Distance learning services are growing exponentially. It is now possible to obtain a college degree without being physically present in a classroom, either by using the internet (through visual/audio lessons) or through institutions that send study materials by post to the student and guide the learner. Long distance tutoring requires a basic understanding of the [...]
According to Woody Allen, eighty per cent of life is showing up. The same is true for tutors. It’s the last twenty percent that distinguishes excellent tutors, separating the wheat from the chaff. As tutors, we have to take advantage of the fact that we have the luxury to focus on a single student. In [...]
by: Tim Pfefferle According to Woody Allen, eighty percent of life is showing up. The same is true for tutors. It’s the last twenty percent that distinguishes excellent tutors, separating the wheat from the chaff. As tutors, we have to take advantage of the fact that we have the luxury to focus on a single [...]
Why hire a tutor for your child? This question would seem to have an obvious answer: to improve their academic performance, thereby helping them on their way to a happy and successful adult life. Who wouldn͛t want to ensure this for their child? But there are other options available to parents who want to help [...]
My personal experience of tutoring I started tutoring Russian as a foreign language over 5 years ago and it still excites and gratifies me to see my student’s progress, watching them enjoying their academic journey and reaping the results of their efforts in the end. Through the years, my tutoring has evolved in many ways [...]
The immense pressure of exams is a real problem in modern times. We are all under tremendous amounts of stress these days but it is starting at an earlier and earlier age. In the UK we are forcing our children to compete for limited places in common entrance exams, in the US our early SAT [...]
Homeschooling is the word bubbling around the households of the elite families these days, with the high profile and wealthy opting for a more thorough stance in their children’s education. Even the best day and boarding schools often mean little problem cases and academic struggles go undetected, but more importantly, the main reason for homeschooling [...]
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