Latest Blog Posts By Category

  • Category: Absenteeism

    • Toward a Better Understanding: Dyslexia

      Of all the learning exceptionalities, few are more misunderstood than dyslexia. While many young people facing this diagnosis are unusually bright, they face the stigma of others thinking they are less intelligent. Let's see if we can bust some myths about this disorder.

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  • Category: Academic Coaching

    • Why You Should Consider Adding an Academic Coach to Your Child's Routine

      A coach takes a person's goal, breaks down the steps needed to get there, and organizes the process of improvement in a manageable way. Our tutors are academic coaches! Like any other coach, the goal is always to create a personalized plan for the individual, and then help them to make it happen. When it comes to tutoring, we're experts at academic coaching!

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  • Category: Academic Game Plan

    • Improving Your Organization Skills Leads to Better Grades

      Executive functioning skills are essentially your ability to manage time, keep track of tasks, and remain organized throughout your daily life. This is precisely what led to the development of Tutor Doctor’s X-Skills Game Plan, which focuses on honing these vital skills.

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  • Category: ACT

  • Category: ACT Prep

  • Category: ADD

  • Category: ADHD

    • The Importance of Family Time for Young People

      To say that being a modern parent is exhausting is putting it mildly. Costs are high, salaries are low, and constant worries about bills, retirement, health care and more just make it difficult to create real quality time between parent and child. However, studies consistently show that benefits of “family time” are immense and far-reaching, especially for the child.

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  • Category: Adult Tutoring

  • Category: Anxiety

    • 7 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety and Conquer Your Exams

      We all take tests that can cause stress - English, math, driver’s education or college entrance exams to name but a few. And what we find - regardless of subject or potential consequence - is that feeling prepared is the #1 tool in pushing back against test anxiety.

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  • Category: apps

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

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  • Category: athletics

    • Balancing Sports and Academics

      School athletics are not only great for one’s health, but can also give students a serious advantage when applying for colleges. Being involved in student athletics looks great on any college application, and there are numerous scholarships available to students that participate in sports. However, sometimes balancing sports and academics can be difficult! If you are a student that finds it challenging to manage time

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    • Back to School: Time to Get Organized!

      With the return to school, it's time to start thinking about the year ahead. One of the best things a young person can do for themselves is to get properly organized now so that they hit the ground running! We've got some tips for getting started.

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  • Category: Autism

  • Category: Back to School

    • Tips for Getting and Staying Academically Organized

      With back to school right around the corner, many students will find themselves rushing to get ready for the new school year. To make life a little easier, here are some great tips for getting and staying academically organized!

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  • Category: Become a Tutor

  • Category: Better Grades

  • Category: Birthday Parties

  • Category: Born Just Right

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

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  • Category: Bullying

    • Teaching Kids About Bullying (National Bullying Prevention Month)

      October is National Bullying Prevention Month. In order to bring attention to bullying, it's important to talk to your kids about this dangerous behavior. The fight to stop bullying is an important cause that needs to be addressed. With this month of awareness in mind, here are Tutor Doctor's tips for teaching your kids about bullying.

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  • Category: Career Development

  • Category: Career Path

    • Interesting Career Paths for Your Student to Consider

      It's not uncommon for college students to feel unsure of their future career choice. In fact, 30% of all undergraduate students change their major at least once within the first 3 years of enrollment. If your student is researching options, here are some interesting career paths for them to consider.

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  • Category: CCSS

  • Category: Celiac Disease

    • US Supreme Court to rule on special needs students

      Under federal law, public schools in the United States are required to guarantee access to students with disabilities. The law, however, does not specify the quality of education those students are to receive. And now the Supreme Court is set to issue a ruling on just how high (or low) that bar should be set. This ruling has the potential to dramatically affect parents, students and school boards.

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    • How to Prepare For and ROCK Your Next Class Presentation!

