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Infusing Kinesthetic Experiences in the Age of Digital Learning

Infusing Kinesthetic Experiences in the Age of Digital Learning

Technology is becoming increasingly present in students’ learning experiences. It is common these days to enter a classroom and see students with iPads or Chromebooks in place of binders, and teachers operating interactive whiteboards where chalkboards used to be. Similarly, more and more tutors are using online platforms to reach clients far beyond their neighborhoods and provide data-driven, interactive services.

There …

Using State Standards to Set Goals with Clients

Using State Standards to Set Goals with Clients

Tutors play a crucial role in supporting student growth outside of the classroom. Regardless of where learning is happening, it is helpful for all of the educational stakeholders to be in sync so that students aren’t feeling pulled in conflicting directions.

Each state has its own learning standards that dictate the curricular goals for its …

Empower Students to Assess Themselves

Empower Students to Assess Themselves

Self-assessment is a crucial executive function skill that supports growth decision making, problem solving, and academic growth. As educators, equipping students with the ability to evaluate themselves is a surefire way to make their formative efforts more meaningful and promote accountability.

Students that can effectively assess themselves are more apt to direct their own learning in purposeful and impactful ways. Moreover, when students can …

Why Every Tutor Should Set Up an LLC

This article is not intended as legal advice. It is the opinions of the author only and does not necessarily represent the views of The Knowledge Roundtable. Please consult legal consul before making any decisions regarding your business’ incorporation.

Why Every Tutor Should Set Up an LLC

Tutoring is a great avenue for starting your own business. There is limited overhead, a consistent pool of potential clientele, and the work …

5 Tips for Acing the Praxis Exam

5 Tips for Acing the Praxis Exam

The Praxis Exam is the last step that soon-to-be teachers must take in order to be certified teachers and in order for them to officially practice the teaching profession. This is a test that may not be so easy to take. It might be a bit more challenging to pass this test because of how broad the subject, area of discussion, and branches …

Learning ASL with Different Learning Styles

Learning ASL with Different Learning Styles

by RaVen Sequoia

www.ASLmasterTutor.com

Most of us, by now, have discovered we have different learning styles when mastering a subject.

There is now a newer Learning Style approach called “Multiple Intelligences”. Most traditional teaching methods that is used (and still being used) is mainly linguistic and logical teaching.

Learning Style simply means there are different techniques where a …

Tutoring Accountability

Tutoring Accountability

A lot goes into the process of helping someone learn. Strong educators and an attuned curriculum are obviously crucial. Differentiated instruction and purposeful assessments promote student buy in and a felt need for learning. However, none of these factors will lead students toward their optimal growth without accountability.

It makes sense. The best teaching and teaching materials won’t make a difference if a student isn’t compelled to engage …

How Your Local Library Can Make You a Better Tutor

How Your Local Library Can Make You a Better Tutor

Walk into a library on any given afternoon and you are likely to find at least one tutor hard at work with a student. Good tutors are no strangers to the library. However, great tutors know the library is more than just a venue for study sessions.

Unlock all that your local library has to offer by following these simple …

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 …

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