Where Should I Look for a Tutor?

When hiring a personal tutor, a student can do better in his or her classes. While this is true, some people have difficulty in finding the help they need. Here are three places to look for a tutor.

Craigslist: When using the Internet, one can find a competent teacher. The easiest place to look is Craigslist. On this site, a student can hash out the details before meeting with the tutor.

School: Most college students are not flush with cash. To make extra money, some students offer to tutorother students. This is a option for someone Read the rest of this entry »

What Should I Look for in a Private School?

Your child’s education should be one of the largest priorities that any parent has. A great school with even greater teachers can make all the difference for your child. It is common for the majority of the most well educated people to send their children to private schools because the amount of potential learning is increased over that of public schools. The ability for children to learn without as much disruption during the instructional periods of the day creates an inviting atmosphere Read the rest of this entry »

What Should I Look for in a Tutor?

If you child is having trouble in school, a tutor may be able to help. While many people offer tutoring services, you will need to do some research to find the best tutor for your child’s situation. Start by having a conference with your child’s teacher so you can determine exactly where he needs help. Contact tutors with experience in the subject matter that is causing your child stress.

The tutor you choose should get along well Read the rest of this entry »

Where are the Best Private Schools?

Where are the best private schools? While you can find institutions of excellent quality all across America, you may be surprised to learn that the very best private schools are clustered in New England and the North Atlantic states. Most of these schools have been around for a century or more, and count successful politicians, businesspeople, and celebrities amongst their alumni.

According to one survey by Forbes magazine that ranked the top twenty private schools, no fewer than seven were located in New York City.Didn’t catch that? This Read the rest of this entry »

Is Private School Right for My Child?

In the current economy, many parents are wondering whether or not private school is the right option for their child. While tuition costs for private schools may be on the rise, it is important to consider why this is the case. Public schools are now facing a media onslaught due to increased danger and lower academic scores, and this is in large part due to a lack of funding. In addition, the public teaching sector is suffering a dangerous level of “brain drain” due to the best instructors finding higher paid private Read the rest of this entry »

What to look for in a Tutor

When you’re seriously looking into finding a tutor for your child or for yourself, it’s important to find a good tutor. Though some tutors may know a lot of helpful information, it’s important to look for these following things in a tutor:

Personality: You want to find a tutor with a good personality. When we feel comfortable talking to our tutor and they don’t seem too intimidating, it’s easier to talk with them and to Read the rest of this entry »

Parent Teacher Conferences and What You Should Know

Parent and teacher conferences are occasionally a source of stress for both the parents and the teachers. In order to have a productive conference, parents need to keep several things in mind. Remember it is much easier to communicate your concerns to a teacher when you have been in communication all along. Teachers appreciate parents who want to stay involved, so help out by trying to follow up about behavior and grades before a problem even starts. Most parents want conferences when a child brings home a poor grade or below average report card. By this time, however, it Read the rest of this entry »

How to talk to Your Children’s Teacher

Setting up a parent-teacher meeting can be just as nerve wracking for you as it is for your child’s teacher. In order to avoid stress and get the most out of the meeting, parents need to keep several things in mind. First, it is a good idea to keep an open line of communication ongoing with your child’s teacher. Sending periodic emails and putting in a phone call while things are good in the classroom helps establish a connection with the Read the rest of this entry »