Archive for June, 2011

Tutor Tip #14: Your Tutor Profile Photo

TUTOR’S FRQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS What is a “good” photo for my profile? A photo that frames your face and shows you smiling will usually suffice. A photo need not be done professionally, but the basic rule of thumb is that …

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Commentary: The Importance of History in Your Child’s Education

It’s silly to think that there is any one subject in a child’s education that is more important than another, regardless of what a lot of professionals like to think of whatever they majored or received a PhD in. But …

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Sage Advise: Carl Jung on Education & Learning

Quotes from Carl Jung about Education and Learning:  ”One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is a vital …

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Using the Myers-Briggs Test to Become a Better Tutor

Every student is unique. The challenge for many tutors, then, is to modify their teaching approach to the student while maintaining fidelity to the material at hand. This is no easy task; indeed, many would probably argue that it is …

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What’s the best way to improve your tutoring skills?

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Tutoring and Homeschooling: A Great Match

Homeschooling as a modern American alternative to public and private education began in the nineteen-eighties; since then it has grown dramatically, so that now over two-million American youth acquired their pre-college education primarily under the tutelage of their parents. Though …

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Sage Advice: Tutoring Tips from Epictetus

This Week: The Wisdom of Epictetus This week in Sage Advice we’ll be examining a handful of quotes from the legendary Epictetus, an ancient Greek philosopher who lived in the Roman world of the 1st century AD. Born a slave, …

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Tutoring Match Parent Poll: Summer Learning?

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