Category Archives: life-long learning

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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Specific Considerations for Intermediate Grades

This is post #11 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” Specific considerations for intermediate grades (4 to 8): Real Life Applications:  As in the primary grades, home tutoring should take advantage of as many “real-life applications” as … 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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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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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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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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