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. 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. 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 inspireyou to inspire them.



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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.

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& Taylor

"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.
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.
Gives parents the tools they need to inspire after-school learning at home, without having to hire a pricey outside tutor.

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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