Posts Tagged ‘ school ’

Teacher Value

Those who question a teacher’s value or their paycheck might be surprised by Taylor Mali’s poetry.

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Public School vs Private School

As someone who has experienced public and private schools (both day and boarding) first hand as a student, teacher, administrator, private tutor, owner of a tutoring company and parent, I think I have some awareness of the stark differences between …

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Weird SAT Words & Groups of SAT Synonyms

        These are weird SAT words you need to know: dross (impurities) slag (impurities) charlatan (faker) necromancy (communication with the dead) sorcerer (someone who communicates with the dead) conflagration (big fire) palisade (row of stakes)   These …

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SSAT Analogies – The PLUG-IN PHRASES

ANALOGIES are all about RELATIONSHIPS: PUT IN THE FORM OF A SENTENCE or STATEMENT  TRY TURNING THE PAIR AROUND KEEP THE SENTENCE SHORT  Word (protagonist) “is the opposite of a” Opposed Word (antagonist)  Idea (communism) “is opposed by” Opposition (capitalism) …

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The Value(s) of Education

With the value of education and training in today’s highly competitive, technological world, more and more parents are searching for ways to educate their children in creatively holistic ways. Despite the rise of charter and magnet schools where students pursue …

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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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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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What is/was your favorite subject in school?

What is or was your favorite subject in school? English Math History Science Art Music P.E.    pollcode.com free polls

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Parent Poll: Most Important Trait?

pollcode.com free polls As a parent, which trait is the most valuable for your child’s development and success? intelligence common sense athletic ability artistic ability personality sense of humor social skills capacity to love communication skills empathy skills other   

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Tutor Poll: Marketing Question for Tutors

Tutor Poll:   Which of the following do you use the most to promote your Tutoring Match business? (More than one answer is possible.)  your TM profile   fliers & brochures  business cards  Twitter  Linkedin  Facebook  other social media  word-of-mouth  email …

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