Category Archives: parent-tutoring

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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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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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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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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