      Got a big class presentation coming up? Tutor Doctor can help! Although speaking in front of a classroom can be intimidating, there are lots of great ways you can prepare (and hopefully take some of the edge off). Here's how to prepare for and ROCK your next class presentation!

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  • Category: Classroom Coping

    • Tips to Help Tackle Cyberbullying

      Social media can be a great platform that helps people all over the world to stay connected, but it’s important to keep an eye on what your kids are being exposed to. If you discover that your child is being bullied by a troll, here’s a few tips that may help:

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  • Category: Coding

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

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  • Category: College

    • How to Navigate College as an Introvert

      Introverts tend to be more internally focused than extroverts, and may spend more time pondering thoughts, emotions, and feelings than other students. Tutor Doctor has some great advice on how to navigate college as an introvert.

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  • Category: College Admissions

  • Category: College Student

  • Category: Common Core 101

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

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    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

      Read More
    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

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  • Category: Common Core State

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

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  • Category: Community Service

    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

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  • Category: Critical Thinking

    • Tips to Teach Your Kids to Be Awesome Critical Thinkers

      Critical thinking is a valuable skill that your kids will use for their entire lives. However, many children don't develop these crucial skills right away. Before long, they find themselves overwhelmed when critical thinking becomes applied in an academic environment.

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  • Category: cyberbullying

    • Teaching Kids About Bullying (National Bullying Prevention Month)

      October is National Bullying Prevention Month. In order to bring attention to bullying, it's important to talk to your kids about this dangerous behavior. The fight to stop bullying is an important cause that needs to be addressed. With this month of awareness in mind, here are Tutor Doctor's tips for teaching your kids about bullying.

      Read More
    • Career Paths in the Arts You May Not Have Thought Of

      For young people with artistic talent, it can be intimidating to consider career prospects. The image of the "starving artist" is difficult to contemplate, but the good news is that career opportunities do exist for talented creatives in places most people don't consider.

      Read More
  • Category: Education

  • Category: Educational Toys

    • Great Educational Apps for All Ages

      At Tutor Doctor, we think technology is awesome! When it comes to “apps”, people often think of social media, entertainment, or email. Believe it or not, there are actually a ton of great educational apps that help make the learning process fun and engaging! Here are three of our top picks, which are great for students of all ages.

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  • Category: Elementary School

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

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  • Category: Emergency Plan

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

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  • Category: Engineering

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

      Read More
  • Category: English Tutor

    • Tutor Doctor's Top Tips For Writing a Great Essay

      Writing an essay can definitely be a challenging task, and many people have trouble figuring out where to start – commonly referred to as “writer’s block.” Being able to effectively compose a written response to a topic is a vital skill you will use throughout your educational journey, and many students will find themselves submitting heavily-weighted essays with their college applications. Here are some quick and ea

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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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  • Category: Essay Writing

    • Tutor Doctor's Top Tips For Writing a Great Essay

      Writing an essay can definitely be a challenging task, and many people have trouble figuring out where to start – commonly referred to as “writer’s block.” Being able to effectively compose a written response to a topic is a vital skill you will use throughout your educational journey, and many students will find themselves submitting heavily-weighted essays with their college applications. Here are some quick and ea

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  • Category: Exams

  • Category: Executive Skills

    • 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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  • Category: family

  • Category: Family Time

  • Category: Find a Tutor

    • Back to School: Time to Get Organized!

      With the return to school, it's time to start thinking about the year ahead. One of the best things a young person can do for themselves is to get properly organized now so that they hit the ground running! We've got some tips for getting started.

      Read More
  • Category: Games

    • Great Educational Apps for All Ages

      At Tutor Doctor, we think technology is awesome! When it comes to “apps”, people often think of social media, entertainment, or email. Believe it or not, there are actually a ton of great educational apps that help make the learning process fun and engaging! Here are three of our top picks, which are great for students of all ages.

