Category Archives: tutoring

Costs of Tutors and Alternatives

This is post #13 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” When children (or adults) needs tutoring, cost can be a big factor in whether or not they are able to access the needed help. In this series … 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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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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Sale on my learning products Feb 25 to 26

On February 25 to 26, you can access my learning products at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Norma-J-Hill and save 20% on every product.  My products are very helpful for home school families, for parents who are looking for ways to support their children’s school learning, … Continue reading

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Nursery Rhymes Learning Theme

Nursery rhymes are a great way to expand a child’s reading skills. The rhyme, rhythm, repetition, and short length all make them great resources. And then of course many of them have tunes to sing along with, wonderful pictures—and your … Continue reading

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Spelling tips

Today’s tips have to do with spelling. I’m in the midst of putting together a comprehensive spelling guide, especially useful for home spelling study, but here are some tips to get you started. And if you would like to print … Continue reading

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I’m back–and here are some sight word tips

It’s been a long time–but I’m back! And I’ll be posting regularly with lots of tutoring tips, writing tips, and editing tips. Many children have difficulty learning a lot of sight words–those most frequently used words we all need to … Continue reading

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