Archive for November, 2012

Tutoring Beyond Academia

Outside of the standard academics consisting of reading, writing, and arithmetic, there are numerous tutors who specialize in tutoring beyond academia.

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Project Management for School Projects

School projects are different from standard essays and reports. They may involve a tri-fold cardboard display board, posters, a slide show or video presentation. Projects can be a lot of fun to create, but they also take a lot of time and energy to complete.

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Get Your Student Interested in Reading

Reading and comprehension is an imperative skill for all students to have. A large part of the education process revolves around the written word in textbooks and novels. Here are some tips to help get your children interested in reading …

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Test Prep Tips from Tutoring Match

As students are gearing up for final examinations in December, now is the perfect time to start planning ahead for the major study sessions that are on the horizon. Cramming an entire semester’s worth of material into an all-night study …

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How to Become an Online Tutor

So you’ve finally decided to try your hand at tutoring. Perhaps you are already a teacher and are looking to supplement your income. Or maybe you are a college student looking for part-time work. Regardless of your motivation, tutoring is a great …

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The Advantages of Online Tutoring

Online tutoring is similar to meeting with a student in-person, except that you and the tutee are in completely different places. Using an online tutoring platform allows you to talk with and listen to your students, send message back and …

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Study Tips for Long Car Trips

Thanksgiving is a time for meeting with family, eating good food, and being thankful for what we have. It is also one of the busiest travel days of the year. The day before Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving Day are some of …

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The Dangers of All-Nighters and Energy Drinks

December will soon be here. The holiday season is full swing and December is when winter officially starts. For high school and college students, December marks finals season. Between studying test materials and rushing to get papers and final projects …

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Sometimes Parents Aren’t the Best Tutors

We came across an article from the Wall Street Journal from a few years ago titled, “Why Parents Don’t Make Great Tutors for Their Kids.” Sue Shellenbarger, the author, pointed out this interesting piece of information: As the school year …

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The Tutor Marketing Mix

For tutors, marketing is usually on the lower end of their to-do lists. Between working a full-time job, making lesson plans for clients, and arranging schedules, marketing their tutoring services falls to the wayside. Here are some easy to follow …

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