Books for Academic Excellence

Fantastic Flashcard Apps

Fantastic Flashcard Apps

Technology has made a lot of the tried-and-true educational mainstays irrelevant to today’s student: the calculator defeated the abacus and the internet put most encyclopedia salesmen out of business. These two fantastic flashcard apps may be sending the 3”x 5” index card into retirement.

Quizlet

Quizlet is an amazing study application that works on iOS, Android, and PCs. As a teacher, …

Benefits of Offering a Trial Tutoring Session

Benefits of Offering a Trial Tutoring Session

As a tutor, the process of finding clients that are a good fit for your teaching style and professional expectations is often an underappreciated step in growing a tutoring business.  Just as a client deserves the right to evaluate your potential effectiveness, so too a tutor deserves the opportunity to evaluate the working relationship with the client. One of the most beneficial …

Practical Advice for New Tutors (Part 3) – Avoid Financial Surprises

Practical Advice for New Tutors (Part 3) – Avoid Financial Surprises

(Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series)

Tutoring is a great way to create an income stream that is both rewarding and flexible. However, there are some things you should do to ensure you can avoid financial surprises that come with creating your own tutoring business.

1. Taxes

Any time you …

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 …

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