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When Is the Right Time to Take the SAT or ACT?

On September 20, 2011, in ACT, SAT, standardized testing, Test preparation, tips, by Scott Cronenweth
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At what point in the junior year is it best to take the SAT or ACT? Here the answer can be different for every student.

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Awareness of Learning Disabilities in Students

On August 30, 2011, in Assessment, General, Intelligence, tips, Tutoring, Uncategorized, by Scott Cronenweth
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As a new school year begins, now is a good time for tutors to raise their awareness of learning disabilities and how to spot them. The support and encouragement of a caring tutor can make a big difference in a child’s success.

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Athletics and Academics – What Tutors Should Consider

On August 23, 2011, in General, Teaching, tips, Tutoring, by Scott Cronenweth
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Does participation in athletics ultimately support higher academic achievement? Or is the phrase “student-athlete” an oxymoron? Here are some thoughts on the matter from the blogosphere.

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Online Peer Tutoring Comes of Age

On June 28, 2011, in online learning, tips, Tutoring, by Scott Cronenweth
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Peer tutoring in one form or another is probably as old as human collaboration itself. So what’s new and different all of a sudden? As with so many other modes of learning and knowledge transmission, it’s how the application of web technology has expanded the possibilities.

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5 Must-Include Pieces of Info for Your Tutoring Ad

On June 16, 2011, in Resources, tips, Tutoring, by Kate Miles
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We’ve all been to cafes and seen the bulletin boards covered in flyers for piano lessons, yoga classes, sleep studies, and, of course, skilled tutors. How are you going to stand out amongst all those sheets of paper? Whether you’re taking your ad to Starbucks or to Craigslist, your style and approachability must be palpable through […]

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Students’ Performance on Test Day

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Right now many college-bound students are in the midst of taking the SAT, ACT and other standardized “college prep” tests. As their tutor, over the past weeks and months you’ve done all you can to help them prepare. Now it’s up to them. With “the big test” just days away there’s not much more you […]

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7 Tips for Turning Spring Fever to Your Advantage

On May 11, 2011, in General, Teaching, tips, by Scott Cronenweth
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"Spring fever" and the end of the academic year bring special demands and challenges for many tutors. Here are some tips from fellow educators on how you can turn springtime energy into motivation for learning.

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The Ultimate Social Media and Marketing Guide for Tutors

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This last decade was a challenging one for marketers, but it doesn’t have to be for tutors who need online marketing know-how. The arrival of social media, smart phones and growing connectivity to the internet changed all the rules for many marketers who were used to traditional methods of attracting business. Suddenly you didn’t need […]

 
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How to Add Color to Your Tutoring Brand Using Facebook [3 Examples]

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Though it may be a cake walk to create a Facebook business page, it’s not an easy venture to make it engaging to your tutoring prospects. Fortunately you don’t need to learn how to do Facebook right all alone. There are many businesses who have paved the way before you to creating engaging and creative […]

 
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Tutor's Dilemma: Meet the Needs of the Student or Make Parents Happy?

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As I was doing my usual rounds on the internet to discover what nuggets of educational joy I should base my bi-weekly blog post on, I discovered this by Mark Sklarow, Executive Direct of the which discusses the obligations that IECs have toward the students, parents, school, college and program. In it Mark does a […]