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Learning from Tutoring

When I started tutoring, I was likely doing it for the same reason a lot of other tutors work at helping students. I needed to earn income. But as I began to tutor, suddenly it was no longer about the money, but rather the honest joy of helping my variety of students - adults and special needs children. I watched the way they would change from lacking confidence and believing they could not... read more

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How to Keep Students Motivated During the Summer Months

I try to tie the lessons to their recreational activities. For example, if a student loves to swim and we are doing reading lessons, we might try to look up famous swimmers in history. If my student loves horses, I find stories about horses that the student will enjoy. I always believe that if we start with something the student loves, the student will grasp reading more readily. Similarly,... read more

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If You Could Do Anything You Wanted to Do

I saw the most amazing YouTube type video last night about a man from another country who was born without arms or legs. He gives motivational talks, and what impressed me about what he said was how we can do whatever we really want to do as long as we don't give up. This man was seen swimming (and I should make that all caps) in deep water, and doing all kinds of things we think only people... read more

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A Life-changing Difference

I will be the first to admit I wasn't always a great student when I was in school. In regular school, my own folks couldn't help me with my homework as neither parent had finished high school. They tried, but it was too much for them. So I really struggled through grade school and then high school. In college I struggled once again. I was smart, but I just couldn't understand some subjects... read more

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It's All About the Money ...

How many of you make a decision of whether to be tutored or not based on finances? I am quite certain that is an issue for many of us today. First of all, don't give up if the tutor's rate is more than you have in your budget. If you want a particular tutor, write to WyzAnt and the tutor to see if a different rate can be negotiated. Secondly, keep in mind that many of the tutors are going... read more

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Setting and Achieving Your Goals

Often people think of a tutor as someone who will help you with a single subject. But many of us can help you with many aspects of your career development. If you are unsure of your career direction or struggling with your chosen direction, you might consider having your tutor help you to re-examine your goals and to take a look at some new possibilities for you. You might want to select a... read more

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Do You Really Need a Tutor?

In today's world where everything is about our accomplishments, and time is of the essence, it really helps to get a tutor. I don't think I would be where I was today if I had not had the benefit of a tutor in some of my college subjects. A good tutor can help you to have more confidence and success as you move forward with your goals and dreams. Working with a good tutor can make a world of... read more