November celebrates anti-bullying week and it’s a wonderful opportunity to discuss this issue with your child. Define carefully the kinds of behaviors that constitute bullying and why they aren’t acceptable. Whether your child is the perpetrator or the victim of a bullying incident, help to broaden their awareness and understanding so that it can be prevented. Don’t forget to include cyber bullying in your discussion.
If children struggle at school, it affects their confidence and faith in themselves. When Zachary got help with his reading and math from his in-home tutor, his confidence began to grow. One-on-one tutors provide the opportunity for students to ask questions and move at a pace that suits them. As their confidence grows, so does their curiosity and their desire to learn. See Zach’s story here:
You may have been saving for that college fund since your child was young, but that’s not the only thing you need to do to ensure that they have a bright future. The ratio of career guidance teachers is 477:1 in the US and, faced with an increasingly competitive job market and student debt, many students are opting to check out of the career game before they finish high school.
Watching Kiaus tell us about his experience with Tutor Doctor is sure to melt your heart! Tyler is Kiaus’ math tutor and helps him with his reading. For Kiaus’ mom, watching his confidence grow thanks to Tutor Doctor has been one of her most rewarding experiences.
We all expect our teachers to prepare for our parent/teacher interviews, but parents often don’t think about these meetings. If you go in unprepared, you may miss out on a vital opportunity to discuss your child’s progress and make a plan for the rest of the semester which would help your child to succeed.
Hear Kally’s amazing story; after moving from French Immersion, Kally was struggling and homework was becoming a daily struggle. The further she fell behind, the more hassle it was to get her to do her homework. That’s when Kally’s parents turned to Tutor Doctor to help Kally to catch up and keep up in class. Kally moved from not being able to read in English at all, to reading at a grade three level when she is only in grade two!
Digital citizenship is a growing movement in which educators and tutors teach students how to use the internet responsibly. When students post inappropriate items on social media or bully other students, they may be damaging their reputations for life. Not only do students face dangers from themselves, but also from others online.
Tutor Doctor’s in-home tutor, Tyler, helps Cordelia with her phonetics and reading. Tutor Doctor has a magical match policy that finds the right tutor for every student. The magical match takes into account the student’s unique needs, interests, learning style and personality so that the right match can be made every time. Your private one-on-one tutor will help your child to learn at their own pace and in their own way so their confidence grows.
Everyone really can learn, but not in the same way. Traditionally, intelligence was rated using an IQ test which focused on only one way of thinking. But not everyone’s brains are wired in the same way. As our understanding of the brain improves, scientists are learning that there are many ways to be intelligent.
Meet Brian Thompson, a student from Chile who was looking forward to studying in Vancouver. But when his math and English skills needed development, he found all the help he needed from Tutor Doctor