Should I Get a Tutor?

Making the decision to seek the help of a tutor isn’t easy. How do you know you’re making the right call? How do you know your child really needs it? This post will answer these questions and highlight the top 6 things to consider when asking, “should I get a tutor?” 6. Is my child disinterested in school? If your child …

Am I Dumb If I Need a Tutor?

There are many misconceptions surrounding tutoring. These misconceptions might have you asking yourself, “am I dumb if I need a tutor?” Here at Tutoring…With a Twist, we can confidently say you are NOT dumb if you need a tutor, and you’re not alone in thinking that either. This blog post will dispel some of the myths about tutoring and set you …

We are Giving Back with Homeschool Help!

#1: Welcome to Our Book Club! Due to recent events, students are required to engage in learning in a variety of different ways. With schools closed, finding effective homeschooling methods can be challenging and a little stressful at times. Fortunately, Tutoring…With a Twist is here to offer homeschool help. As a way of giving back to the community, we’re starting …

All of your Questions about Online Tutoring…Answered!

  With traditional schools closed to due the COVID-19 outbreak, online education and homeschooling have become a must. We know this can put a lot of strain on parents and students alike, so our ‘twisted’ tutors are happy to offer online tutoring. So, how does online tutoring actually work? This blog post will answer that question and more as we …

Best Ways to Stay in School with Schools Closed

With all of the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, it’s important to take every precaution we can. Alberta’s schools are closed indefinitely, Ontario and Québec have decided to keep their schools closed for two weeks, and similar decisions might be made in other provinces. In any case, it’s important to be prepared. If provinces decide to keep schools closed for an extended …

What kids wish you knew about homework

Homework. It’s a word that means something different to everyone. For some, it brings up nothing but bad memories. For others, it never really existed in the first place. No matter the status of your relationship, it couldn’t hurt to give homework a call and have a nice chat for old times’ sake. Since everyone sees homework differently, this is …

Community Resources

Welcome to our Community Resource page! As there are a variety of support services for children and their families on the Island, we have compiled a list for easy access. Check out the links below to find out more. Here you’ll also find links to events happening on Vancouver Island for families. Support for Families Island Health Intake (youth and …

What kids want you to know about math and science

Sometimes kids aren’t very vocal about what takes place at school, so it can be tough to judge how things are actually going. Report cards and parent-teacher interviews offer some insight, but they never really tell the full story. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of all the things kids want you to know about taking math and science in school. …

Meet the Best Nanaimo Chemistry Tutors

In British Columbia, students are required to take at least one science in grade 11 in order to graduate. For students looking to pursue a post-secondary education, chemistry is a common choice. Many colleges and universities require chemistry 11 and 12 in order to apply for certain programs, so it’s a valuable course to take. However, there’s a reason it’s so …

Say Hello to the Best Vancouver Island Tutors

Are you struggling to find the support your child needs in school? Do you feel like there aren’t enough resources available in your community? At Tutoring…With a Twist, our Vancouver Island tutors are here to help! As the name implies, we tutor with a ‘twist’ that guarantees success not only within the classroom, but also in other areas of life. …