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What Can You Do if Tutoring Doesn’t Work?

Tutoring is supposed to help students excel in their studies, and it almost always succeeds. However, sometimes tutoring doesn’t work. Before we start pointing fingers, it’s worth mentioning that it’s not the end of the world. There are many reasons why tutoring might not work, and there are solutions for each. If Tutoring Doesn’t Work, Here’s Why A rewarding tutoring …

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What’s the Best Way to Handle a Difficult Student?

In a school setting, there is almost always at least one student who seems to make everything difficult. Maybe they refuse to do their work, or maybe they talk so much that no one else can work. Perhaps they argue with the teacher or ignore the teacher altogether. It might even be all of the above! So, how can you …

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Online Video Call Tips to Help You Stay Focused and Productive

Video calls are becoming a necessity these days, whether they’re used for work, school, or online tutoring. However, staring at a computer screen for hours can be exhausting—a phenomenon known as Zoom fatigue. Fortunately, there are ways to combat Zoom fatigue. Check out our tutor-approved video call tips to help you stay focused and make the most of your screen …

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Tutoring vs Teaching: Is There Any Difference?

The tutoring vs teaching distinction can be tough to define. Teachers and tutors both do great things, but their settings and purposes are different. It’s like trying to prune a rosebush with a chainsaw—it’ll probably work, but there’s a more suitable tool for the job. A teacher needs to appeal to a group, while a tutor needs to appeal to …

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Tutoring for Kids – How to Match Your Child with the Perfect Tutor

Today’s educational landscape encourages tutoring for kids of all ages. It isn’t hard to see why—tutoring has the potential to vastly improve a child’s education experience, given that they work with a high-quality tutor. So, how do you know if a tutor is any good? We’ll show you what to look for in a tutor and help you find a …

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The Importance of Calculus – Should You Hire a Calculus Tutor?

Calculus—an unknown realm for most, a nightmare to some, but intriguing to a few. While students have the option to take calculus in grade 12, many forgo it completely. Is it worth taking calculus in high school? Should you seek the help of a calculus tutor? What the heck is calculus?! We’ll answer each of these questions and more. What …

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Tips for University Applications: Get Accepted to Your Dream School

As 2020 comes to an end, we can set our sights high once more. 2021 is a new year, and it’s time to make preparations for the days ahead. For prospective post-secondary students, those preparations start now. The deadlines for submitting university applications are looming, and that can be a scary thought. With our help, not only will you meet …

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How Does Online Math Tutoring Work?

Much of the world has shifted to doing business online, and this is certainly the case with education. Although schools are open, many teachers are operating their classrooms with an online component alongside their in-person instruction. And, while some math tutors are offering in-person sessions, many have switched to online math tutoring. So, how does online math tutoring work? Surely …

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Dyslexia Tutoring – Helping Dyslexic Students

Dyslexia affects 5% – 10% of the population, and to say it makes learning difficult is an understatement. If your child suffers from dyslexia, it can be a challenge to find proper help. Fortunately, dyslexia tutoring can make a huge difference. What is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects the way students interpret and express letters, words, and …

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The Science of Tutoring – Studies Show the Benefits of Tutoring

At Tutoring…With A Twist, we know our methods work. Twisted students have a great time learning with us, and the results are evident. But don’t take our word for it—just check our many testimonials from parents! In addition, the benefits of tutoring have been scientifically proven through a number of studies. Let’s examine 3 of these studies to see what …