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The SAT for Canadian Students – Answering All Your Questions

Here in Canada, we hear all kinds of things about education in the United States. In addition to a different curriculum and Ivy League Schools, the topic of the SAT frequently pops up. So, what is the SAT, and why does it matter? We’ll answer all your questions about the SAT for Canadian students. What is the SAT? The SAT …

How to Help with Homework and Maintain Healthy Relationships with Your Kids

It’s big, bad, and ugly. It lurks in backpacks and weighs heavy on everyone’s shoulders. It tears families apart and ruins relationships. Despite all this, dogs love it (or at least we think they do). Can you guess what it is? We’re talking about homework. Sometimes, the mere mention of this eight-letter word is enough to cause a conflict. Although …

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High School Tutoring Programs that Work

High school is difficult. Classes are tougher than in elementary and middle school, grades are more important, and the pressure surrounding post-secondary is always present. As a student, it can feel like the whole world is plotting against you. Thanks to high school tutoring programs, however, that doesn’t have to be the case. There are many support systems available to …

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How to Handle the Quarter System in BC Schools

Schools in BC have had to adapt according to COVID-19 restrictions, and that means many things are different. One of the most significant changes is the move away from a semester-based year to the new quarter system. The quarter system has put a strain on students, teachers, and parents alike. We’ll unpack the details and give you some tips on …

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How Much Does a Tutor Cost in Canada?

When searching for the perfect tutor for your child, you might find yourself asking the question: how much does a tutor cost? Some tutors and agencies make potential clients jump through hoops to discover their rates. At Tutoring…With a Twist*, we believe in transparency, so our hourly rates are available below. Fewer than 10 Sessions 10 Sessions or More Private …

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Does In-Home Tutoring Suit Your Child?

When it comes to learning, a student’s comfort level can heavily impact their progress. What better place to get comfortable than in their own home? If you’re looking to get the best educational support for your child, in-home tutoring might be for you. The Perks of In-Home Tutoring The education landscape has changed drastically, and tutoring can accommodate the challenges …

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After School Tutoring – Succeed in School and Beyond

It’s no secret that school is tough, and the key to success shouldn’t be a secret either. The traditional approach of brick-and-mortar schools works for some students, but other students need something more. This is where after school tutoring comes in. After school tutoring can help students of all ages and backgrounds. No matter the subject matter or level of …

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How to Prepare for the BC Grade 12 Literacy Assessment

BC’s curriculum is always evolving, and it’s important to stay updated with the expectations placed on students. On top of the many graduation requirements for high school students, the grade 12 literacy assessment is necessary for graduation. So, what is the grade 12 literacy assessment, and how can students prepare? Check out our top tips to get your graduate ready …

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Homeschool Pods, Pandemic Pods – What Are They, and How Can Tutoring Help?

As public schools gear up to reopen in September, many parents are raising concerns about the associated risks. COVID-19 is still a threat, and sending the kids back to school might put them in danger. As a response, parents are organizing pandemic pods, also known as homeschool pods, and many are enlisting the help of tutoring services. How Do Homeschool …

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Help BC Special Education Students During COVID-19

COVID-19 has presented many challenges for everyone in BC, students included. The world of education has been turned upside down, and kids have had to adapt. Most students have options, but special education students in BC are often overlooked. With so many restrictions due to COVID-19, the transition to online learning is difficult for special education students in BC. It’s …