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Making the Change: How to Prepare for High School

Multiple classrooms, busy hallways, tougher subjects, more homework… sounds terrifying! And transitioning to high school can be terrifying for both students and parents alike, but the right approach can smooth out the process. Follow these tips to help you and your child prepare for high school. Academic Expectations The amount of work students are expected to do in high school …

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How to Prepare for Kindergarten – Readiness Tips

The first day of kindergarten is a massive deal. All the town’s five-year-olds line up in perfect disorder, backpacks proudly on their shoulders or lying crumpled on the ground a few feet away, each of them embarking on an educational journey that will span the next thirteen years of their life. And you, as a parent, are part of that …

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Is Your Tutoring Tax-Deductible?

When deciding if tutoring is right for you, the question of cost will inevitably arise. We have previously outlined how much a tutor costs, and saving money on that amount would be great. Through Tutoring…With a Twist*, it’s possible to earn free tutoring with our referral program. On top of that, your tutoring might even be tax-deductible! Disclaimer: This article …

Zoom Tips for Successful Tutoring Sessions

We’re back with a few more Zoom tips and tricks to help you make the most of online tutoring! These Zoom tips will make life easier for both students and tutors alike. Give them a try today! 1. Work Together with File-sharing Programs One challenge of tutoring over Zoom is that the tutor and student aren’t physically in the same …

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Finding the Right Algebra Tutor… It’s Easier than Finding X!

In simple terms, algebra is the art of finding X. So, what the heck is X? Well, it depends, and you’ll need some solid algebra skills to find out. Students are introduced to algebra as early as grade 3 in some cases (although the teachers might not call it algebra at that point), and it only gets more difficult at …

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The Benefits of ADHD Tutoring – How to Help a Student with ADHD Succeed

ADHD presents unique challenges in a person’s life – especially in areas that require focus, such as work or school environments. For students with ADHD, getting proper help can mean the difference between struggling or succeeding in their academic careers. Tutors who specialize in ADHD tutoring can help bridge that gap. What is ADHD/ADD? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is …

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How Long Should a Tutoring Session Last?

Depending who you ask, the word “tutoring” could mean a multitude of things. For some, it’s a quick bit of homework help. For others, it’s an every-other-day support system and confidence booster. If you’re just getting started with tutoring, it’s tough to figure out which approach is best. So, how long should a tutoring session last, and how many sessions …