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Brinnng… Brinnng… Click … “Hello?” “Hi, I was referred to you by Jane Smith. My son Sean has not been doing well in Calculus AB. He has the final tomorrow and needs a high score to keep his grade for a scholarship. Later this afternoon he must attend basketball practice – would you have two … more »

The Making of a Reading Habit

Why is it that some of us are voracious readers, often ignoring responsibilities in the pursuit of the story and imaginary worlds, while others are utterly avoidant of words in print and picking up a book? On the surface, the answer seems simple: Good readers read, and bad readers don’t. But, if you lived into … more »

Indie Ed & An October ReCap

October’s meeting featured a brilliant presentation by Indie Ed member, Liza Dombrowsky, which was followed by enlightening conversation about the connection of curricular content within our individual tutorial sessions. Liza presented the complex and often abstract concepts of mathematics across the curriculum through both historical and sociological context. Her presentation was not only thought-provoking but … more »

Just2 Tutoring & The Reluctant Student

When a student, for whatever reason, begins to disconnect from class content they often feel at a loss for how to get themselves back in step with the class. They feel awkward about approaching the teacher for support and often lack the skills to review past material while remaining up to date. They can appear … more »

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