Why Executive Functioning Skills are Imperative for School and Life [Podcast]

Executive functioning skills play a main role in time management, organization, and effective planning. It's important to start developing these skills at a young age, as children will use executive functioning abilities for the rest of their lives. Tutor Doctor has some great tips to help parents work with their kids to hone these vital skills.

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  • How To Take Effective Notes For Each Learning Style

    All students have different learning styles. Many of us may have grown up with traditional “chalkboard” style teaching – but as educators have proven, not every student will fully absorb concepts through classic visual instruction.

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  • The Importance of Teaching Your Child to be Environmentally Friendly

    Today, it's important for our kids to recognize why being environmentally friendly is now more crucial than ever. Schools have done a great job of encouraging these programs, and we've seen a positive shift towards “green” living. Still, there's a lot more work to do, and it's important to teach our children the importance of these issues at a young age.

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  • An Open Letter to Students and Parents: I Feel Your Anger

    To students and parents of the Tutor Doctor community, What we have seen occur in the last few days regarding fraudulent admissions practices taking place at some of the most well-regarded universities have left us all with emotions of anger and skepticism. Writing this not only as the President of a tutoring company but also as a parent, I have always viewed education as one of the most important components of de

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  • Good Stress vs. Bad Stress: How to Know the Difference

    We usually think of stress as a bad feeling, but did you know it can also be a good thing? Stress is often a useful motivator to overcome difficult or challenging situations. So what's the difference between good stress and bad stress?

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  • 5 Reading Strategies That Boost Memory

    We're going to be addressing a common issue that shows up in at least 70% of our consultations with the students we support through tutoring – auditory processing and short-term memory issues. Or, more specifically, how these challenges affect reading comprehension.

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