6 Major Benefits of a Private English Tutor

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, so 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 post …

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 …

Tutoring As A Lifestyle – Why Tutoring Is So Popular in 2019

As more information about different types of students and different learning styles begins to arise, we need to adapt our methods of teaching to match. This becomes increasingly difficult to do within a classroom full of students with widely varying needs and preferences. Fortunately, tutoring can help. Tutoring is starting to be viewed as a way of life. Much in …

Tutoring…With a Twist is Coming to the Comox Valley!

Do you live in the beautiful Comox Valley and find yourself in need of a unique tutoring experience for the beloved learner in your life? Look no further! Tutoring…With a Twist is expanding to the Comox Valley! Our newest tutor, Chris Bordeleau, is now proudly serving Courtenay, Comox, and Cumberland! A graduate from Royston Elementary School, Cumberland Junior School, and …

3 Easy Ways To Make Time For Homework When You’re Just Way Too Busy…

The school year hits like a thunderstorm and for most of us that means more activities, more commitments, more chaos, and more dreaded homework. If your family doesn’t have time for homework or the Homework Battle is a common phenomenon in your household, you’re not alone. Kids have all sorts of excuses for not handing in homework, but parents have …

Summer Screen Time Rules For Healthy Minds & Bodies

We are well into summer now and chances are good that your family has settled into a bit of a routine. Hopefully, that routine includes tons of time outdoors, playing with friends, using imagination, getting creative, and being productive. But if your routine is a little too infused with screen time, it may be time to shake things up! Screen …

Making Sense of the New BC Report Cards

Beginning, Developing, Applying, Extending…OH MY! The Theory Behind The New Report Card Often there is a difference between how something is developed in theory and how it is put into practice. Let’s look at the theory behind the change in report cards in BC and then you can be the judge of whether your experience matches how it was supposed …

Summer Educational Activities: 6 Fun Ways To Keep Kids Busy This Summer

It’s tough to find a kid who doesn’t love summer, but even the most enthusiastic summer-lovers get bored… In this article, we share 6 super fun, educational activities that will keep your kids busy all summer long! 6. Survey Animals at The Beach, Forest or Park We are surrounded by exciting ecosystems every single day but many families forget to …