How to Tutor your Own Child

How to Tutor your Own Child

Boost Grades and Instill A Lifelong Love of Learning-- Without Paying for A Professional Tutor

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Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes—billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. So, what are parents of today’s overextended students to do? Top professional tutor Marina Koestler Ruben empowers you to take a do-it-yourself approach to your child’s after-school enrichment. As a parent-tutor, you will learn how provide holistic academic support for your children and create an intellectual environment in the home—strengthening your relationship and improving parent-child communication in the process.
 
Ruben’s accessible guide shows you how to balance big-picture curiosity with the academic nitty-gritties of homework assignments, organization, and electronic resources. Building on her proven “Six-Step Session” format, Ruben shares the secrets to tutoring children in any subject from kindergarten through high school—all with a warm, entertaining tone that will inspire you to inspire them.



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A professional tutor from the school attended by the Obama daughters who has been featured on NPR's Talk of the Nation outlines strategies for creating an after-school learning environment at home that addresses the needs of any subject and utilizes homework sessions and daily family interactions. Original.

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""A top academic tutor gives parents the tools they need to inspire after-school learning at home, without having to hire a pricey outside tutor"--Provided by publisher"-- Provided by publisher.
Gives parents the tools they need to inspire after-school learning at home, without having to hire a pricey outside tutor.
"Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yes--billion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. What are parents of today's overextended students to do? If only there were a resource closer to home that was easy, free, and able to provide the same quality of service. But there is: you. Top professional tutor Marina Koestler Ruben empowers you to take a do-it-yourself approach to your child's after-school enrichment, while sparing you the expense of private tutoring fees. As a parent-tutor, you will learn how provide holistic academic support for your children and create an intellectual environment in the home--strengthening your relationship and improving parent-child communication in the process. Ruben's holistic guide shows you how to balance big-picture curiosity with the academic nitty-gritties of homework assignments and electronic organization, while providing real-life examples and scripts to help you liven things up. Building on her proven "Six-Step Session" format, Ruben shares the secrets to tutoring children in any subject from kindergarten through high school--all with a warm, entertaining tone that will inspire you to inspire them"-- Provided by publisher.

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781607740278
Branch Call Number: 371.394 RUB
Characteristics: x, 198 p. ;,21 cm.

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