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How to Teach Writing Skills for Elementary Students at Home

Children are, by nature, remarkable storytellers. Once they acquire language, they can and will weave the wildest tales for your listening pleasure. As they haven’t yet had their minds moulded by common trends and tropes in popular stories, it’s impossible to predict what plot twist they will throw at you next. And, if you’re able to write them down, there’s …

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All About Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)

All students grow and thrive when their learning is personalized and they have a plan for success in place. While it is ideal for students to focus on improving in areas they find challenging, it is equally important for students to engage in their strengths and passions. While each student has diverse learning and social needs, some students need extra …

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Is It Worth Hiring a High School Student for Tutoring?

When hiring a tutor, battles abound! Following your attendance at the skirmish of in-person tutoring vs. online tutoring, should in-person win your favour, yet another choice awaits: in your home, or at the library? As if that were insufficient to cloy your disdain for dilemma, now you must consider how much a tutor costs. If the latter is your chief …

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Tutoring Tips for Students with Asperger’s Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome affects approximately 1 in 250 individuals. Many people with Asperger’s are high functioning, though many still have difficulties with learning due to social and emotional challenges. Tutoring can make a great difference in improving the lives of learners with Asperger’s.  What is Asperger’s Syndrome? Asperger’s Syndrome is a form of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) where affected individuals have …

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Dual Credit Programs – Take Free University Courses During High School

Kids these days are very fortunate—just look at all the educational opportunities they have! There are so many options available, including online schooling, cross-enrolment, and dual credit programs. What Is a Dual Credit Program? Dual credit programs are partnerships between high schools and colleges/universities. They’re designed to help students get a head start in life and achieve their future career …

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Online Tutoring or In-Home Tutoring — What’s Best for You?

The way technology has evolved, almost anything is possible online. Embark on a virtual safari, stroll the gilded halls of a famous museum, roleplay as an evil sorcerer and wreak havoc on humankind—you can do it all from the comfort of your own home. What’s more, you can take advantage of that same technology to enjoy the many perks of …

Catalog of Tips, Tricks, and Resources: Valuable Info for Parents, Students, and Tutors

Here’s the motherlode of everything related to parenting, school, and learning in general… in alphabetical order! You’ll find how-to’s, what-if’s, and even some why-did-it-have-to-happen-to-ME?!’s. We’ll update this list as new content comes out, so check back often! You can also download this list in PDF form for easy access! List of Blogs from A-Z A ADHD How to help kids …

How French Immersion Tutoring Helps Students Thrive In School And Life

French Immersion tutoring may be the solution your child needs to succeed and flourish academically and emotionally this year. While French immersion is an asset for many students, learning the academic curriculum in a second language can be very challenging.  Your child may be a math whiz, but perhaps is now struggling to learn the names of all the numbers …