      Read More
  • Category: Gaming

    • Great Educational Apps for All Ages

      At Tutor Doctor, we think technology is awesome! When it comes to “apps”, people often think of social media, entertainment, or email. Believe it or not, there are actually a ton of great educational apps that help make the learning process fun and engaging! Here are three of our top picks, which are great for students of all ages.

      Read More
  • Category: Giving Back

    • Why your kids should consider volunteer work

      Volunteer work is a great way of giving back to your community, and also helps to foster a sense of personal self-accomplishment! Helping others actually has some surprising benefits that may not immediately come to mind when we think of volunteer work! Here are some great reasons to consider volunteering in your community.

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  • Category: gluten intolerance

  • Category: Gluten Intolerant

  • Category: Gluten Sensitivity

  • Category: Goal Setting

    • Whose Expectations Matter Most?

      This blog post provides a great summary of a chapter from our recently published book, Academic Success Formula: How Ordinary Students Get Extraordinary Results. The chapter was written by Chris Lien, a Tutor Doctor franchisee out of San Diego.

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  • Category: Goals

    • Whose Expectations Matter Most?

      This blog post provides a great summary of a chapter from our recently published book, Academic Success Formula: How Ordinary Students Get Extraordinary Results. The chapter was written by Chris Lien, a Tutor Doctor franchisee out of San Diego.

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  • Category: GPA

  • Category: Health

  • Category: High School

    • Start Planning Now: Tips for Developing a Strategy to Boost Your GPA

      GPA is a numerical representation of a student’s overall academic achievement. Of course, there are many objections to this mentality – grades themselves aren’t always an accurate representation of a student’s abilities! Despite this, GPAs remain an important figure, especially for high school students. Tutor Doctor has some great tips for developing a strategy to boost your GPA!

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  • Category: History

  • Category: hobbies

    • 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.

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  • Category: Holiday activities

    • 8 Fun Family Activities for the Summer

      With summer just around the corner, we’d like to share some fun family activities you can try out! We know how important quality family time is for kids, and summer is a great time to catch up, unwind, and spend time with your family. There are plenty of group activities that are even more fun when spent with loved ones, so from all of us here at Tutor Doctor – we hope everyone has a great summer vacation!

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  • Category: Holiday Season

    • How to Stay Focused During the Holiday Season

      During the holiday season, many students will find themselves on a well-deserved break from school. While we certainly hope your holiday season is relaxing and fun, we also recommend using this time to get ready for next year. Here are Tutor Doctor's tips on how to stay focused during the holiday season!

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  • Category: Homeschooling

  • Category: In-Home Tutor

  • Category: In-Home Tutoring

  • Category: Inspiration

    • Welcome the New Year with Tutor Doctor's Goal Setting Tips

      Are you planning to make a new year’s resolution? We suggest setting a new year’s goal instead! When you set a goal, you have a definite end result in mind that you are working towards. Some goals may be harder to reach than others. Whatever your dreams are for 2018, here’s some great tips to help you achieve your goals!

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  • Category: K12

  • Category: K-12

    • Back to School: Time to Get Organized!

      With the return to school, it's time to start thinking about the year ahead. One of the best things a young person can do for themselves is to get properly organized now so that they hit the ground running! We've got some tips for getting started.

      Read More
  • Category: learning apps

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

      Read More
    • Home Strategies to Help Your Child With Dyslexia

      Children with dyslexia have specific learning needs, but with the right guidance and support they can succeed like any other student. In today's world, public schools offer many different programs and resources to assist students with dyslexia. You can also help by implementing some of these tools when your child isn't at school! Here are Tutor Doctor's tips for home strategies to help your child with their dyslexia.

      Read More
  • Category: Learning for Life

  • Category: Learning Styles

    • 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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    • Born Just Right

      April is Limb Loss Awareness month and if you have never spoken to your kids about limb loss, this is a great time to broach the subject.

