Tutoring Twins: The Disruptive Aspect of Adaptive Learning

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 …

Promoting Summer Growth Through Project Based Learning

When summer vacation hits and students leave their classrooms behind, too often they leave learning behind as well. The result is a “summer slide” that leaves students playing catch-up when they return to school in the fall.

So the problem is, how can we as tutors, educators, and parents help prevent this “summer slide”? One thing is for sure, if we are …

3 Steps to Encourage Student Mindfulness

3 Steps to Encourage Student Mindfulness

As educators, one of our most important roles is helping our students acquire knowledge and giving them authentic opportunities to apply it. Typically, these efforts are focused on curriculum and standards-based skills.

But what about the skills that transcend content? Students in today’s world need help with things like executive functions and 0 Comments

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