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How Tutoring Can Overcome Obstacles to Learning

How Tutoring Can Overcome Obstacles to Learning

In a perfect world, children who experience learning problems would have hours of time to spend with parents, who understood the curriculum, and parents who could answer questions about things like algebra and rocket science. In the real world, working parents are often overrun with packed schedules and obligations, or unable to help children with complex technical homework like science or math.

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

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

(Click Here for Part 1 of this article series)

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 …

When is it Time for a Tutor?

When is it Time for a Tutor?

One of the most difficult and frustrating moments for parents is seeing their child struggle in school. Often times it happens suddenly as a child enters a new grade and the work and expectations become more rigorous. What can a parent do when their child’s academic progress begins to falter? In this article, you’ll learn when it is time for a tutor.

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How To Find A Tutor For Any Grade

How To Find A Tutor For Any Grade

Today we welcome a new guest author to the site, Sunil Kumar of TutorPace.com. Please enjoy his first article.

In the present educational paradigm, learning without the help of a tutor may seem like a tall feat for students of all grades. Whether you’re a fifth grader or high school student, the question remains the same – how do I overcome my …

5 Ways to Market Your Tutoring Website

5 Ways to Market Your Tutoring Website

So you have your own tutoring website. Great! A website is an important tool for building your tutoring clientele. But are you doing everything in your power to market your tutoring website? As someone who has been marketing this tutoring website since 2012, and who has a business degree, I hope my advice below can help you build your tutoring website’s reputation …

Stress management for teens

Stress Management For Teens

Today’s teens face many stressors on a regular basis. While the digital age is beneficial in many ways, it can also play a huge factor in increasing pressure on kids. Teens are challenged to be connected 24/7, keep up with homework, pass standardized tests, in addition to whatever activities or hobbies they enjoy. In turn, parents are busy with work and family. The example they set …

Turn mediocre grades into exceptional grades

Turn mediocre grades into exceptional grades

When you notice that your child is under performing in school, it is only natural to want him or her to do better. But actually achieving that goal – improving grades with consistency, over the long-term – is often incredibly challenging. This is when it is important to step back, study the entire situation, and form a plan that can actually get you and …

Is Your Child “Just Getting By?”

Is Your Child “Just Getting By?”

It’s not always easy to know whether your child needs help in school. In any case, it’s important you understand and are able to recognize certain signs of trouble. While your child “just getting by” may have sufficed, those problems have a strong tendency of eventually catching up with them at school. The best solution is to notice those signs early and get your …

Address self-esteem issues early

Address self-esteem issues early

Every parent knows just how important positive self-image is and many have read the literature that proclaims the numerous benefits your teen will reap from having high self-esteem. Yet what these articles don’t point out is how hard it is to maintain healthy self-esteem throughout one’s teen years, which are littered with changes, unforgiving social hierarchies, and puberty.

My aim here is two-fold. I want to …

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