A Mother Is A Child’s First Teacher Photo Contest 2022

Mother’s Day is almost here!  We, at Tutoring…With A Twist & West Coast Bath Lab, would like to celebrate you.  The contest is simple – send a photo of your child(ren) that illustrates a teachable moment and caption it! Send your photo to: info@tutoringwithatwist.ca Rules & Prizes The contest runs from May 1st – May 8th, 2022 The prizes will be from …

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Tips to Find the Best Tutoring Company for Your Family

The decision to hire a tutor is a serious one. You want to make sure you’re giving your child the best opportunity to succeed, and that means you, like them, need to do your homework. Finding the best tutoring company isn’t easy, but we have some tips to help. Where to Look Running a simple Google search for tutors near …

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At What Age Should a Child Have a Tutor?

Tutoring makes a massive difference in the lives of many—simply check out our countless testimonials from parents, students, and educators to see how! It would then make sense to get your child set up with a tutor as early as possible. But how young is too young to start tutoring? At what age should a child have a tutor? Our …

How Tutoring Helps Students Thrive in School and Life

Most students seek the help of a tutor when their marks start to slip, seeing them as a golden ticket to good grades. If straight A’s are the goal, a tutor is certain to help them reach it. But an improvement in grades is only one of the ways how tutoring helps students. Achieve the Goals that Matter to You …

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How Much Does a Homeschool Tutor Cost?

Since the advent of cross-enrolment, the homeschooling experience has changed drastically. Many students are engaged in their own brand of hybrid schooling, choosing to supplement their in-person lessons with online courses on the side. The traditional full-time homeschooling approach also works wonders, especially when enriched with the guidance of a homeschool tutor. But how much can you expect to pay …

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Your Child Isn’t Failing, the System Is – Standardized Testing Debate

As curricula undergo continual changes and improvements, standardized tests remain a staple of the current education model. We persist in issuing these tests, even though each is like a metre stick thrown into the sea, and we hope to measure the ocean’s depth this way. Data from multiple studies (1990, 2005, 2007) confirm the adverse effects of such an approach …

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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 …