Category Archives: tutoring

Freebie Friday: French Home Study Sheet

Welcome back to Freebie Fridays.  My apologies for missing the past week or two.  With another school year starting up, I’ve been deeply involved in preparing units and lessons for my tutoring students, and have neglected this site.  Anyway, I’m … Continue reading

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Why do I need to have tutoring – conversation part 2

(This is part 2 of an actual conversation with a tutoring student.  See part 1 here.) “Have you thought about our conversation last lesson, about why tutoring is important?” I asked my young tutoring student, as we worked on writing … Continue reading

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Why do I need to have tutoring? A conversation

(The following is a conversation I had with a grade four boy I was tutoring.  It might give you some ideas for the next time your child, or a student you are working with, argues that learning reading, writing, and … Continue reading

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Tutor – Learner Relationships

  One of the most important aspects of learning experiences is the relationship between the learner and the person(s) who is facilitating the learning experience, whether that is a teacher, tutor, peer, parent, friend, grandparent, or other mentor. If you … Continue reading

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Setting Goals for Your Child’s Learning

Whether you are deciding whether or not to hire a tutor, or perhaps to home school, or even to simply figure out the best ways you can help your child (or yourself!) with learning, one of the best things you … Continue reading

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Tutoring and Home Learning Supplies

What is the difference between supplies needed for a tutoring office – or even a classroom – and a home study area? Not a great deal, as it turns out! The main needs are very similar, and in each case, … Continue reading

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Tutor characteristics – section five

This is the final section of a five-section series on “An A to Z Checklist of Tutor Characteristics.” The other sections in the series include: Section 1: Adaptability, Assessment, Confidentiality, Commitment, Creativity Section 2: Empathy, Enthusiasm, Emergency Preparedness, Fairness, Flexibility Section … Continue reading

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