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  • Category: Math Tips

    • The Top 5 Reasons Students Struggle with Math

      Mathematics is often considered to be one of the most challenging subjects in school. Recent surveys report that 37% of teens aged 13-17 found math to be the most difficult subject – the highest ranked overall. So, why do so many students struggle with math?

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  • Category: Math Tutor

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

      Read More
  • Category: Middle Child

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

      Read More
  • Category: Middle School

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

      Read More
  • Category: Mindfullness

    • 10 Mindfulness Activities You Can Do With Your Kids

      Mindfulness is the process of being aware of one's current surroundings as well as the ability to reflect on life experiences in the present. There are several ways to practice mindfulness, and Tutor Doctor has 10 great activities you can try with your kids.

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  • Category: Motivation

    • What To Do When Your Student Is Unmotivated

      If you have a student that has lost their drive towards school, fear not! There are many ways to encourage students that aren't academically motivated. Here are Tutor Doctor's tips on what to do when your student is unmotivated.

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  • Category: 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.

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  • Category: News

  • Category: NMSQT

    • The PSAT: More Than Just A “Practice” Test

      When parents and students think about the PSAT/NMSQT, the term “practice test” often comes to mind. However, this important exam should be seen as much more than just a preliminary version of the SAT. Here are Tutor Doctor's reasons why parents and students might want to take a closer look at the PSAT!

      Read More
  • Category: Nutrition

  • Category: OCD

    • Towards a Better Understanding: OCD

      Obsessive compulsive disorder, often known as OCD, affects 1 in 100 children in the United States. By increasing awareness of OCD and its symptoms, we can ensure students diagnosed with this disorder receive access to programs and resources that can help.

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  • Category: One-on-One Tutor

    • The Power of One-to-One Tutoring

      At Tutor Doctor, we believe that every student is unique. Everyone learns differently, and the instructional approach needs to be altered for each individual student’s learning style. Some programs rely on specific educational requirements and traditional expectations, but we believe tutoring should be catered to a student’s own personal goals, needs, strengths, and challenges. On that note, we’d like to share some a

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    • Tutor Doctor Success Story: From Student to Tutor

      Becky Ward, Tutor Experience Coordinator at Tutor Doctor Home Office, describes her journey from being a student struggling in math, to building a career in education through becoming a tutor and now being the voice for thousands of tutors across the globe helping to change the trajectory of students' lives.

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  • Category: online tutoring

  • Category: organization

    • Five Ways to Help Your Student Feel Less Frustrated

      Students are extremely talented in many areas, but sometimes their emotions can get the best of them. What do you do when your student gets frustrated with schoolwork? Here are some reasons they might be upset - and ways to help them out. 

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    • Improving Your Organization Skills Leads to Better Grades

      Executive functioning skills are essentially your ability to manage time, keep track of tasks, and remain organized throughout your daily life. This is precisely what led to the development of Tutor Doctor’s X-Skills Game Plan, which focuses on honing these vital skills.

      Read More
  • Category: Parenting Advice

    • What To Do When Your Student Is Unmotivated

      If you have a student that has lost their drive towards school, fear not! There are many ways to encourage students that aren't academically motivated. Here are Tutor Doctor's tips on what to do when your student is unmotivated.

      Read More
  • Category: Peer Pressure

    • Tips to Help Tackle Cyberbullying

      Social media can be a great platform that helps people all over the world to stay connected, but it’s important to keep an eye on what your kids are being exposed to. If you discover that your child is being bullied by a troll, here’s a few tips that may help:

      Read More
  • Category: Personal Tutor

    • The Power of One-to-One Tutoring

      At Tutor Doctor, we believe that every student is unique. Everyone learns differently, and the instructional approach needs to be altered for each individual student’s learning style. Some programs rely on specific educational requirements and traditional expectations, but we believe tutoring should be catered to a student’s own personal goals, needs, strengths, and challenges. On that note, we’d like to share some a

      Read More
    • Why You Should Consider Adding an Academic Coach to Your Child's Routine

      A coach takes a person's goal, breaks down the steps needed to get there, and organizes the process of improvement in a manageable way. Our tutors are academic coaches! Like any other coach, the goal is always to create a personalized plan for the individual, and then help them to make it happen. When it comes to tutoring, we're experts at academic coaching!

