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A New Way to Teach Math

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

A new way to teach one of the core subjects, mathematics, is being touted in Canada and England. Jump Math seems to fly in the face of traditional math pedagogy and uses what research has shown to be key factors in why some students have great difficulty learning math: “Children who struggle in math usually […]

Online Learning Resources for Your Students and Your Children

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Whether you are a teacher, tutor, or a parent you will enjoy these online resources for learning. First, the Dynamite Lesson Plan blog has put together a list of Virtual Field Trips for Students. Each of the websites listed provides an interesting and educational field trip experience while sitting at the computer! One of the […]

20 Resources for Teachers and Tutors

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Attention teachers and tutors! Do you need an idea for a lesson plan? The Successful Teaching Blog has come to the rescue (again!). Over the past few years there has been quite a boom in the availability of teacher resources on the internet. While this is a wonderful thing, it can also make searching for […]

Tips to Help Your Child Enjoy Writing

Sunday, July 5th, 2009

For many kids, school and learning represent things that are boring and generally not enjoyable. At some point they lost their natural curiosity and desire to explore and learn. The key to being a good teacher, tutor, or parent, is to find something that your child or student is interested in, and work the “learning” […]

Free Educational Resources and Teacher Tools

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

As many school districts have cut their education budgets and many people are experiencing a decrease in their own finances, finding free resources for learning helps to ease the burden. The Dynamite Lesson Plan blog has put together a list of free, online learning tools and teacher resources that can be used by teachers, tutors, […]

Marketing Your Home Tutoring Business

Friday, June 19th, 2009

If you’re thinking of starting up your home business or you already have a home-tutoring business that isn’t established in your area these marketing concepts will undoubtedly help maximize your ability to generate more business. Local Schools Target as many schools in your local area as possible and visit the guidance office or student services […]

Tutor Business start-up 101

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Despite what some say, there is very little overhead required to start a home tutoring business. This is why tutoring is one of the most profitable home-based businesses. There is almost no start up cost and you need very little training beyond a traditional education you get in college and high school. Higher education, as […]

20 Web-based Resources for Teachers and Tutors

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

A theme of many of my posts has been the tremendous advancement of technology that we have experienced in this generation. There are so many computer-based and online resources available to us. It is time to step out of the traditional habits of teachers and tutors and start to take advantage of the many technological […]

Effective Learning Strategies and Study Skills (Part 1)

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

This is the first in a series of posts on this topic. These strategies are useful for parents, tutors, and students. The first and most important thing to learning effectively is to have an appropriate learning environment. The setting in which you are studying can make or break your success. There are six factors to […]

10 Helpful Online Math Resources

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

This post is for parents, teachers, tutors, and students! Are you having trouble teaching a particular math concept? Do you have a question about a math problem? Do you struggle learning math in school? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you will want to take a look at the list of […]

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