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Get the Most Out of Online Tutoring

How To Get the Most Out of Online Tutoring An online tutor can provide a big boost to your child’s grades, motivation and self-esteem — but how can you make sure that you’re not wasting your time with an ineffective … Continue reading

Breaking Through the Brick Walls: Online Tutoring and Your Student

Breaking Through the Brick Walls: Online Tutoring and Your Student In recent years, the walls of the traditional school have been breached by new technological avenues.   Good teachers have always been able to teach in any venue, but now they can … Continue reading

Tips for Communicating

Top Tips for Communicating with Online Tutoring Students Online tutoring allows students the benefit of working one-on-one with experienced and qualified tutors without having to leave their homes.  Video chat, email and instant messaging allow students to have an interactive … Continue reading

Outside the Classroom

Engaging Students Outside the Classroom: Is Social Media the New Blackboard? Social media has taken on increasing significance in all areas of life. Businesses use it to engage customer interest, and more teachers are using it to stay in touch … Continue reading

Lagging Students Can Get A Big Boost From Online Tutoring

Lagging Students Can Get A Big Boost From Online Tutoring Each year, over three million students drop out of high school.  This is over eight thousand per day, and it’s a huge problem in the U.S.  At least 35% of these … Continue reading

Blended Learning in An Era of Online Tutoring

Blended Learning in An Era of Online Tutoring Blended learning has gained tremendous growth in recent years. It consists of combining traditional classroom education with a digital learning environment, often online.  This approach is designed to give students the time … Continue reading

How Online Tutoring Facilitates Competency Based Learning

How Online Tutoring Facilitates Competency Based Learning Competency based learning is a new form of education that has been gaining wider attention this past year.  It is often done online, enabling students to receive individualized tutoring and offering them an … Continue reading

3 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language

3 Reasons to Learn a Foreign Language When learning a foreign language in middle or high school, tutoring can cement those abstract concepts even further in your mind. Here are 3 reasons why it’s beneficial to learn a foreign language. … Continue reading

Improve Your Learning: The 5 Most Effective Learning Strategies

Learning how you learn is one of the most essential skills that a student can master. The issue with that is all students simply don’t learn the same way. So, when we talk about the 5 most effective learning strategies, … Continue reading

Secrets of Straight “A” Students

Everyone knows about straight “A” students. They always top in class, they get high grades, and their noses are always stuck in books. But, what does it really take to become one of them? Brain and hard work are not … Continue reading