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How School of One is Changing the Way Math is Taught

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Every day in a normal classroom, a math teacher stands up at the front of the room and lectures to students. The students who struggle sit in silent vigil while teachers continue foward, past the point where they got hung up. If the teacher is sick, tired or exhausted, they bring that up to the board […]

 
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The Joy of Improving SAT Test Scores: 5 Tutoring Blog Articles to End Your Week

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We took a little “mental health” day on the blog last week and skipped over our new installment on the Learning Analytics blog, “5 Tutoring Blog Articles to End Your Week.” Instead we put the finishing touches on our newest and greatest e-book “ACT vs SAT: Which Test Should You Choose?” If you haven’t downloaded […]

 
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How to Use Learning Analytics to Choose ACT vs SAT [NEW EBOOK]

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When you’re preparing your students for their college entrance exams, how confident are you that you’re on the right path to improving their score? Of course, there is no way to tell how well student will perform on test day, but there are predictors you can lean on to take away most of the guesswork. […]

 
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Supercharge Your Students: 5 Tutoring Tips to End Your Week

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This is the second installment of our new weekly round-up “5 Tutoring Tips to End Your Week”! Last Friday, I launched the new version of the round-up thus moving away from featuring general education blogs and articles and shining the light on tutors and education consultants who blog. As always, if you have a recommendation […]

 
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How Tutoring Companies Can Use FourSquare Specials to Attract Students

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We’ve talked before about the opportunities that exist for tutors who use local GPS check-in service FourSquare, but a new development in the way that FourSquare supports location-based “specials” may help tutoring companies and centers attract more business, and encourage students to take advantage of tutoring services. On March 9th, 2011, FourSquare unveiled a whole […]

 
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Real Tutors Speak: 5 Tutoring Tips to End Your Week

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So, I’ve decided to change the pace on the Socrato blog a bit. On Fridays I normally run a column called “” where I hand pick articles on education throughout the blogosphere. However, I’m beginning to wonder if they are as helpful as I’d like them to be for our readers. So, I’ve decided to […]

 
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How Tutors Can Get More Leads from Existing Blog Content

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If you’ve been blogging consistently for a few months or years now, you may be wondering how to get more mileage out of existing blog content. After all, not every prospect is going to see every tweet you send, every Facebook post you make and subscribe to your blog to get consistent updates. While some […]

 
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5 Common Mistakes Tutoring Companies Make on Facebook and How to Fix Them

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Is your company’s Facebook page getting the traffic you desire or the attention you believe it deserves? Before you ask yourself “What went wrong?” read the following blog post. It’s a Facebook guide for tutors and it may just help you turn your Facebook page from a lifeless desert into a hub that your fans love […]

 
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Here’s a Tutoring Company with a Formula For Helping Students Choose the ACT or SAT

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While there are some tutoring companies who have a very basic formula for bumping up a student’s SAT score, there are some tutoring companies who go above and beyond. In the case of PrepMatters, a tutoring company which specializes in helping students achieve excellence through standardized testing preparation, test preparation starts with the student. Though […]

 
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12 Most Influential Colleges and Universities on Twitter

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For many generations, colleges and universities have led the charge in bringing about change within our society. Young and passionate minds would lean on the advice of old sages and professors, who didn’t need to “Tweet” to get heard. However, in the past decade, much has changed. Many students don’t even need to have direct […]