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Practical Advice for New Tutors (Part 2) – Time Management

Practical Advice for New Tutors (Part 2) – Time Management

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One of the hardest parts to get used to when starting out as a tutor is time management both during and outside of your tutoring sessions. Here is some practical advice for new tutors regarding time management.

1. Be on Time

This should go without saying, but being on time …

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 …

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.

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