen their understanding of the science behind natural environments.

En Español Subject Expansion

As part of our continued efforts to expand academic support and resources for Spanish-speaking learners, now offers the following subject areas en español from 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 midnight EDT:

  • Study Skills / Habilidades Estudiantiles
  • Parent Coaching / Entrenamiento Educativo Para Padres
  • Live Writing Support / Soporte De Redaccion De Ensayos En Vivo

As a reminder, our other Spanish-language subjects available 2:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. EDT include:

  • Matemáticas: Algebra I & II, Geometría, Trigonometría, Estadística
  • Ciencias: Ciencia Básica, Ciencias de la Tierra, Biología, Química, Física
  • Estudios Sociales: Historia de los EE.UU., Historia de Europa, Historia del Mundo, Gobierno e Vivismo

​​​​​Download our new Spanish-language graphics and post them on your social media channels. You can also share the YouTube link to our recent Spanish-language webinar on Habilidades Estudiantiles (Study Skills)! Below is the shareable webinar description.

¿Necesitas más ayuda con tus estudios? Aprenda como se puede mejorar tus habilidades de estudio en tu rutina diaria en nuestra breve serie de web. Discutiremos:

  • Cómo puedes evitar empollando
  • Estrategias efectivas de memorización
  • Estrategias de utilizar apuntes, fotos, y mapas mentales
  • El poder de bienestar con respecto al estudiar (#cuidadospersonales)

This June, we’re hosting a timely webinar to help people recover from burnout—whatever their circumstances may be. Please share the following link, graphic, and webinar description with your military community so they can benefit from practical tips on recognizing and working through stress.

The 3 R’s of Burnout: Recognize, Relieve, Recover
Thu., June 17, 2021

4:00 PM EDT | 1:00 PM PDT

Click to Register

Webinar description: Feeling overwhelmed? As the pandemic has gone into its second year, burnout has become more common. However and wherever it manifests, there is something you can do about it.

Join us for this special webinar where we’ll discuss the 3 R's of dealing with burnout—and how you can move forward.

Topics will include: 

  • How to recognize the different symptoms of burnout
  • How to relieve your stress
  • How to recover and get back on track

Stay tuned after the presentation for a brief Q&A session.


This month, we’d like to thank all our military partners and promoters for spreading the word about our “Twenty Minutes with” recurring webinar series. Your efforts helped ensure that U.S. military families around the world had the opportunity to learn and ask questions about the program.

Here are some quick stats on the recent sessions:

✅ From March through the first week of May, we hosted a total of 24 webinars!

✅ Sessions were attended by parents, K–12 and college faculty and staff, MFLCs, School Liaisons, ROTC students, and many others.

Participation was worldwide and included attendees from the U.S., Japan, Korea, Guam, Germany, Italy, and Kuwait.

This informational webinar will be available again 
for your military community during back-to-school season!

If you would like us to host a webinar specifically for your service area,
please email us at


Once again, thanks for all your hard work in helping us spread the word about We couldn’t do it without you.

We Want to Feature Your Program Efforts!

With all the great work our military partners do to spread the word about to their communities, we’d love to share your innovative efforts as a “Partner Spotlight” in a future newsletter.

Whether you’ve developed social media campaigns, hosted live events, or come up with other creative outreach efforts, we’d love to hear from you. Send your story (and any photos or graphics you’d like to share) to, and you could be featured in an upcoming issue!

​​Shareable Content for Summer Engagement

To remind your military community that they have no-cost access to great learning resources this summer through, you can share the following content on social media and in outreach emails.

Start Your Summer Strong

In school this summer? Get no-cost 1-to-1 help from expert tutors, online and on demand.

To get started, visit and log in or create a free account. Tutors are standing by to help 24/7!

Free Summer Activity Kit!

Looking for fun projects to do this summer? Check out this free summer activity kit from!

To get started, download the kit here:—and don’t forget: You have 24/7 no-cost access to expert online tutors every day of the week! Visit to get started.

Questions? Connect with us!

If you’re looking for more outreach materials, need a representative to present at a virtual event, or have any questions or concerns, our team is standing by to assist. Send us an email at, and we’ll be in touch!

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