The Guided Learning Studio is a home-based learning studio located in the Ahwatukee neighborhood of Phoenix. We are committed to providing engaging learning experiences based on a learner’s needs and interests. The studio was founded by Maria Arana in 2018. Meet Maria Maria is an accomplished educator who brings a wealth of academic excellence, teachingContinue reading Welcome to the Guided Learning Studio!
A few weeks ago the parents of middle school students began receiving information about high school information nights and enrollment dates. We found ourselves listening to information about academics, athletics, extracurricular activities and college requirements. Yet, it feels like just a couple years ago, I was making friends with the other kindergarten parents and schedulingContinue reading Making Decisions about High School
Over the last several years, I have been interested in learning about the instructional and schooling needs of advanced learners. In my coursework in gifted education, the idea that most stood out for me is that learning should be based on a child’s or teen’s area of interest. As parents and educatorsContinue reading Acceleration and Enrichment for Advanced Learners
I became interested in the needs of advanced readers because I noticed the reading development in my own children. My oldest son began to read at an early age and became a book worm after first grade. My daughter and second son also developed a love of reading at an early age. AtContinue reading How to Support Advanced Readers