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  • Category: Private School

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

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  • Category: Private Tutor

  • Category: Programming

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

      Read More
  • Category: PSAT

    • The PSAT: More Than Just A “Practice” Test

      When parents and students think about the PSAT/NMSQT, the term “practice test” often comes to mind. However, this important exam should be seen as much more than just a preliminary version of the SAT. Here are Tutor Doctor's reasons why parents and students might want to take a closer look at the PSAT!

      Read More
  • Category: Public School

    • Why You Shouldn't Give Your Math Skills a Break

      In many high schools around the world, students have their courses split into semesters. When students find themselves studying North American History in one grade and World Wars the following year, the months that fell in between don’t necessarily matter as much as they tend to with other subjects. For example, what you learn about electricity in this year’s science class may have no direct relation to the optics co

      Read More
    • Our Top Picks for Books to Read This Summer

      Students may experience a decrease in reading and math scores after a long vacation, which we refer to as the “summer slide.” Reading is a great way to keep young minds active during a break, and is an excellent option for students of all ages! Here are Tutor Doctor’s top picks for books to read this summer for every age group.

      Read More
  • Category: Rewards

    • Extrinsic Motivation Works (Until It Doesn’t): How to Cultivate Intrinsic Motivation

      Motivating students to perform can be a challenge. In times of struggle, tutors and parents will often choose the path of least resistance to help bring a child’s focus to the task at hand. It can be easy to settle for any port in a storm. Nevertheless, when these strategies rely on extrinsic rewards, they may be doing more harm than good. Praise, punishment, and bribery may be easy, low-hanging motivational fruit

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  • Category: SAT Prep

  • Category: Science Fair

  • Category: Science Tips

  • Category: Sick days

    • Toward a Better Understanding: Dyslexia

      Of all the learning exceptionalities, few are more misunderstood than dyslexia. While many young people facing this diagnosis are unusually bright, they face the stigma of others thinking they are less intelligent. Let's see if we can bust some myths about this disorder.

      Read More
  • Category: Social Media

    • How to Protect Your Child on Social Media

      Social media can be a great way to stay connected with others, keep up to date with current events, and even aid the learning process! However, it is important to remember to talk to your children about the responsibilities that come with using these technologies. Here are a few ways to protect your kids on social media!

      Read More
  • Category: Special Needs

    • Home Strategies to Help Your Child With Dyslexia

      Children with dyslexia have specific learning needs, but with the right guidance and support they can succeed like any other student. In today's world, public schools offer many different programs and resources to assist students with dyslexia. You can also help by implementing some of these tools when your child isn't at school! Here are Tutor Doctor's tips for home strategies to help your child with their dyslexia.

      Read More
  • Category: Sports

    • Balancing Sports and Academics

      School athletics are not only great for one’s health, but can also give students a serious advantage when applying for colleges. Being involved in student athletics looks great on any college application, and there are numerous scholarships available to students that participate in sports. However, sometimes balancing sports and academics can be difficult! If you are a student that finds it challenging to manage time

      Read More
  • Category: Standards

  • Category: STEM

    • Great apps to help your children learn to code

      Learning to code is similar a learning a second language, and it is easier to acquire if exposed to at a young age. A whopping 71% of all new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) jobs are in the computing field! There is no better time to prepare for the future. Here are some great apps that focus on coding for kids!

      Read More
  • Category: Stress

  • Category: Study Tips

    • 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.

