Empower Students to Assess Themselves
Self-assessment is a crucial executive function skill that supports growth decision making, problem solving, and academic growth. As educators, equipping students with the ability to evaluate themselves is a surefire way to make their formative efforts more meaningful and promote accountability.
Students that can effectively assess themselves are more apt to direct their own learning in purposeful and impactful ways. Moreover, when students can …
5 Practical Ways to Use Music to Promote Learning
The correlation between music and learning remains a frequent topic of research and inquiry. Whether it’s listening or playing, studies clearly show that music can positively impact the brain’s ability to engage with and learn content.
Of course, there’s more to maximizing this …
The Gamification of Education
Today’s kids are more plugged in than ever before. For many, adolescent life is increasingly centered around electronic devices, the internet, and video games. As parents, educators, and tutors, it is not only important to acknowledge this trend but to also take advantage of it as a way to connect with students and enhance the learning process. The gamification of education is an ever-evolving, modern …
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 …
How To Recruit Quality Tutors On A Budget
Recruiting quality tutors doesn’t have to break the bank. Before you invest in expensive job listings, learn how to recruit quality tutors on a budget.
Recruiting Tutors Is Different
The first thing to keep in mind is that, depending on your company, tutors are likely part-time, temporary workers. This means that the value each provides to your company is orders of magnitude …