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The Benefits of ADHD Tutoring – How to Help a Student with ADHD Succeed

ADHD presents unique challenges in a person’s life – especially in areas that require focus, such as work or school environments. For students with ADHD, getting proper help can mean the difference between struggling or succeeding in their academic careers. Tutors who specialize in ADHD tutoring can help bridge that gap. What is ADHD/ADD? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is …

How To Strengthen Children’s Mental Health With High5 Principles

“Canada’s youth suicide rate is the 3rd highest in the industrialized world.”– Mental Health Commission of Canada (2013) That is a scary statistic to digest. If you’ve ever woken up feeling like the world is too much to handle today, you are not alone! Before anyone can get to everyday tasks; let alone an intense process like learning, we have …

Best Ways to Prep for the Grade 10 BC Numeracy Assessment

The semester is coming to a close, and that means grade 10 students in BC are gearing up for their numeracy assessments and literacy assessments. The numeracy assessment is a standardized exam that aims to test a student’s ability to interpret, apply, solve, analyze, and communicate within the world of numbers. Since the assessment is a culmination of everything learned …

How to Ace the Grade 10 BC Literacy Assessment This Year

Grade 10 students in BC are getting ready for the end-of-semester literacy assessment and numeracy assessment. The literacy assessment is a mandatory standardized test required for graduation. It is designed to combine the literacy skills students have learned all the way from kindergarten up to grade 10, testing their abilities to analyze text and communicate ideas. How can your child …

Tutoring for Elementary Students: Everything You Need to Know

During the early years of elementary school, kids are high-powered learning machines. Children in grades K-6 are exposed to tons of new information and experiences both at school and at home. At this age they will learn most of the foundational skills necessary for reading, writing, calculating, and interacting with others. How can you ensure that your child gets the …

How To Become A Tutor In BC

As we continue to learn more about the human brain and how it processes information, there is an increasing need for supplementary and alternative sources of education. Kids in the traditional school system wishing to get ahead or stay caught up are finding success with one-on-one environments. Homeschooling is also gaining in popularity and has been for some time now. …

Private English Tutor – 6 Major Benefits

Strong English skills are essential for students. English is the only course students must take all the way through grade 12 in order to graduate. That means it’s important to develop good habits and strategies as early as possible. One of the best ways to ensure a student’s success is to have them work with a private English tutor. This …

The 5 Best Online Tutoring Sites for High School Students

Sometimes the lessons taught within the classroom simply don’t click with each individual student. Schools often teach using a method that only resonates with a handful of students while the rest are left to figure things out on their own. Fortunately, there are a wealth of online resources available to students who wish to supplement their learning from the comfort …

How To Be A Good Math & Science Tutor

Math and science allow us to better understand the complex world we live in, and they often show up in places we would never expect to find them! Math and science are also two subjects many students tend to struggle with in school, so it’s important to establish strong habits using effective techniques guaranteed to make a good math and …

4 Effective Tutoring Techniques We Use with Students Every Day

Each student is unique, and different students have different needs and preferences when it comes to learning. Our Twisted Tutors are well aware of this, so they always come prepared with a variety of teaching strategies to ensure that every learner receives a lesson that works for them. This post will outline some of the most effective tutoring techniques we …