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  • Why Teaching Your Child Empathy Is Important
    Why Teaching Your Child Empathy Is Important

    “Try to put yourself in someone else's shoes.” Many of us recall this classic phrase back to childhood, whether it was repeated by a parent or a teacher. This saying highlights the concept of empathy, or being able to understand and relate to the feelings ...

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  • How Reading and Comprehension Affects All Subjects
    How Reading and Comprehension Affects All Subjects

    When we think of reading and comprehension practice, English classes generally first come to mind. Of course, this is for good reason – both of these skills are vital to passing any English course. However, it's important that we recognize the significance ...

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  • 5 Great Hobbies for the New Year
    5 Great Hobbies for the New Year

    The new year is a great time to dive into a new hobby! Looking for some ideas to get inspired? Here are 5 great hobbies you might want to consider for the new year. 1) Art. From colored pencils to oil paints on canvas, artistic expression comes in many ...

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  • Tutor Doctor Success Story: Everyone Needs a Little Motivation
    Tutor Doctor Success Story: Everyone Needs a Little Motivation

    “My Grade 6 student was described as a hesitant learner who lacked the motivation to improve his writing skills. During the time we worked together, I had a personal experience that helped me realize each of us has moments when we lose our motivation. ...

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  • 7 Things Colleges are Looking for Today [Podcast]
    7 Things Colleges are Looking for Today [Podcast]

    This blog post summarizes some great insights from "The Well-Rounded Student" chapter in our Academic Success Formula book. Click here to listen to Steve Magat, writer of this chapter, discuss what colleges are looking for today in our Learning@Home ...

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