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5 Tips to Be a Great Online Tutor

5 Tips to Be a Great Online Tutor

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tutors are doing more of their work these days online, but are they doing it well? As the CEO and founder of Tutor Tango LLC, a company focused on delivering the best possible online tutoring experience, I’m very much concerned with the quality of instruction and mentoring delivered by our tutors. To help them out, […]

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Making the Grades: The Evolution of Teaching Methods [Infographic]

Making the Grades: The Evolution of Teaching Methods [Infographic]

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Find out how teaching methods have evolved in the last 300 years. How has teaching changed from the start of our country to what it is today? Gone are the days of corporal punishment in the classroom–now rulers are only used for measuring art projects. Overall, it’s clear that teachers are now friendlier, but thanks […]

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Bully Pulpit, Part One: In The Media

Bully Pulpit, Part One: In The Media

| October 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

It’s back to school time. And, like many teenagers, I spent the last few days of my shortest summer ever (before senior year) in almost complete denial. One favorite “No, it can’t be true” activity was, of course, watching television. So imagine my surprise when, in the middle of some forgettable midday show, I see […]

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Don’t Lecture – Tell a Story

Don’t Lecture – Tell a Story

| September 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

David’s two-year old sister, Mya, watched as he filled the frying pan with oil then turned the burner on to hi.  He grabbed the bag of frozen french fries from the freezer and tossed it on the counter.  The oil heated up quickly.  Mya moved closer for a better view at what big-brother was doing.  […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex: How to Approach Your Teen About the Topic

Let’s Talk About Sex: How to Approach Your Teen About the Topic

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Despite what you might like to believe, your teen is probably engaging in some type of sexual activity. Gulp. In my profession, I talk about sex to teens regularly about the topic. And of course, it’s no surprise that many cite peer pressure as a primary motivator to “get in the game.” Fourteen-year-old Alex acted […]

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The Reality of Reality TV

The Reality of Reality TV

| September 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

In recent years, reality TV shows have skyrocketed in popularity in two main categories: competitions and documentaries following stars’ everyday lives. Shows like The Voice, America’s Next Top Model, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, and anything with a Kardashian headliner have become some of the most widely watched shows for the teen demographic—and some of […]

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