The Power of Building Parent Relationships

The Power of Building Parent Relationships

The Power of Building Parent Relationships

Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first –Matthew Jacobson

I keep this quote at the heart of my classroom. Each day when the first bell rings and my students skip down the hallway into my classroom, I am reminded that their parents are always their first champions. It is this thought that keeps me knowing that every …

DIY Minimalist Desk Ideas

DIY Minimalist Desk Ideas

Creating a space for learning is a crucial part in maximizing educational growth.  In a world that is constantly adding new distractions and ways to interrupt, purposeful curation of the workspace can make the difference between being productive or off task. Whether you are a teacher, tutor, parent or student, you need an effective place to work.

Solely removing the distractions from your current …

4 Ways to Take Advantage of a Slow Tutoring Season

4 Ways to Take Advantage of a Slow Tutoring Season

When schools empty out for the summer, often times a tutor’s work calendar empties out with them. Vacations, summer camps, and students looking to simply take a break can result in lost business and costly cancellations.

What then is a tutor to do to keep business moving forward in these leaner times? Here are four suggestions for turning a slow …

The Benefits of Starting a Tutoring Blog

The Benefits of Starting a Tutoring Blog

Summertime can be difficult for tutors. With vacations, camps, cancellations, and students who are simply taking the summer off, the schedule can dry up quickly leaving you with time to fill.

Why not use that time to do something that will improve your tutoring business? Starting a professional tutoring blog can provide you with a slew of benefits to not only …

Makerspaces: Tinkering to Learn at Home

Makerspaces: Tinkering to Learn at Home

The idea of makerspaces has come a long way since I was a child. When I was growing up there was an endless supply of textiles, ingredients and components in which I could tinker, play and construct. I had my very own makerspace: nature. The great outdoors was a cornucopia of materials and inspiration. My mother would send my sister and I outside for …

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