Helping Children Think Better & Learn Faster

Our virtual instruction and educational resources build critical thinking skills for accelerated learning.

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about us

Our work and passion is helping those who care to nurture a child's learning potential in a creative and analytical way, so kids can fast track learning, discover their gifts, and be equipped with skills that will help them succeed in the modern world. Our unique strategies and resources take shape as parent workshops, student tutoring, teacher trainings and more.

our founder

Hi! I’m Lemi-Ola Erinkitola.

I’m an award-winning educator, a parent coach, a children's author, and a cyber-security enthusiast. I’m also the founder and CEO of The Critical Thinking Child, where we connect parents, educators, and employers with top-notch resources to promote creative and critical thinking.

I love to learn.  I also love to teach because it articulates my learning. 

If you’re looking to make learning fun, accessible, and unforgettable, you are absolutely in the right place!

Lemola Erinkitola
Lemola Erinkitola

Hi! I’m Lemi-Ola Erinkitola.

I’m an award-winning educator, a parent coach, a children's author, and a cyber-security enthusiast. I’m also the founder and CEO of The Critical Thinking Child, where we connect parents, educators, and employers with top-notch resources to promote creative and critical thinking.

I love to learn.  I also love to teach because it articulates my learning. 

If you’re looking to make learning fun, accessible, and unforgettable, you are absolutely in the right place!

who we serve

PARENTS

Our tutoring solutions are fast, effective, and fun. Put your child on the path to becoming a critical thinker and problem solver.

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EMPLOYERS

Our 25 years of education consulting experience for corporate benefits managers and organizations is at your service.

SCHOOLS

Our PreK-8 virtual in-class instruction, afterschool, and summer programs help close learning gaps for Math, ELA, & more

supporting partners

We cultivate innovative partnerships with women and minority owned business, education organizations, local governments, local communities and nonprofit organizations to extend our opportunities and outreach.

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the word is out

The Critical Thinking Child has been featured in multiple media outlets. We’re always innovating, creating new ways for parents and educators to transform their teaching approaches into personalized, play-based learning strategies. that build critical thinking skills for accelerated learning. Our proven strategy has been featured in multiple media outlets.

SERVICES


Choose the services you need, sign up for training or purchase a book have been tested and used by homeschoolers, tutors in after-school programs and parents.

Virtual Academic Coaching

Is your child planning to take the selective enrollment test this school year? Need to challenge your bright preschooler? Can't decide between cps classical vs gifted schools? Why not prepare your child for both programs. Click here.

Book a Virtual Assessment

After you enroll your child in our boot camp, you'll want to book and pay for at least one diagnositc assessment. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak all in-person assessments have been paused. Please email to schedule a virtual assessment.

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Workbooks

Unable to attend our boot camp. Our books sell out fast. Here are the direct links to what we have in inventory.: 

The Blue Book 

The Green Book 

Online Parent Training

Is your child too young for boot camp? Let me come into your home - virtually. Preschool or early elementary parents interested in helping your child learn math, reading and critical thinking skills at home- join this online group coaching course Click here. 

FREE Learning Style Quiz? 

Take 5 minutes to learn how your child thinks! Learning is not a one-size-fits-all venture. Each and every individual learns differently. Unfortunately, we often fall into the trap of teaching in the way we learn best. Click here. 

CYber Safety for Kids

Want peace of mind while your child learns and plays online? 

The World Wide Web is such an amazing place for academic learning and playing games. However, certain websites and apps might be inappropriate for your children. Children are innocent and more likely to share information online that adults understand should be confidential. What can you do to ensure your child learns and plays safely?. Click here.

Reading Mastery Program

Thank you for staying until the end of the event. We shared loads of valuable information that most parents research over months/years. As promised, Here is your Parent Guide How Do I Teach My Child to Read? Strategies for Building a Strong Reading Foundation. Access until 10-30-19. Don't hesitate once it gone.. It's gone.  

Extraordinary Parent Academy

Is your child too young for boot camp? Let me come into your home - virtually. Preschool or early elementary parents interested in helping your child learn math, reading and critical thinking skills at home- join this online group coaching course Click here. 

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RAVE REVIEWS


"Lemi brings in years of research on child development and is able to apply that in the classroom. Lemi has a unique way to engaging the kids along with driving discipline and focus. Furthermore, we received excellent advise from Lemi on multiple topics - ranging from use of technology to encouraging reading. I recommend the boot camp and other programs that Lemi leads to all parents." Sumit C.

I am a fan of  MS. Lemi and everything she puts out because I know all the work that goes into her research and when she teaches something or makes a recommendation I am confident it will be a good choice for my children . Thank you! I’m a fan of your content for life." Edna P.

THE BOOTCAMP


That’s a total value of $4,997

What You Get is amazing results!!! Plus:

  • 6 – 90 minutes small group sessions ($1297) 
  • Post assessment + progress reports ($297) 
  • 6 - Live with Lemi office hours + on campus practice (priceless)  
  • Online parent course (Value $497) 
  • 2 – Workbooks ($116) 
  • Weekly Parent Checklists ($99)  
  • Closed Facebook Group - Extraordinary Parent Academy 

What we teach.

Gifted and Classical Test Prep and fun cognitive game activities to improve test scores, listening skills, confidence and abilities in: Reading (Phonics, oral vocabulary) Pattern decoding Math Reasoning and Number Sense Reading and literacy Cognitive processing speed Visual perception Spatial thinking Memory and concentration Solving analogies Think prep strategies Logical thinking and more  

Lastly, small class size 

Class size - 15 - 18 students

ABOUT ME


I’m Lemi-Ola Erinkitola

I’m an award-winning educator, parent coach, children's author and a total nerd when it comes to spatial puzzles. My life work and passion is helping parents nurture their child's learning potential in an engaging and joyful way so kids can fast track learning, discover their gifts and reclaim family time. 

Over the past 15 years, I have helped hundreds of busy moms and dads from all over the world uncover, optimize and accelerate their child's academic and gifted potential…so you are absolutely in the right place! 

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