What are test results worth?

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We have developed a culture obsessed with tests and statistics. And although these may be useful in some instances, it’s perhaps worth questioning how useful they are to our children. I ask this because tests, both the implementing of them and the results, seem to cause a huge amount of stress and strife to parents,... Read more »

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Tips for tutors: 12 teaching strategies for more effective tutoring

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Finding the best way to connect with a student is a skill.  The purpose of this blog post is to provide tutors with information on the various teaching strategies available, and provide some practical advice. Make learning relevant: For many students, subjects such as calculus, physics or even literature have little connection to their lives.... Read more »

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Tips for tutors: structuring your lessons

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Getting the most out of a tutoring lesson means going in with a plan.  The purpose of this blog post is to provide tutors with tips on how to structure their lessons. We recommend that you start by: Greeting your student: Saying hello and establish eye contact, be friendly and try to establish a common bond... Read more »

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