No one wakes up knowing that their life is about to change. I was working at a high school with one of my one-on-one tutoring students, teaching a program based on this new approach (or so I thought – it’s actually one of the oldest and most trusted approaches for working with struggling readers) the… Continue reading How a simple phrase changed the course of my life.
After more than a decade of working with kids with dyslexia, I have found that no two students learn the same way. I have had students sit with their back to me while I taught the lesson. They preferred to listen to me rather than watch me. I have taught students while they were under… Continue reading Not all students learn the same way!
When I started my tutoring journey I knew the skills that I would need. I would need to know my subject matter backward and forward. I would need to be organized and friendly. I also knew that I would need to have the skills to keep parents informed and on board with our progress, but… Continue reading Top 10 skills I didn’t know I’d need as a one-on-one tutor!