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Global Private Tutoring Market Will Surpass $102.8 Billion By 2018

Market research firm Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA) has released a study this past week stating that the global private tutoring market is projected to surpass $102.8 billion by 2018. According to GIA, the burgeoning private tutoring market is being driven by the failure of standard education …

Marketing Your Small Business via Schools | The U.S. Small Business Administration

It’s August and soon enough, school will be in session for millions of children across the nation. If you don’t have children, you may think this …

How to Get Mommy Bloggers to Bring Customers to Your Brand

Business owners often hear about the benefits of blogging to enhance branding, but crafting content for their own company websites isn't the only way to get the word out. Guest blogging and giveaways have both become major ROI-drivers for successful online marketing strategies. But the success of …

Tips for tutors: 12 teaching strategies for effective learning

6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

Simply put, scaffolding is what you do first with kids—for those students who are still struggling, you may need to differentiate by modifying an …

Tutor Certification & Tutoring Careers | How to Become a Tutor

What Does a Tutor Do?<p>Tutoring Career Basics<p>Tutors provide academic instruction to individuals or small groups outside of the classroom. They help …

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How do you celebrate a major milestone? Maybe you call the troops together to share a pizza, or bring in a jug of coffee and a platter of decadent …

Public Schools and Private Tutors: What You Need to Know

Under the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law, public schools that aren’t making adequate progress are required to give students extra academic …

Can an Increase in Empathy Lead to a Drop in Suspensions?

Stanford researchers found that teachers' participation in professional development to promote empathy correlated with half as many suspensions for …

The Difference Between Tutoring and Academic Coaching

Tutoring<p>Academic Coaching<p>Basic Approach<p>Tutors tend to focus on building concrete skills and helping students with what they immediately need to keep …

5 Ways Companies Win by Giving Stuff Away

Consumers love freebies. But the companies handing out complimentary donuts, comic books, ice cream, pancakes, and Slurpees love giveaways even more. …

How to Succeed in Math

<b>Step 1: Hard work trumps natural talent.</b><p>As in most everything, the people who are most successful in math are the ones who work the hardest–not those …

4 Easy Ways to Connect with Parents on Edmodo

Creating a strong school-home connection is critical — even moreso with the blended learning environment Edmodo enables. But teachers often struggle …

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

<b>20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day</b><p>contributed by <b>Saga Briggs</b><p><i>This post has been updated from a previous version</i><p>The ultimate goal of …

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25 Things Successful Teachers Do Differently

Editor’s Note: We often look at the qualities and characteristics of good teaching and learning, including the recent following pieces: How A Good …

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Edmodo Progress and Badges

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TenMarks 101 Webinar for Teachers: Getting Started

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Physical activity may help kids do better in school, studies say

There’s little dispute that physical activity is good for kids: It not only helps develop muscles and fend off obesity, it also offers opportunities to socialize and learn new skills. Getting kids active is a key component of first lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move campaign, which says “children …

4 Ways To Bring Gamification of Education To Your Classroom

<i>Gamification: the use of game design and mechanics to enhance non-game contexts.</i><p>We’ve seen gamification already in a variety of settings: completing …

Which Study Habits Can You Improve?

Before you can improve your study habits, you have to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your current study habits.<p>Indicate where you stand for …

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The Protégé Effect

For thousands of years, people have known that the best way to understand a concept is to explain it to someone else. “While we teach, we learn,” …

The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

A brilliant student, Jonathan sailed through grade school. He completed his assignments easily and routinely earned As. Jonathan puzzled over why …