Category Archives: homeschooling

All Kinds of Learning Activities

This is post #14 (the last one!) in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” Do you wonder what kinds of creative learning activities you can do with your children? Here’s a list of all kinds of possibilities: general … Continue reading

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When to Consider Hiring a Tutor

This is post #12 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” When should you consider hiring a tutor? While parents can usually be wonderful tutors (and/or homeschool teachers) for their children, sometimes a professional tutor may be able to … Continue reading

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Parent-Tutors: Specific Suggestions for Primary Grades

This is post #10 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” How can parents be involved in tutoring their children in primary grades K to 3 (and in some cases, pre-Kindergarten)? And note: While some of these tips are … Continue reading

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Suggestions for a Tutoring Session at Home

This is post #9 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” Are you worried that you, as a parent, can’t provide a good quality “tutoring session” with your child at home? While there are times when a professional … Continue reading

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Home Tutoring Resources

This is post #8 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” What do you need to make your home a successful learning environment? Probably less than you think! Your focus should always be on helping your children–and your whole family–have … Continue reading

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Some Basic Learning Goals

This is post #7 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” Some basic learning goals: When you are deciding if you’ll tutor your own child, or hire a tutor, one of the best things you can do is … Continue reading

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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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