10 Benefits of Tutoring Services

Let’s face it. Most students struggle at some point in their academic career.  Whether your child has fallen behind or is just needing a boost of academic encouragement, tutoring may be just what you’re looking for. If you are curious about tutoring, read on. This

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The Growth Mindset: Our Science-Based Approach to Tutoring

Much of the leading research in education right now focuses on the growth mindset. Standford psychology professor Carol Dweck created the term to distinguish students who seek challenge and development from those who believe intelligence is fixed. Over her 30 years studying mindsets, Dweck has

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Finding a Tutor during Covid-19: 6 Things to Look for

During these Covid-19 times of social distancing and distance learning, our friends and our favorite teachers are harder to reach. The relationships that make school and learning at its best are at their worst. A good tutor can help bridge those gaps, but how can

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5 Ways Tutoring Can Support Distance Learning

  In March, schools scrambled to make their classes digital. On March 12, Governor Kate Brown announced all schools in Oregon would close until the end of the month. As we know, they’re yet to re-open. During that time, teachers who have taught in person

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What’s in a name: Why Do We Call Ourselves “Emergent”?

If you Google the definition of “emergent,” Oxford will tell you it means:in the process of coming into being or becoming prominent.The etymology explains it’s from the Latin verb “emergere,” meaning “to arise.” According to this definition, all education involves emergence. New understanding comes into

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