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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 …

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 …

Practical Advice for New Tutors (Part 1)

Practical Advice for New Tutors (Part 1)

Becoming a tutor can be a very rewarding way to earn a supplemental income. The benefits of maintaining your own schedule and adjusting your workload can be a refreshing change of pace when compared to other options. However, there are numerous potential challenges and pitfalls when you decide to become your own tutoring business. Here is some practical advice for new tutors.

1. …

How Do You KNOW That You Know?

Some people have a knack for quickly learning and mastering new concepts or skills. As one of these fortunate individuals, and also as someone who has worked with dozens of students in an attempt to help them master new concepts, I possess a body of experience that leads me to conclude the following: effective learning requires the process of self-verification, or, the process of answering the question “how do you …

Find More Tutoring Jobs

So you’ve decided to get serious about finding more tutoring jobs. Great. But how do you get the ball rolling? What techniques or services are available to help? In this tutorial, learn what it takes to find more tutoring jobs in your area.

Find More Tutoring Jobs

There are many paths towards greater student leads. It’s most important that you put yourself out there in as many ways as you …

How Much To Charge For Tutoring

How Much To Charge For Tutoring

Factors that affect how much a tutor charges include location, education, and experience. A typical tutor will charge between $17 and $45 per hour, according to our tutor pricing calculator. An experienced, certified teacher might charge up to $76 per hour.

The three most important factors in determining how much to charge for tutoring are:

Location Subjects offered Qualifications

To fairly compensate yourself, …

How To Build A Reputation As A Tutor

Learn how to build a reputation as a tutor with this step-by-step guide. By following this guide, you’ll be ready to better serve your clients and reap the rewards of a reputation that precedes you.

How To Build A Reputation As A Tutor

So you’re a great tutor, right? You consistently lead your students down the path of success. You diligently work to encourage even the most apprehensive of students. …

Should I Guess On The SAT?

If you ask five different people the question “Should I guess on the SAT?” you might get five different answers. But do not fret; there is actually a correct answer to this question!

Should I Guess On The SAT?

Yes. But there is a bit of nuance, so keep reading.

Why?

The reason you should guess on the SAT is that, statistically speaking, you are likely to gain points whenever …

5 Tips For Working With Youth From Diverse Backgrounds

In many urban areas, over 25% of students speak a language other than English as their first language. It’s possible and probable that you will encounter speakers of other languages in your tutoring groups. While in many ways “kids are kids” and tutoring can be universal, but here are some tips you may find helpful when working with youth from diverse backgrounds.

1. Never assume a child has learned a …

Cool Tutoring Flyers

Cool Tutoring Flyers

Having cool tutoring flyers to advertise your services is a must. I was impressed by this hand-painted tutoring flyer that I came across recently. It has a certain “cool” factor that I think is important for an effective flyer to have.

It evokes a comic-book-feel, which is perfect for the type of tutoring being advertised (advanced math and science). …

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