Wilmington, NC

"Bright Minds has been a godsend to our family! April is both a gifted teacher as well as an encourager. She is well trained in research based methods and knows how to deliver material in a way that keeps her students engaged while helping them to reach their potential. She is passionate about her students and is truly dedicated to their success. You WILL celebrate success with April on your team! "

Kristin Crapo, Parent

Personalized Instruction Catered to Your Child’s Needs.

We work with your child to determine their strengths and unique learning style. We also pinpoint their weak areas and any gaps in their knowledge base. We then create lesson plans specifically targeted to address those trouble spots using methods that play to their strengths. Through this approach, your child is able to experience success and develop self confidence in their ability to achieve academically.

One-on-one Instruction Using Evidence-Based Methods

​Our tutors use only the most effective, evidence-based methods. Our instruction is multi-sensory, explicit, and systematic in its approach. We believe, as Ignacio Estrada stated, “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, we should teach the way they learn.”


Research has shown that children who struggle in school don’t need a wait and see approach.

They need intervention NOW. The earlier you can remediate, the better.



We are trained in:

  • Orton-Gillingham Reading
  • Wilson Reading System
  • Barton Reading & Spelling
  • Project Read Framing Your Thoughts
  • Excellence in Writing
  • Multi-Sensory Grammar
  • Orton-Gillingham Math
  • Study and Organizational Skills

We can help with:

  • All ElementarySubjects
  • All Middle School Subjects
  • Reading and Reading Comprehension
  • Written Expression
  • Vocabulary Acquisition
  • Grammar
  • Spelling
  • Math