Every week a colleague and I teach very basic computer skills at a local community center in Harrisburg, PA.
I am astounded as to the amount of computer illiteracy there is in Central PA. It is almost 2015 and by now, computers have become more affordable and accessible. The one thing that they have not become is easy to use. Tables and smart devices have
When is it a good time to look for a tutor? Some students wait until a big exam comes up, and do lots of cramming at the last minute. While that strategy may work for some, others may need to take a different approach.
What if you need to take a mathematics or physics course and you know you will have difficulties? Maybe the course is really advanced or it...
It may be mincing words to some, but teaching is different depending on the objective. On the other side of the table, the learner, too, faces a different paradigm given whether he or she is present to learn a general subject, a subject that they must
know for a vocation, or to understand concepts missed the first time around. In turn, these three learning objectives fall under the terms instruction,...
The best question you can ask yourself with regard to tutoring is: Does tutoring encourage independence in the student, or does it undermine self-reliance by making the student feel as though he/she is incapable of learning?
Parents should consider what is actually going on with their child; is the child really stuck or are they simply in a temporary bind that they will most...
Whether you choose tutoring or taking a class to improve your knowledge of a subject depends on what you want out of the experience. A classroom environment gives you personal interaction and the accountability of regularly being part of a group devoted
to learning a subject. A personal tutor will still give you that accountability, and you get to set the pace of the course and...
WyzAnt Tutor Michael T.'s greeting to all perspective students and future scholars. Let him share his love of learning with young minds!
Here's the thing, your first session is all about setting up a repor with your tutor, so there are a few things you need to keep in mind when attending your first session.
1) Check your email or phone. This will depend on how your tutor has agreed to contact you. You may have already received an email/call/text from your tutor giving you important information about your first meeting...
I am having trouble with this word problem. I need to find the profit of both the San Francisco and Los Angles store. In January, the Left Coast Bookstore chain sold 700 hardcover books, 1,400 softcover...
How many times a week should my 10,yr old son see a tutor ?
Having trouble? Don't wait until you are in panic mode to ask for help. Tutoring is more successful and less stressful if you get started early. If you are falling behind in the first few weeks of school, that is the time to get the help you need so
you can get back on track and get to the finish line. When you are ready to scream "I can't", turn to "I...
The education system, such a complex and convoluted series of practices and hierarchies, where does the student of the 21st century fit? Education now-a-days seems to have a greater goal of higher efficiency compared to student individuality in the class
room. With a ballooning population, low teacher salaries, and out dated resources, we are in for a crisis situation in the coming decades...
All set up here in Grass Valley and looking for new students!
This is really exciting for me.
I fell in love with Spanish in 9th grade, even went on to study Spanish at La Universidad Internacional de Guadalajara, studied business and literature in Spanish at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and continued my Spanish studies at Columbia
I pastored at a hispanic church in Columbia, SC. In fact, my first sermons...
I love kids and I love learning. I strongly believe that every student can learn and will learn when provided the necessary tools. Kids don't always learn, during school hours, what they need to become successful. Tutors help bridge the gap between
unsuccessful and successful students. Tutoring provides the the student with the opportunity to receive one on one...
Tutoring to me means helping students understand material and gain confidence using newly acquired skills. Tutoring to me means guiding students through mental roadblocks and better preparing them for the future.
Tutoring to me means setting students up for success by making sure they can explain how they got an answer.
I fear, however, that for some students tutoring means paying...