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Is Group Tutoring More Effective? Choices for Parents

Is Group Tutoring More Effective? Choices for Parents

If you have decided to address your child’s academic success by hiring a tutor, there are a number of options available. Some tutoring sessions can be held in professional after-school buildings, where private tutoring companies provide space and instruction. Other tutors are independent contractors, and may be willing to conduct weekly sessions in the privacy of the student’s home, and under …

Ensuring a Home Tutoring Session Is Productive for Your Child

Ensuring a Home Tutoring Session Is Productive for Your Child

The decision to bring a tutor into your home can be a big step in helping your child become more academically successful. What should you be doing to prepare for the experience? How can you ensure a home tutoring session is productive for your child? Here are four things you can do to get your tutoring relationship off to …

The Gamification of Education

The Gamification of Education

Today’s kids are more plugged in than ever before. For many, adolescent life is increasingly centered around electronic devices, the internet, and video games. As parents, educators, and tutors, it is not only important to acknowledge this trend but to also take advantage of it as a way to connect with students and enhance the learning process. The gamification of education is an ever-evolving, modern …

How Tutoring Can Overcome Obstacles to Learning

How Tutoring Can Overcome Obstacles to Learning

In a perfect world, children who experience learning problems would have hours of time to spend with parents, who understood the curriculum, and parents who could answer questions about things like algebra and rocket science. In the real world, working parents are often overrun with packed schedules and obligations, or unable to help children with complex technical homework like science or math.

What is the Best Environment for Learning at Home?

What is the Best Environment for Learning at Home?

Many parents feel that children receive more homework today than they did in previous generations. A recent study by the Brookings’ Brown Center on Education Policy reported that the after-school assignment load has not actually changed in the past thirty years. The study revealed that the average elementary student has …

Tutoring Center or Private Tutor: Which Is Better for Your Child?

Tutoring Center or Private Tutor: Which Is Better for Your Child?

Struggling students are often in need of academic support that goes beyond what they can receive from extra time at school or parental assistance at home. While parents have access to a variety of options, most choices can be boiled down to two categories: retail tutoring centers or private tutors. As someone who has worked as a tutor …

Be the Bridge Between Your Child’s Teacher and Tutor

Be the Bridge Between Your Child’s Teacher and Tutor

When a tutor becomes part of your child’s educational equation, it is important to remember that you, the parent, are the key to ensuring your child is getting the most enriching experience possible. These three tips will help ensure you are an effective bridge between your child’s teacher and tutor.

Communication

An important factor in making a tutoring experience beneficial is …

When is it Time for a Tutor?

When is it Time for a Tutor?

One of the most difficult and frustrating moments for parents is seeing their child struggle in school. Often times it happens suddenly as a child enters a new grade and the work and expectations become more rigorous. What can a parent do when their child’s academic progress begins to falter? In this article, you’ll learn when it is time for a tutor.

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How To Find A Tutor For Any Grade

How To Find A Tutor For Any Grade

Today we welcome a new guest author to the site, Sunil Kumar of TutorPace.com. Please enjoy his first article.

In the present educational paradigm, learning without the help of a tutor may seem like a tall feat for students of all grades. Whether you’re a fifth grader or high school student, the question remains the same – how do I overcome my …

How to Find Tutors Near Me

How to Find Tutors Near Me

I’ve helped almost 1000 students find a tutor since 2012. In this article, I’m going to answer the question “how to find tutors near me” by introducing you to The Knowledge Roundtable’s tutor search engine of active tutors.

Why a Tutor Search Engine?

If you’ve done any Googling for “tutors near me,” you’ve probably discovered that you don’t get results for individual tutors, …

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