Category Archives: home learning

Monitoring Your Child’s Progress

This is post #6 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” Parents may be scared off tutoring their child because they think they’ll have to test and report the child’s progress. Don’t worry. Even if you are a … Continue reading

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Developing Individualized Tutoring–Tips for Parents

This is post #5 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” Individualised learning, tailored to the needs of a particular child, with one-to-one attention from the parent, is one of the real advantages of parent-tutoring.  Here are some examples … Continue reading

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Learning Styles Intelligences Behaviours

This is post #4 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” Learning styles and/or intelligences are ways we take in, process, and organise information.  Each of us does these things in very individual ways.  Some learn more easily … Continue reading

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Important Activities Parent-Tutors Can Do Well

This is post #2 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” What important activities can a parent-tutor do well? You might be surprised how “qualified” you actually are to be a great tutor and mentor for your child. For … Continue reading

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Why Children Need Parent-Tutors

This is post #1 in the series “How to Be A Great Parent-Tutor” Parents are wonderful tutors for their children! While there are times it is helpful to hire a tutor, many of the learning activities tutors provide for children … Continue reading

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Follow Your Child’s Passions and Interests

Do you feel like your child hates learning? Is every lesson a battle? Does it seem like no matter how much time and money you spend on your child’s education, it isn’t working out? Do those wonderful curriculums (whether from … Continue reading

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Blends and Digraphs

What, you may wonder, is the difference between “blends” and “digraphs”? Blends are certain combinations of two or more consonant letters that appear at the beginning or the end of words and together create specific sounds. In blends, you can hear … Continue reading

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