Category Archives: parent-child relationships

Hire a Tutor or Homeschool My Child?

(This is a response I gave to a question on Quora: “Am I allowed to hire a tutor instead of homeschooling my child?”) I’d like to approach this question from a somewhat different aspect than the previous responders. (Though I … Continue reading

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General Adaptations for a Child with Visual-Spatial Processing Issues

This is part 3 of a series of 6 posts about Visual-Spatial Processing Issues (and other related learning differences). Links to the other posts in this series are found at the bottom of this post. General Adaptations for a Child … 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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Building a Good Parent-Tutor and Child Relationship

This is post #3 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” Parents are often concerned that tutoring their own children could cause tension or stress in their relationship. It is also a concern for those considering home-schooling. Here … Continue reading

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