Why Pediatricians and Guidance Counselors continue to recommend Strong Learning
We work with students both online and in-person in Westchester and Putnam
using strict social distancing practices.
Linda Silbert, Ph.D. along with her husband, Al Silbert, Ed.D., have helped thousands of students and written many books including the very popular
Why Bad Grades Happen to Good Kids
Here’s what experts had to say about the book.
“Drs. Linda and Al Silbert use the wisdom gained over many years of experience to help parents nurture their children to become better students and, more importantly, to lead happier and more fulfilling lives. By seeing the complete child, Why Bad Grades Happen to Good Kids focuses not just on better grades, but on a better life for your child.”
-Kevin T. Kalikow, M.D., Psychiatrist, Author of Your Child in the Balance
“All parents want to raise happy, successful kids. With the S+T+R+O+N+G method, parents can improve communication, encourage their children, and guide them towards achievement.”
-Marc E. Childs, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College
“Self-esteem is critical to success in life. Linda and Al share practical action steps parents can take now to promote a positive image–whether the child is a toddler or teenager.”
-Daniel F. Joynt, Ph.D., Professor of Counselor Education, Western Connecticut State University
“Real-life advice on how your child can do better in school, in language we can all understand. An excellent book.”
-Linda Selvin, Executive Director, New York Branch, International Dyslexia Association
What parents & teachers say about us.
Today my daughter received her SAT scores. Her total score increased almost 200 points! The strategies and techniques reviewed in (your) course proved to be extremely effective. The confidence and preparation you gave her proved to be the difference.
Greg Chahalis, Reading Specialist in Westchester County, NY
Gregory Tucker, NYC Schools
This book (Why Bad Grades Happen to Good Kids) helps us teacher to revisit the challenges the students of the 21st century face. The author makes it so practical. It leaves an urgency to revamp our methodology of teaching.
Reading tutor, Meredith Lippman
Our daughter had been tested years ago by Dr. Linda Silbert, had regular weekly tutoring sessions and comes highly recommended. She is extremely knowledgeable and her gentle and kind demeanor makes her very effective. In addition, she utilizes a unique program to reinforce skills. So glad that we found Strong Learning.
We found Dr. Linda Silbert many years ago for my son who was having trouble reading. She tested him and discovered it was anxiety that was holding him back and not a learning disability. The constant testing and pulling him out of the classroom in first grade was having a devastating effect on his self-esteem…
I cannot say enough about Dr. Linda Silbert. I feel sometimes it’s not just about the academic component, but the connection she had with my son. My son really connected with her, the anxiety he was feeling in the classroom lifted a little. She spent a lot of time with him, and she really gave…
My daughter was tested and tutored by Dr Linda Silbert and Dr. Alvin Silbert from third grade through college. In addition, the Silbert’s have tested and tutored several of my grandchildren. As a teacher and reading specialist, I could not ask for two more outstanding professionals and educators to work with my family. They give 500%…