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Tutoring at camp is unique among my teaching experiences.In a converted cabin overlooking a lake in the woods, I worked with students ranging from fourth grade to tenth grade on topics ranging from multiplication and division to function graphs. For some students, our time was spent revisiting topics with ... Read More
The college identification and visiting process can be overwhelming to plan and implement, however, technology, and specifically YouTube, can help narrow down your trips with virtual college visits to the admissions office, chats with current students and even visits to classes. Click below to read The New York Times coverage ... Read More
Summer tutoring can be a controversial topic. There are many people who believe students deserve a complete 7-10 week break over the summer because they work so hard during the year. There are just as many people who feel students don’t work hard enough, or at least should be working continuously ... Read More
Do Schools Kill Creativity? If So, What Can We Do About It? By Melissa Taylor Original Source: Parenting Creativity expert, Sir Ken Robinson asserts that schools kill creativity. Just a few years in our educational system and kids say adios to their innate creative abilities -- creativity defined as creating something original and useful ... Read More