      Read More
  • Category: Success Story

  • Category: Summer Activties

    • Our Top Picks for Books to Read This Summer

      Students may experience a decrease in reading and math scores after a long vacation, which we refer to as the “summer slide.” Reading is a great way to keep young minds active during a break, and is an excellent option for students of all ages! Here are Tutor Doctor’s top picks for books to read this summer for every age group.

      Read More
  • Category: Summer Learning

  • Category: Summer School

    • The Summer Slide is in Full Effect! Now What?

      Summer learning loss is a serious issue for many students that don’t partake in educational activities throughout these months. Studies of this phenomenon have shown that summer learning deficits can leave some students months behind when entering the new school year. At Tutor Doctor, we highly encourage summer learning!

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  • Category: Summer Slide

    • The Summer Slide is in Full Effect! Now What?

      Summer learning loss is a serious issue for many students that don’t partake in educational activities throughout these months. Studies of this phenomenon have shown that summer learning deficits can leave some students months behind when entering the new school year. At Tutor Doctor, we highly encourage summer learning!

      Read More
  • Category: technology

    • How to Protect Your Child on Social Media

      Social media can be a great way to stay connected with others, keep up to date with current events, and even aid the learning process! However, it is important to remember to talk to your children about the responsibilities that come with using these technologies. Here are a few ways to protect your kids on social media!

      Read More
  • Category: Teenagers

    • How to Teach Your Teens to be Financially Savvy

      In today’s modern world, being financially savvy is crucial. Between the changing global economy, the rising costs of higher education, and the introduction of digital currencies, it’s more important than ever to start teaching your teens financial skills early on. Here are some great tips on how you can help your teens prepare themselves for the world of money-management!

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  • Category: Television Time

    • Helping Kids Deal With Disasters

      Our screens are dominated by terrifying images of giant disasters. Those directly affected by these events have a hard road ahead, but for young people around the world these images can induce deep fear, insecurity, even anxiety. It's time to help our young people face up to those fears and learn how to live in a world that can sometimes feel frighteningly insecure.

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  • Category: Test Anxiety

    • 7 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety and Conquer Your Exams

      We all take tests that can cause stress - English, math, driver’s education or college entrance exams to name but a few. And what we find - regardless of subject or potential consequence - is that feeling prepared is the #1 tool in pushing back against test anxiety.

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  • Category: Test Prep

  • Category: Tutoring

  • Category: University

    • 5 Ways A Tutor Can Help Students With Exceptionalities

      When a child gets diagnosed with a learning impairment, parents may experience a torrent of emotion, especially fear for what it means for their child's future. The good news is, getting the right help can ensure a life for every child replete with happiness and success.

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  • Category: Volunteer Work

    • Teaching Kids to Give Back During the Holidays

      During these festive months, many of us will celebrate special days that reflect our thankfulness and appreciation. We think it's important that kids understand the benefits of altruism, and there's no better time to help others in need than during the holiday season. Here are are Tutor Doctor's tips for teaching kids to give back during the holidays!

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  • Category: volunteering

    • Why your kids should consider volunteer work

      Volunteer work is a great way of giving back to your community, and also helps to foster a sense of personal self-accomplishment! Helping others actually has some surprising benefits that may not immediately come to mind when we think of volunteer work! Here are some great reasons to consider volunteering in your community.

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  • Category: Women in Education

  • Category: Writing

    • Tutor Doctor's Top Tips For Writing a Great Essay

      Writing an essay can definitely be a challenging task, and many people have trouble figuring out where to start – commonly referred to as “writer’s block.” Being able to effectively compose a written response to a topic is a vital skill you will use throughout your educational journey, and many students will find themselves submitting heavily-weighted essays with their college applications. Here are some quick and ea

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  • Category: X-Skills

    • Improving Your Organization Skills Leads to Better Grades

      Executive functioning skills are essentially your ability to manage time, keep track of tasks, and remain organized throughout your daily life. This is precisely what led to the development of Tutor Doctor’s X-Skills Game Plan, which focuses on honing these vital skills.

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