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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    • How to Help Your Child Stand Out

      Students that stand out get more positive reinforcement and a better overall academic experience. It makes sense when you think about it – these students are more noticed, teachers spend more time with them, and they interact more with the class. Here are five important factors to consider when helping your child to stand out!

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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.

      Read More
  • 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

  • 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 Stop Your Child From Hating School

      It’s so common it’s become a cliché in television, books and movies: young people hating school (or maybe specific subjects). In fact it’s become so common that we’ve gotten used to it, to the point where we tell our kids to just suffer through it, get it over with, act like a kidney stone and just “pass it.” The truth is, though, your young person may have specific reasons for disliking school, or parts of it. The g

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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

    • The ACT & SAT: Which Test is Right for You?

      Choosing between the ACT and the SAT can be a difficult decision. We’ve narrowed it down to 5 important questions you may want to ask yourself before deciding which of these tests is right for you!

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  • Category: College Admissions

    • 7 Things Colleges are Looking for Today

      Colleges look at many factors when reviewing applicants, and students should consider all of them when choosing a school. Here are Tutor Doctor's seven things colleges are looking for today!

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    • 7 Things Colleges are Looking for Today

      Colleges look at many factors when reviewing applicants, and students should consider all of them when choosing a school. Here are Tutor Doctor's seven things colleges are looking for today!

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  • 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.

      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.

      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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    • 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: 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

      Read More
  • Category: Exams

  • Category: Executive Skills

    • 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!

      Read More
  • 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.

      Read More
  • 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

    • 5 Tips to Help Teens Cope with Stress

      Since stress can be a lifelong challenge, teenage years are an ideal time to develop coping skills and learn to focus on what matters most. Several accessible activities can help teens mitigate their stress. Check them out!

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  • 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: 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

    • 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
    • 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 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: 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. Having someone there to inspire and encourage us is sometimes all it takes to move forward.”

      Read More
  • 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

    • Optimizing Brain Function with Nutrition

      When we talk about the factors involved in academic success, we often think of study efforts, classroom skills, etc. However, there's another piece of the puzzle that often gets overlooked – what we eat! Nutrition, believe it or not, has a substantial effect on brain function.

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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

      Read More
    • 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: 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. 

      Read More
    • 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

    • 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.

      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!

      Read More
  • 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
  • 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: 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

    • 5 Tips to Help Teens Cope with Stress

      Since stress can be a lifelong challenge, teenage years are an ideal time to develop coping skills and learn to focus on what matters most. Several accessible activities can help teens mitigate their stress. Check them out!

      Read More
  • Category: Study Tips

    • 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. 

      Read More
  • Category: Success Story

    • 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. Having someone there to inspire and encourage us is sometimes all it takes to move forward.”

      Read More
  • Category: Summer Activties

    • 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: 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!

      Read More
  • 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.

      Read More
  • Category: Test Prep

    • 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!

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  • 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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