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How to help your child learn to read and love it!

How to help your child learn to read and love it!

It is normal for some children to struggle to learn to read at the same rate as others. Remote learning during lockdowns has made this even more difficult with many parents struggling to help their children.

This blog looks at some of the things parents can do to ease the stress and rekindle a love of reading in their children. 

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How to help stressed and underperforming students

How to help stressed and underperforming students

Are your children stressed about their classwork and remote learning?

Are they falling behind academically?

This is the case for many students who are really struggling with remote learning.

This article explores a few things parents can do to help. 

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Not all Online Tutoring is the same: Comparing "apples with apples."

Not all Online Tutoring is the same: Comparing "apples with apples."

When parents are considering online tutoring, they need to be incredibly careful about three major aspects and to be sure that when comparing tutors and companies that they compare “apples with apples” to get a true indication of the quality and value of the tutoring.

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time management for tutors

How to find the time to run your business!

Whether you are a solo tutor or run a business that hires tutors, finding the time to do everything you need, and want, to do, can feel like an impossible task.

This blog outlines my favourite tools that help me manage my time and actually free up my time so that I can do what I really want.

 

 

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Terms and Conditions

Tutoring Contracts and Terms and Conditions

Understanding the difference between Terms and Conditions and Contracts will help you decide which is best for your business, your tutors, and your clients. 

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Tutoring Business Plan

How to Write a Tutoring Industry Business Plan

Many tutoring businesses fail or thrive to grow because the owners do not have a clear idea of the current state of their business and how they want to grow. 

A Business Plan is the necessary means to address this and this guide provides tutoring industry-specific guidelines. 

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How To Start Your Tutoring Business

How To Start Your Tutoring Business

Starting a tutoring business is an exciting time. But, did you know that the majority of new businesses fail within the first 12 months? 

Avoid the many pitfalls with this guide. 

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Jenny Pownall Interviewed on ABC Radio.

Jenny Pownall Interviewed on ABC Radio.

As an ATA Board member, Jenny was interviewed by Patricia Karvelos on ABC Radio regarding the Victorian Government announcement of the 2021 "Tutors in Schools" program. 

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Career Planning for VCE Students

Career Planning for VCE Students

Planning for 2021 can be quite a daunting task for many VCE students, especially when they may not have had access to their career's counsellor. 

This blog looks at some simple things students can do now and who they can turn to for support and advice. 

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Our Online Classroom

Our Online Classroom

Online tutoring works most effectively when students are tutored in an environment that most closely resembles face to face tutoring. 

The Tutoring Company Online Classroom is packed with features that do exactly that by allowing a student's private online classroom to be customised so that their classroom best matches their needs. 

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How To Start a Home-Based Tutoring Business

How To Start a Home-Based Tutoring Business

Tutoring is a global industry destined for phenomenal growth over the next few years. Many people are interested in becoming a part of this fast growing industry but, like any business, there is huge competition. Therefore, thought and planning needs to occur prior to starting a tutoring business to increase the chances of success.

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Understanding Assessment

Understanding Assessment

 "Assessment" appears to be a buzzword within the tutoring industry. A quick look at many tutoring websites shows references to assessment. In particular, many companies advertise free assessments. But what are these assessments and how useful are they really?

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 How to best transition your business to Online Tutoring.

How to best transition your business to Online Tutoring.

Transferring a tutoring business to an online environment can be difficult and frustrating, if not time-consuming. 

Follow these simple tips to easily transition your business.

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Do you set homework?

Do you set homework?

This is a question we get asked a lot! The answer is "No."

This blog explains why we believe that it is not the job of a tutor to set additional homework, but to support students to be able to independently complete school set homework.

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Managing knowledge gaps on returning to school

Managing knowledge gaps on returning to school

Students have varied considerably in their ability to manage home learning. The range of abilities within a classroom is likely to be much greater than before restrictions so how do school, students and families cope with this?

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Does your tutor record Online Lessons?

Does your tutor record Online Lessons?

What are the benefits of recording online lessons? Should you insist on it?

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Parent Support for Managing Children's Screen Time

Parent Support for Managing Children's Screen Time

Is your child being distracted by social media, notifications, games etc when they should be doing their online schoolwork? Understand parental controls and site restriction settings. 

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Free Daily Activities

Free Daily Activities

Scholastic Learn At Home program

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Free Audible Stories

Free Audible Stories

Audible has released an amazing number of FREE stories for both children and adults.

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Kids Should See This

Kids Should See This

TKSST is an unprecedented collection of over 4,500 kid-friendly videos, curated for teachers and parents who want to share smarter, more meaningful media in the classroom and at home. Selections are grown-up-friendly, too. And thanks to our members, it's free for everyone.

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COVID 19: How to cope with home schooling

COVID 19: How to cope with home schooling

Welcome to The Tutoring Company community blog to help parents and carers cope in this current crisis. 

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Tutoring in the 21st Century: Is Online Tutoring the Right Choice for You?

Tutoring in the 21st Century: Is Online Tutoring the Right Choice for You?

With an increasingly busy life, many families are choosing online tutoring over home and centre based tutoring. The benefits are numerous, including no travel time and the saving on petrol. But, is online tutoring right for you?

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Assisting frequently absent students through Online Tutoring.

Assisting frequently absent students through Online Tutoring.

With the help of modern technology, almost everything is possible on the Internet, including education. There are now numerous platforms available to cater to anyone's educational needs. Online education began with shorter skills and a few courses, but it has evolved significantly, and students can now access tutoring through an online platform. This can be especially useful for students with irregular school hours due to illness or injury, or to those that travel significantly. But are they using the right online platform?

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Online Tutoring considerations for parents

Online Tutoring considerations for parents

With the help of modern technology, almost everything is possible on the Internet, including education. There are now numerous platforms available to cater to anyone's educational needs. Online education began with shorter skills and a few courses, but it has evolved significantly, and many students now choose to access tutoring through an online platform. But are they using the right online platform?

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