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Dual Credit Programs – Take Free University Courses During High School

Kids these days are very fortunate—just look at all the educational opportunities they have! There are so many options available, including online schooling, cross-enrolment, and dual credit programs. What Is a Dual Credit Program? Dual credit programs are partnerships between high schools and colleges/universities. They’re designed to help students get a head start in life and achieve their future career …

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Online Tutoring or In-Home Tutoring — What’s Best for You?

The way technology has evolved, almost anything is possible online. Embark on a virtual safari, stroll the gilded halls of a famous museum, roleplay as an evil sorcerer and wreak havoc on humankind—you can do it all from the comfort of your own home. What’s more, you can take advantage of that same technology to enjoy the many perks of …

Catalog of Tips, Tricks, and Resources: Valuable Info for Parents, Students, and Tutors

Here’s the motherlode of everything related to parenting, school, and learning in general… in alphabetical order! You’ll find how-to’s, what-if’s, and even some why-did-it-have-to-happen-to-ME?!’s. We’ll update this list as new content comes out, so check back often! You can also download this list in PDF form for easy access! First off, courtesy of Everyday-Reading.com, here’s a handy reading log to …

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How COVID-19 Impacted Students & What You Can Do to Recover

The effects of COVID-19 have been devastating. We’re all familiar with the political and economic turmoil, but the pandemic’s reach is longer still. Let’s not forget that children of all ages have struggled through an overburdened education system for months, the results of which are beginning to be realized. Here’s how COVID-19 impacted students and what you can do to …

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Making the Change: How to Prepare for High School

Multiple classrooms, busy hallways, tougher subjects, more homework… sounds terrifying! And transitioning to high school can be terrifying for both students and parents alike, but the right approach can smooth out the process. Follow these tips to help you and your child prepare for high school. Academic Expectations The amount of work students are expected to do in high school …

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How to Prepare for Kindergarten – Readiness Tips

The first day of kindergarten is a massive deal. All the town’s five-year-olds line up in perfect disorder, backpacks proudly on their shoulders or lying crumpled on the ground a few feet away, each of them embarking on an educational journey that will span the next thirteen years of their life. And you, as a parent, are part of that …

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Is Your Tutoring Tax-Deductible?

When deciding if tutoring is right for you, the question of cost will inevitably arise. We have previously outlined how much a tutor costs, and saving money on that amount would be great. Through Tutoring…With a Twist*, it’s possible to earn free tutoring with our referral program. On top of that, your tutoring might even be tax-deductible! Disclaimer: This article …

Zoom Tips for Successful Tutoring Sessions

We’re back with a few more Zoom tips and tricks to help you make the most of online tutoring! These Zoom tips will make life easier for both students and tutors alike. Give them a try today! 1. Work Together with File-sharing Programs One challenge of tutoring over Zoom is that the tutor and student aren’t physically in the same …

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Finding the Right Algebra Tutor… It’s Easier than Finding X!

In simple terms, algebra is the art of finding X. So, what the heck is X? Well, it depends, and you’ll need some solid algebra skills to find out. Students are introduced to algebra as early as grade 3 in some cases (although the teachers might not call it algebra at that point), and it only gets more difficult at …

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How Long Should a Tutoring Session Last?

Depending who you ask, the word “tutoring” could mean a multitude of things. For some, it’s a quick bit of homework help. For others, it’s an every-other-day support system and confidence booster. If you’re just getting started with tutoring, it’s tough to figure out which approach is best. So, how long should a tutoring session last, and how many sessions …